Interim nuclear storage is a problem, not just with where the highly radioactive materials are stored, but the routes of transportation on rail, highways, and waterways. Leona Morgan from the Nuclear Issues Study Group and Rose Gardner from the Alliance for Environmental Strategies discuss the current proposals and are urging an extension to the public […]
Jan talks to Kelsey Freeman about her recent book “No Option but North: The Migrant World and the Perilous Path Across the Border”, a story of the issues surrounding the desperate travels of migrants to the U.S.
With the need to isolate, many more people are turning to mail-in absentee ballots for voting, which is causing overwhelming work in light of the April 7th primary in Wisconsin. Chad Dunn, director of litigation for the UCLA Voting Rights Project, talks about why mail-in voting should be the norm to allow equal access for […]
Richard Eskow, Senior Advisor for Health & Economic Justice at Social Security Works, talks in some detail about how the economic bailout money is targeting corporate bailout over individual assistance, with $500 billion in direct payments and $6 trillion to failing corporations like Boeing.
“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” So wrote Henry David Thoreau in 1845, when he began the […]
On March 17, 2020, Marist College and the New York Times released a poll on Americans’ attitudes toward the coronavirus pandemic. 38% of those polled felt that the threat of coronavirus was overblown, while 6% were unsure. What’s particularly startling about those numbers is that even though a majority — 56% — felt that COVID-19 […]