On Monday a grassroots coalition calling itself “NoVouchers” announced its volunteer members will be working to stop the expansion of taxpayer-funded vouchers for private schools in rural communities in Northern Wisconsin.
“Our group calculated that the cost of funding vouchers for private school students just in Merrill, Wausau, Green Bay and Eau Claire could cost [...]
On Thursday, October 9 Citizen Advocates for Public Education (CAPE) will be hosting its first Fall Education Forum to educate voters on candidates’ views prior to the November elections.
Here’s some details on the event, and to learn more about Citizen Advocates for Public Education, check out their website or their Facebook page.
On October [...]
“I just do not want to have people being registered to vote, whatsoever.”
So said the Leigh Thomas, head of the College Republicans at High Point University, in response to a request by an outside group to gain approval to register voters on the campus of High Point University, which is a right-wing conservative Christian [...]
This weekend actress and U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador. Emma Watson gave an impassioned speech on feminism and gender at the U.N. headquarters in New York to launch the “HeForShe” campaign which aims to galvanize one billion men and boys as advocates for ending the inequalities that women and girls face globally. The speech was brilliant, [...]
I am on the Grassroots North Shore email list and look forward to the information that they forward and the activities that they arrange. As a result of that affiliation I have also been receiving emails from North Shore for Mary Burke. I received their latest email last Thursday and was interested in their take [...]
I’ve posted this a couple of times previously, but I just wanted to remind you all that we here at Blogging Blue are raising money for our favorite candidates for elected office this year.
One of those candidates is someone who’s a great friend of Blogging Blue, Randy Bryce. a resident of Caledonia, Randy’s [...]
From a reader comes this news of citizen activism to try and stop the expansion of a tar sands pipeline through their community. Enbridge knew that the residents of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, were starting to catch on to the dangers of their proposed Line 61 tar sands pipeline expansion. So, in an attempt to create [...]