The U.S. military is recruiting high school students, and schools are sharing scores of aptitude tests with the military, without parents’ consent — this according to Pat Elder, author of the book “Military Recruiting in the United States”. Mr. Elder is Steering Committee Emeritus of the group National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth, which […]
March 6, 2017, marked the one-year anniversary of the brutal murder of three people in southwest Milwaukee, two Hmong and one Latino. Spokesperson for the Hmong family, Mai Zong Vue, talks about the incident, the upcoming trial, and the candlelight vigil being held this coming Sunday, March 12, at 5:30 at the Phongsavan Asian Market […]
Imagine a place where 62% of the adult male residents have spent time in jail, Where do you think that would be? Chicago? New York? Detroit? Nope — Milwaukee Wisconsin. Documentary filmmaker Keith McQuirter‘s new feature film, “Milwaukee 53206”, looks beyond the percentages and into some of the families affected by incarceration. His film will […]
Despite Trump’s executive order and memorandum to once again continue construction of several oil pipelines, efforts continue to block these process. The ACLU has filed a “friend of the court” brief in support of several lawsuits arguing that these pipelines violate religious rights and have the potential of causing irreparable harm to Indian tribal lands […]
Japan currently has 48 tons of plutonium on hand, with new recovery plants creating more. Caitlin Stronell of the Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center talks about the situation, the concerns of Japan’s neighbors, and their organization’s goals to create a “No Nukes World”.
While the Trump administration is focusing on locking out Muslims, hate crimes in the U.S. are on a dramatic rise — but the administration doesn’t care. Lecia Brooks, Director of Outreach of the Southern Poverty Law Center talks with Jan Miyasaki about the rise in hate and extremist groups and domestic terrorism.