Daniel I. Weiner, Senior Counsel for the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, talks about what could and couldn’t be learned should the President’s tax returns be release, and the potential for closing loopholes in this process.
You’ve heard of genetically modified crops — corn, cotton, soybeans, potatoes — engineered to be herbicide and pest resistant, but have you heard of genetically modified Eucalyptus? A company called Arborgen wants to bring GMO Eucalyptus to the U. S., and Anne Petermann from the Global Justice Ecology Project talks about this potentially invasive and […]
Social policy, good government, and protection of natural resources — and you thought all the League of Women Voters did was get the vote for women. Andrea Kaminski, secretary of the Wisconsin branch of the League of Women Voters, talks about their work at the national and local level.
More than 40 organizations in the U.S. came out against the recent congressional bill to approve U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a country which has a proven track record of bombing civilians and other war crimes. The bill passed, but not by much, according to Peace Action‘s Paul Kanika Martin, in this interview with […]
The Department of Justice has approved the merger of two of the largest agribusinesses. How this will affect farmers and consumers is discussed by Food & Water Watch‘s Patty Lovena.
Congress is poised to pass HR-10, dubiously dubbed the “Financial Choice Act”, which will gut the consumer protections put into place by the Dodd-Frank bill following the financial collapse of 2008. Peter Skopec from WISPIRG talks about the implications of the bill’s passage.