Although not as blatant as 50 years ago, housing discrimination still exists, whether consciously or unconsciously. Alison Ahlgrim and Kori Peragine talk about the activities of the Fair Housing Center of Greater Madison and its parent organization, the Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council.
On the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bomb exploding over Nagasaki, Jan Miyasaki talks with Caitlin Stronell from the Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center in Japan about recent radiation incidents and accidents in Japan, the state of their nuclear industry, and how escalating nuclear threats between the U. S. and North Korea are affecting that part […]
Women used to be the primary cheesemakers, but with the advent of large-scale commercial cheesemaking, that job has been taken over by men. Jeanne Carpenter is trying to change that, partly with her blog and website “Cheese Underground” and with a seminar and panel discussion at the Wisconsin Historical Museum on Thursday, August 17th, at […]
Senate Bill 1460, the “Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017”, strives not to conserve natural resources but to pave the way for fossil fuel expansion and drilling, mining, and fracking — according to Lukas Ross from Friends of the Earth. He talks with Jan Miyasaki about the issues.
Jan Miyasaki talks with David Giffey, Vietnam War veteran and artist, about his current painting and photography exhibit as well as the upcoming gathering on August 8 at the Highground Veteran’s Memorial on Highway 10 near Neillsville.
A recent merger of two family-support community organizations, Center for Families and Community Partnerships, has given rise to, well, “RISE“. Scott Strong and Liz Kober talk with Jan Miyasaki about the changes and benefits of this consolidation.