In the continuing monthly series on Madison Sister City groups, Jan talks with Jerreh Kujabi about the Madison-Kanifing (The Gambia) sister city project, including the cultural enrichment and economic empowerment the relationship strengthens.
The U.S. has over 800 military bases on foreign soil, costing an estimated $51 Billion annually to continue to build and maintain. These constitute over 90% of all military bases in foreign countries, displacing local populations and acting as provocations against the U.S.. Catherine Lutz, author of “The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle Against […]
With the deadline for signing up for healthcare approaching quickly (this Saturday, December 15th), many people are trying to navigate the complexities and might not know what their cheapest options are. Adam VanSpankeren, “Lead Navigator” from Covering Wisconsin talks about how that organizations helps people manage those options, and an open healthcare signup clinic they […]
Chris Ott, Executive Director of the ACLU of Wisconsin, talks to Jan about the recent Republican-led Wisconsin legislature’s efforts to strip away powers of the incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers and other incoming elected officials.
Jan Miyasaki talks with Linda Gartz about her new book, “Redlined: A memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in the 1960s Chicago”.
Andrea Hughes, Project Director at Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC), a community organization which supports small business startup, talks about an upcoming class on how to start and run a food cart.