Several broad-reaching historic EPA regulations are being re-written by the Trump administration, weakening regulations which have been safeguards for clean water and air in the U.S. — all in the name of fast-tracking development for industry and the petrochemical companies. Mitch Jones from Food & Water Watch talks about how these proposed rule changes will […]
John Burroughs, Executive Director of the Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy, talks about references of some of the Democratic presidential candidate debates on nuclear armament and “no first strike” policies, Trump’s aversion to nuclear treaties, and the future of nuclear weapon armament in the country and the world.
Because of a lack of petrochemical resources, Japan has become dependant on nuclear power plants — while retaining memories of the nuclear holocaust. The Fukushima Daiichi power plant disaster demonstrated the vulnerability of this plan. Caitlin Stronell from Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center/Japan talks about their efforts to create a nuclear-free society.
House bill HR 246 recently passed by an overwhelming margin — a non-binding bill that limits free speech of dissent by condemning engaging in boycotts against Israeli investments while Israel is maintaining a strangle-hold on Palestine. Josh Ruebner, an American author, political analyst, and activist, talks about how this is just the first step in […]
James Dillard interviews Aaron Hicks of Nehemiah, James Morgan of the Madison Area Urban Ministries, and Felix Giboney from Trained to Grow about the difficulties facing African American youth today and their efforts to intervene, provide peer support, help deal with family issues and generally “walk with them” to help provide positive opportunities and “lived […]
The Department of Defense’s budget is laden with made-up numbers and purposefully obscure as to avoid audits — this according to Dave Lindorff, award winning investigative journalist and founder of the group “This Can’t Be Happening“. Despite requirements by the GAO for all federal departments undergo financial audit, the Defense’s $1.3 Trillion budget has been […]