Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman Addresses Madison Labor Struggle and Media Coverage

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Amy Goodman of Democracy Now spoke at the Orpheum Theater in Madison, Wisconsin, this past weekend. She drew parallels between Tahrir Square in Cairo and the takeover the Wisconsin State Capitol, and the mainstream media’s coverage (or lack thereof) of those two revolutions.

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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