After 50 years of being a practice target for the U.S. military, Puerto Rico’s island neighbor, Vieques, was assaulted by Hurricane Maria, and continues to struggle to rebuild with little help from the U.S. government. Jan Miyasaki talks with Robert Rabin, head of Committee for the Rescue and Development of Vieques and administrator of Puerto […]
The Wisconsin DNR recently settled a dispute with the Dairy Business Association (DBA), which represents factory farming in the state, without public input and to the benefit of the DBA. Dean Hoegger, President and Executive Director of Clean Water Action Council of NE Wisconsin, and other environmental groups are taking the DNR to court to […]
In many states, prisoners released from jail after serving their time still are prohibited from voting, whatever the felony they committed. Jerome Dillard from Ex-Prisoners Organizing (EXPO) discusses the issues facing prisoners returning to society. He also talks with Jan about EXPO radio, a low-power radio station, 104.1 FM, in Milwaukee (and available on the internet).
How will the proposed tax restructuring affect the “common man” (or woman)? Patty Lovera from Food & Water Watch talks about the history of tax cuts, trickle-down economics, how it affects the deficit… and you.
Jan talks with Andrea Hughes from the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation about women in business and educational opportunities for people interested in starting their own small business. They will be holding a free business planning class on December 13th.
Frokost. Smörgåsbord. Norwegian. Breakfast. Sons of Norway, Idun Lodge is hosting a Norwegian breakfast Saturday, November 18th, from 9-noon. Lucy Ghastin talks about what you can expect.