Water is Life Event: Apr 3 @ 12 -3 pm City-County Bldg, Madison

Agua es vida, para todos los seres del mundo Water is life, for all beings of the world Join together in an act of care for our water and environmental justice for our community. Saturday April 3rd 2021,  12 – 3 pm City-County Building, 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Madison The wells and waterways […]

Lawsuit #2: Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin, Press Conference 3.10.21

Video recording of the press conference announcing the recent lawsuit. It’s available here on Youtube.  (comments are disabled) Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin filed a lawsuit on March 10, 2021 in the U.S. District Court of Washington, D.C. against the U.S. Air Force for preparation of a faulty and illegal Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The […]

The F-35, the Covid stimulus bill, and Congress’s unbalanced priorities

Link to sign Roots Action: Petition to Cancel F-35 Program March 8, 2021, 4:36 AM CST By Hayes Brown, MSNBC Opinion Columnist original article   “Is it weird to hate a plane? I don’t mean in the flying or air travel sense; I mean a plane. Specifically, the F-35 II  Lighting, aka the Joint Strike […]

Cap Times Editorial: The Fight Against F-35s is Far from Finished

  Capital Times Editorial, 3 March 2021   [note:  the struggle here involves stopping the F-35’s but also to stop the toxic pollution by forever chemicals and have those responsible clean up the pollution of our soil and water] “Members of the Dane County Board of Supervisors are again wrestling with questions about how to rethink, […]

The F-35 is a Failure

The Pentagon has spent about $1.7 trillion on a jet that Trump loved to talk about. But the military never got its money’s worth. MSNBC’s Brian Williams explains. Aired on 02/25/2021. The US Air Force Quietly Admits the F-35 Is a Failure <https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/320295-the-us-air-force-quietly-admits-the-f-35-is-a-failure> By Joel Hruska on February 25, 2021   “The Air Force has […]

Mark Pocan to Chief of Staff of the Air Force

Dear General Brown: “I write today to inquire about recent comments you made regarding a review of the United States Air Force (USAF) tactical aviation force and the future the F-35A,1 a mission the Air Force already selected for Truax Air National Guard Base in my district. While it has been made abundantly clear that […]

Bombardment of Hearing is Unethical: Stop the US Government

Richard Joseph of Cancel the F-35   26 February 2021 Cancel the F-35 is from James Marc Leas. Richard: (I asked  Roger A Boshes MD PhD, Professor, Harvard Medical School who has spent a lifetime studying the human  brain, to comment on the effect on children of repeated exposure to high decibel military jet noise. His […]

Costs -> Powerless

Move the people or move the jets:  stop building housing for poor and people of color where it is noisiest and the most polluted.  Stop handing the costs to the powerless and the profits to the powerful.  These are flaws in the market. #corruption #externalized costs Environmental Racism Causes People of Color to Face Compound […]

Been Busy – February Update

We’ve been busy.  Cat Typing GIF from Cat GIFs More to come – but here’s something you can do right now: President Biden wants your input and has set up a website for comments. Please let him know we do not want the proposed squadron of $1.5 billion F-35 fighter jets destined for Truax Field. […]

MEJO’s Maria Powell: Oops! We Poisoned the “Giants Among Us”–Our Lakes

Maria Powell 22 Jan 2021 Madison Environmental Justice Organization Original Article: Oops! We poisoned the “Giants Among Us”–our lakes   “Today the Wisconsin State Journal reported that the highly toxic “forever chemicals” called PFAS (per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances) were found in all the Yahara Lakes–dubbed “Giants Among Us” in a summer 2018 newspaper series by Steve Verburg. Results for […]