Today in 1995: Over 80 people are arrested at Sugarloaf Mountain in southern Oregon during a massive direct action to prevent clear-cutting of old-growth forests on public land by private timber companies.
It’s Today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight is a free Halloween Folkdance Party. Costumes are encouraged, and children welcome. Scary good dancing all night long! This is tonight from 7:30 to 11pm at The Crossing, 1127 University Avenue – downstairs hall, enter at rear of building. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tonight, the Social Cinema series screens “The Human Scale” – a visually stunning 2012 examination of modern urban development, exploring what happens when we put people at the center of urban planning. Following the screening, there will be a discussion with Katherine Cornwell from the City of Madison Planning Division, and Kate Stalker, Madison Project Director, Center for Resilient Cities. This free event is tonight at 7pm at Union South Marquee Theater, 1308 West Dayton. More info at havenssocialcinema.org.
Speak Out to Reduce Coal Plant Pollution! The EPA Public Listening Session on Carbon Standards for Existing Power Plants will be November 8th in Chicago. The Sierra Club is taking a busload of climate activists to this critical hearing! The bus is free. Training and talking points for testifying at the public hearing will be provided to all attendees. RSVP by Monday November 4th, to ensure your spot. More info and RSVP at wisconsin.sierraclub.org/Events/other.asp