The REAP Food Group envisions fresh produce on every table in the state. A tall order, to be sure, but a worthwhile effort to help all residents (especially kids) eat healthier. Hannah Wente talks with Jan Miyasaki about their efforts and a couple of upcoming food celebrations occurring in October: Pie Palooza (10/30)and Farm to […]
September 21st marks the 20th anniversary of the International Day of Peace. The Madison Children’s Museum is celebrating with an open house and performances by rapper/animator Nino Patel and Stuart Stotts, performing songs for children ages 0 to 113 years. Nino Patel and Mariah Miller say more…
Permanent housing is a chronic struggle for those with mental illness. In this feature from the 8 O’Clock Buzz, Jan Miyasaki talks with Dean Loumos from Housing Initiatives, a local group with amazing success in finding affordable housing for Vietnam veteran and those with mental illness. They also discuss the “Vietnam War and Its Lasting […]
Jan Miyasaki speaks with Jerome Dillard, local representative of EXPO, Ex-Prisoners Organizing, and Manuel La Fontaine, organizer of the national Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted Peoples Movement seminar, about issues that affect community and family of former prisoners.
Norm Stockwell, co-editor of The Progressive Magazine, talks with Jan Miyasaki about the events involved with the Fighting Bob Fest 2016.
Is voter fraud a “thing” — or is it a smokescreen for removing voters from eligibility to vote for upcoming elections? Investigative journalist Greg Palast looks into the actions behind the rhetoric in his upcoming film “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy — A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits”, the kickoff event at the […]