Viki Berenson and Ed Blume, representatives from “Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin” talk about the effects, implications, and progress on F-35 fighter squadron in Madison. They will be sponsoring defense analyst Pierre Sprey at the First Unitarian Church on January 17th, at 6:45.
Lower courts make many times more decisions every year than the Supreme Court, and these have immense effects on state residents. Douglas Keith, Counsel at The Brennan Center for Justice, talks to Jan about a recent study analyzing the millions of dollars of “dark money” going into these state-wide elections, who benefits, and what can […]
Over 1 million people in Wisconsin need literacy improvement, according to Michele Erikson of Wisconsin Literacy. Their group provides training and education for 72 literacy groups in the state, and are working on “plain language” for medication labeling, dyslexia programs, literacy and “numeracy” education, providing vouchers for GED testing, and more.
The Trump administration’s war against science is well known — Martha Kinsella from the Brennan Center for Justice talks about rules being considered which would restrict the EPA’s requirement to consider scientific studies in their regulations… under the guise of “transparency”.
Lily Zheng, co-author of the book “The Ethical Sellout: Maintaining Your Integrity in the Age of Compromise” talks about her new book and how jobs, friends, family and other social relationships may conflict with one’s identity, beliefs, and values — and how to live with the compromise.
Charter schools have been an expensive experiment in education, costing over $500 Million for schools that never opened or have gone defunct, according to Carol Burris from the Network for Public Education. That group has recently issued a new report, and she talks with Jan about the fraud and waste in that program.