“We are Killing Terrorists” and “Attack We Will”- Trump’s Most Vicious Racist Rant

On Monday, August 21, President Donald Trump delivered a prime-time speech almost shocking in its ordinariness. It was such an address as either of his immediate predecessors, George W. Bush or Barack Obama, could easily have given over the previous decade and a half. While hinting at nebulous new strategies and ill-defined new metrics to measure success, President Trump announced that the 17 year old war in Afghanistan will go on pretty much as it has. And the establishment breathed a sigh of relief.

Talk Nation Radio: Kathy Kelly on Stopping Permanent War

During each of 20 trips to Afghanistan, Kathy Kelly, as an  invited guest of the Afghan Peace Volunteers, has lived alongside ordinary Afghan people in a working class neighborhood in Kabul. She and her companions in Voices for Creative Nonviolence believe that where you stand determines what you see.” In June, 2016, Kathy participated in a delegation that visited five cities in Russia, aiming to learn about Russian opinions regarding NATO exercises taking place along their border. Kelly has joined with activists in various regions of the U.S.

Action & Petition: End the Funding for War

JOIN NATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR NONVIOLENT RESISTANCE IN

RIVERS OF BLOOD II     JULY 12, 2017

An action of nonviolent civil resistance to call on Congress to

stop funding war causing rivers of blood to flow through the US Capitol

 

Be Part of Our New Office!

As you may or may not know, the building our office was in is turning into a hotel. We received notice in March and looked at several properties, using operational needs, accessibility, and location as our guide.

Freedom Cities Campaign

Join People Power – the ACLU’s grassroots organizing arm – and help us turn your town into a Freedom City that protects and respects the rights of immigrant families in this country.

 

Francisco Rodriguez grew up just like any other child in America. He went to school, he played at the park, he sat outside a 7-11 on hot days and sipped slurpees with his friends.

ALERT: ACA/Medicaid NOT safe, Call THIS WEEK!

Supporters of Healthcare of All - this is just in but it looks like the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid are NOT safe after all. 

Action Alert: Calls on Keystone XL

Take action now to urge the Nebraska Public Service Commission to consider climate in their assessment of whether Keystone XL is in the public interest and to deny the permit for the project.

Petition: Stand with LGBT People

The NCAA made a bad call in North Carolina. 

Petition: Say no to a 10% increase in military spending!

President Trump just released his budget proposal to pour $54 billion more into the Pentagon at the expense of nearly every federal agency. Titled "America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again," the budget would make America anything but great.

Action Alert for March 16, 2017

Action Alert 1: United Nations Association - Greater Milwaukee Global Citizens Awards Luncheon
Action Alert 2: Interfaith Earth Network Open House
Action Alert 3: LGBTQ+ Equality Day
Action Alert 4: Food + Farms Film Festival!
Action Alert 5: 9th Annual Wisconsin Grassroots Festival

Plowshare Awards 2017 Peacebuilder Awards

Plowshare Fair Trade Marketplace and Education for Peace Center located on Main Street in Waukesha proudly awarded the 4th annual Kate Delaney Jolin Peacebuilder Awards on Friday, March 10, at Plowshare's 28th Anniversary Celebration held in the Carroll University Ballroom.

The individual award recipient was Iva Richards, nominated by Mark Blackman for her involvement with Ventures in People (Helping Haitians Help Themselves), SOPHIA, and Ascension Lutheran Church’s refugee resettlement and Mission Outreach programs.

Action Alert for March 9, 2017

Action Alert 1: Voter Justice and Democratizing Elections Conference
Action Alert 2: 25th Annual CSA Open House!
Action Alert 3: Radicals & Progressives Meet & Eat!

Action Alert 4: Rock the Resistance
Action Alert 5: 
Ask A Scientist: Ecological Impacts of Climate Change

Action Alert for March 2, 2017

Action Alert 1: Save Healthcare Demonstration
Action Alert 2: Disability Community and State Budget
Action Alert 3: International Women’s Day Against Trump!
Action Alert 4: Drinking Liberally
Action Alert 5: Food Sovereignty Symposium & Festival