James Morgan, Peer Support Specialist at Madison Urban Ministries and member of Ex-PO interviews Latoya Greer about her experiences as a Black woman in the current system of law enforcement, incarceration, and the effects of the COVID-19 restrictions on the incarcerated individuals in the state.
Amidst the COVID-19 concerns, Congress is pushing a stalled bill, HR-6191 — the “AQUA” act, to allow permitting for industrial ocean fish farming in the Pacific coasts. Hallie Templeton, Senior Oceans Campaigner of Friends of the Earth, talks about the issues and many concerned environmental groups efforts to “Keep Fin Fish Free”.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Chrysalis, a member organization of Community Shares of Wisconsin, which helps those with substance abuse or mental health issues gain employment — a great first step! Jan talks with Alysha Clark, Assistant Director and Peer Specialist at Chrysalis about their programs.
Controversy continues over centralized storage of “spent” nuclear fuel or hardened on-site storage. Kevin Kamps from “Beyond Nuclear” talks about the potential issues related to transportation of these materials on our highways, rails, and water to centralized “interim” storage facilities.
Firefighting foam, once thought to be a safe means to control jet fuel fires, has now been strongly linked to PFAS contamination of water in Madison and other areas. Lance Green from “Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin” talks to Jan about the PFAS issues linked to the Air National Guard and the subject of the […]
Robert Reuschlein, from the Real Economy Institute, talked about his 100-year analysis of military spending, and how military spending is inversely proportional to economic growth, transfers tax resources unequally among states, and causes social decay. He will be presenting his theories at the Central Library, Room 104, at 6:30 on 3/12/20.