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Breaking the cycle of domestic violence and sexual assault for almost 24 years — that’s the history of UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence according to Community Engagement and Volunteer Coordinator, Manuel Cerda. He talks with Jan about their services.
Hope Owens-Wilson, Youth Organizer of the ACLU of Wisconsin, talks about their Virtual Summer Justice Institute for High School Students, this year going full digital. The program focuses on teaching and training high school students in the working of the criminal justice system, social justice, and combining these lessons with a side focus on art.
On June 18, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security acted in an arbitrary and capricious manner when it unilaterally ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The 5-4 decision effectively saves the DACA program, but leaves the door open for the Trump Administration to take another shot […]
On June 15, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on three cases involving employer discrimination against LGBTQ workers. In a 6-3 decision, the Court ruled that employers could not legally fire employees because they were homosexual or transgender. The decision has been hailed as a landmark case, but there may still be some caveats. Here to […]
The proposed “Growing Climate Solutions Act” should actually be named “False Climate Solutions Act” according to Jason Davidson from Friends of the Earth. A proposed carbon trading proposal, decades of carbon trading has demonstrated that carbon trading actually increases carbon pollution.
Jan talks with Dr. Ricardo Salvador, Senior Scientist and Director of the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, about the history of worker exploitation in the U.S. from slavery to current practices of economically depressing agriculture workers.