“The Rape of the Sabine Women”, by Flemish artist Giambologna, has been considered one of the finest works in the history of sculpture, by form. But what about by subject? Author and professor of Art History, Vivien Fryd, has written a book “Against Our Will: Sexual Trauma in American Art Since 1970″ which documents art […]
After claiming on the campaign that he wouldn’t touch Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security, acting-President Trump’s latest budget proposal guts all three. Jan talks with Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works, author, advisor to Congress, and with a 40-year background in Social Security and private pensions, about the programs and how they can and […]
How does Trump’s failed negotiations with Kim in Vietnam affect the people of South Korea? Hyun Lee from Zoom In Korea talks about what sort of deal was available to Trump, and how South Korea is continuing to mend bridges with the North despite Trump’s failed deal.
On February 22nd, Trump nominated Kelly Knight Craft, a million-dollar donor and wife of billionaire coal executive Joe Craft, to be the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. Mitch Jones, Climate and Energy Director at Food & Water Watch, talks about why a climate-denier is the wrong person when the world faces a crisis.
The federal government moves slowly and answers to many fossil fuel lobbies, so many states are starting local “Green New Deal” programs to move ahead in this area. Anthony Rogers Wright from the Center for Sustainable Energy talks with Jan about local movements in Oregon and other states and localities.
Mandy Manning, recipient of the 2018 National Teacher of the Year Award, talks to Jan about her efforts to welcome immigrant children to the U.S., protest the separation of refugee children from their parents, and her “closed to the press” presentation of the award by President Trump.