A national action day organized by the Youth Climate Action Team is scheduled for this coming Friday, as reported by organizers Ella Kunstman, a senior at West High School, and Clio Maya-Johnson, a junior at East. The two students talk with Jan Miyasaki about the planned activities that day, and why THEY are up-in-arms about […]
What does it mean to be “fulfilled”? Why are some people “self-fulfilled” while others crave constant positive reinforcement from others? Dr. Raj Nijhawan, noted researcher, will be giving a lecture at Edgewood College on 9/16 — Sue Pastor and Stephan Gilchrist from Edgewood talk to Jan about the program.
Now in its 20th year, the Midwest Environmental Advocates works to defend public rights, protect environmental rights, and is a watchdog for transparency and accountability in government. Peg Sheaffer, Development and Marketing Director, talks about what’s happening in the state.
Jan talks with Araceli Esparza, Communications and Marketing Director at Community Shares of Wisconsin, as well as the winners of the 2019 Change-Maker awards, Talib Akbar, Ginger Beier, and Ruth Schmidt about the work they’ve done making the community stronger and better.
Is gas rationing in our future? Stan Cox, part of Resilliance.org, thinks so. The best way to slow climate change is “Cap and Adapt”, with a progressive scale of compulsory fossil fuel rationing we can meet the goal, and we will HAVE to adapt. He talks to Jan Miyasaki about the radical (but possibly effective) […]
Why do some girls like horses… really, really like horses? Professor of Sociology Jean O’Malley Halley is one of those girls (grown up) and recently investigated the bond between some girls and their horses in her book, “Horse Crazy: Girls and the Lives of Horses“. Jan Miyasaki talks to the author.