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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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Day of Reckoning as Wisconsin Votes in Gubernatorial Recall Election

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Sixteen months after thousands of protestors occupied the Wisconsin State Capitol to protest Republican Governor Scott Walker’s public sector union-busting “Budget Repair Bill”, the movement’s struggle culminates in today’s statewide gubernatorial recall election. Continue Reading →

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Occupy/Union Led Protests Greet Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel In Milwaukee

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Chicago Mayor and former advisor to President Obama Ron Emanuel was in Milwaukee Wednesday to raise money for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. He also ended up raising a howl of protest from people upset over privatization of city services, union rights and the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago. Continue Reading →

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Wisconsin Circuit Court Rules Against Anti-Collective Bargaining Law

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Concluding that the Republican-led Wisconsin legislature violated the Open Meetings Law when it rammed through Governor Scott Walker’s anti-collective bargaining legislation on March 9 and 10, Judge Maryann Sumi of the Wisconsin Circuit Court Branch 2 (located in Monroe County, near the state’s southern border with Illinois) ruled overturned the controversial law today. Continue Reading →

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Wisc. School Teacher Announces Candidacy Against GOP Sen. Harsdorf

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Shelly Moore, a school teacher in Wisconsin’s Ellsworth School district, has declared her candidacy to run against State Senator Sheila Harsdorf, one of four Republicans targeted in a recall campaign in the wake of right-wing Governor Scott Walker’s war on unions. Continue Reading →

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Kloppenburg Addresses Supporters on Election Night

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Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg addressed her supporters at 12:30 a.m. this morning at the Edgewater Hotel in Madison, Wis.
Earlier today, Kloppenburg declared victory over incumbent Justice (and self-described fan of Governor Scott Walker) David Prosser after the Associated Press gave her a 204-vote lead. Continue Reading →

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