Rosemarie Day talks about her new book “Marching Toward Coverage: How women can lead the fight for universal health care”, looking at women as the Chief Medical Officer of their homes, the problems of getting and keeping health care in a country where 50% have employer-provided insurance, and her key healthcare questions for the presidential […]
Last week, as Trump signed the U.S.-brokered agreement to normalize diplomatic relationships between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and between Israel and Bahrain — the so-called Middle East Peace Plan, demonstrators outside the White House protested the “Fake Peace Deal”. Huwaida Arraf, International Human Rights Attorney and founder of the International Solidarity Movement for […]
The changing learning scheme of Wisconsin Universities has created confusion for students to determine how, where, and when they can vote. The Student PIRGs and New Voters Project are working to educate and recruit student voters for the coming election. Jan Miyasaki talks with organizers Elliot Schochet and Johanna Hussein about their remote organizing methods […]
A 50-year anniversary is a BIG deal — and that’s just what Operation FreshStart is celebrating this year — 50 years of service to area youth, ages 16-24, to help give them direction and a path to success. Over 9000 youth have experienced the learning skills, work ethic, and personal charge teachings of Operation FreshStart. […]
To protect Wisconsin waterways from agricultural runoff, PFAS and other “forever chemicals”, flooding, and other assaults has been the challenge of the River Alliance of Wisconsin. Executive Director Raj Shulka talks about the group’s efforts to strengthen rules, enforcement, and inter-county cooperation to protect Wisconsin’s waters. See their “Water Agenda” on their website.
Tipped workers, such as restaurant servers, are commonly paid a $2.13 federally mandated minimum wage and are expected to make more on tips — but because their paychecks show such a low wage, they are commonly denied unemployment compensation, according to Nikki Cole from One Fair Wage. Only 7 states have a “one fair minimum […]