Brynne McBride, COO of discusses the activities of ABC for Health, a nonprofit public interest law firm dedicated to ensuring health care access for children and families, particularly those with special needs or who are at risk. They provide health care consumers with the information, advocacy tools, legal services, and expert support they need to […]
On Monday, five Kewaunee County petitioners filed an appeal of the DNR’s decision to permit Kinnard Farms to operate without a limit on the number of animals in the facility or a requirement to monitor the conditions of groundwater. Stacy Harbaugh, of Midwest Environmental Advocates, joins Jan Miyasaki to talk about the challenge to the […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host, Jan Miyasaki, talks with Jay Heck, of Common Cause, about WI Assembly Bill 388, which looks to restructure the Government Accountability Board (GAB). Jay says that the GOP is fast-tracking several damaging, partisan measures. One will destroy the non-partisan Government Accountability Board (GAB). Another will deregulate Wisconsin campaign finance law and […]
Jan Miyasaki interviews Kathy Kelly, Co-coordinator of the group Voices for Creative Nonviolence, about the recent U.S. bombing of a Doctors’ Without Borders sponsored hospital in Afghanistan.
Dr. Lori Kido Lopez discusses Asian-American films and documentaries. Madison’s Asian American Media Spotlight is hosting a series of five films on October 10 & 11, featuring Anna May Wong and Curtis Chin (and others). Check the group’s Facebook page for more info.
Friar Junipero Serra, early Catholic missionary to California in the 18th century, was recently canonized by Pope Francis. This action sparked renewed protests over the reports of torture, murder, and disease which ravaged the native population in the name of conversion to Christianity. Bill Berkowitz discusses with Jan Miyasaki and writes about this and other […]