It used to be the burning chemicals that worried residents of Colfax, Louisiana, but now a chemical waste spill of 400,000 gallons on February 26th has added to residents’ concerns. And for good cause, says Dr. Brian Salvatore of LSU Shreveport, who has been following the chemical burns and waste disposal practices of “CleanHarbors” disposal company. […]
In spite of, or perhaps because of, Trump’s bellicose rhetoric against North Korea, South Korea president Moon Jae-in has been working to normalize relations between those two countries. U. W. Milwaukee Asian Studies professor Nan Kim talks to Jan Miyasaki about the efforts.
Bart Naylor from Public Citizen, Congress Watch, says that the banking lobby spends $2 million PER DAY lobbying Congress, and it looks like they may start reaping the benefits. The Senate is poised to pass SB-2155, which will roll back some of the most important banking regulations established after the great recession of 2008.
Jan talks to Radio Vieques (Puerto Rico) station manager, Robert Rabin, about hurricane and storm recovery on Vieques, the future of solar and wind-powered electrical, and Radio Vieques’ mission.
Kate Gould, Legislative Director for Middle East Policy for the Friends Committee on National Legislation, talks about a recently proposed bipartisan Senate bill SR54, based on the War Powers Resolution, to stop the U.S. participation in attacks on Yemen.
With cuts to the DNR, lax persecution of pollution violators, high volume wells used by corporate farms and companies, and new laws which allow unregulated filling of wetlands, Wisconsin legislators are moving our water protection backwards, all in the interest of corporations. Jan speaks with Raj Shukla, Executive Director of the River Alliance of Wisconsin, […]