Steelworkers President On Wisconsin Workers Rights

Protests in Madison, Wisconsin Saturday February 20, 2011- Photo by Natalie Rosen

United Steelworkers President Leo W. Gerard talks with GRITtv’s Laura Flanders about the Wisconsin workers’ rights rally and Governor Scott Walker’s attempts to eliminate collective bargaining for public employees.

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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