Jubilee USA Network is an interfaith group which works on the debt, tax, transparency and trade policies that impact our lives, communities and world. Eric LeCompte, Executive Director, discusses two recent meetings, the Federal and Central Banks Retreat and a UN COVID-19 Relief meeting, with the potential of 400 million jobs being lost around the […]
Community Shares of Wisconsin is the oldest social action fund in the country, dating back almost 50 years. Cheri Dubiel, Executive Director, shares some of the work the organization and its 70 member non-profits have done to support systemic change of social inequities, and talks about the annual “Change Maker Award Event“, being held virtually […]
Kevin Alexander Gray, writer, activist, organizer, and author of “Waiting for Lightning to Strike: The Fundamentals of Black Politics” talks about his ideas for needed coalition building: a multi-racial, multi-issue, multi-ethnic, multi-gender, and multi-generational movement to develop and promote programmatic progress for Black Politics.
In mid-August, for the first time, the 12 wealthiest individuals’ assets have exceeded $1 Trillion. Jan talks with Omar Ocampo, researcher for the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the Institute for Policy Studies, about how their wealth has increased by $283 Million since March, while at the same time the average American […]
The ACLU of Wisconsin has called upon Governor Evers and Attorney General Joshua Kaul to investigate crimes and/or civil rights violations by Law Enforcement officials in Kenosha during protests of the Jacob Blake Shoot, according to ACLI-WI Advocacy Director Molly Collins. In addition, the ACLU has called for the resignation of Kenosha Police Chief Daniel […]
In this week’s ExPO hour, Jerome Dillard and fellow ExPO workers Aaron Hicks and Carl Fields stray from the usual topic of prison reform to address the ongoing injustice and indignity of the police shooting of Jacob Blake and others suffering at the hands of police violence against Blacks.