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BY Tom Burke | Lansing, MI | 2/24/11
Taking their lead from Wisconsin, 1200 protesters rallied against attacks on unions and democracy at the Michigan State Capitol, Feb. 22. Union fire fighters were out in force and in uniform, carrying signs reading, “Support Act 312,” a 1969 law establishing binding arbitration. Binding arbitration requires towns and cities to work out their differences with the workers.
BY staff | Madison, WI | 2/24/11
The struggle at the Wisconsin State Capitol to defeat the union-busting Budget Repair Bill held strong through its 9th day, Feb. 23. The state Capitol remained occupied and as early as 7:30 a.m. the chants of "Kill the bill" could be heard from all over.
BY staff | Madison, WI | 2/22/11
Inside and out, the Capitol Building is loud and crowded. It's the eighth day of protests against Governor Scott Walker's ‘budget repair bill’ and every night, thousands of students and workers occupy the Capitol Building. The people of Wisconsin are showing determination to kill the bill.
BY Brad Sigal | Saint Paul, MN | 2/22/11
Excitement was in the air in the Minnesota Capitol building, Feb. 22 as more than a thousand workers packed the capitol rotunda in an impressive display of solidarity with workers in Wisconsin.
BY staff | Madison, WI | 2/21/11
As of Feb. 21, people from throughout Wisconsin and around the country have been showing support for public workers locked into a battle with Republican Party leaders.
BY Brad Sigal | Hudson, WI | 2/19/11
Hundreds of workers protested Feb. 19 in this town on the border of Wisconsin and Minnesota to “kill the bill” that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is trying to ram through.
BY Jacob Flom | Madison, WI | 2/19/11
55,000 people - workers, students and their families - occupied the Wisconsin State Capitol Feb. 19 against anti-union legislation. It was the sixth straight day of protest.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | Wisconsin | 2/17/11
The workers in Wisconsin have risen up in opposition to Republican Governor Scott Walker’s attempt to end public sector unionism in the state. These workers deserve the support of all trade unionists, students and all people of conscience.
BY J Burger | Wisconsin State Capitol | 2/17/11
Thousands of people are filing into the Capitol Building to protest Governor Scott Walker’s Budget Repair Bill. As of noon today, the Capitol is full on all floors and more just keep coming.
BY J Burger | LaCrosse, WI | 2/17/11
On Feb. 15 over 400 workers, community members and their supporters mobilized in less than six hours to say no to Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin as he showed up to speak at local plant. The governor had just proposed a ‘budget fix’ bill that would radically alter the political landscape in Wisconsin.
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