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PUT POVERTY ON ICE

WISCAP has partnered with the Madison Capitols to Put Poverty on Ice! Come watch the Madison Capitols hockey team play on Friday, October 26th at 7:05 p.m and support WISCAP. (The below information can also be accessed in this PDF)…

STAFF PICK OF AUGUST

WISCAP has chosen ‘Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America’ by Tim Wise as our staff pick of August. “In Under the Affluence, Wise discusses a related issue: economic inequality and the demonization…

STAFF PICK OF JULY

WISCAP chooses ‘A People’s History of Poverty in America’ by Stephen Pimpare as staff pick of July. “Tens of millions of Americans currently live in poverty, more and more of them in extreme poverty. But the words we use to…

STAFF PICK OF JUNE

WISCAP chooses ‘Black Milwaukee: The Making of an Industrial Proletariat’ by Joe William Trotter Jr. for the staff pick of June. Other historians have tended to treat black urban life mainly in relation to the ghetto experience, but in Black…