Rev. Jesse Jackson Fires Up Demonstrators in Ohio State Capitol

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After speaking, and marching with workers in Madison, Wisconsin, Rev. Jesse Jackson traveled to Columbus, Ohio, yesterday, where another battle for union rights is brewing. Laura Flanders of GRITtv and Oliver Dykstra of The UpTake joined him. Jackson joined a committee meeting at the Ohio State Capitol and addressed protesters afterward.

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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