By Monday, August 28: Tee Pre-Order! Friday, September 1: Mildred Fish Harnack Memorial Concert Come celebrate the life and achievements of a true antifascist hero, born right here in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We will be celebrating her with an exciting lineup of regional musical talents including Ruth B8r Ginsburg, Glutton for Insurrection, Brandon Payton-Carrillo, Lil’ Guillotine, […]

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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Image of man singing Guantanemero

Guantanamera – Tune by Joseito Fernandez, Lyrics by Jose Marti, Various Performers The song Guantanamera has a lot of moving parts. The song itself was composed originally in 1929 by Cuban singer/songwriter Joseíto Fernández. At some point, he drifted away from the original lyrics, and started changing them weekly, depending on the events of the

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Bruce Springsteen Nebraska album cover with black and white photo of a lake and sky

“Johnny 99” – Bruce Springsteen  Johnny 99 is off of Springsteen’s Nebraska album, released in 1982, an album that could have been named Tales from the Reagan Recession, which lasted from 1981 to 1983. The recession was the culmination of a decade of rising oil prices, inflation, the resignation of Nixon, the loss of the Viet

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In These Times magazine cover

From In These Times magazine Each year, In These Times magazine makes a limited number of subscriptions available to valued readers—for free. This year, we’ve invited Milwaukee DSA to take part.  You can claim your free magazine subscription here. In These Times is an award-winning, monthly magazine that has covered movements for social and economic justice

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By Alex Brower Last Tuesday, November 23, the Milwaukee Common Council adopted the new maps for aldermanic districts for the City of Milwaukee. These maps need to be approved as a result of population changes identified from the 2020 US Census. This comes just a short time after the Common Council approved the newly redrawn

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