Tag Archives: Occupy Madison

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 […]

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Madison Community Honors Slain Teen Tony Robinson

By Leslie Amsterdam, March 7, 2015 On Saturday, the Madison community honored slain teen Tony Robinson by marching from the City-County Building to a vigil at the scene of his death Friday evening. The unarmed, recent high school graduate was shot five times by a Madison police officer responding to a call on Williamson Street […]

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Dear Joe Parisi: Please Show Some Compassion

November 29, 2012 by WCMC [Dane County Executive Joe Parisi has recently come under fire for his lack of communication and for authorizing an excessive use of force in dealing with the Occupy Madison encampment on Lake View Hill County Park. He did not attend a meeting called by local leaders earlier this week which […]

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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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November 21, 2012

Read more about the eviction and move to Token Creek here: https://wcmcoop.com/2012/11/20/occupy-madison-evicted/

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Occupy Madison Evicted

By Leslie Amsterdam and Rebecca Kemble A little after 8:00 this morning two large dump trucks and several pickups pulling trailers rolled onto the Lake View Hill County Park lawn to haul away the collective and personal possessions of members of the Occupy Madison community. For many, these are all of their worldly goods. The […]

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A Tale of Two Neighbors

November 20, 2012 by Leslie Amsterdam and Adam Chern Occupy Madison has established an encampment at Lake View Hill County Park, in the grove of trees off on the east side of the lawn of the Dane County Human Services building. There is no overnight camping at Lake View Hill Park.  Campers do not have […]

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Late Night Crackdown on Occupy Madison

November 19, 2012 by Rebecca Kemble A little after 10 pm on Sunday night two Dane County Parks Division pickup trucks and four Dane County Sheriff cruisers drove across the lawn of Lake View Hill Park shining spotlights on the dozen or so tents set up along the edge of the woods. A few people […]

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November 19, 2012

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November 9, 2012

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