Benjamin Franklin and Baron von Steuben come back from the dead to defend gay rights. Of course they would. Tap-It/New Works studio explorers this fantasy in their new performance “Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board”, and playwright Danielle Dresden discusses the upcoming performances with Jan Miyasaki
Jan Miyasaki interviews Jean Trounstine, author of the book “Boy with a Knife“, about a juvenile justice system that treats children as adults and locks them up with little chance of reform.
Essential to life, in recent years the state’s water supply has been threatened by deregulation, farm run-off, lead contamination, and more. Sarah Geers from the Midwest Environmental Advocates discusses their organization’s mission and activities to keep Wisconsin’s water safe. In addition to litigations, they are teaming up with the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts & […]
Jan Miyasaki discusses the Middle East, particularly the U.S. involvement in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, with William Hartung, the Director of the Arms and Security Project of the Center for International Policy. There’s money to be made in continuing to destabilize the Middle East, and despite President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize and early commitment […]
For decades, the U.S. military has used the island of Vieques, off the east coast of Puerto Rico, as a target site for military exercises. These practices have left the land and water environment littered and contaminated, resulting in serious health issues to residents, according to health advocate Myrna Pagan. In an interview with Jan […]
Alex Gillis, Director of the Immigrant Workers Union, Madison, discusses the May Day rally and celebration of workers’ rights of all colors. The celebration will start at noon on Sunday, May 1, at Brittingham Park.