Is Colin Kaepernick disloyal or disrespectful? What does the Star Spangled Banner mean to Americans — and does it mean something different to American Blacks? Dr. Gerald Horne, professor of history and African American studies at the University of Houston, talks about the role of African Americans in the United States.
Charter schools are undermining education, according to Diane Ravitch, educator and author of “The Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools” and “The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education”. In this interview, she talks about the […]
The effects of prison do not end when the incarcerated are released — bias, bigotry, joblessness, and social shame follow, according to Dorsey Nunn from the group “Formerly Incarcerated & Convicted People and Families Movement“. He discusses some of the issues and an upcoming national meeting on September 9-10 in Oakland CA.
Celebrating its 45th Anniversary, the Community Shares of Wisconsin each year presents “Change-maker Awards” to individuals in the area who have made substantial contributions to the community. Jan Miyasaki talks to Sr. Maureen McDonnell, Darla Lannert, and Erica Nelson about their service and their awards. They, and recipients of the “Backyard Hero Awards” will be […]
Can we afford 20% administrative overhead in healthcare? Dr. Steffie Woolhandler, practicing physician and co-founder of Physicians for a National Health Program discusses how a single-payer healthcare system, a.k.a. “Medicare for all”, can help insure everyone with only a 2% overhead, using models already in use in other countries.
Jan Miyasaki talks to Clarissa Pearson from the Black-Latino Unity Picnic, an annual coalition-building gathering being held this year at Penn Park on Sunday, August 28th from 1-5 PM.