Brenda Konkel of the Tenant Resource Center describes assembly bills AB 568 and AB 583, and how these proposed bills may affect tenants’ rights. Public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, December 10, at 10:00 at room 415E in the Capital Building.
Scott Greytak, policy counsel and research analyst at Justice At Stake, discusses how funding of campaigns for so-called “independent” state court justices are becoming more political. Their report, “Bankrolling the Bench“, tracks expenditures and the influence of money for court election campaigns across the country.
Jan Miyasaki and Beau Grosscup, professor emeritus at California State University Chico and author of “Strategic Terror”, discuss the politics and funding of terrorist groups in the Middle East.
Alex Bryant, Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility Wisconsin, discusses some of the health hazards of coal-fired power plants and promotes their upcoming forum discussing health risks and the group’s goals to encourage society to move to safer power generating options. They are sponsoring a conference Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 7:00 at the UW […]
Jan Miyasaki interviews Jesselyn Radack, National Security and Human Rights Director of Expose Facts, regarding how NSA snooping may compromise attorney-client privilege and reporter/source confidentiality. She also discusses her group’s efforts to protect whistleblowers from government prosecution under the guise of “national security”, and their website allows for confidential reporting via their “Secure Drop” file transfer […]
Deepa Iyer, senior fellow at the Center for Social Inclusion, talks about prejudice against south Asian, Muslim, and Sikh immigrants, and her new book, “We Too Sing America“.