articles tagged "University of Wisconsin"

Climate Change: The Prequel

Monday, 21 April 2014 | buzz
Feng He

The scientific evidence is in: human-influenced climate change is real and it started 5,000 years ago. UW Researcher Feng He joins us to tell us more. more »

PETA Says UW Torturing Cats

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 | buzz
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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals talk about their campaign to stop experiments on cats at the University of Wisconsin Neuroscience lab. more »

Monday, February 17th — The First Rat into the Maze

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 | Access Hour

Mark Thomas has been a strong union steward and advocate for decades at the UW Memorial Union and AFSCME Local 171. And he’s been a part of the series of programs produced on the Access Hour over the years under the flag of “Savage Class War Radio. He retired recently and has lately signed up for health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) as “the first rat into the maze.” Savage Class War Radio happens again as University of Wisconsin Memorial Union retiree Mark tells us of his experiences running out of state sick leave credits to pay for his health insurance and going on Obamacare. Friend Jeremy also appears to give us updates on local union struggles. The talk is mixed in with inspirational tunes and energy… more »

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