Jan Miyasaki interviews James Henry, economist, attorney, and investigative journalist, author of The Blood Bankers, The Price We Pay and The Price of Offshore, Revisited about missing corporate money, offshore accounts, and his ideas about the Greek financial crisis in the Eurozone.
Michael Li, counsel for the Brennan Center for Justice, discusses the recent Supreme court decision upholding the right of the people in ARIZONA STATE LEGISLATURE v. ARIZONA
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Dr. Robert Zarr, President of Physicians for a National Health Plan, discusses the need for a single-payer national health care plan, to simplify processes, save money, and “fill the gaps” which currently cost patients money and limit coverage.
Frederick A. O. “Fritz” Schwarz, Chief Counsel of the Brennan Center for Justice, discusses his most recent book, “Democracy in the Dark: The Seduction of Government Secrecy” in which he documents government secrecy from the founding fathers through current times. The key, he writes, is the balance of democracy vs. secrecy — for example, over […]
Jan Miyasaki interviews Evan Weber, Co-founder and Executive Director of U.S. Climate Plan, regarding a success story of new legislation recently passed for the state of Hawai’i which requires 100% renewable energy use for that state by 2045. They discuss the capacity of the U.S. as a nation to become fossil fuel independent.
Zachary Herrnstadt, Government Relations Associate with the Wisconsin Farmers Union discusses issues relating to agribusiness consolidation, campaign finance reform, and educating youth in good farming practices.