Rachel Levinson-Waldman, senior fellow at the Brennan Center and co-author of the recent paper “The Islamophobic Administration“, talks to Jan Miyasaki about the Trump administration’s attempts at Muslim bans and “extreme vetting”.
The U.S. has more than 800 military bases and installations worldwide, costing in excess of $150 billion per year. According to David Vine, author of “Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World” and Associate Professor of Anthropology at American University in Washington, DC, discusses how these bases benefit the authoritarian […]
Frederick Clarkson, senior fellow at Political Research Associates and author of “Eternal Hostility: The Struggle Between Theocracy and Democracy” talks with Jan Miyasaki about religious freedom, separation of church and state doctrine, and the agenda of the religious right.
Mark Borchardt of the group “80 Feet is Enough” is coordinating efforts by Wisconsin farmers and interested people to limit efforts by Enbridge Oil to widen its eminent domain land grab in Wisconsin. He explains the issues to Jan Miyasaki.
Emboldened by President Trumps attacks on the judicial branch of the government, state legislatures are molding unprecedented laws to limit the power of the courts. Alicia Bannon, Senior Counsel in the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, talks about the attacks — which come from multiple fronts.
The Rock River Coalition, with its volunteer team, takes the pulse of local rivers and streams, about half of which are “impaired”. Nancy Sheehan talks about their efforts and upcoming volunteer training.