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

Petition: We are ourtraged with the Wisconsin State Patrol

From the Racial Justice Tipping Point

Once again the Wisconsin State Patrol officers was sent to Standing Rock, this time to perform an eviction of the main camp in resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline #NoDAPL. They were also there in October as part of a militarized aggressive policing campaign against the Water Protectors. This is not how we want our tax dollars to be spent.

Remembering Labor Advocate and Fighting BobFest founder Ed Garvey

As most of you have probably heard, Wisconsin lost an amazing progressive leader this week, Ed Garvey, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.

Action Alert for February 23, 2017

Action Alert 1: Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition Networking Brunch
Action Alert 2: Take the Chill Off- Annual Meeting and Chili Winter Warmup

Action Alert 3: Movie - How To Start A Revolution
Action Alert 4: Better Buildings, Better Business: Wisconsin Conference
Action Alert 5: Democracy Convention registration is now open!

I was six when the Russians came

I was six when the Russians came
as told to Maya Evans

February 21, 2017

This is a story about Farzana, translated by her daughter Zarghuna and written up by Maya Evans

Action Alert Friday, February 17, 2017

Action Alert 1: Resist & Build
Action Alert 2: What Should We Say To A New President?
Action Alert 3: Wisconsin Water Thinkers Network presents...Water and Spirituality
Action Alert 4: Wisconsin LGBTQ Summit
Action Alert 5: International Festival
Action Alert 6: Stand for Peace Petition

Cecilia Zarate-Laun, Founder of the Colombia Support Network, Passes

Madison - Cecilia Lucia Zarate-Laun passed away on Sunday, February 5, at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison with her husband and 3 sisters present. She was born on May 10, 1945 in Santander Province in Colombia. The eldest of 5 sisters, she completed high school in Bucaramanga and graduated in Nutrition from the National University of Colombia in Bogota in 1966.