Chemical warfare, cruise missiles, barrel bombs, millions of refugees flee — what’s happening in Syria? Former ABC News Middle East chief correspondent and author of the book “Syria Burning — A short history of a catastrophe”, Charles Glass, talks with Jan Miyasaki from Beirut, Lebanon, about how it all began and what the future may […]
Jan Miyasaki speaks with Margorie Cohn, emerita professor of law at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California, and a former president of the National Lawyers Guild, on the eve of a Democratic filibuster over the nomination of Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice.
It’s maple syrup time, and the DNR’s MacKenzie Center is hosting “Maple Fest” this coming Saturday, April 1st 2017, with a pancake breakfast and other fun family activities.
Did you ever wonder why oral health care seems so separate from our other medical care, why insurance sometimes doesn’t cover? Mary Otto has a new book, “Teeth –The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America” that talks about how oral health became “ancillary health care”, despite the major medical […]
Trump won’t release his tax returns, but will Congress? In this interview with Jan Miyasaki, University of Virginia Professor George Yin talks about a 1924 law which allows Congress to obtain, review, and make public a government official’s tax return. This law was used to investigate Richard Nixon in 1973-74 (he was found to owe […]
Now more than ever, clean water is being threatened. Phosphorus from farming, pesticides, chlorides from street runoff, high capacity wells, and water privatization all threaten our water source. Liz Wessel from the Wisconsin John Muir chapter of the Sierra Club talks about the threats and Mark Miller’s proposed “sustainable water act”.