articles tagged "Jan Miyasaki"

Bainport

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 | buzz
Bainport Protest, from bainport.com

On Wednesday Oct 10, Jan Miyasaki spoke with Tom Gaulrapp regarding the outsourcing of jobs to China at the Bain Capital owned Sensata Technologies Plant in Freeport, Illinois. Protesting at Bainport, a tent city that has been set up across the Sensata Plant, Tom Gaulrapp, who has worked at the plant for more than thirty-three years, is one of many workers who is about to lose their job.170 jobs are planned to be sent to China, along with American workers training their replacements and sending factory equipment to China. The plant produces high technology automotive parts. It produces transmission sensors, parts extremely vital for the car, for a large majority of the manufacturers in the world. Now, because there are [...] more »

Are you targeted?

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 | buzz

Wednesday, August 1 our host Jan Miyasaki, interviewed Lois Beckett a reporter from ProPublica, a non-profit organization that produces news based on the public’s interest. Lois and Jan discuss how campaign runners target voters based on their internet habits. For more information on Lois Beckett and the articles she wrote, visit this website: http://www.propublica.org/site/author/lois_beckett more »

Lanterns for Peace

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 | buzz

Wednesday, August 1 our host Jan Miyasaki interviewed Pam Kleiss, the Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Jan and Pam discuss the Lantern for Peace event that is occurring on August 4th, as well as the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. For more information on the Lanterns for Peace event, visit this website: http://www.peaceactionwi.org/index.php more »

Violence Hurts (Wednesday, July 18)

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 | buzz

Wednesday, July 18 our host Jan Miyasaki interviewed the Policy Coordinator of Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Tony Gibart. Jan and Tony talk about the work Tony does as a Policy Coordinator as well as their work in the community and globally. To contact Tony Gibart, call him at : (608.255.0539 x. 310 To learn more about Wisconsin Coaltion Against Domestic Violence, visit the website : http://www.wcadv.org/home more »

Ready, Set, GROW! (Wednesday, July 18)

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 | buzz

Wednesday, July 18 our host Jan Miyasaki interviewed Janisse Ray, author of the coming book The Seed Underground:A Growing Revolution to Save Food. She is also an environmental activist and a naturalist. Janisse talks about her upcoming book and the erosion of farming and culture. For more information on Janisse, visit her website : http://janisseray.weebly.com/ For more information on Naturalist, visit some websites : http://www.amnat.org/ , http://www.naturalist-for-you.org/ , http://www.naturalist.org/ For more information on Environmental activist, visit some sites : http://uk.oneworld.net/guides/environmentalactivism/ , http://www.slac.com/tree/links.html more »

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