Monthly Archives: June 2012

Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment Combatants Agree On Feeding The Poor

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Minnesota for Marriage held a protest at General Mills Headquarters after the food giant came out against the proposed constitutional amendment to limit the freedom to marry. MN United for All Families supporter Mark Bauer wanted to find some common ground at the protest. Continue Reading →

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Union Support For Palermo’s Workers’ Strike Tops 15 Million People

Striking workers outside Palermo's Pizza factory in Milwaukee

Palermo’s workers have now been out on strike for more than three weeks because strikers say management refuses to recognize their newly formed union, Palermo’s Workers Union, as a legitimate bargaining unit. Continue Reading →

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Humiliated Homeowner Turns to Son’s Occupy Homes for Help

Colleen McKee Espinosa and her activist son Nick

When Colleen McKee Espinosa, a nurse who lives in Northeast Minneapolis, received a sheriff’s sale notice of June 13 from Citibank last winter, she told her 26-year-old son Nick that “under no circumstances was he to bring the Occupy Homes people to my home.” Continue Reading →

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Post-Recall Demonstration Focuses On Fairness Issues

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The day after Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker survived his recall election, hundreds of activists marched in the streets of Milwaukee in non-violent civil disobedience from Pere Marquette Park to City Hall and into the banking district. Continue Reading →

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