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Jan. 15, 2015
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34472   Reader submitted blog Martin Luther King's Legacy
January 19, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, provides occasion for reflection as well as recognition. We honor his personal courage as well as political impact as catalyst for the civil rights revolution. Initially, he was reluctant to lead beyond his local community, concerned as well as in...
Posted by aicyr at 7:47 a.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Milwaukee Buzz
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Jan. 12, 2015
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34472   Reader submitted blog Torture, Morality and War
Barbarism and the law collide in war. The law is vital for mitigating the most brutal aspects of collective killing. Today, both dimensions are present in the intense politicized debate in Washington about CIA torture of terror suspects. The Senate Intelligence Committee report released December ...
Posted by aicyr at 2:12 a.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Milwaukee Buzz
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Jan. 10, 2015
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34472   Reader submitted blog Freedom, 'The Interview' & North Korea
The effort of North Korea to suppress Sony's satirical film "The Interview" has failed, but only after initial success. For months, Pyongyang has expressed outrage about the irreverent production.In November, Sony discovered computers were breached by a group called "The Guardians ...
Posted by aicyr at 12:11 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Movies & TV
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Jan. 7, 2015
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Community Blogger   Reader submitted blog Overflow Shelters Save Lives
Each year when temperatures drop in Milwaukee, the issue of homelessness gets brought to the forefront.During extreme weather, the urgency for safe sleeping places become elevated, making overflow shelters critical to our community. Those without homes have to not only figure out where to eat...
Posted by LiveUnited at 10:27 a.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Milwaukee Buzz
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Dec. 19, 2014
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36645   Reader submitted blog Bring It!
I recently began the P90X exercise program. I did so many push -ups yesterday that it hurts a little to type.For those who are not late night infomercial fans, P90X is an intense exercise program offered by a company called Beachbody. You do everything in the comfort of your own home and are ...
Posted by FrontPorch at 1:53 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Living
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Dec. 16, 2014
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Community Blogger   Reader submitted blog Surprise Sweepstakes Winners!
This year United Way had a little fun notifying the winners of our 2014 Campaign Give & Win Sweepstakes by surprising them at work! Check out the video!   
Posted by LiveUnited at 3:01 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Milwaukee Buzz
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Dec. 9, 2014
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Community Blogger   Reader submitted blog United Way's Merge
hese are exciting times for all of us here at United Way. United Way of Greater Milwaukee and United Way in Waukesha County have merged to form United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County. This has been an incredibly thorough and thoughtful process, and we are excited to be moving fo...
Posted by LiveUnited at 3:03 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Milwaukee Buzz
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Dec. 5, 2014
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36645   Reader submitted blog Rumba -- One Step Forward, Two Back
There is no right or wrong career path. We all just have our own path. It is unreasonable to assume every move will be perfect.A few weeks ago I wrote about some good career advice that helped me get launched. Today I would like to talk about some of the mistakes I made. I worked as an Institu...
Posted by FrontPorch at 10:42 a.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Living
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Dec. 2, 2014
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Community Blogger   Reader submitted blog Raising Spirits with Fewer Trimmings
During the holidays last year, Americans spent an average of $730 on gifts, food, decorations, and more. For thousands in our region living paycheck to paycheck, these expenses can be overwhelming and sometimes out of reach. By working together, however, we can help make the season brighter f...
Posted by LiveUnited at 1:56 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Milwaukee Buzz
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Nov. 28, 2014
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36654   Reader submitted blog Singer-Songwriters Barb & Tom Webber CD Release Concert, Friday December 5, 2014
Award-winning singer-songwriter duo Barb and Tom Webber will be performing songs from their 5th full length CD called "Between You And Me" along with other original songs as part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Coffeehouse Series.  They will joined on stage by their acoustic band "...
Posted by TexasTom46 at 1:52 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Music
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