Jan interviews Denise Jess, CEO/Executive Director of the WI Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired about that group’s efforts to pass legislation to allow visually impaired to lead full and productive lives. They discuss the spectrum of vision loss, and talk about an upcoming symposium on the latest research and treatment of macular degeneration […]
Water is LIFE! Jan Miyasaki talks with Mary Ellen Baker about their upcoming fundraiser entitled “Women & Men Together for the Water“, a celebration of Mother Earth Waterwalkers. The event will be 10AM-10PM on October 29, 2016, at the James Reeb United Unitarian Church.
“Let’s raise a stink” — that’s the theme of a protest this coming Saturday, sponsored by the group “Farms Not Factories WI“. The protest, sponsored by this and more than 20 other organizations is protesting two issues: 1) the presence of a hog megafactory in the Lake Superior watershed, and 2) the state’s continued efforts […]
Jan Miyasaki talks with Bill Franks of the NAACP of Dane County about their projects, including social justice, voter ID, dignity at work, and law enforcement coordination. They also discuss the 3rd Annual Freedom Fund Dinner fundraiser being held at the Madison Concourse Hotel on Friday, October 28th, 2016, starting at 6:00
Urban farming can change people, communities, land use, and how we think about our food — this according to Michael Ableman, author of numerous books about urban farming and founder and executive director emeritus of Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens. In his 40+ years of bringing farms to cities, he has seen life-changing […]
Jan Miyasaki interviews Mary Bottari, Deputy Director of the Center for Media and Democracy, about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to take up the Chisholm case, centering around several Wisconsin Supreme Court justices’ failure to recuse themselves in a case centered around their political contributors.