You turn on your tap and orange colored rusty crud comes out. It smells bad and tastes worse. You’ve been told not to drink it, not to bathe in it, not to wash dishes in it, yet there are few alternatives. Worse, you now understand that it is laced with lead, leached from pipes due to … Continue reading Detroit Light Brigade & the “Arrest Snyder Road Trip”
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 allies from Students for … Continue reading Not in Our Names: Jewish Voice for Peace Greets AIPAC in Milwaukee
We gathered on a hill overlooking the city of Milwaukee, a crowd in the park below leaving a lovely summer music event. A woman’s voice called out, “Say her name!” and the women who held the letters chanted “Tanisha Anderson, Rekia Boyd, Sandra Bland, Shelly Frey, Kayla Moore, Alberta Spruill, Michelle Cusseux, Shantel Davis, Alesia … Continue reading Illuminated Hashtag #SayHerName Beamed Over Milwaukee Skyline Music Series
Is anyone you love a hashtag tonight? Sadly, there are so many names to say. Sandra Bland was going to work, at a new job, and ended up another victim of internal domestic terrorism. #SayHerName and bear witness. Read more about Sandra Bland here. #BlackLivesMatter
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 & has failed to … Continue reading Scott Walker in Lights
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 to talk with each … Continue reading Daylight Brigade vs. Bomb Trains
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!