As part of the year’s focus on Madison Sister City projects, Jan talks with Ricard Gonzalez about the Madison-Camaguey, Cuba, relationship in both historical and current projects between the cities.
Monuments to important Civil War “heroes” have come into question lately, primarily those persons who fought to support slavery. Jan interviews Louis P. Nelson, noted historian and professor of Architectural History at the University of Virginia, about the issues surrounding these monuments. He will be giving a lecture at U.W. on Thursday, November 15.
Steven Gardiner, Sr. Research Analyst for Political Research Associates, talks about the increase in extremists and scripted violence in light of recent attacks against Jews, liberal thinkers and supporters, and others in an increasingly polarized society.
In 2015, 21 youth filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government. Their complaint asserts that, through the government’s affirmative actions that cause climate change, it has violated the youngest generation’s constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property, as well as failed to protect essential public trust resources. Timothy Cordon talks about the delay tactics of […]
WISPIRG is a consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security, or our right to fully participate in our democratic society. Peter Skopec, Director of WISPIRG, talks with Jan Miyasaki about congressional efforts in House bill HR6743 to weaken oversight of the credit reporting agencies, […]
Dane County Time Bank is celebrating its 13th birthday on Saturday, October 20th, from 7-10PM. Originally established as a mechanism to replace money with shared services, the Time Bank has expanded to support restorative justice, and to become a hub of shared resources for other community action groups.