With the science department of the Wisconsin DNR nearly gutted by the Walker administration, more must be done to monitor environmental insults to Wisconsin’s nature — that, according to Kimberly Wright from the Midwest Environmental Advocates. That group’s responsibility is to aid citizen groups advocating for maintaining environmental standards for water, chemicals, and toxins — […]
Jan Miyasaki talks with M Adams from Freedom Inc about young activists’ reactions to the elections — and are later joined by Kevin Alexander Gray, regular contributor to Counterpunch and The Progressive, and author of “Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence“. Together they discuss the failure of neo-liberalism and the need for organizing at […]
Tap It – New Works will be performing a free presentation of their work “Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board” on Monday, November 14, at 6:30 in the Anderson Auditorium of Edgewood College. Members of the troupe talk with Jan Miyasaki about the story and the performance.
Phyllis Hasbrouch from 350-Madison talks about the Standing Rock water guardians, assaults by law enforcement, and an upcoming food drive and delivery to the protester camp. U.W. Madison and Whitewater students will be collecting and driving durable foods (cabbage, winter squash, eggs, etc), with sorting of food starting at 2:30 on Thursday, November 10, at […]
Jan Miyasaki and WORT News Director Molly Stentz discuss the national and local election results
“Frac sand mining expansion is violating the clean air act” — this, according to Representative David Greendeer, is the bases for a joint petition of the Ho-Chunk Nation, Sierra Club, and Environmental Advocacy to the EPA to halt expansion plans. Superior Silica Sands’ request to expand their operations has been approved by WI DNR, despite […]