When Pizza Flowed Like Water: Distributing Pies at Wisconsin State Capitol Last Week

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

No food is being allowed into the Wisconsin State Capitol this week, as authorities attempt to boot the remaining protesters out of the building. Here’s a clip from last Tuesday, Feb. 22, when Ian’s Pizza on State Street was still busy taking orders from all over the world and delivering free pies to happy squatters inside the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison.

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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