So pertinent to mass shootings which have become numbingly routine in the U.S., Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz’ new book, “Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment” talks about the history of gun ownership, rights, and gun’s relationship to power and domination in the U.S. She talks with Jan Miyasaki about the book and the history […]
Israel is moving forward with the demolition of the Palestinian village of Susiya, despite world-wide condemnation. Jan Miyasaki speaks directly to a Susiya resident and spokesman, Nasser Nawajah, about the issue and its potential impact on the villagers.
As the world condemns Israel’s persecution and occupation of Palestinian territory, the U.S. continues to support Israel. Tsela Barr of the Jewish Voice for Peace, Madison, reminds us that it is not anti-semitic to be against the state of Israel and its policies. That group is hosting a film “The Occupation of the American Mind” […]
Did you know that your school, arrest record, and race are three of a multitude of personal information gathered in a huge “data bucket” and mashed and spit out as your credit score? Or that this information can determine whether you may be detained at an airport or border? U.W. Professor of Science and Technology […]
With the Winter Olympics in South Korea this month, the eyes of the world are focused on that country, and as well the athletic delegation from North Korea. Many older Koreans still consider this to be a single country with an artificial separation from an “armistice” without a peace treaty. H. K. Suh from the […]
The government recently reauthorized the NSA surveillance program, which, according to NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake, allows over-reaching data gathering on U.S. citizens. Mr. Drake was charged with espionage because of his part in exposing this program, and in 2011 the charges were dropped.