Governor Walker’s state budget is a fiasco! It does not represent the interest of the state’s residents, but instead is a giveaway to special interests and is only being used as a launching pad for Walker’s presidential aspirations. He and his GOP controlled legislature are abusing the budget process to stick in a litany of … Continue reading The Walker Budget is a Fiasco
Hail no, Abele! We stood outside Abele’s luxury downtown condo Tuesday night to ask why he is not representing the will of Milwaukee and instead is only serving the needs of special interests. In the past several months and weeks he has… Accepted a role facilitating the takeover of five Milwaukee Public Schools each year, … Continue reading Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Is Not Our King!
Today, the Internet was left in the hands of the people and snatched away from the 1%. On a 3-2 vote the FCC approved strong open Internet rules under Title II of the Communications Act. This is the biggest victory for the public interest in the agency’s history. After FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler released a proposal … Continue reading A Victory for Internet Freedom
This post was co-written with Kaja Rebane. This is Our Climate (to the tune of: You Are My Sunshine)Lyrics by: Elizabeth Shirah This is our climate, our friendly climate… It keeps us healthy from day to day! Don’t build that pipeline, that dirty pipeline… Please don’t take our climate away! This is our planet, our … Continue reading Global Divestment Day in Madison: Love, Resist Divest… Party!
“It’s cold, but not as cold hearted as Gov. Walker’s Budget.” Piercing winds and negative wind chills were not enough to keep hundreds of Wisconsinites from attending two actions against Governor Walker’s proposed budget cuts on the University of Wisconsin’s campus on Saturday, February 14. It was a cold, cold way to spend Valentine’s Day, … Continue reading Opposition to Walker Budget Heats Up Despite Bitter Cold
Meet us in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin’s campus on Saturday night for a Valentine’s nighttime message against the Walker budget cuts to public education in the state of Wisconsin. Show your love for UW! #FightwithLight Confirm attendance here.
The Young Gifted and Black Coalition out of Madison, WI, has been making public calls for reduced policing and incarceration through rallies, marches, and speakers for months, and OLB was excited to have the opportunity to finally join them in their fight last Friday night. When we arrived, we laid our lights out and almost immediately people … Continue reading An Evening with Young Gifted and Black Coalition in Madison
Two of us were sitting around having a beer last night, and thought it would be fun to set a challenge for President Obama’s State of the Union speech. Each of us had access to our archive of OLB pictures from the past three years. Our idea was to live-tweet pictures from past bridge and … Continue reading Online Performance Activism
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