UW-Milwaukee, December 8: Sign the Petition! No Cuts to Higher Education!

SDS will be presenting this petition to UW-Milwaukee’s Chancellor Mark Mone. We encourage all students and community members to sign, invite, and share!

We demand:
1) No cuts to instructional units! Instead, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee should “chop from the top” by cutting non-instructional positions and salaries in excess of $80k per year. Since 2011, UWM has added nearly fifty such positions and increased their salaries by an average of nearly 10% per year.
2) Chancellor Mone must publicly pledge to oppose all tuition increases while he is chancellor.
3) Wages for campus workers and stipends for graduate teaching assistants must be increased.
4) Resource centers and services that serve oppressed or marginalized students, such as African-American Student Academic Services, the Black Cultural Center, the Roberto Hernandez Center, the Women’s Resource Center, and the LGBT Resource Center, must continue to be funded.
5) Tenure and shared governance must be preserved.


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Tell the Department of Justice: Investigate Clinic Violence as Domestic Terrorism

SIGN PETITION: http://tinyurl.com/q5op3uk

On Friday, Nov. 27, a shooter entered a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, killing at least 3 and injuring several others.

This attack, as well as other recent arson attacks on Planned Parenthood clinics, have come after the highly publicized release of heavily edited videos by a sham organization run by extremists who will stop at nothing to deny women legal abortion services.

These attacks on clinics are part of a long history of ideologically-driven violence. They’re perpetrated by an extreme minority that’s committed to ruling through fear and intimidation.

Let’s call this what it is—domestic terrorism. It’s time for an investigation to get to the bottom of this.

Add your name to tell the Department of Justice to direct the FBI to investigate these attacks as domestic terrorism.

SIGN PETITION: http://tinyurl.com/q5op3uk


Milwaukee, November 30: Prisoner Support and Letter Writing

Join us to discuss the injustices of the Prison Industrial Complex and what you can do to support people incarcerated in the state of Wisconsin. We will provide prisoner contact information and all the materials you need to write letters to prisoners.

This meeting will be relatively informal. New people are very welcome! We will gather at the large table in the middle of the coffee shop, inside on the first floor. Look for our signs on the table.

Sponsored by the Milwaukee IWW

Solidarity Building For Striking UAW Local 833 Members At Kohler


“This strike has gone national. We are looking as strong as ever!…We thank those who are out there and those in the community and across the state who are supporting us, walking with us, and donating to our strike fund. There is more support than we could have even imagined.” stated Local 833 leadership November 29.

For more information and how to support Local 833:

Supporters can send or drop off monetary contributions, solidarity resolutions and non-perishable goods to:  UAW Local 833, Emil Mazey Hall, 5425 Superior Ave., Sheboygan, WI 53083.


1 Year Anniversary of Young Gifted And Black: Support The Cause

MAKE A CONTRIBUTION: http://tinyurl.com/hhxr5nc


YGB is an all-volunteer organization that relies upon support of the people. We couldn’t do the work we do – or have this impact – without the support of so many in our local and national community. Please continue to support the Young Gifted and Black Coalition as we stand against oppression and stand for liberation for all oppressed people.