The history of the U.S. and Iran has been a complex one — the U.S. lusts after Iran’s oil, and has stated that “regime change has always been on the table”. Depending on whether it kowtows to the U.S. or acts on its own, Iran has either been an ally or an “axis of evil” […]
Municipal public water suppliers all over the country are being courted by for-profit water companies, resulting, in some cases, in costs to consumers 59% higher than public water suppliers. The U.N. recommends that public water cost NO MORE than 3% of the household income. Jan speaks with Mary Grant, from Food & Water Watch, about […]
In April of 2018, seven activists, now known as the Kings Bay Plowshares 7, performed acts of civil disobedience at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, and now face prison time of as much as 25 years — literally a death sentence their religious convictions for these elderly activists. Jan Miyasaki spoke with two of […]
Monopolies typically result in customers paying more money for products and services. What about Facebook — users don’t pay money, but they pay in other ways… with internet tracking and loss of privacy. Jan speaks with Dina Srinivasan about her recent article in the Berkeley Business Law Journal on anti-trust actions against the internet giant.
Patty Lovera, Assistant Director of Food & Water Watch, talks about some new EPA proposals which would loosen federal regulations and allow for some chemical levels to be 10x higher than many current states allow.
Juana Maria Echeverri Escobar will be giving a talk this afternoon (in Spanish) at Ingram Hall about the efforts of children in Columbia to direct the country toward peace by means of poetry. Jan interviews Juana Escobar, with the help of Barbara Alvarado.