Vermonters Support Wisconsin Workers

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By Sam Mayfield

Vermonters gathered at their state capitol on Tuesday to show solidarity with the courageous people of Madison. While tens of thousands demonstrate in the Wisconsin capitol, hundreds rallied in Montpelier to relate to the struggles that are facing working class people all over the country.

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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