“The right of people to address their government” — this is the goal of the ACLU of Wisconsin — a goal which has been eroded in lack of police accountability, voting rights discrimination, and unauthorized surveillance. The ACLU Foundation raises money to support litigation to uphold these rights, and community education to inform citizens of […]
Christina Crosby, Professor of English and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, talks with Jan Miyasaki about her 12 year experience with pain, quadriplegia, and life in general following her bike accident. She writes of her experiences in her collection of essays entitled “A Body Undone | Living On After Great Pain.”
On the fifth anniversary of the tsunami and nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan, Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Watchdog for the organization “Beyond Nuclear“, discusses continued issues at that site, and relates those experiences to possible disasters at 22 identical reactors in the U.S.
Jan Miyasaki interviews David S. Reynolds, historian, scholar, and author of numerous books, including “Lincoln’s Selected Writings”, about Lincoln, his campaign to the presidency, and how it compares to today’s presidential campaign.
Jan Miyasaki interviews Jonathan Hafetz, professor of law at Seton Hall Law School, and volunteer for the National Security Project of the American Civil Liberties Union, about issues with illegal and immoral indefinite detainment of individuals in the Guantanamo Bay detainment center. Continued military tribunals assert that these are “prisoners of war” and that “due […]
Patrick Hickey of the Workers’ Rights Center of Madison talks with Jan Miyasaki about an upcoming report about the status of immigrant workers in Dane County. Unfortunately, immigrant workers continue to suffer with low and withheld wages, lack of benefits, and physical and sexual assault from employers.