Racial Justice Tipping Point Kick-off Gathering and Training

Sat. May 21st
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
James Reeb Unitarian Society (2146 E. Johnson)

Racial Justice Tipping Point! - kick-off gathering hosted by the Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice (WNPJ). Join the campaign to engage 200,000 people across Wisconsin for racial justice to make the broad changes that we all need!

Report from Odessa: Anti-Fascist Resistance in Ukraine

By the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC)

At the end of World War Two, the city of Odessa in present-day Ukraine was declared a Hero City by the Soviet Union for its determined resistance to Nazi occupation. It’s a designation still valued by the people of this metropolis of a million people on the western shore of the Black Sea.

Petition: Drop the Lawsuit!

Colombia Support Network asks us to join them in signing this petition.

A U.S. mining company has launched a $16.5 billion lawsuit against Colombia.

What did Colombia do to earn this dubious distinction? Well, the government stopped a deadly gold mine that was threatening the Amazon rainforest.

Not only does the Colombian government have a right to protect the world’s most diverse rainforest from profit-hungry mining interests -- it has a duty to do so.

TAA in Solidarity with student, staff, and faculty protest again racist hate crimes

A press release and statement on behalf of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Teaching Assistants' Association (TAA) in solidarity with today's student, staff, and faculty protest against racist hate crimes and continued inaction by University of Wisconsin-Madison administration and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department.

Press Release - April 21, 2016

Please contact us if you require further comment or clarification.

WOMEN’S INITIATIVE FOR PEACE IN COLOMBIA

On February 12, 2016 a group of women in Colombia decided to take the initiative to commit themselves to peace. This implied taking into their hands the tasks of educating, mobilizing and building support for the Peace Accord being negotiated between the Colombian Government and the FARC guerrillas, both inside Colombia and abroad.

Two arrested for crossing line at Volk Field

Protesters at a military base in Juneau County continue to spread their message of ending drone warfare, even if it costs them time in jail.

http://www.wiscnews.com/news/local/article_9d921c6b-c733-5eff-8162-41b18cf2daeb.html

A DAY WITHOUT LATINOS AND IMMIGRANTS IN WISCONSIN

Sign the Petition to Oppose Anti-Immigrant Legislation and Join Thursday's 
DAY WITHOUT LATINOS & IMMIGRANTS IN WISCONSIN  

Thursday, February 18th will be a historic day in Wisconsin.

Friends of the Central Sands Update

Our water and communities continue to be threatened, so what do we do? We keep fighting…  Here is a quick update:

No Charges Against Activists Arrested at White House

CHARGES WILL NOT BE FILED AGAINST 15 CITIZEN ACTIVISTS ARRESTED AT WHITE HOUSE IN SEPTEMBER

WHO: Members of the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance (NCNR) have been speaking out against the illegal actions of the United States government since 2003.  They have organized numerous actions across the country involving nonviolent civil resistance as they call attention to the crimes of our government.

Heavy Hand Squashing Conservation Potential at Badger

Last Chance for Public Comment is Sept 25

There is a heavy hand at work when land use planners at the DNR propose on/off road motorcycles through a prairie teeming with grassland birds.

Anglers upset by DNR's move to sell land with trout ponds

Anglers upset by Wisconsin move to sell 1,000 acres with ponds that sustain native brook trout by Associated Press

MILWAUKEE — Anglers are upset over a move by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources toward selling 1,000 acres of state-owned land that contain several spring-fed ponds with native brook trout populations.