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Occupy Madison Listening Session Yields No Answers

November 27, 2012 by Rebecca Kemble Madison and Dane County elected officials, Dane County staff, neighbors and members and friends of Occupy Madison, a community of homeless people, came together to discuss the recent eviction of the Occupy encampment from Lake View Hill during a tense, three hour meeting at the Dane County Human Services […]

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We are Responsible for this Human Rights Crisis

November 10, 2012 By Heidi Wegleitner This weekend un-housed people living in tents in my district are being evicted from the former Don Miller site, where for a couple of weeks they have been able to live in a community-like setting and have some self-determination in meeting their basic needs. Should the Occupy site be […]

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November 9, 2012

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October 29, 2012

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October 19, 2012

There is a rally on Saturday October 27, 2012 at 2:oopm at Reynolds Park in Madison (the site of Occupy last year) to bring attention to the need for positive change and solutions. Read Edward Kuharski’s article here: https://wcmcoop.com/2012/10/17/the-unwelcome-wagon-a-prelude-to-greyhound-therapy/

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The Unwelcome Wagon: A Prelude to “Greyhound Therapy”?

By Edward Kuharski [ Note about the title:  Mayor Soglin has been reported to have used the phrase “Greyhound therapy,” an unsubtle euphemism for putting unwanted people on a bus to another city, in a meeting in the County Executive’s office.  It is a distasteful phrase but is consistent with other statements the Mayor has […]

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