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John LaForge of Nukewatch - writes Op-Ed for PeaceVoice, CounterPunch and The Progressive Jan 21

John LaForge of Nukewatch 

Enbridge Line 3 RESISTANCE - Video interview with Paul DeMain

Building Unity’s Media Project interviews Paul DeMain, nationally known journalist and environmental activist. Paul brings us first hand news about Enbridge’s rush to lay a lot of pipe before 5 courts are scheduled to give Native Nations their days in Court in 35 to 40 days. As all of this is happening, indigenous and non-indigenous resisters pray, sing, and cause disruptions and delays for huge semi trucks of pipe. Enbridge brought 4,000 pipe laying workers in from all around the country.

 

WISCONSIN FAITH LEADERS STATEMENT ON IMPEACHMENT - January 15, 2021

We, the undersigned Wisconsin faith leaders, are profoundly disturbed by persistent attempts over the last two months to overturn the will of the people as expressed in the November election, which has been called “the most secure in American history.”[1] These efforts came to a head last week in the violent assault on the U.S. Capitol and our democratically elected leaders of all parties. As leaders of faith, we claim our role as part of our country’s moral conscience.

2020 was a dreadful episode of human rights violations

2020 is a dark closure to a dark decade in terms of realizing human rights and humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories.

(submitted by Peregrine Forum)

 

Court Orders Veterans Affairs Department to Replace Flawed Science in Plutonium Disaster Case - Jan 1, 2021

BY JOHN LAFORGE - Nukewatch Wisconsin

Counterpunch January 1, 2021

 

Echo Valley Farm offers sustainable farming internships & longterm positions

Echo Valley Farm is offering long term or permanent positions for those ready for the challenges of living on a farming community. 

Beginning March 1, 2021 through October 2021

Gardening From Seed to Harvest 
This is an internship with the possibility of staying on at Echo Valley Farm.
Accommodations and meals will be provided. 

New Videos Available to Inform Workers of Their Rights and How to Keep Themselves Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Dignity at Work Coalition created videos in English and Spanish, designed to inform workers of their rights and the obligations of their employers to keep them safe during the pandemic. The coalition encourages local health departments, business groups, health providers, and others to share these videos widely. Spearheaded by Worker Justice Wisconsin and Voces de la Frontera, the videos are part of a larger effort to promote safety for low-wage and undocumented workers, who often are forced by economic necessity to return to work even under unsafe conditions.

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