Jan Miyasaki talks with Walter Shapiro, Fellow at the Brennan Center and columnist for Roll Call who has covered the last 10 presidential elections, about his thoughts on the first 100 hours of Trump’s presidency. Among other topics, he reminds everyone that Trump’s tax returns are more important now than ever — to identify potential […]
Jan interviews Sarah van Gelder, co-founder and editor-at-large of YES! Magazine, about her book “Revolution Where You Live” — stories about hope which document her 12,000 mile trip around the United States.
Jubilee USA, despite its name, is an organization with an international goal to build a world-wide economy that serves, protects and promotes participation of the most vulnerable. Some of the poorest countries are spending more on debt payments than health care for its people. Jubilee works to secure debt relief after disaster or tragedy strikes. […]
Always vigilant and proactive for women’s health issues, the Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health works to support inadequacies in healthcare for women. In this interview, Sara Finger, Executive Director, talks with Jan Miyasaki about some of the program’s activities including PATCH — which brings together teen educators with healthcare workers, support of women-centric healthcare advocates […]
Is “Medicare for All” dead? Dr. Don McCanne of Physicians for a National Health Plan hopes not. He talks with Jan Miyasaki about upcoming Republican plans to revoke Obamacare and sometime in the future replace it with a as-yet undisclosed replacement. Dr. McCanne believes that more people could be served with a single-payer system.
Will Jeff Sessions’ past comments exclude him from his appointment as the U.S. Attorney General? Chip Gibbons, Legal and Policy Counsel of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, believes that Senator Sessions’ attitudes toward ethnic minorities have not changed, and should exclude him as the country’s chief lawyer.