Women in the service industry as victims of work-related assault or harassment may not have the power to name their predators. Jenny Brown of the National Women’s Liberation and Labor Notes talks with Jan about what options are available and what unions can do to help.
Literature and art is alive and well in Madison! One of the premier venues, the Arts + Literature Laboratory, has provided a site for over 250 events and shows in just two years! Rita Reese and Jolynne Roorda, founders, talk about the space, the origins, and the two year anniversary party this Saturday at 7:00.
Jan talks with Elizabeth Gotein, Co-Director, Liberty & National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, about the upcoming vote to renew the FISA government surveillance approval program, and the “USA Rights Act” amendment which seeks to limit government overreach.
The FCC is rewriting the rules on who runs the internet, and soon it will be the communication giants. Victor Pickard, Associate Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School of Communication, talks about the battle for media democracy, how the lack of net neutrality will affect you, and whether large internet forces, such as Facebook, […]
Matt Rothschild leads the political watchdog group WI Democracy Campaign, which independently tracks donor to politics. In the current environment of “dark money” funding campaigns, it is increasingly difficult to learn who finances politicians or legislation.
Greg Mello leads the “Los Alamos Study Group“, a group of concerned individuals with the lofty goal of eliminating nuclear weapons. They coordinated a recent agreement of 122 countries in the U.N. to adopt a plan as a first step to do exactly that. He speaks with Jan Miyasaki about this group’s efforts and the […]