In this episode, Patty explores the intersection between environmental justice and public health. She is joined in the studio by Monica Vohmann, a practicing family medicine physician and member of Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Jimmy Para, staff attorney at Midwest Environmental Advocates. They discuss the importance of storytelling in helping people to see and […]
One of the goals of Physicians for Social Responsibility is to ban nuclear weapons — not some, but all nuclear weapons worldwide. Jan talks with Dr. Paula Rogge and Vicki Elson about the group’s support of the 7/7/17 U.N. resolution to eliminate nuclear weapons (which the U.S. boycotted), financial divestiture in companies which support the […]
For President Trump, the unthinkable is thinkable — using nuclear weapons, that is. Jan talks with Drs. Paula Rogge and Monica Vohman, members of the steering committee of the Wisconsin chapter of the Physicians and Healthcare Professionals for Social Responsibility about how irrational it would be to consider such a course of action.
Alex Bryant, Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility Wisconsin, discusses some of the health hazards of coal-fired power plants and promotes their upcoming forum discussing health risks and the group’s goals to encourage society to move to safer power generating options. They are sponsoring a conference Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 7:00 at the UW […]