Trump and his supporters call the Russia investigation a “witch hunt”, but Faiza Patel from the Liberty and National Security Division of the Brennan Center for Justice says it’s an important part of the government’s checks and balances — important because it supports free and fair elections, and will determine if the government is free […]
Recently-elected South Korean president Moon Jae-in is working to moderate the U.S.-North Korea military threats of recent days. He has asked the U.S. to clear any military action through South Korea before proceeding. Journalist and author Tim Shorrock just returned from South Korea, and is doubtful of the intel suggesting that the North has a […]
Twelve different hate groups came together this weekend in Virginia, resulting in one death and injuries to many others. Lecia Brooks, Director of Outreach from the Southern Poverty Law Center, talks with Jan Miyasaki about these groups, seemingly emboldened by the Trump presidency.
Although not as blatant as 50 years ago, housing discrimination still exists, whether consciously or unconsciously. Alison Ahlgrim and Kori Peragine talk about the activities of the Fair Housing Center of Greater Madison and its parent organization, the Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council.
On the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bomb exploding over Nagasaki, Jan Miyasaki talks with Caitlin Stronell from the Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center in Japan about recent radiation incidents and accidents in Japan, the state of their nuclear industry, and how escalating nuclear threats between the U. S. and North Korea are affecting that part […]
Women used to be the primary cheesemakers, but with the advent of large-scale commercial cheesemaking, that job has been taken over by men. Jeanne Carpenter is trying to change that, partly with her blog and website “Cheese Underground” and with a seminar and panel discussion at the Wisconsin Historical Museum on Thursday, August 17th, at […]