Michael Li, Senior Counsel from the Brennan Center for Justice, talks about the recent Supreme Court decision NOT to get involved in gerrymandering issues in states. He talks with Jan about what this means locally, and what continuing actions are available to make elections more fair and representative of the people’s wishes.
Jan spends a few minutes with Arun Gupta, investigative journalist, talking about the border “concentration camps”, the conditions, illegality of Trump’s border policy, and what individuals can do. More information on what you can do can be found at nomorecamps.org
Gerald Horne, Professor at University of Houston and author of over 30 scholarly books, talks about his most recent book “White Supremacy Confronted: U.S. Imperialism and Anti-Communism vs. the Liberation of Southern Africa from Rhodes to Mandela”. He and Jan also discuss a number of other current topics, from the 4th of July celebration to […]
While suicide rates continue to fall in other countries, the rate in the U.S. is rising. Jan speaks with Rajan Menon, professor at the City College of N.Y., whose latest report “America’s Suicide Epidemic: It’s Hitting Trump’s Base Hard” analyzes the issues of the growing rift between the wealthy and poor, and how the lack […]
In her continuing series of interviewing member organizations from the Community Shares of Wisconsin, Jan interviews Matthew Rothschild, director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, an organization which strives to support a transparent government by tracking campaign donations by individuals and corporations to candidates and government officials in Wisconsin.
With over 550,000 active frack mines active in the U.S., causing demand (as well as the price) to be low, the oil industry is working hard with other industries to increase usage, and raise the price. Alison Grass from Food & Water Watch talks with Jan Miyasaki about activities of the industry.