Action Alert

PETITION: Bring ALL Troops Home from Afghanistan!

On July 6, President Obama announced his intention to maintain 8,400 troops on the ground and in harms way in Afghanistan.

United for Peace and Justice opposes this continuation of ENDLESS WAR that has neither reduced incidences of terrorism throughout the world, nor made life safer for the people of Afghanistan or here at home.

Tell the USDA you Want Meat, Milk, Eggs from Authentically Organic Farms --- Not Livestock Factories

Major concerns that Cornucopia scientists and researchers share with other allies:

Racial Justice Tipping Point Kick-off Gathering and Training

Sat. May 21st
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
James Reeb Unitarian Society (2146 E. Johnson)

Racial Justice Tipping Point! - kick-off gathering hosted by the Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice (WNPJ). Join the campaign to engage 200,000 people across Wisconsin for racial justice to make the broad changes that we all need!

Workers' Rights Center: Farm Worker Outreach Program to Kickoff in June

A Latino dairy worker recently visited the WRC to relate his recent experience getting fired at a Dane County dairy farm. "At around 10:30am my supervisor started yelling at me and calling me an 'mother f***ing n*gger', 'hit the f***ing road' or I'll stick your head in the manure chain and have the machine drag you through the manure.

Petition: Drop the Lawsuit!

Colombia Support Network asks us to join them in signing this petition.

A U.S. mining company has launched a $16.5 billion lawsuit against Colombia.

What did Colombia do to earn this dubious distinction? Well, the government stopped a deadly gold mine that was threatening the Amazon rainforest.

Not only does the Colombian government have a right to protect the world’s most diverse rainforest from profit-hungry mining interests -- it has a duty to do so.

Public Comment - Non-Metallic Mining Until April 30, 2016

Department releases draft permits related to non-metallic mining for public comment; develops new groundwater study on industrial sand mining

By Central Office March 16, 2016

Contact(s): Roberta Walls, 608-785-9272

MADISON - The Department of Natural Resources has released two general permits for public comment related to non-metallic mining.

In addition, the department is also developing a new study aimed at better understanding potential groundwater affects from industrial sand mining.

WOMEN’S INITIATIVE FOR PEACE IN COLOMBIA

On February 12, 2016 a group of women in Colombia decided to take the initiative to commit themselves to peace. This implied taking into their hands the tasks of educating, mobilizing and building support for the Peace Accord being negotiated between the Colombian Government and the FARC guerrillas, both inside Colombia and abroad.

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