Can bigotry be unlearned? The people of Groundwork Madison think so. Groundwork is a “white anti-racism collective” working toward educating and dismantling white-supremacy feelings of people, seemingly more important now than ever. Jonathan Garber and Oona Mackesey Green talk with Jan Miyasaki about their organization and an upcoming film showing, “Southern Discomfort”.
Over ten local action groups have gotten together to organize a “Peoples’ Picnic” — for FUN! Cynthia Burnson talks about the informal gathering, which combines games, a yard sale, a farmer’s sharing market, food, and more. Saturday, from 4-7 PM at Vilas park.
Is Christopher Wray a good candidate to head the FBI? Sue Udry from Defending Rights and Dissent talks to Jan Miyasaki about Wray’s background and shortcomings.
Zon Moua and Bianca Gomez from Freedom Inc talk about the upcoming mall ban of unaccompanied kids at East Towne and West Towne malls. Freedom Inc supports the rights of youth by advocating for their interests and providing activities for young adults.
The U.N. calls the Yemeni victims of the Saudi-lead indiscriminate bombing and subsequent cholera epidemic “the world’s largest humanitarian crisis”. The U.S. supports the Saudi campaign with arms sales and logistic assistance. The Friends Committee on National Legislation is working for peace through negotiation, supporting a House bill to remove funding of logistic aid to […]
Lisa Nunez and Char Devos stopped by the studio to talk about the upcoming exhibit by 608 Arts, being held at the Jackie Macaulay space, 1202 Williamson.