Community Shares of Wisconsin is the oldest social action fund in the country, dating back almost 50 years. Cheri Dubiel, Executive Director, shares some of the work the organization and its 70 member non-profits have done to support systemic change of social inequities, and talks about the annual “Change Maker Award Event“, being held virtually […]
Kevin Alexander Gray, writer, activist, organizer, and author of “Waiting for Lightning to Strike: The Fundamentals of Black Politics” talks about his ideas for needed coalition building: a multi-racial, multi-issue, multi-ethnic, multi-gender, and multi-generational movement to develop and promote programmatic progress for Black Politics.
In mid-August, for the first time, the 12 wealthiest individuals’ assets have exceeded $1 Trillion. Jan talks with Omar Ocampo, researcher for the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the Institute for Policy Studies, about how their wealth has increased by $283 Million since March, while at the same time the average American […]
The ACLU of Wisconsin has called upon Governor Evers and Attorney General Joshua Kaul to investigate crimes and/or civil rights violations by Law Enforcement officials in Kenosha during protests of the Jacob Blake Shoot, according to ACLI-WI Advocacy Director Molly Collins. In addition, the ACLU has called for the resignation of Kenosha Police Chief Daniel […]
U.S. Postmaster General is scheduled to appear before a special session of the Senate on Friday and the House of Representatives on Monday — this would not have happened without a huge grassroots effort, coordinated, in a large part, by the Communities and Postal Workers United organization. Organizer Jamie Partridge talks about the national efforts […]
The Trump appointee as the Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy, has been on the hot seat lately, and research performed by Inequality.org has documented his sabotage of the USPS by restricting work hours, removing postal deposit boxes, sorting machines, and more, according to Co-Editor Sarah Anderson’s recent publication. With the aim of undermining confidence in the […]