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Despite years of insistence by some lawmakers that Social Security is “failing”, and present threats by Kevin McCarthy and others to block budget borrowing until Social Security is reduced or […] The post Altman: Social Security and Medicare work just as they are appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Help for young Afghans

Help for young Afghans

2022-11-3024:28

Despite the closing of Voices for Creative Nonviolence due to COVID restrictions and the U. S. withdrawal form Afghanistan and the ensuing dangers to U. S. peace volunteers in Afghanistan, […] The post Help for young Afghans appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
WORT 89.9FM Madison · Food Pantries Struggle To Keep Up With Demand The Dane County area has long had a reputation as having a generous welfare safety net, particularly when […] The post Food Pantries Struggle to Keep up with Demand appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
WORT 89.9FM Madison · UW Election Symposium 2022 According to Open Secrets, state and national political parties, political action committees and outside groups spent some 16.7 billion dollars on the […] The post UW Holds 2022 Election Symposium appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
WORT 89.9FM Madison · Madison C.A.R.E.S. Program One Year In In most places in the United States, if you call 911 and say that someone’s having a heart attack, a […] The post Madison C.A.R.E.S. Program After One Year appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Tina Cordova, organizer of the Tularosa Basin Trinity Downwinders, and Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Watchdog from Beyond Nuclear, team up on today’s show with updates of healthcare legislation aimed to […] The post Nuclear radiation hazards updates appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Matthew Rothschild, Executive Director at the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign — a non-profit that tracks Wisconsin election spending sources — talks about some of the record spending of various elections in […] The post Rothschild on the 2022 elections, and what he’s thankful for appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Madison-area band The German Art Students has been performing what they call “nimble-witted new wave pop” since they formed in 1997. Now coming up on their 25th anniversary as bandmates, […] The post German Art Students Celebrate 25 Years as a Band appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Daniel Aston Raymond Green Vance Kelly Loving Ashley Paugh Derrick Rump These people were killed in the attack last Saturday at the Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ nightclub, Club Q. At least […] The post From Matt Walsh to Club Q, Hatred and Violence Against the Trans Commu... appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
WORT 89.9FM Madison · New Glarus Brewery Recaptures Its CO2 Fermentation is the process of introducing hungry yeast to carbohydrates to produce alcohol and carbon dioxide.  The process produces so […] The post New Glarus Brewery Recaptures its Own CO2 appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
WORT 89.9FM Madison · Farewell To The Leap Second Human beings have an obsession with regularity.  We like neat squares, right angles and intervals of time that are precisely the […] The post Farewell to the Leap Second appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
WORT 89.9FM Madison · Striking Starbucks Workers Speak From The Picket Line On Thursday, November 17, over 2,000 workers at over a hundred Starbucks coffee shops across the nation walked […] The post Striking Starbucks Workers Speak Out From Picket Line appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Artist Elaine Scheer paints watercolors that blend single original portraits with narratives of the sublime and the down-to-earth, from the front seat of a vintage car to Disneyland’s Matterhorn. Scheer […] The post Watercolors by the ‘Gram appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
America, 1955: Thousands of wives and mothers spontaneously transform into dragons, eat their spouses, burn down their homes and then fly off to other parts of the world. What, didn’t […] The post Author Kelly Barnhill: “Residents of Madison Would Be Super Cool... appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Musician Corey Hart comes on the Friday 8 O’Clock Buzz to premiere his newest song, “Heaven Help Me” and talk with Andy Moore the story of how it came to […] The post Corey Hart Premieres New Song, “Heaven Help Me” appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
WORT 89.9FM Madison · WI DNR Releases New Wolf Management Plan In February, 2021, the Wisconsin DNR held a hastily-organized hunting season for Gray Wolves, after a Jefferson County judge […] The post WI DNR Releases New Wolf Management Plan appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Madison’s own Hanah Jon Taylor, Café Coda proprietor and internationally known jazz saxophonist and flutist, is currently hosting his venue’s first ever CodaFest with both free and ticketed events through Sunday. […] The post CodaFest celebrates universality, relevance of Jazz appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Voices from the Border

Voices from the Border

2022-11-1726:04

Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director of Voces De La Frontera, joins Thursday’s 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk with host Tony Castañeda about how immigration issues played out in the midterm elections […] The post Voices from the Border appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Make millionaires pay more taxes? What a concept! But that is exactly what Massachusetts residents voted for in the 2022 mid-term elections — an amendment to their state constitution that […] The post Inequality-Fighting initiatives win big in 2022 appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
With very few glitches or confrontations, the 2022 mid-term elections went smoothly, a testament to the dedication of local election officials and the public’s faith in the system, according to […] The post Li: 2022 mid-term elections were a success in democracy appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
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