Archive | Free Speech RSS feed for this archive

The Power of Julian Assange

May 24, 2019 by Barbara With On November 5, 2016, Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange gave an interview with his partner John Pilfer to address the content of the Hillary Clinton emails that Wikileaks had published. The general election was three days away, and Assange spoke of the enormity of what was uncovered in those emails. […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Why the 2016 rigged Democratic primary isn’t going away

May 21, 2019 by Barbara With In July 2016, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) was caught rigging the Democratic primary in favor of Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and three other top DNC officials were forced to step down when Wikileaks emails […]

5 Comments Continue Reading →

Madeline Island Jingle Dress Dancer travels to Madison to dance at the capitol

March 27, 2019 By Barbara With On March 26, 2019, the Madeline Island Jingle Dress Dancer appeared in Madison on her first visit to the capitol to promoting healing. She was invited by WISDOM, a grassroots organization comprised mostly of religious congregations of many denominations, which works to have a common voice on issues of […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

6th Anniversary of the “(Un)Forbidden Zone” of Northern Wisconsin

February 17, 2019 by Barbara With On Sunday, Feb. 24, people from around the state will gather once again in the Penokee Hills of northern Wisconsin to celebrate what was once designated “The Forbidden Zone” by the state legislature. For the sixth consecutive year, water protectors will snowshoe to the top of the hill at […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

GOP rep had brush with law years ago; Kooyenga sign theft questions remain

  RELATED STORY: Sing along serenades Dale Kooyenga By Bill Dunn July 24, 2017 Questions remain in the wake of state Rep. Dale Kooyenga’s admission he illegally removed a 40-by-30-inch sign in late May from the Wisconsin Capitol rotunda and wasn’t charged. Did the Brookfield Republican get a pass because he’s a legislator? Why won’t […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

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 […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

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 […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Cyber attack on Bernie FB pages the night before five primaries

April 25, 2016 by Barbara With Tonight on the eve of five primary elections, many Bernie Sanders Facebook pages are being systematically attacked and likely closed down by operatives working on behalf of Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Rhode Island are all scheduled for crucial primary elections tomorrow. Sanders has been polling ahead […]

5 Comments Continue Reading →

Repression, Resilience & Solidarity: The 4th Precinct Shutdown

Remember, human rights are your rights!

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

In Living Color: Tony Robinson and Why #BlackLivesMatter Matters

by Ryan Wherley  March 12, 2015 To all those who chime in with “all lives matter” in response to the rallying cry that “Black Lives Matter,” in response to the police officer shooting of Tony Robinson last week, I have to say this in response to you: No fucking shit. Of course we know that all […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →