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Disarm the NRA

Share Tweet Google Plus Even with snow predicted, we knew that we would get Holders of the Light to come out last night in order to display a message against the stranglehold regarding access to high-power military-grade weaponry that the NRA has on this country. We don’t need here to outline the absolute lunacy of … Continue reading Disarm the NRA

Light for Wisconsin’s Immigrant Community

Share Tweet Google Plus Republicans in Wisconsin reintroduced a law that was defeated last year by a popular uprising called the #DayWithoutLatinos. The legislation would deputize public employees, local police, and sheriffs to act as immigration agents: This hateful legislation is a retread of what our community defeated last year. This bill aims to turn … Continue reading Light for Wisconsin’s Immigrant Community

Sacred Stone and Peaceful Resistance

Share Tweet Google Plus Since our visit to Sacred Stone Camp, we have been highlighting news and pictures of the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance fight on our Facebook page and in this blog. People are obviously hungry for news about this movement, but we were surprised to see our “total reach,” a barometer of Facebook’s … Continue reading Sacred Stone and Peaceful Resistance

Overpass Light Brigade Holding “We Are All Oaxaca! Todos Somos Oaxaca!” Vigil in Milwaukee | 6/24

Share Tweet Google Plus MILWAUKEE – (June 24, 2016)–The Overpass Light Brigade will be joining together with public education supporters for a night-time action/vigil outside the Milwaukee Mexican Consulate Friday, June 24 at 8:30pm in support of teachers striking for public control of schools in Oaxaca, Mexico. Media outlets are invited to cover the event … Continue reading Overpass Light Brigade Holding “We Are All Oaxaca! Todos Somos Oaxaca!” Vigil in Milwaukee | 6/24

Save the Marfa Mystery Lights

Share Tweet Google Plus Guest blog written by: Alyce Santoro The Marfa Mystery Lights are a world-renowned phenomena that occasionally appear as glowing orbs in the remote grasslands of far West Texas, not far from the US/Mexico border, the Big Bend National Park, and the town of Marfa, known as the location for the 1956 … Continue reading Save the Marfa Mystery Lights

Not in Our Names: Jewish Voice for Peace Greets AIPAC in Milwaukee

Share Tweet Google Plus This guest blog was written by Rachel Ida of Jewish Voices for Peace – Milwaukee   “The only recognizable feature of hope is action.”                 – Grace Paley   On a brisk Monday evening, members of Milwaukee Jewish Voice for Peace, joined by our … Continue reading Not in Our Names: Jewish Voice for Peace Greets AIPAC in Milwaukee

Scott Walker in Lights

Share Tweet Google Plus We’ve been in the streets fighting the corruption of the Walker regime for four years, trying to inform the state and the nation about his sociopathic personality and failed Koch-driven policies. Here are just a few of the actions we’ve been involved with…   .@GovWalker has led war on WI workers … Continue reading Scott Walker in Lights

Daylight Brigade vs. Bomb Trains

Share Tweet Google Plus It is hard to get everyone lined up correctly so that the letters spell the words BAN THE OIL BOMB TRAINS in front of the tracks in Wauwatosa, WI, where dozens of trains carrying hundreds of oil tankers thunder pass throughout the week. It is harder than it looks. People turn … Continue reading Daylight Brigade vs. Bomb Trains

The Walker Budget is a Fiasco

Share Tweet Google Plus 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 … Continue reading The Walker Budget is a Fiasco