Jan talks with Reverend Gralan S. Hagler, senior pastor of the Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, DC and Director of Faith Strategies, about Martin Luther King, Jr., voting rights, fighting poverty, voter roll purges, and more.
Speaker Vos organized a Task Force in 2019 to obtain information of the state of water quality in Wisconsin. That report has been completed, along with legislative recommendations. Staff Attorney from the Midwest Environmental Advocates, Adam Voskuil, talks about some of the findings and preliminary shortcomings. Image: Wisconsin State Legislature website
Jan talks with Lindsay Koshgarian from the National Priorities Project about her recent article in The Progressive Magazine entitled “Can’t Afford Another War”. She refers to data researched by the Watson Institute showing the cost of the Iraq War and related costs to $6.9 Trillion since 2001, and how that money could be spent better. […]
“Making the Connection” refers to the connection between environmental health and people’s health. That’s the title of the conference being held on March 6th, sponsored by the Wisconsin Environmental Health Network and Physicians for Social Responsibility. It is open to the public and will offer talks from environmental physicians and ecologists. Photo by WEHN
Sarah Anderson, Director of the Global Economy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies and Co-Editor of Inequality.org, recently studied the financial benefit to Military Contractor CEOs of Trump’s assassination of Iran’s top military general, Qassem Soleimani. On the following day, the stock portfolios of a number of CEOs jumped by over $5 million.
The FISA Act is expires in March, and The Brennan Center’s Director of Liberty & National Security, Elizabeth Goitein has been studying the use and abuse of this data collection act for many years. In her talks with Jan Miyasaki, she reveals the problem issues and which parts should not be renewed.