Features

Stop Line 3: The Indigenous-led fight to halt construction on the last remaining segment of a thousand-mile pipeline

The crumbling Line 3 can only operate at half capacity, if finished, the replacement would restore it to its full capacity of 760,000 barrels per day

State of Wisconsin

Officer who shot Jacob Blake will not face consequences, returns to work

Officer Rusten Sheskey acted according to Kenosha Police Department policies, according to Kenosha County District Attorney

City of Madison

Trans rights activists protest anti-trans bill packages in Wisconsin, other state legislatures

Wisconsin legislation in question would prohibit trans athletes from playing on girls’ sports teams at the K-12 and collegiate levels

City of Madison

Dane County releases new five-year violence prevention plan, student BIPOC coalition unimpressed

'[The plan] says a lot without saying anything at all,' BIPOC Coalition leader says

City of Madison

Dane County votes to not stop use of tear gas, pepper spray by Sheriff, does not fund mental health center

2021 budget continues to fund Sheriff's Office while all other departments get 5% cut

Art

Netflix’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” is especially relevant in 2020

Why Aaron Sorkin’s new film is a must watch now more than ever

Freedom Inc. Protest
City of Madison

Local non-profit defends Madison polling locations on Election Day, ‘preparing’ for ‘white backlash’

'I think it's shameful that the most democratic process that we have in our country is being challenged so blatantly,' Freedom Inc. representative says

Art

‘Defund the Police:’ Madison residents call for change in a series of street murals

A series of messages in road paint demand actions from leaders to defund police, remove police from schools.

UW-Madison Campus

Records reveal UWPD spent over $6,000 on pepper spray, smoke grenades during George Floyd BLM protests

Items include high-volume pepper spray, smoke grenades

UW-Madison Campus

Amid national racial justice protests, UW students drive Madison’s own reckoning

Students carry on Madison’s historic tradition of protest, urge university to make systemic changes

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