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Florida’s on the Verge of a Massive Voter Enfranchisement Success

Denis Moynihan, Contributing Writer The 2018 U.S. midterm elections mark a critical point in the era of President Donald Trump. The potential Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives, and potentially the Senate, has energized voters hoping for a “blue wave,” while Trump and Republican efforts to motivate their base have unleashed a torrent of […]

President Trump Is the Greatest Threat to National Security

Denis Moynihan, Contributing Writer President Donald Trump is a threat to national security. His lies rev people up, inspiring hate. A slew of bombs have been discovered this week, targeting people and organizations Trump regularly vilifies: the Obamas, the Clintons, Congressmember Maxine Waters, CNN, ex-CIA chief John Brennan, former Attorney General Eric Holder and billionaire […]

Civic Media Center celebrates 25th anniversary with journalist Amy Goodman

Kat Antunes, Contributing Writer Amy Goodman, a well-known broadcast journalist, made an audience of 250 people crack up when she made a joke about a parallel between the leader of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and President Donald Trump in an orange jumpsuit. “Can you imagine, the 45th president of the United States, strip searched […]

Las mujeres demandan justicia, no al Juez Kavanaugh

La semana pasada, cuando la designación de Brett Kavanaugh –el elegido del presidente Donald Trump para ocupar un cargo en la Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos– parecía estar llegando a una polémica conclusión, ocurrió un extraordinario encuentro que fue transmitido en vivo por televisión. Dos mujeres se enfrentaron a un senador y cambiaron el curso […]

El cuerpo de las mujeres no debería ser un campo de batalla

En Estados Unidos, las crecientes acusaciones de agresión sexual que pesan sobre el juez Brett Kavanaugh, candidato a la Corte Suprema del presidente Donald Trump, ameritan una investigación exhaustiva del FBI y no un juicio apresurado. Hasta la fecha, tres mujeres han presentado acusaciones graves sobre el comportamiento abusivo y potencialmente criminal de Kavanaugh. El […]

El huracán Florence expone la dura realidad de la desigualdad en Estados Unidos

Windy Newton y Nicolette Green no tendrían que haber muerto. Atrapadas en la parte trasera de una camioneta del sheriff en una zona rural de Carolina del Sur, las dos pacientes de instituciones de salud mental, de poco más de 40 años de edad, estaban siendo transportadas cuando la camioneta quedó a la deriva y […]

No hay justicia para los presidiarios que salvan vidas apagando incendios

SAN FRANCISCO — Las pruebas de la virulencia del cambio climático mundial cubren la Tierra, azotando a las comunidades con todo el arsenal de la furia de la naturaleza: huracanes, tornados, tormentas implacables, inundaciones sin precedentes, sequías históricas y abrasadoras olas de calor. En California, los incendios forestales han aumentado drásticamente en cantidad e intensidad, […]

Tras 40 años en prisión, Debbie Africa, de “Los 9 de MOVE”, obtiene por fin la libertad

Hace cuarenta años, el 8 de agosto de 1978, la policía de Filadelfia llevó a cabo un fuerte ataque contra la sede y casa colectiva de la organización MOVE, un grupo político radical, ecologista, que luchaba contra la brutalidad policial y era en gran parte afroestadounidense. Mientras las mujeres y los niños de MOVE se […]

Por una prensa libre: la lucha de Emilio Gutiérrez Soto para obtener asilo en EE.UU.

El periodista mexicano Emilio Gutiérrez Soto, quien tuvo que huir de su país para no ser asesinado, acaba de ser liberado de un centro de detención de inmigrantes en Texas. En diciembre del año pasado fue detenido junto a su hijo Oscar por el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas estadounidense (ICE, por su […]

Defender la neutralidad de Internet significa confrontar a los oligarcas de la era digital

Imaginemos qué pasaría si Comcast, Verizon, AT&T o cualquier otro “proveedor de servicios de Internet” tuviera la autoridad para decidir qué sitios web podemos visitar o qué programa de videollamada debemos usar para comunicarnos con amigos o familiares. Imaginemos que pudieran manipular la velocidad en que se cargan los sitios web, dando preferencia a aquellos […]

No permitamos que Estados Unidos caiga en el odio otra vez

Los días de verano son largos y calurosos en el Valle del Río Grande, la fértil llanura fluvial que se extiende unos 160 km a lo largo de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México, en Texas, entre las ciudades de McAllen y Brownsville. Este es el epicentro de la crisis de separación familiar generada […]

Cuatro palabras que cambiaron el curso de la historia

-¿También bebés? -También bebés. Estas cuatro palabras, emitidas por la cadena de noticias CBS en 1969, tuvo un profundo impacto en la opinión pública estadounidense, en la presidencia de Nixon y en el curso de la Guerra de Vietnam. Esta semana, la pregunta sobre los bebés volvió a escucharse en la Casa Blanca, esta vez […]

La cumbre de Trump con Corea del Norte expone las fracturas en el Partido Demócrata

La histórica cumbre entre el presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, y el líder norcoreano Kim Jong-un en Singapur culminó con una avalancha de críticas hacia Donald Trump por cederle demasiado a su adversario sin obtener nada a cambio. “No sé qué pasó con el arte de la negociación”, declaró a un medio de comunicación […]

Trump quiso cortarles las alas a los Philadelphia Eagles

Esta semana, el presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, retiró abruptamente la invitación a asistir a la Casa Blanca al equipo campeón del Super Bowl de este año, los Philadelphia Eagles, irritado porque la mayoría de los jugadores declinó la invitación. Trump rápidamente convirtió el evento en una celebración militar, dejando ver sus impulsos autoritarios, […]

Wisconsin News Briefs

Wisconsin News Briefs

Milwaukee’s Adoption Day Celebration takes place Friday, Nov. 18 More than 40 kids expected to find forever families in one of the largest ceremonies ever MILWAUKEE, Wis., Nov. 15 — Milwaukee’s Adoption Day is a celebration of love and family. For the last the last two years, this day was celebrated virtually. But this year, […]

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Milwaukee Makers Market Comes to the Beer Garden in Deer District this December. MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Makers Market brings its first-ever three-day event collaboration to The Beer Garden in Deer District. Shop the Market on Friday, Dec. 9, Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11 in celebration of the holiday season. Twenty Makers are […]

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Wisconsin DMV Extends Hours Ahead of Election Steps to obtain an ID to vote explained The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will extend hours next week at customer service centers that are open on Monday (November 7) and/or Tuesday (November 8). These centers will remain open until 6 p.m. The extended […]

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Holiday Folk Fair International Advance Tickets Available MILWAUKEE, WI — Advance tickets for the 79th annual Holiday Folk Fair International, America’s premiere multi-cultural festival, are now on sale. The event will be held Fri., Nov. 18 – Sun., Nov. 20, 2022, at the State Fair Park Exposition Center. Advance tickets can be purchased for $12 […]

By Steed Born and raised in Milwaukee R&B musician Romell performing hit single “Glory” which will be the theme song for the 2022-23 season for the Milwaukee Bucks road to another title. Romell known for his smash hit single “Wanna Try” featuring Jacob Latimore of the Emmy award winning drama series on Showtime the “Chi”. Romell is releasing his Album/CD later this fall titled “Glory” and the inspiration is coming from a place of growth in the music industry and from family support. “Glory” is everything we dream of receiving while on earth, seeing your hard work and dedication pay off is everything we reach for and it’s what we strive for “Glory” stated Romell. The official DJ of the Milwaukee Bucks DJ Shawna heard the pre-release single “Glory” and played the song at one of the home games and the crowd responded with extreme enthusiasm and asked for it to be played again. “Family is everything to me, they keep me together, they keep me focused and they keep me humble and motivated. It is really important to have people around you who really know you and can love you unconditionally” stated Romell. Romell is a graduate of Vincent High School, in Milwaukee. He will perform his hit single “Glory” at the opening home game for the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday October 22nd 2022 at 7pm, tickets are still available. Media pundits believe the Bucks have a great opportunity to win another championship this season.

By Steed Born and raised in Milwaukee R&B musician Romell performing hit single “Glory” which will be the theme song for the 2022-23 season for the Milwaukee Bucks road to another title.  Romell known for his smash hit single “Wanna Try” featuring Jacob Latimore of the Emmy award winning drama series on Showtime the “Chi”. […]

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BBB Tip: Shop safe and shop smart this holiday season Milwaukee, – The 2022 holiday shopping season promises to be an unpredictable one.  High inflation rates and increased prices of consumer goods are already throwing a wrench into holiday shopping. Electronics, toys, and other products will be (or already are) in short supply, and retailers […]

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Red Cross Responds to Hurricane Ian Devastation; More than 30 local Wisconsin disaster volunteers are deployed to Florida    MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Hundreds of trained American Red Cross disaster workers are helping 24-7 across several states to support people facing the massive destruction left behind by Hurricane Ian.    “People’s lives were turned upside down […]

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WEC Launches Election Education Video Series MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Elections Commission is proud to announce the launch of an election education video series, “Elections 101,” that will help inform high school students and the public about how voting works in Wisconsin. The launch of the WEC video series is a direct response to […]

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Wisconsin receives federal approval for state’s Electric Vehicle Plan The Federal Highway Administration has approved Wisconsin’s plan to expand its electric vehicle charging stations under the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) initiative. The approval means that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) can now receive federal funding to implement the Wisconsin Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Plan. […]