8 O'Clock Buzz
By Brian Standing, Haywood Simmons & Michelle Naff, Jan Miyasaki, Tony Castaneda, & Jonathan Zarov
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The 8 O’Clock Buzz is a one-hour, upbeat morning show that brings you a mix of music, culture, information, news and interviews.
||CleanRicardo Gonzalez on the Madison-Camaguey Cuba Sister City project||As part of the year’s focus on Madison Sister City projects, Jan talks with Ricard Gonzalez about the Madison-Camaguey, Cuba, relationship in both historical and current projects between the cities.||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRace, Memory, and Monuments after Charlottesville||Monuments to important Civil War “heroes” have come into question lately, primarily those persons who fought to support slavery. Jan interviews Louis P. Nelson, noted historian and professor of Architectural History at the University of Virginia,||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScripted violence on the rise — where’s the blame?||Steven Gardiner, Sr. Research Analyst for Political Research Associates, talks about the increase in extremists and scripted violence in light of recent attacks against Jews, liberal thinkers and supporters,||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYouth lawsuit against the gov to go to trial — finally!||In 2015, 21 youth filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government. Their complaint asserts that, through the government’s affirmative actions that cause climate change, it has violated the youngest generation’s constitutional rights to life, liberty,||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSkopec: House bill will weaken consumer data protection||WISPIRG is a consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security, or our right to fully participate in our democratic society. Peter Skopec, Director of WISPIRG,||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWinning the right to vote, and prison issues in Wisconsin||Buzz host Jerome Dillard speaks with Aaron Hicks about the difficulties that ex-incarcerated individuals have winning back the right to vote, both in Wisconsin and other states. In the second segment of the show, Jerome and Aaron speak with Ed Wall,||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDane County Time Bank celebrates and expands||Dane County Time Bank is celebrating its 13th birthday on Saturday, October 20th, from 7-10PM. Originally established as a mechanism to replace money with shared services, the Time Bank has expanded to support restorative justice,||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCitizens for Safe Water Around Badger does more||Founded in 1990, after groundwater contamination was detected at the Badger Munitions Plant, Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger (CSWAB) began as a grassroots effort to assure safe drinking water, but since then has expanded its watchdog efforts to i.||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPozner on GOP’s White Male Persecution Complex||Jennifer Pozner has a new article on Truthout, and she talks to Jan Miyasaki about how the Kavanaugh hearings demonstrate the white male persecution complex in light of Kavanaugh’s allegations of rape. She discusses how the all-male Republican senator||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhysicians for Social responsibility: Ban the Bomb!||One of the goals of Physicians for Social Responsibility is to ban nuclear weapons — not some, but all nuclear weapons worldwide. Jan talks with Dr. Paula Rogge and Vicki Elson about the group’s support of the 7/7/17 U.N.||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|