Zweifel: Walker’s dissing of Soglin and Madison rings hollow

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Walker might be wise to not underestimate the Madison mayor. Yes, Paul Soglin was an anti-war student radical 50 years ago. But Soglin has always been known as a capable and talented administrator able to bring the pieces together to make the wheels of government turn. > The Cap Times

Four ‘March for Truth’ events scheduled across Wisconsin Saturday

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“March for Truth” events will be held across the country this Saturday, June 3, and we’re aware of four organized in Wisconsin. They will be held in Milwaukee, Madison, Fort Atkinson and Door County, and you can find the details for each on our Calendar page.

Free ‘Democracy & Citizen Engagement’ event scheduled in Madison

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The Development Disabilities Network is organizing a day-long event titled “Democracy and Citizen Engagement” in Madison on Tuesday, June 20. Three prominent speakers will point the way toward uniting diverse communities around the principles and strategies of citizen engagement, inclusion, democracy and community. > The Cap Times

Four Wisconsin events organized for Saturday’s national ‘March for Truth’

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“March for Truth” events will be held across the country this Saturday, June 3, and we’re aware of four organized in Wisconsin. They will be held in Milwaukee, Madison, Fort Atkinson and Door County, and you can find the details for each on our Calendar page.

Rep. Chris Taylor announces Madison listening sessions

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State Rep. Chris Taylor (D-Madison) has announced dates for two upcoming listening session. The first will be held Friday, May 26, at the Johnson Public House, Madison, from 10am to 12 noon, and the second at Barriques on Atwood on Friday, June 9, from 10am to 12 noon. See the full details here from The Wheeler Report.

Event aims to dispel misconceptions about Madison Muslims

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Hijabs are a symbol of oppression. Jihad is terrorism. An act of violence by an Arab is always a terrorist act. These are some of the misconceptions American Muslims face each day, even in Madison. An event Sunday aimed to set the record straight about what it means to be Muslim. > The Cap Times