How secure should a cell phone be? What defines the line between personal privacy and society’s safety? Should cell phone manufacturers be required to leave a “back door” for the NSA to search phones? Jan Miyasaki discusses these issues with Marcy Wheeler from emptywheel.net
Jan Miyasaki interviews Mai Zong Vue, from the Hmong Language and Culture Enrichment Program, about the groups 6-week summer youth camp for K through middle school age children in the Madison area. Studies have shown that learning a second language improves all aspects of education and, in addition, this program will help students learn more […]
Jan Miyasaki interviews Jen Voichech, Outreach Specialist for Madison College Architecture and Construction Department, about the upcoming Jobs Fair (April 7, 2016), and opportunities in the college to learn trades and skills such as landscaping, architecture, engineering, carpentry, and more.
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas’ book, “Dreaming of Lions: My Life in the Wild Places”, relates to water bear bugs, cats, dogs, wolves, and, of course, lions. And yet, it’s an autobiography. Jan Miyasaki talks with the author about her life and her book.
“The right of people to address their government” — this is the goal of the ACLU of Wisconsin — a goal which has been eroded in lack of police accountability, voting rights discrimination, and unauthorized surveillance. The ACLU Foundation raises money to support litigation to uphold these rights, and community education to inform citizens of […]
Christina Crosby, Professor of English and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, talks with Jan Miyasaki about her 12 year experience with pain, quadriplegia, and life in general following her bike accident. She writes of her experiences in her collection of essays entitled “A Body Undone | Living On After Great Pain.”