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New Wisconsin protest bill redefines “riot” and creates harsh new penalties for exercising freedom of speech

October 17, 2021 A new “Riot Bill” in Wisconsin would redefine the term “riot” under Wisconsin law so that peaceful protestors could face steep penalties for just being in the same place as someone else committing a disturbance (see bill below). It has already passed the Wisconsin Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety, and […]

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CODE RED: Enbridge repeatedly violating water protection rules; MNDNR fails to act

September 30, 2021 WCMC In a shocking report by Minnesota licensed geologist Jeffrey Brosberg, evidence shows that Enbridge, its contractors, consultants and “independent” inspectors have been repeatedly violating water withdrawal permits and the Environmental Montitor Control Plan, minimizing severe problems with Line 3 tar sands pipeline construction, and taking advantage of the State of Minnesota’s […]

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Wisconsin Election Officials Remove Over 205,000 Voters From Rolls

August 4, 2021 Democracydocket.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wisconsin election officials have deactivated over 205,000 voter registrations “as part of routine work to keep the state’s registration lists up to date,” according to reporting by the Associated Press. Of that number, 174,307 inactive voter registrations (meaning the voter had not cast a ballot in the past four years) were […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Enbridge frack out on the Mississippi is toxic

July 23, 2021 Indigenous Environmental Network CALL the MPCA at 1-651-296-6300 and ask what they are doing about this: MPCA Confirms ‘Frac Out’ Spill at Fire Light Camp Site Contains Hazardous, Combustible Additive Plus Two Additional Spills MPCA confirms that Enbridge has contaminated the Mississippi River at least three locations this week just outside Itasca […]

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Law Enforcement brings dogs to Red Lake Treaty Camp; bodies needed on the front lines

June 22, 2021By Barbara With Today the Pennington County Sheriff is trying evict the Red Lake Treaty Camp. The tribal council who approved the camp are asserting their sovereignty and treaty rights, trying to #StopLine3 from being pushed under the Red Lake River. The community depends on their clean water sources and has been vocal in their opposition […]

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Line 5 D-Day: May 12—Will Enbridge shut it down or will the public do it for them?

By Barbara WithMay 9, 2021 In three days, Canadian oil corporation Enbridge Energy Ltd. faces a deadline to shut down a four-mile segment of pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac in northern Michigan. In November 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) terminated the 1953 easement that allowed […]

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#StillUs: We have not been defeated

April 13, 2020 by Michael Mertes On April 11, 2020, Bernie Sanders urged his supporters to follow through and vote for him, even though he suspended his campaign: My name will be on the ballot. That’s the way it is in all of the remaining states that hold primaries. We would like to get as […]

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Dear Bernie, There’s Something We Simply Cannot Do Without You

March 22, 2020 by Deborah Ierace Dear Bernie, Firstly, thank you so much for all you have done for the world. I want to say how much I respect you. As your campaign slogan so well explains, it’s “Not Me. Us.” Today I’m compelled to write to you about us. I can’t tell you how desperate the […]

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ACTION ALERT WISCONSIN: Online Voting Registration Deadline March 18

March 16, 2020 Wisconsin residents have until Wednesday, March 18 to register online for an absentee ballot for the April and May elections. We need lots of turn out, but please be safe. Wisconsin’s spring election is set for Tuesday, April 7th: Presidential Democratic Primary: *Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden Supreme Court: *Dane County Circuit Judge […]

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The Hope of #NotMeUs

March 8, 2020 by Barbara With I am a healthy, white, 65-year-old woman of privilege. I have no children or grandchildren and live a happy life. I own my home where I have clean water, food on the table, Medicare, and make a living wage. This makes me privileged. Compared to the struggling families around […]

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