Resolution before County Committees April 13 & 14: register/speak

This week two committees will consider a County Resolution opposing the F-35s and calling for PFAS clean-up. Please take a couple minutes to register on the below items, and feel free to share. Sharing with those around Dane County is greatly encouraged.    1) Before 5pm tomorrow, Tuesday, 4/13, click here to register in support of Res-548 […]

PFOS in Michigan Fish

Military Poisons is a project of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom’s (WILPF) Earth Democracy Committee and Pat Elder, WILPF US member and creator of our Military Poisons website. Read the full article online Fish testing program leads the nation while the state allows toxic fish to be consumed. By Pat Elder April […]

Water is Life Pictures – April 3 Event

On Saturday April 3rd 2021, we came together at an event organized by the people of Eken Park Resistance to educate and expose and to stand together to defend each other, our lives and our water at the City-County Building, downtown Madison.   Community members and friends brought water and  some attached messages of where […]

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 […]

Cap Times: F-35 Project is the Military-industrial Complex at its Worst

John Nichols  |  September 17, 2019 “Let’s review some headlines from the past several years regarding Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, shall we?” Cap Times: F-35 Project is the Military-industrial Complex at its Worst   Wisconsin has a rich tradition of objecting to the absurd excesses of the military-industrial complex. It goes back […]

Faith Leaders Oppose F-35 Fighter Jets, Wisconsin State Journal 7-29-2020

A full-page ad appeared in the Wisconsin State Journal today – July 29, 2020 – speaking against the F-35 fighter jets for reasons of social and environmental justice, and world peace. It’s signed by a long list of clergy and other faith leaders who call the proposed deployment “morally offensive”. Wisconsin State Journal Ad, Faith […]

Scientific American: Defund the Pentagon, Too

Let’s Defund the Pentagon, Too   | 8 July 2020  |   John Horgan  Related Links: The Poor People’s Campaign:  Moral Budget cuts the military budget   Defund the Pentagon – Contact your representatives People over Pentagon  original article   We must begin moving beyond militarism, as Martin Luther King urged more than 50 years ago “Toward the end […]

Overheard: Short film on the opposition to Madison F-35’s

Overheard   |  May 2020  |  by videographer Lucy McNeil   Overheard tells the story of one community’s fight to protect their homes against the placement of F35 fighter jets within their neighborhood.   Link to Overheard Video  Explore some of the issues

PFAS, COVID and potential environmental racism

The draft environmental impact study acknowledged that there will be “significant disproportionate impacts to low-income and minority populations as well as children.”  Although much of the US government is phasing out fluorine based firefighting foam use,  due to having jets with composite bodies like the Lockheed Martin F-35, the fluorine based foams will continue to be […]