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 […]

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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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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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 27, 2022 CONTACT: Missy ZomborMelissaZombor@gmail.com262-894-5920 Excessive call fees exploit families of incarcerated individuals and create dangerous barriers to successful reentry MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee DSA announces its support of a resolution that would end the practice of charging residents of Milwaukee County’s correctional facilities for voice and video calls. The Milwaukee County

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Contact: Alex Brower (414-949-8756) or Tom Hansberger (407-375-7555) Milwaukee – The Milwaukee Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is proud to announce a slate of three socialists candidates for the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors for the spring 2022 local elections. The candidates are Eric Rorholm in District 3, Ryan Clancy in District 4, and Juan

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“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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