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Earth Day, and the media’s point of view

By all scientific accounts, the environmental crisis that activists highlighted more than half a century ago with the first Earth Day is much more dire today, yet network news anchors from 1970 were in many ways ahead of where journalists are now.... Read more»

Arizona cities push residents to save their little piece of Earth on Earth Day

10 Arizona cities are taking "think globally, act locally" to heart Thursday to mark the 51st annual Earth Day. Mayors are talking to "our residents about how they can show their commitment to protect our environment,” Tucson Mayor Regina Romero said.... Read more»

Endangered species condoms mark Earth Day with an earthy message

The Center for Biological Diversity worries that Earth Day has lost its focus on overpopulation, so it will deliver an unusual reminder – 50,000 free endangered species condoms. The condom giveaway is just one of many ways people are marking Earth Day. ... Read more»

AZ Illustrated: Budget, Brewer & Obamacare

Host Jim Nintzel interviewed U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., and substitute host Michael Chihak led the week's discussion of politics with journalists Andrea Kelly of Arizona Public Media, Mark B. Evans of Inside Tucson Business and Dylan Smith of TucsonSentinel.com.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Tucson Earth Day Festival preview

A conversation on health with Victoria Maizes, M.D., executive director of the UA-based Center for Integrative Medicine. Also, Flo Wooters previews the 19th annual Tucson Earth Day Festival. Plus, Dr. Robert Hendricks, Buckmaster contributor on education... Read more»

Fact check

Calif. group inflates numbers in immigration ad

An ad from a group called Californians for Population Stabilization claims controlling immigration is "part of the solution" to global warming.... Read more»

Live Theatre Workshop

'Half and Half' questions if times really are a-changin’

“Half and Half” by playwright James Sherman, is actually two one-act plays about social attitudes and gender roles between household environs in 1970 and 2005. ... Read more»

Happy birthday, Mr. Lenin

Russians mark the 141st anniversary of Lenin's birth.... Read more»