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Extrajudicial Killing: Why Police Can Commit Legal Murder

November 16, 2017 By Barbara With On November 8, 2017, 14-year-old Jason Pero was shot to death in his grandparent’s yard on the Bad River Reservation in northern Wisconsin by Ashland County Sheriff’s Deputy Brock Mrdjenovich. Jason was home sick from school and in his grandfather’s front yard when Mrdjenovich shot him dead. The deputy was […]

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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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Give Thanks For Standing Rock-PHOTOS

November 24, 2016  By Leslie Amsterdam Our recent visit to Oceti Sakowin Camp near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota revealed the best and worst of humanity; the worst being the militarized, aggressive law enforcement efforts against unarmed, prayerful water protectors and the best, of course, being in the midst of so much […]

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UPDATED: Democratic Party of Wisconsin helps billionaires channel donations to Clinton campaign

April 7, 2016 by Rebecca Kemble and Barbara With Documents obtained from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) website show that the Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW) has been used as a conduit to pass $207,000 from the Hillary Victory Fund (HVF) back to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) as a way to allow Clinton’s billionaire […]

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Saboteurs of Sanders Campaign Lead to Clinton National Security Think Tank

April 1, 2016 by Barbara With There is mounting evidence that Hillary Clinton supporters have been sabotaging the Bernie Sanders campaign, and the trail leads to the Democratic National Committee and a “national security” think tank made up of current and former Clinton supporters, staff, and contributors. In a March 30, 2016 videocast on YouTube (below), “Debbie […]

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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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The Kids are Alright: The “Bathroom Bill” Regulating Restroom Use in Schools Isn’t

November 22, 2015 by Sue Breckenridge On November 2, 2015, the US Department of Education ruled that Palatine High School District 211 has been discriminating against a female student on the basis of her sex. The Department determined that the school district is in violation of Title IX and is in violation of federal law for denying a student access to […]

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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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ACTION ALERT: Sign petition asking President Obama to continue John Doe II investigation in Wisconsin

July 20, 2015 by Barbara With SIGN THE PETITION requesting President Obama re-open the John Doe II investigation that the Wisconsin Supreme Court closed on July 16, 2015. We need 100,000 signatures by August 18 to escalate our plea to the President. Please sign the petition here: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/investigate-wisconsin-supreme-court-and-its-decision-stop-john-doe-ii-investigation July 19, 2015 Dear President Obama, We the People […]

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