Today in 1974: Karen Silkwood, a technician and union activist at the Kerr-McGee Cimarron plutonium fuels production plant near Crescent, Oklahoma, is killed in a one-car crash.
It’s Today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight is “The Definitive Guide to Preventing and Treating Muscle Aches and Pains” – a free class offered by massage therapist and yoga instructor Jonathan Garber to prevent and heal from muscle issues. This is tonight from 6:30 to 8pm at the Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa Street. A small donation to Goodman is requested. For more info, call 608-843-2729.
Today, the Havens Center Visiting Speakers Program presents Robert Wade, Professor of International Development at the London School of Economics, for the 2nd of 2 lectures, entitled “The Costs of Inequality: Capitalism and Democracy at Cross-Purposes.” This is today from 4 to 6pm in room 8417 Social Science, on the UW Campus. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 262-1420 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tonight, the Rock Country Progressives present a forum titled: “Defending Wisconsin’s Air and Water through Citizen Action… yesterday, today and tomorrow.” Kimberlee Wright, Executive Director of the Midwest Environmental Advocates in Madison, will speak. This is tonight at 6pm at the Basics Food Cooperative, 1711 Lodge Drive in Janesville . This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics. More info at rockcountyprogressives.org.