Elizabeth Goitein, Co-Director of Liberty and National Security at the Brennan Center for Justice, reflects on issues surrounding the January 6th insurrection, domestic terrorism, and lessons learned by the Trump presidency with regard to increasing constitutional limits on Executive Power (Trump broke all the “norms” for his own self-interest), expected knee-jerk calls for increased surveillance […]
By bringing together law makers, conservation groups, and conservation-minded people across the state, Wisconsin Conservation Voices works to maintain and improve Wisconsin’s natural beauty and purity. Ryan Billingham, Communications Director, talks about his and their Indigenous People voter registration program, Wisconsin Native Vote, which this year increased voting by as much as 24% in some […]
Many were pleased when President Trump’s Twitter and Facebook and other social media accounts were locked, due to his inflammatory rhetoric. But others are concerned about the power of these large monopolies to regulate “free speech” with little or no oversight. Thomas Hanna, Director of Research at the Democracy Collaborative and author of the book […]
Patrick Rosentiel favors a presidential election where every vote is valued and every voter feels valued. Do you? The current Electoral College process is a state-by-state “winner take all” process, where solid “red states” and solid “blue states” are largely ignored by candidates, favoring campaigns focusing on swing states where the votes are close enough […]
Clarence Lusane, Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Howard University speaks with Jan Miasaki about the recent government take-over attempt at the Capitol building, escalating random attacks of African Americans in Washington, D.C., and the increasing boldness of white nationalist groups since Trump’s election and fiery rhetoric to his base supporters.
Chris Ott, Executive Director of the ACLU-Wisconsin, talks about that group’s efforts to mitigate violence and allow free speech protest in Kenosha over the failure of prosecution of the police shooter of Jacob Blake.