Farm Loan Delinquencies Surge In U.S. Election Battleground Wisconsin

By Jason Lange and P.J. Huffstutter, Reuters.com -

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Farm loan delinquencies rose to a record high in June at Wisconsin’s community banks, data showed on Thursday, a sign President Donald Trump’s trade conflicts with [...]

Coordinated Hunger Strike At Two Wisconsin Prisons

By Staff, Perilouschronicle.com -

Nine prisoners at two Wisconsin prisons began a hunger strike demanding an end to indefinite solitary confinement. A joint statement listing their demands and signed with their names cited the [...]

Scott Walker Set To Sign Koch Anti-Regulations Bill In Wisconsin

By Steve Horn, www.desmogblog.com -

By Steve Horn for Desmog - A bill with the potential to hobble government agencies' ability to propose regulations, known as the REINS (Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny) Act, [...]

Wisconsin Tribe Votes To Evict Oil Pipeline From Its Reservation

By Phil McKenna, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Phil McKenna for Inside Climate News - The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians in northern Wisconsin voted not to renew an easement for a major oil and gas pipeline [...]

Message To Rep. Ryan: 80% Of Wisconsin Dairy Farmers Oppose TPP

By Danielle Endvick, www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com -

By Danielle Endvick for Wisconsin Farmers Union - CHIPPEWA FALLS - Responses to a recent survey sent out by Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU) indicate dairy farmers throughout the state are against [...]

Call For Action In Investigation Of Christopher Davis Death

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff of The Coalition for Justice - Milwaukee, WI- On February 24th, 2016 Christopher Davis was shot and killed by Walworth sheriff’s deputy Juan Ortiz. Since his death, the Walworth County [...]

Thousands Protest Anti-Immigrant Bills in Wisconsin

By Nadia Prupis, www.commondreams.org -

By Nadia Prupis for Common Dreams - Workers, students, and activists walked off the job and out of their schools for a massive action in Wisconsin on Thursday, protesting two anti-immigration [...]

Burial Mounds: Earthen Records Of Wisconsin’s Native Peoples

By Mary Louise Schumacher, www.m.jsonline.com -

By Mary Louise Schumacher for Journal Sentinel - An incomparable aspect of our state's culture came under attack when a bill was proposed to make it easier for landowners to excavate and perhaps [...]

Another Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline To Fight In Wisconsin

By Steven Verburg, www.host.madison.com -

By Steven Verburg for Wisconsin State Journal - Crews hired by Enbridge Inc. are surveying a 300-mile corridor running the length of Wisconsin for a possible new tar sands pipeline that would be [...]

Five Things To Know About The Scott Walker John Doe Ruling

By Brendan Fischer, www.prwatch.org -

By Brendan Fischer in PR Watch - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has single-handedly rewritten the state’s limits on money in politics, rendering the state’s disclosure laws and contribution limits [...]

[PHOTOS] One Year Later: A Celebration Of Dontre Hamilton’s Life

By Occupy Riverwest, www.occupyriverwest.com -

One year ago this past Thursday 14 shots forever changed Dontre Hamilton’s family and the city of Milwaukee. Much has happened since those fatal shots left Milwaukee police officer Christopher [...]

The Rise Of Black Lives Matter Minneapolis

By Kristoffer Tigue, www.minnpost.com -

That plan soon had a name — and a goal. After the decision in Missouri not to indict Wilson, spurring one of the largest national civil-rights movements since the ‘60s, thehashtag [...]

What Lessons Labor Can Learn From Wisconsin Defeats

By Staff, www.laborfightback.org/ -

The survival of the labor movement as an effective social force is today in serious jeopardy and needs to be addressed without delay. We urge that union meetings at the local, state and regional [...]

Wisconsin Tribes & Environmentalists Halt Iron Ore Mine

By Lois Parshley, www.news.vice.com -

Just upstream from Connors, a company called Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) proposed to blast and dig a 1,000-foot hole in the ground in order to tap iron ore deposits, a $1.5 billion dollar projects. [...]

Tony Robinson Shooting Protest At Capitol Draws 1,500

By Dan Simmons, www.host.madison.com -

Students from throughout Madison left school and took their rage, sorrow and demands to the city’s power centers on Monday, rocking the state Capitol rotunda with chants of “Justice for Tony” [...]

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