Jubilee USA, despite its name, is an organization with an international goal to build a world-wide economy that serves, protects and promotes participation of the most vulnerable. Some of the poorest countries are spending more on debt payments than health care for its people. Jubilee works to secure debt relief after disaster or tragedy strikes. […]
Always vigilant and proactive for women’s health issues, the Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health works to support inadequacies in healthcare for women. In this interview, Sara Finger, Executive Director, talks with Jan Miyasaki about some of the program’s activities including PATCH — which brings together teen educators with healthcare workers, support of women-centric healthcare advocates […]
Is “Medicare for All” dead? Dr. Don McCanne of Physicians for a National Health Plan hopes not. He talks with Jan Miyasaki about upcoming Republican plans to revoke Obamacare and sometime in the future replace it with a as-yet undisclosed replacement. Dr. McCanne believes that more people could be served with a single-payer system.
Will Jeff Sessions’ past comments exclude him from his appointment as the U.S. Attorney General? Chip Gibbons, Legal and Policy Counsel of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, believes that Senator Sessions’ attitudes toward ethnic minorities have not changed, and should exclude him as the country’s chief lawyer.
Today marks the 8th and final day of the “Witness Against Torture Fast” by the group Voices for Creative Nonviolence. Jan Miyasaki talks with Kathy Kelly about the group’s activities against torture and mistreatment.
Follow the money — that’s the best way to learn why politicians vote the way they do, according to Matt Rothschild, executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (WDC). Matt talks to Jan Miyasaki about his non-profit’s goal, and website, in trying to trace political donations in this ever-increasing climate of dark money contributions.