For the first part of today’s program, Esty talks to Mutual Aid Networks founder Stephanie Rearick and organizers Annaleise Hall and Kate Macdonald, who have been traveling throughout the Midwest and East Coast on their Solidarity Sprint tour, about their work building sustainable economies and futures in their local communities in the US, the UK, […]
As we remember the fallen on Memorial Day, Monday host Patty Peltekos takes a look at those who have survived combat. What are the lasting effects of trauma? How does diagnosing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder work, and how best can we design spaces for healing? Our guests are Vietnam veteran Bob Curry, retired VA psychologist Jim […]
Join Wisconsin Historical Society Press author Richard Pifer as he discusses his new book, “The Great War Comes to Wisconsin: Sacrifice, Patriotism, and Free Speech in a Time of Crisis”. Pifer will touch on the American homefront experience through a Wisconsin lens: the political debates over war policy, the worry over loved ones fighting overseas, […]
Is it possible that Snowden might get asylum in Brazil? What is the relationship like between the United States and Brazil today? Listen to today’s show to find out more!
On Wednesday, Dec 5, our host Jan Miyasaki speaks with Justin Elliott, an investigative reporter at ProPublica, to speak about his piece Meet the Think Tankers: Advising the U.S. Military in Kabul. Justin began his piece amidst the media frenzy regarding former CIA Director General Petraeus’ extra-marital affair, and was struck by the reference in […]
On Wednesday November 14, our host Jan Miyasaki interviewed Joshua Kors, investigative reporter for The Nation, covering military and veteran’s issues. He is the winner of the National Magazine Award, for his series on how military doctors purposely misdiagnose soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan with personality disorders in order to deny them medical care […]