Labor To Legislature: “Tax The Rich”

2011 Legislative Session


Organized labor took center stage at Minnesota’s Capitol. The Minnesota AFL-CIO, together with Education Minnesota, AFSCME Council 5, MNA, IAFF and the Pipefitters will rallied in the Rotunda to oppose the so-called “Right to Work” legislation, which uses Orwellian language while scaling back labor rights.

Jacob Wheeler

In addition to shooting videos for The UpTake, Jacob Wheeler is a contributing editor at the progressive political magazine In These Times, publishes the Glen Arbor Sun in his native Michigan, and authored "Between Light and Shadow," a recent book about the Guatemalan adoption industry. Wheeler's stories have appeared in such magazines as the Utne Reader, Earth Island Journal, Rotarian and Teaching Tolerance magazine, and newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle and Christian Science Monitor. He speaks fluent Spanish, German and Danish.

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