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A Call for Federal Investigation of MPD

By George Martin

How can we talk about torture at Abu Gharib and not talk about police brutality right here at home? Having been to Iraq and lived in Milwaukee, there are too many similarities. Peace Action WI has joined with the NAACP, MICAH, ACLU and other community organizations in working together for a federal investigation of our Milwaukee Police Department MPD) and institutional change.

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Clean Rivers Clean Lake

Southeastern Wisconsin Watersheds Trust, Inc. (Sweet Water)
Eighth Annual Clean Rivers Clean Lake Conference on April 30, 2012 at Discovery World

by Vince Bushell 

What struck me first and foremost about this conference was Melanie Ariens’s art. It was on display and hanging in the window in the long entrance way of Discovery World. Expanding on her metaphor, hanging there in the window was the familiar, her blue jean baby. Recycled, maybe a little worse for wear, but still functional, indeed vital for life.