Mike Whitney, a regular contributor to Counterpunch, joins Allen via phone to discuss some of his recent writings on the US “Great Game” in Asia and elsewhere; the broader context for understanding the increasing tensions in Russia, China, and North Korea.
“When a women tells her story she leaves a legacy. When a woman writes her story she leaves footprints on the planet for others girls to follow.” – Dayanara Marte Lilada said writing her memoir, I Can’t Live Like This Anymore! about her survival of childhood sexual abuse was one of the most difficult things […]
Jan interviews Robert Alvarez from the Institute for Policy Studies about the historic and current role of the scientist as a political activist in a day of science denial.
Short memory? Less than 10 years after the “great recession” on 2008 and just 7 years after the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act established consumer protections against unregulated spending and risky investing, the Republican-lead congress is considering rolling back consumer protections. Peter Skopec from WISPIRG discusses the “Financial Choice Act”, and its […]
Organized just a year ago, Open Doors for Refugees meets on the third Wednesday of every month to coordinate resettlement of refugees into the Madison area. They collect household items and furniture to provide the daily needs new residents, and are sponsoring a fund-raising film, “Fire at Sea”, at the Barrymore Theater at 7:00 today, […]
May Day has been an important day for workers — this year the Immigrant Workers’ Union in Madison is joining with 140 other cities worldwide in having a rally in support of workers. Too often immigrant workers have no work permit, receive no benefits, and are met with harassment in schools and at work. Alex […]