Monthly Archives: July 2016

Watch “The Big Short” with a Wall Street professional! Sunday July 24, 6:30 PM

Watch ‘The Big Short’ and discuss the movie afterwards with a former Wall Street consultant, Megan McDermott, who now teaches bankruptcy law at the UW Law School. Thanks to Tim Kiefer for arranging the speaker!
This Academy Award-winning film is the “movie the enemies of financial regulation really, really don’t want you to see,” according to New York Times’ Paul Krugman.
Free, Sunday, July 24, 6:30 PM at the Waunakee EMS community room, 201 North Klein Drive in Waunakee. the-big-short-1

Forum with Democratic Candidates for 47th Assembly District

On Thursday, July 14, 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Active McFarland and United Fitchburg will co-sponsor a forum with the three Democratic candidates who are running for the 47th Assembly District seat. The candidates are Jimmy Anderson, Julia Arata-Fratta, and Tony Hartmann. Incumbent Robb Kahl (D-Monona) is not running for reelection.

The forum will be held at the McFarland Municipal Center, 5915 Milwaukee St. The candidates will be asked to respond to a few predetermined questions, and members of the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions of their own. The primary election will be held on August 9.