Meetings every Wednesday at 7pm
UWM Union
2200 E. Kewnwood Blvd.
Meetings are usually in Union 280, otherwise check by the union elevators for meeting locations.


Sgt. Carmelo Rodriguez

Sgt. Carmelo Rodriguez
Sgt. Carmelo Rodriguez as he was and minutes before he died.

CBS News reported a story of the U.S. military neglecting the health of it's soldiers. Sgt. Carmelo Rodriguez asked CBS news to do an interview. As they prepared to do the interview, Sgt. Rodriguez died. CBS News' report can be seen here:

A New York Congressman has introduced the Carmelo Rodriguez Military Medical Malpractice and Injustice Act. A local station in New York gives some background on why military personnel cannot sue the U.S. government for medical malpractice.


Iraq Moratorium: Third Friday of Every Month

If you have time tonight (Friday, May 16th), head to Water St. and Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Milwaukee for the Iraq Moratorium from 5pm to 6pm.

If the third Friday of every month isn't enough for you, check out Peace Action Wisconsin. They have weekly vigils to end the war in Iraq.


Milwaukee Tops Another List

Milwaukeeans live in a city that ranks among the highest in the U.S. when it comes to teen pregnancy, segregation, and now racial disparities in drug sentencing.

Human Rights Watch and The Sentencing Project recently released reports outlinging the disparities in sentencing, arrests, etc. The New York Times and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel have run articles on both reports.

Human Rights Watch's report can be found here.The Sentencing Project's report can be found in PDF form here.