We’ve been noticing a pattern on doors⁠—it seems that yard signs for Sheldon Wasserman, the status quo, incumbent candidate for County Supervisor District, are only in the yards of multi-unit rentals rather than single-family homes. Looking into the ethics disclosure from the Wasserman campaign, we found that every Wasserman sign our canvassers encountered as of […]

The Clash album cover

“Charlie Don’t Surf” – The Clash Charlie Don’t Surf is off of the Clash’s Sandinista! album, released in 1980. The title comes from a well known scene in the 1979 film, Apocalypse Now. In this scene, a captain on an assassination mission is seeking a helicopter gunship escort into the Mekong Delta. He shows the

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 23, 2022 CONTACT: Thomas Hansberger(407) 375-7555ericformke@gmail.com Supervisor Candidate Eric Rorholm Statement on Misspelled Name on Ballots Second Ballot Issue Arises in District 3 County Supervisor Race MILWAUKEE, WI – Eric Rorholm, progressive candidate for Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors in District 3, issued a statement following news that his name was misspelled on

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 15, 2022Contact: Tom Hansberger 407-375-7555 or Alex Brower 414-949-8756 Socialists Juan Miguel Martinez and Eric Rorholm make it through the primary Milwaukee DSA congratulates the entire socialist slate on a primary win MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Democratic Socialists of America proudly announces that all three members of our socialist slate for the

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TV: Raising Dion I recommend the Netflix sci-fi/adventure drama series Raising Dion, which is about a curious 8-year-old-boy. His widowed mother has to protect Dion both from his mysterious superpowers and from the darker aspects of our world. It’s lighthearted, funny and intense, and has a great model for how to discuss racism with children.

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MILWAUKEE — Current policies, created by then-Sheriff David Clarke, maintained by now-Sheriff Earnell Lucas, charge residents using the phones from the County Jail and HOC 21 cents per minute – the highest chargeable amount allowed by the Federal Communication Commission.  Some members of the Board of Supervisors worked to change this policy, but their efforts were

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