17 years ago on October 8th the State of Wisconsin in what can only be described as poor judgement opened the dungeon doors on Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility (MSDF).
In those 17 years, 17 people have died at MSDF several due to negligence and several more under suspicious circumstances. On their 17th Anniversary we say “:ENOUGH”. #NOTONEMORE
Please join us as we commemorate the lives lost at MSDF with altars created in their memory. Come see the faces & hear the stories of:
Russell Lee Murray
James Wilborn – Beloved EXPO Founder
We are seeking the families of these individuals to help assist with details for the altars, please inbox EXPO or #CLOSEmsdf if you have contact information or if you are family.
Schedule of Events for Oct. 8, 2018
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Altars on display on N. 10th Street & State St.
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Vigil (Location TBA)
7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Building Lightening (tentative) & refreshments Wilborn Park, SW corner of N. 10th Street & State Street.
IF you would like to volunteer to create an altar for one of our Honorees, please contact Robert or Peggy at 1-262-320-7729 .
Si las medidas de austeridad que impulsan la Junta de Control Fiscal (JCF) y el Gobierno Central continúan por el mismo camino expertos esperan que Puerto Rico sufra la misma crisis que agobia a la ciudad de Detroit.
Según reveló el activista Jonathan Roberts, en estos tiempos, Detroit enfrenta problemas en tres ámbitos: el agua, las viviendas y la educación.
“La quiebra ha envenenado nuestras aguas, destruido nuestras casas, robado nuestras pensiones y privatizado nuestras escuelas. El costo de nuestra quiebra fue $18 mil millones pero no compara con los $72 mil millones de la deuda en Puerto Rico. Pero el proceso en Detroit ya está pasando aquí”, previno Roberts, quien junto a Jerry Goldberg, forman parte de la organización “Moratorium Now”.
El exlíder estudiantil graduado de la Universidad de Harvard expuso que debido a las medidas de austeridad el sistema público de agua en Detroit cayó en deterioro tras su venta en los procesos de quiebra que enfrentó esa ciudad en el 2013.
“Como PROMESA, cualquier decisión en el Departamento de Agua en Detroit se controla por los hombres más reconocidos por los dioses del capitalismo, los bancos y los inversionistas”, expresó Roberts.
Tehran (GPA) – Terrorists in Iran launched an attack on a parade on Saturday killing 25 — including a four-year-old girl. Unsurprisingly, the group claiming responsibility for the massacre has links to foreign entities in Saudi Arabia and their allies.
Also on Saturday, Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, spoke at an “Iran Uprising Summit” in New York City’s Time Square supporting efforts to overthrow Iran’s revolutionary government. The summit included supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) and other groups that share Washington’s goal of overthrowing Tehran.
“The people of Iran obviously have now had enough,” Giuliani said on Saturday. “The sanctions are working. The currency is going to nothing … these are the kinds of conditions that lead to successful revolution.”
Giuliani spoke to members of the Mujahideen-e-Khalq, or MEK, a group Washington only recently removed from their foreign terrorist list — likely in efforts to plot so-called “regime change” in Tehran in broad daylight rather than behind closed doors. John Bolton, Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor, has strong links to the MEK, which has killed over 17,000 civilians terror attacks over the group’s tenure.
Hosted by Milwaukee IWW
814 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, 5-6:30 P.M. (Milwaukee Public Library)
Two IWW members will be at Milwaukee Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin, meeting room 2A, on Monday, November 19, 5:00-6:30 PM. They will be working on some of the activity they regularly do for the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee, supporting the campaign against arbitrary regulations at Columbia Correctional, coalition efforts to shutdown the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility, and connecting different networks inside prison walls. Our work includes research, writing letters, data entry, and developing ideas for disrupting the horror that is the Wisconsin prison system. Come by if you want to see what’s involved with this organizing, ask questions, and maybe get involved in this. Free coffee and snacks are provided. Let us know if you need a ride to be able to attend. This gathering will be followed by our strategy meeting at 6:30, visitors are welcome to attend this as well.
601 21st Street, Racine, WI
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro decreed on Tuesday to naturalize all immigrants in Venezuela during a speech in which he rejected Trump’s comments against his government and in support of a military coup against the socialist leader.
“I will proceed to sign a decree where I make legal 8,381 immigrants from various parts of the world and support the migration of the world,” Maduro said at a meeting with international representatives visiting Venezuela.
He emphasized that by signing the decree he is naturalizing 5,781 citizens from the Colombian movement. In addition, 207 immigrants from Ecuador, 253 from Haiti, 56 from Italy and 357 from Syria are being welcomed by the Venezuelan government. There are 92 Portuguese, 392 from Peru, 63 from Spain, and 118 from Chile, among other countries.
The Venezuelan leader dared U.S. President Donald Trump to do the same and legalize Latin American immigrants as per his own example.
“I make public the request that President Trump sign a decree establishing the legality of all Latinos and Caribbeans who live in the United States,” said Maduro.
In addition, the Venezuelan head of state will request US$500 million from the United Nations to support Plan Vuelta a la Patria and to support Colombian and Ecuadorean immigrants and other nationalities living within the country.
Despite negotiations and agreements imperialist military forces set to remain in region
Another agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea signed in Jedda, Saudi Arabia on September 16 represents a new page in the shifting political alignments in this area of East Africa.
Previously on July 9 a document was signed by the leaders of the Horn of Africa states in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea. This most recent agreement is designed to expand the initial understanding between Addis Ababa and Asmara leading to greater cooperation in the efforts to put an end to the state of war which has lasted for twenty years.
Military conflict erupted in 1998 after a dispute over Badme on the border of the two countries resulted in the deaths of tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians in several major battles over a period of two years. In 2000 the Algiers Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities was brokered by the-then Organization of African Unity (OAU, now the AU), the United Nations, European Union (EU) and the Algerian government.
The Algiers Agreement established a Boundaries Commission and a Claims Commission aimed at working out the disagreement over Badme. Although the Ethiopia-Eritrea Boundaries Commission (EEBC) issued a ruling in 2003, the decision was rejected by the Ethiopian government. Although there was relative peace over the issue for the last decade-and-a-half, the overall situation remained tense until the diplomatic offensive which has been in the works since July.
This latest accord is framed as a peace and friendship treaty which was brokered by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat. As of July it appears as if Ethiopia has relinquished its claim to Badme….
Ethiopia Oromo population greet returning OLF members in Addis Ababa in Sept. 2018