Chris Taylor takes on the Chamber of Corruption & Do your part to get the word out

For your listening pleasure… Chris Taylor and Zach Brandon of the Greater Madison Chamber of Corruption discussing F35s, racial disparities, health inequity, economic development vs economic empowerment, binary approaches, the murder of Atatiana Jefferson by police, Trumps impeachment process, scientist urging direct… and more 10-16-19 – Unheard Of with Brandi Grayson – Hour 1  10-16-19 – […]

Choose Between Life and Death

Truthdig  |  Nov 27, 2019  |  Lindsay Koshgarian   “If you’re following the presidential race, you’ve heard plenty of sniping about Medicare for All and whether we can afford it. But when it comes to endless war or endless profits for Pentagon contractors, we’re told we simply must afford it — no questions asked. According to one […]

VA to study whether military toxic exposures [Like PFAS] are tied to veterans cancers, illnesses

McLatchy  | Nov 13, 2019  |  Tara Copp   [First, things that are toxic cause cancer and illness … so duh. ] Support the troops. Ban PFAS and PFOS and the chemicals that are related but have not had thorough long term testing. Corporate profits do not TRUMP human safety. “Veterans groups and their families […]

Comparing Fighter/Bomber Jet Aircraft with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles [Drones]

Bradley Geyer, former Staff Sergeant USAF/Wisconsin Air National Guard  |  20 Nov 2019   Why would the US government spend $100 Million to purchase on a F-35 fighter/bomber jet aircraft when a Reaper drone costs around $10 Million? The operating and maintenance costs for the F-35 are over $100 Million in addition to the purchase […]

Truthout: Democrats Back Down From Battle With Defense Department Over PFAS

Truthout  |  Nov 14, 2019  |  Pat Elder   “Back in July, the House of Representatives included an amendment in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to force the Environmental Protection Agency to designate all per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) “as hazardous substances” under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, the Superfund law. […]

Madison Real Estate Firm Tallies F35-Affected Property Values

Solidarity Realty  |  Nov. 11, 2019  |  Darcy Haber  and Jesse Pycha-Holst   Madison Real Estate Firm Tallies F35-Affected Property Values Assessments add another component to Fighter Jet Debate   Madison, WI— A local real estate firm has released findings it says shed new light onto the debate on the proposed F-35 Operation Beddown at Madison’s […]

Community Development Authority Statement on F-35’s for Truax/Madison

CDA Statement on proposed Air National Guard F-35A Operational Beddown October 16, 2019 Madison’s Community Development Authority (CDA) governs the city’s 857 public and multifamily housing units. The focus of this housing is to “provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.”  Public Housing Purpose and Properties […]

Update: Airport Noise Abatement Meeting, Wed Nov. 20 @ 5:30pm

Airport Noise Abatement Subcommittee: Dane County Regional Airport “Dane County Regional Airport (DCRA) is commtitted to reducing the impacts of aircraft noise whenever possible.  DCRA works closely  with airport partners to reduce the impact of noise on the surrounding community by encouraging the use of noise abatement procedures and other takeoff/landing methods that reduce noise […]