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December WNPJ 2020 Newsletter is here!

Reflexive Justice - Volk Field

Today Phi Runkel, Catholic Worker Archivist and I were convicted of trespassing on the Volk field military base in Juneau County, Wisconsin on November 12, 2019.  The court procedure reminded me of the military training of soldiers, to kill reflexively without the use of conscience.

Wisconsin Judge Refuses To Delay November 16 Trial Due To Covid-19

November 10, 2020, The Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars: In a letter dated November 2, 2020, Judge Stacey Smith of the Juneau County District Court in Mauston, Wisconsin, denied the motions made by seven antiwar activists to adjourn their trial scheduled for November 16.

CSWAB VICTORY! Wisconsin Recommends Groundwater Standards for 18 PFAS Chemicals. Communities Call on Legislature to Fund Statewide Testing of Public Water Supplies

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger is pleased to report that state health officials have recommended new groundwater quality standards for 18 PFAS chemicals that are currently unregulated in Wisconsin. With these new health-based guidelines in hand, it now falls to the state legislature to secure resources for long-overdue testing of Wisconsin’s public drinking water systems. With few exceptions, public water utilities across the state have resisted voluntary testing for PFAS primarily due to the added cost.

Charting a new course forward for the struggle from Voces de la Frontera Action (VDLFA)

We did it!   Thank you!  After more than a year and a half of statewide organizing to turn out the Latinx and youth vote, we rose to what history demanded of us.

The Fair Trade Holiday Festival has reached the halfway point! It runs virtually through the month of November.

You only have until the end of November to scoop up these fantastic products from all over the world, including MRSCP's beautiful hand-crafted  "tatreez" embroidery, kuffiyehs, jewelry, ceramics and wood products.

Madison Fair Trade Holiday Festival has gone virtual this year! Month of November

The month of November - Mark your calendars for the upcoming Madison Fair Trade Holiday Festival, which has gone virtual this year!  Make this your one stop shop for all your holiday gift giving. Spend your money on products that support your values; give gifts that give twice, once to the producer and once to the recipient. You will be able to browse all the participating vendors and order directly from their websites by visiting Madison Fair Trade Holiday Festival.

We Banned the Bomb!

We would like to share some very exciting news from International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Congratulations everyone! Please take a little time to celebrate and enjoy this overwhelming success. From Nukewatch - John LaForge, Kelly Lundeen and Christine Manwiller https://nukewatchinfo.org/about/

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