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.
Should Wisconsin water providers be privatized? Is that the answer to a non-problem? Jan Miyasaki discusses the issues surrounding two proposed bills (AB554 and SB432) with Amber Meyer Smith from CleanWisconsin.org, bills which would make it easier for municipal water providers to be privatized. Potential outcomes involve higher rates and more environmental infractions, as experience […]
Jan Miyasaki interviews Nathan Wessler, staff attorney for the ACLU, about the use by local police of “Sting Ray”, a technology which allows cops to track cell phones, and thus citizens — without a court order.