Christopher Peterson, professor of law at the University of Utah and member of the Consumer Federation of America, talks about the bi-partisan proposal of an interest limit on loans to military veterans — and wonders why payday lending interest limits aren’t available for everyone.
Lindsay Koshgarian from the National Priorities Project says we don’t need to raise taxes to pay for Medicare for All — there’s more than plenty of money in the Military budget that doesn’t affect national security. Like paring down the 800 military bases the U.S. has worldwide… or moving toward complete denuclearization instead of spending […]
The Trump base is willing to take short-term pain, like losing health insurance, for the hope of the long-term goal of turning back the clock of equity, according to noted historian and author Gerald Horne. He talks with Jan about Trump, race relations, and oppression in the U.S.
So you make too much for BadgerCare health insurance, but not enough to pay your own — what do you do? Call 211… that’s the number for the United Way agency called Healthconnect. They will help you pay for health insurance — yes pay for it. Rachel Gundacker explains that low-income program to Jan Miyasaki.
In this month’s edition of the ExPO hour, Jerome Dillard talks with Anthony Cooper and Zondia Hadberg from the Focused Interruption Coalition. Their organization provides crisis response to youth, adults and families experiencing a traumatic violent incident and provide post incident peer support by Certified Peer Specialists. They specialize in hospital-based violence intervention and work […]
Why is there oppression of the powerful over the weak? In her new book, “Powerarchy: Understanding the Psychology of Oppression for Social Transformation”, psychologist and author Melanie Joy says that knowledge of the psychology behind power is necessary in order to move beyond oppression toward global non-violence.