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A bill introduced by Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Tim Kaine, D-Va., would give the president a virtual blank check to expand the current war against various terrorist groups to new enemies and new locations of the president’s choosing — according to NYU Brennan Center’s attorney Elizabeth Gotein. She talks with Jan Miaysaki about the […]
Community gardens aren’t just a place to grow vegetables, they can also be a place to grow relationships. Gardening for Good is in the second year of their “Space for Veterans” which provides garden space and gathering space for veterans. Coordinator Marge Pitts talks with Jan Miyasaki about the program.
Eli Clifton is a fellow at The Nation Institute who focuses on money in politics and US foreign policy. Here he talks with WORT’s Jan Miyasaki about the influence on Trump’s policies by three conservative hawkish billionaires: Sheldon Adelson, Michael Wolff, and Bernard Marcus.
Helena White, an IOBY reporter and anchor and a teacher at East High School, provides audio images of kids she’s worked with at East over the 2017-2018 school year, with some student help. Kids introduce topics, talk, sing, and conduct interviews with each other. Helena has produced this program each spring for the last 10 […]
What’s the nature of inequality, and how does it manifest in society? What are its effects on the health of individuals? Substitute host Bert Zipperer speaks with British epidemiologist Dr. Richard Wilkinson. Dr. Wilkinson is Professor Emeritus of Social Epidemiology at the University of Nottingham, and he’s the co-author of the title The Spirit Level, […]