Matt Rothschild leads the political watchdog group WI Democracy Campaign, which independently tracks donor to politics. In the current environment of “dark money” funding campaigns, it is increasingly difficult to learn who finances politicians or legislation.
Greg Mello leads the “Los Alamos Study Group“, a group of concerned individuals with the lofty goal of eliminating nuclear weapons. They coordinated a recent agreement of 122 countries in the U.N. to adopt a plan as a first step to do exactly that. He speaks with Jan Miyasaki about this group’s efforts and the […]
For a millennium the city of Jerusalem has been a shared (and claimed) center of religion for Jews, Muslims, and Christians. Donald Trump’s recent declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has ignited hostilities and quite possibly excluded the U.S. in any possible negotiations for peace between Israel and Palestine. Renad Uri from the […]
Yemen is in shambles, suffering from U.S. supported attacks from Saudi Arabia, blockades of food and medicine, internal civil war, and disease. Shireen Al-Adeimi, a Yemen-born doctoral candidate living in the U.S., talks about the issues and the suffering in that country.
Mike Pompeo and Tom Cotton are too hawkish to take over the State Department and CIA, according to Nation Institute’s Eli Clifton. In this interview with Jan Miyasaki, he discusses the issues.
The new “Tax Reform”, currently flying through Congress, is the “Business Communities Wish List” come true. That’s according to University of Illinois professor Richard L. Kaplan. He talks with Jan Miyasaki about specifics on how this bill is a windfall for big business and a bust for taxpayers.