Jan has an abbreviated conversation with Myrna Pagan, a Puerto Rican resident and activist, about the upcoming vote in Congress on how to manage Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. Evidence of the U.S. continued colonialism, Puerto Rico is facing a 17% sales tax, and loss of many jobs in public service: police, fire, hospital staffing, and more.
Jan Miyasaki interviews Jacquine Boggess and David Pate from The Center for Family Policy and Practice, a nonprofit advocacy organization that was founded in 1995 to incorporate the needs of low-income men of color into conversations about poverty solutions. Their work addresses systemic and structural barriers to economic security, with a particular focus on child […]
Today on the Buzz: Lora Roberts, certified homeopathic practitioner from 360 Homeopathy joins us for the whole show to talk your health!
What do you do with 30,000 tons of chemical weapons left over from the cold war? Open air burn them, if your the U.S. military — or that’s what they want to do. Environmental groups have been working for years to make the Pentagon find an alternative disposal method that doesn’t spew toxic chemicals into […]
Honey bees have been innocent bystanders, assaulted by chemicals, disease, monoculture, and climate change in recent years — all of which have contributed to “colony collapse” and loss of 30% of bees each year. But without bees, we have no food! Shannon Leap, Campaign Director for Wisconsin Environment, and Nathan Clarke, owner of Mad Urban […]
The Wisconsin Legislature recently prohibited access to public land on the Mississippi River by crossing railroad tracks. These lands are now effectively off limits. Tony Castaneda talks with Charlie Preusser, editor of the Crawford County Independent about whether there’s really a safety issue and how access could be restored.