Jan Miyasaki interviews Jonathan Hafetz, professor of law at Seton Hall Law School, and volunteer for the National Security Project of the American Civil Liberties Union, about issues with illegal and immoral indefinite detainment of individuals in the Guantanamo Bay detainment center. Continued military tribunals assert that these are “prisoners of war” and that “due […]
Patrick Hickey of the Workers’ Rights Center of Madison talks with Jan Miyasaki about an upcoming report about the status of immigrant workers in Dane County. Unfortunately, immigrant workers continue to suffer with low and withheld wages, lack of benefits, and physical and sexual assault from employers.
CIA agent turned whistle blower of government-sponsored torture and author of the book The Reluctant Spy, John Kiriakou, talks to Jan Miyasaki about his efforts to free Jeffrey Sterling, fellow CIA agent, from imprisonment following his efforts to bring certain illegal government activities to the attention of the American people. He has brought forward over […]
Bill Franks talks about the goals of The Black Worker Forum: to seek to improve the economic status of Black Workers in Dane County by initiating and implementing a network of co sponsoring organizations and individuals to assist their efforts to obtain tangible achievements. The Forum will be held on Thursday, February 25th, 2016, from […]
Never in history has the Wisconsin legislature enacted more laws which threaten to assault the environment, this according to Kerry Schumann of the non-partisan Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. This environmental watchdog group monitors newly introduced laws affecting the environment, tracks the law’s progress through the legislative process, and alerts conservation-minded citizens.
Water is our most precious resource, and is being assaulted from many directions. Todd Ambs, Director of the Great Lakes Coalition, talks to Jan Miyasaki about water supply infrastructure issues and funding needed to maintain the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.