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A CALL FOR CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY – SISTER SIMONE CAMPBELL

From climate change to global poverty, how Pope Francis' Encyclical inspires and challenges each of us to be better stewards of our planet and ourselves.

8th Annual Grassroots Festival

21 breakout sessions on the environment, organizing for the future, and money in politics.  Plus entertainment and dinner.

You Talk, We Listen!

Northland Grassroots Public Listening Session. Each topic area will have one lead out presenter for 10-12 minutes. Come join us in the LCO Convention Center Bingo Hall.

VOTE ON FEBRUARY 16

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MANY YEARS AGO (IN BETHLEHEM)

(Editor’s Note: Christmas officially begins on December 25 and ends on January 6, the day the Wise Men appeared.We are pleased to present this wonderful song by Tom Ivey. The lyrics are relevant throughout the year and throughout the ages. Enjoy Tom’s song.)MANY YEARS AGO (In Bethlehem)(Children’s version)Tom Ivey copyright 2009 (11-16-09)Chorus: Many years ago, many years ago.Jesus was born in Bethlehem.Many years ago, many years ago.Jesus was born in Bethlehem.He was born in a manger to Mary and Joe.Many years ago in Bethlehem.A gift from God for the world to know.Many years ago in Bethlehem.The Angels ...

NEW AND FREE! – LISTEN TO MIKE MCCABE PODCASTS FROM EIGHTY NINE.NINE FM, MADISON, WI

Listen below to Mike McCabe from Blue Jean Nation giving short weekly commentaries for the radio program Democracy Checkup from EIGHTY NINE.NINE FM in Madison, WisonsinClick here to get more information and shows directly from this community radio station.

IMPORTANT PETITION – FAIR COMMUNITY ENERGY CONVERSATION

RePower Madison, a citizens action group in the Madison area, is asking people to sign the petition linked below asking Madison Gas and Electric executives to establish a "full and fair community conversation." Although the results of the petition were to be delivered on January 26th,the petition is being left open beyond this date and can be signed by any concerned citizen.Contact: Mitch Brey, 920-323-9585Date: January 26 2015More than 750 Customers Deliver Petition to MGE asking for a Fair Community Energy ConversationA petition in response to MGE’s disregard for community values when they restructured rates in a way that hurts ...

TESTIMONY IN OPPOSITION TO AB1

The following is the January 14, 2015 testimony by Sheila Plotkin before the Wisconsin Assembly Education Committee in opposition to AB1, the so called “School Accountability Bill.”Article X SECTION 3 of the WI Constitution says: “The legislature shall provide by law for the establishment of district schools, which shall be as nearly uniform as practicable; and such schools shall be free and without charge for tuition to all children between the ages of 4 and 20 years; and no sectarian instruction shall be allowed therein.” That’s education for all.The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) issued a report on American educati...

Political Candidates and Middle Wisconsin Members Supporting the Fast Food Workers Strike

From left to right: Paul DeMain - State Senate Candidate 29th District, Joyce Luedke - MW Member, Randy Radtke - President of Marathon County Central Labor Council AFL-CIO, Nancy Stencil - State Candidate 86th Assembly, Dave Svetlik - MW Member, Dorothy Miller - Chairwoman Marathon County Democratic Party, Rita Pachal - MW Member and Head of Wausau area Move to Amend, Kelly Westlund - US Assembly candidate Wisconsin 7th Congressional District.