Congress is poised to pass HR-10, dubiously dubbed the “Financial Choice Act”, which will gut the consumer protections put into place by the Dodd-Frank bill following the financial collapse of 2008. Peter Skopec from WISPIRG talks about the implications of the bill’s passage.
The Dane County Parks is in the process of working on a 5-year plan of the park system, and Liz Wessel of the Sierra Club is one of the advisors. She talks with Jan Miyasaki about the county’s search for input from county citizens.
John Danforth talks about the cooperative projects of the Employment and Training Association (EATA), and their efforts to provide employment and training in south-central Wisconsin. They are hosting a gathering Saturday, June 17th, 7:30 PM, at Funk’s Pub, Fitchburg.
Jan Miyasaki interviews Lisa Graves, head of PRWatch and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice, about the group’s latest activities as the watchdog for exposing influential money and corporate influence on politics.
With the Trump administration posturing to privatize municipal water utilities, Mary Grant from Food and Water Watch talks about the many downsides, including doubling prices to consumers, of this action.
Jan Miyasaki talks with M Adams, co-founder of Madison’s Black Lives Matter and Co-director of Freedom, Inc, about that group’s activities of looking at new definitions and solutions to ending violence against women, gender-non-conforming and transgender folks and children.