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Six Arrested Protesting Pipeline Construction in Wisconsin

August 29, 2017  by Tara Houska Today, six water protectors were arrested in Douglas County, Wisconsin, while engaging in peaceful non-violent direct action to stop construction of the Line 3 pipeline project. One water protector, Alexander Good-Cane-Milk (Yankton Sioux Tribe), locked his body to construction equipment while a dozen others provided support and protection via […]

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Town of Bridge Creek Capitulates to Mining Company Again

August 6, 2017  by Christine Yellowthunder Sand mines will never repair nor compensate for the damages they impose on local government and communities. Trust in local government is dissolving at statements that “their hands are tied” when it comes to enforcing the town’s ordinances. The Town Board of Bridge Creek held a Special Meeting on […]

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Why Standing Rock Still Matters

December 31, 2016  by Dena Eakles “Teach me how to trust my heart, my mind, my intuition, my inner knowing, the senses of my body, the blessings of my spirit. Teach me to trust these things so that I may enter my sacred space and love beyond my fear, and thus walk in balance with […]

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Stop the Scourge of Sand Mining: Workshop on Organizing Communities

December 28, 2016 by Frac Sand Sentinel You are invited to participate in a new workshop to bring people together and empower communities around shared values – and stop the destructive scourge of sand mining. Open to anyone who cares about community democracy and wants to see our Wisconsin values reflected in local government again! Saturday, January […]

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Diaries from Standing Rock: “Extreme Human, Civil and Treaty Rights Abuses Are Happening”

October 27, 2016 by Lori Liddell Out of the Police State, almost. North [Dakota is really North] Alabama. I didn’t post from the camp because of data mining by the authorities. Our fully-charged phones drained very quickly and when there was action no one’s phones worked due to jamming. Everything I said to you about what’s […]

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Clinton’s Democratic Party can’t defend democracy

May 6, 2016  by Joseph Skulan I do not believe that Donald Trump is insane, except in sharing the socipathology of all people who thrive in the current political world. I also don’t really want to see the country crash and burn as a prelude to something better, although I do think that we are […]

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Rebecca Bradley’s Troubling Op Ed Piece and Candidacy

April 3, 2016 by By TR Where to start, apart from the fact that Ms. Bradley’s “op ed” reads like a high school debate speech. First, Ms. Bradley makes a very troubling assertion regarding Judge Kloppenburg’s service as an Assistant Attorney General that evinces either willful ignorance or willful deceit on her part. The Attorney General […]

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The Uber Bill and the Politics of Coincidence

February 7, 2016 by By Fred Schepartz Sometimes a coincidence is just a coincidence. Other times, when one connects the dots, where there is smoke, there is, in fact, fire. Such is the case of the Rideshare bill that passed both houses of the Wisconsin legislature and was signed into law by Gov. Scott Walker […]

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Repression, Resilience & Solidarity: The 4th Precinct Shutdown

Remember, human rights are your rights!

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Scott Walker lies on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos”; Wisconsin Republicans go on record disputing his statements

August 25, 2015 by Maureen Matusewic In an interview Sunday, August 23, George Stephanopoulos asked Scott Walker if he told his fundraisers that he has to do better on the campaign trail with “protests, passion and policies.” Walker answered that he thinks “… people want to see what they saw the other day at the Iowa […]

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