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Speak Up for Lake Superior’s Bad River Watershed: Work to Save What You Love!

February 13, 2022 Zoom Webinar on Monday, February 14, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. This second Webinar in our Kairos-supported* events focuses on: What is included and what was omitted in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource’s draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed re-routing of Enbridge Line 5 What points to highlight in written […]

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Watch the Enbridge Line 5 Public Hearing Live 2/2/2022 4 PM CST Here

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The Wisconsin Senate & Assembly have passed the Riot Bill: Gov. Evers must veto it – contact him today!

February 1, 2022 Our constitutional rights are in danger – take action!  In October we told you about this incredibly bad bill that could put our members in jail, with huge fines, for peacefully protesting. In late January we warned you that it was suddenly up for a vote in both houses. On January 25,  […]

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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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#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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GOP + DNC = Ultimate Party Unity

March 21, 2020 by Barbara With Corporate Fascism: When legislators collude with corporations to write bills and pass laws that benefit the corporations at the expense of the land, water, air, economy, and the life, liberty, health and happiness of We the People. Those of us who lived through the Wisconsin Uprising in 2011 witnessed […]

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EDITORIAL: The Snowflake Dilemma

March 6, 2020 by Scott Luedtke Ever wondered why Democrats are often labeled “Snowflakes?” As an independent leaning, recovering Democrat, let me give you my take. “Snowflake” — someone with an inflated sense of uniqueness, an unwarranted sense of entitlement, who is overly-emotional, easily offended, and unable to deal with opposing opinions. Prior to Super Tuesday, Joe […]

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Chequamegon Dems Reject Bewley’s Support of SB386; Urge Gov. Evers to Veto

November 11, 2019 by Barbara With On November 9, 2019, the membership of the Chequamegon Democrats, which represents Ashland and Bayfield County members of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, met and after full and free discussion passed a resolution rejecting AB426/SB386, the controversial ALEC “anti-protest” bill and are calling on Governor Evers to veto the […]

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Janet Bewley betrays the water

October 21, 2019 by Barbara With The Senate hearing for SC386—the Anti-Protester bill—begins today, and one of the bills co-sponsors, Sen. Janet Bewley (D-Mason), will be listening to testimony from people from her district who will travel to the capitol to express their objections to the corporate bill. While many of the objections to the […]

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Democratic Party of Wisconsin and their deep ties to Big Oil

October 20, 2019 by Barbara With Corporate Fascism: When corporations collude with politicians to write and pass laws to benefit the corporations at the expense of the people, land, water, natural resources, communities, civil and human rights, and democratic process. On Tuesday, October 22, a public hearing will be held in Madison for SB386, the Republican […]

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