How has voting changed? Elizabeth Howard, Counsel for The Brennan Center for Justice has studied that question in her “Ensuring Safe Elections Report”. Five times more people in Wisconsin voted by absentee ballot than the 2016 primary — which results in much additional cost the local and state government — funding which is not supported […]
The FISA Act is expires in March, and The Brennan Center’s Director of Liberty & National Security, Elizabeth Goitein has been studying the use and abuse of this data collection act for many years. In her talks with Jan Miyasaki, she reveals the problem issues and which parts should not be renewed.
The Trump administration’s war against science is well known — Martha Kinsella from the Brennan Center for Justice talks about rules being considered which would restrict the EPA’s requirement to consider scientific studies in their regulations… under the guise of “transparency”.
Michael Li, Senior Counsel from the Brennan Center for Justice, talks about the recent Supreme Court decision NOT to get involved in gerrymandering issues in states. He talks with Jan about what this means locally, and what continuing actions are available to make elections more fair and representative of the people’s wishes.
Trump and his supporters call the Russia investigation a “witch hunt”, but Faiza Patel from the Liberty and National Security Division of the Brennan Center for Justice says it’s an important part of the government’s checks and balances — important because it supports free and fair elections, and will determine if the government is free […]
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.