Community Shares of Wisconsin is an umbrella organization which helps organize 66 local social justice non-profit groups. Jan interviews the three awardees of CSW’s “Change Maker Awards” for 2018, Mario García Sierra, Kevin Magee, and Nestic Morris about their community activities and the awards. Join Community Shares of Wisconsin (CSW) for the 2018 Community Change-Maker Awards Event on Thursday, Sept. […]
Negro Baseball League historian Phil S. Dixon talks with Jan Miyasaki about the Kansas City Monarchs, and his book on “Bullet” Rogan, whom Dixon considers one of the best players of all time. Dixon is coming to the Madison to talk about the Monarchs, the first night baseball game played in Madison against the “Madison […]
Marjorie Cohn, emeritus professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, talks about the issues surrounding Brett Kavanaugh and his consideration for the vacant Supreme Court position.
Karl Grossman, author of “The Wrong Stuff” and professor at the State University of New York, cautions about the transition from peaceful space exploration to militarized space weapons escalation between the U.S., Russia, and China if Trump’s “Space Force” becomes reality.
Jan speaks with Elizabeth Gotein, Co-Director of the Liberty & National Security Project at The Brennan Center, about recent lawsuits against warrantless searches of telephone records of U.S. citizens.
Is there slavery in the U.S. today? Yes — in prisons. And it’s legal! The 13th amendment forbids slavery, EXCEPT for people convicted of crimes. Ed Mead, editor of The Kite Newsletter, talks about the current prison strike against forced labor (among other demands).