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Join us for our 14th annual Armistice Day program, a Zoom webinar.
It's a great lineup of speakers and musicians to help us reclaim Armistice Day as a day to celebrate peace, not war. Details are below. It's on Wednesday, Nov. 11, but you can register nowand we will email a reminder when it gets close.
Speakers: David Swanson, left, and Fred Royal, Jr.
David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is co-founder and executive director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org. Swanson’s books include War Is A Lie. He blogs at DavidSwanson.org and WarIsACrime.org. He hosts Talk Nation Radio. He is a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and was awarded the 2018 Peace Prize by the U.S. Peace Memorial Foundation. His topic: ""The Pro-War Candidate Has Defeated the Pro-War Candidate: Now What?"
Fred Royal, Jr. has been active in community advocacy throughout his career. Currently, President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Milwaukee Branch, Royal has also served on a range of boards from Milwaukee Area Technical College to the Social Development Commission. In 2011, he was elected to the American Civil Liberties Union and the Social Development Commission. His speech topic: "The Cost of Peace."
Jesse Frewerd, left, and Jason Moon, two talented singer-songwriters, both veterans of the Iraq war, will perform original songs.
Waukesha County, Republican pols failed to kill it.
The Calatrava Addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum
Sunset on the lakefront, summer 2018
Milwaukee River empties into Lake Michigan
Wisconsin wind farm, east of Waupun
86 turbines overcame Walker's blockade
Skylight illumination in Milwaukee City Hall
The historic 19th-century building has stone floors, copper decoration, and iron work by the famous artisan Cyril Kolnic. Stop in and walk around.
What water, wetland protection is all about
"A little fill here and there may seem to be nothing to become excited about. But one fill, though comparatively inconsequential, may lead to another, and another, and before long a great body may be eaten away until it may no longer exist. Our navigable waters are a precious natural heritage, once gone, they disappear forever," wrote the Wisconsin Supreme Court in its 1960 opinion resolving Hixon v. PSC and buttressing The Public Trust Doctrine, Article IX of the Wisconsin State Constitution.
Lake Michigan in winter
James Rowen's Bio
James Rowen is an independent writer based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He worked as the senior Mayoral staffer in Madison and Milwaukee and for newspapers in both cities. This blog began on 2/2/ 2007.