The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, for 135 years, has worked to advocate for policies to support children and their families. This non-profit organization organizes “Kids Count”, the “Wisconsin Budget Project”, and the “Race to Equity” projects, and advocates for state policies to support children. Executive Director Ken Taylor and Communication and Development Manager […]
In light of the Pulitzer Prize award-winning musical “Hamilton”, Gerald Horne, Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston and author of numerous books on the founding fathers, talks about what really happened in American history.
The recently released “Panama Papers” from the law firm Mossack Fonseca has brought to the fore financial secrecy issues that author James Henry of the Tax Justice Network has been trying to shine a light on for forty years. There are 91 tax havens worldwide where the rich hide money and ill-gotten gains have been […]
Jan Miyasaki interviews Mary Beth Elliott from 350 Madison Tar Sands Team about tar sands oil pipelines in Dane County, and plans by Enbridge Oil to expand to a second, 2 million gallon pipeline. The Dane County board has attempted to place limitations on pipelines, but the Republican-lead state Legislature has passed laws to prevent […]
Gerald Moore talks about his book “LIFE Story” which centers around his time as editor of LIFE Magazine between 1965 and 1972. LIFE Magazine, a weekly magazine, was the choice of Americans to gather news information, before being replaced by the more timely, and newly colored, media, television.
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