Frederick Clarkson, senior fellow at Political Research Associates and author of “Eternal Hostility: The Struggle Between Theocracy and Democracy” talks with Jan Miyasaki about religious freedom, separation of church and state doctrine, and the agenda of the religious right.
Mark Borchardt of the group “80 Feet is Enough” is coordinating efforts by Wisconsin farmers and interested people to limit efforts by Enbridge Oil to widen its eminent domain land grab in Wisconsin. He explains the issues to Jan Miyasaki.
Emboldened by President Trumps attacks on the judicial branch of the government, state legislatures are molding unprecedented laws to limit the power of the courts. Alicia Bannon, Senior Counsel in the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, talks about the attacks — which come from multiple fronts.
The Rock River Coalition, with its volunteer team, takes the pulse of local rivers and streams, about half of which are “impaired”. Nancy Sheehan talks about their efforts and upcoming volunteer training.
Amidst protests from local Korean clergy and residents in South Korea, the U.S. missile defense system “Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)” went live last week. Julian Cho, from Zoom In Korea, describes the estimated 8000 riot cops (under the direction of the U.S. operations) who removed the protestors and allowed critical equipment to be installed.
Celebrating their community, Occupy Madison‘s Tiny Village provides small but livable safe housing on Madison’s East Side. To raise money to expand their kitchen and provide additional housing, the group is holding a plant sale and sale of woodworking projects and jewelry on May 13 at their site on 3rd Street. Jan speaks with Bruce […]