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.
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 […]