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Speech delivered at Wisconsin Capitol in Madison, March 5, 2011 America is not broke. Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you'll give up your pension, cut ...
by Michael Moore
Comment Count 348 comments on Sun Mar 06, 2011 at 12:02 PM PST with 825 Recommends
Here in Chicago, laid-off workers are standing up for themselves , and the solidarity is growing.
by ChicagoLife
Comment Count 462 comments on Sat Dec 06, 2008 at 11:35 AM PST with 639 Recommends
This is why: State Senate - District 21 - Special General 60 of 60 Precincts Reporting - 100% Name Party Votes Vote % Lehman, John Dem 36,255 51% Wanggaard, Van (i) GOP 35,476 49% What ...
by elwior
Comment Count 417 comments on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 02:25 AM PDT with 631 Recommends
An American solidarity activist was shot in the face with a tear gas canister during a demonstration in Qalandiya, today. Emily Henochowicz is currently in Hadassah Hospital in ...
by Tom J
Comment Count 1031 comments on Mon May 31, 2010 at 05:20 PM PDT with 624 Recommends
I've spent this evening glued to the Uptake livestream of the scene inside the Wisconsin Capital, and all I can think is "I should be back there." I've spent two weekends now in Madison, on the ...
by Goldfish
Comment Count 414 comments on Thu Mar 10, 2011 at 02:47 AM PST with 549 Recommends
We have a huge crisis in the country. The private pension system is collapsing. The public pension system is on the brink of collapse, and people are ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 629 comments on Thu Dec 23, 2010 at 08:20 AM PST with 520 Recommends
Hi folks, Came across this little gem on the facebook this morn, and wanted to share--their resolve just makes me feel better. Background story after the squiggly-do.
by Ozzie
Comment Count 114 comments on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 12:12 PM PST with 447 Recommends
JUST IMAGINE! What would happen to the US Labor Movement if millions of low-wage workers stood up and demanded a living wage, union recognition, and the right to sit across from management at the ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 99 comments on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 11:43 AM PST with 423 Recommends
I took my mother her medication, today. She's 87, so I fill up her plastic, daily medication boxes. We almost lost her a year ago, due to getting just one pill wrong on a prescription it turned ...
by bkamr
Comment Count 185 comments on Sun Jan 02, 2011 at 05:14 PM PST with 415 Recommends
Recently I posted a comment, a rant really, in a diary about Ted Rall, the cartoonist we've all been debating as of late, explaining why I found myself deeply troubled over his depictions of ...
by ZhenRen
Comment Count 607 comments on Wed Dec 04, 2013 at 07:30 AM PST with 412 Recommends
And I'm not even joking. I have never heard of this and certainly didn't expect anywhere near this degree of response from the government, and rapidly no less! On Tuesday at the Union hall we met ...
by bluebarnstormer
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 07:38 AM PST with 405 Recommends
Yesterday, over 1,000 people flooded the lawn in front of the Capitol in Michigan and filled the Capitol itself at an AARP-sponsored protest rally. Photos by my friend and ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 156 comments on Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 05:31 AM PDT with 405 Recommends
On May 4, 1886, in Haymarket Square in Chicago, the public rallied peacefully in support of 40,000 workers in Chicago who had gone on strike, to win the right to organize. The police ...
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 161 comments on Fri Mar 11, 2011 at 10:30 PM PST with 402 Recommends
The author Stephen King has always been a favorite for a variety of reasons. As Ive grown older I have grown fond of his politics as well. I love that he bought up sports radio in Maine and turned ...
by LieparDestin
Comment Count 186 comments on Fri Mar 11, 2011 at 01:34 PM PST with 386 Recommends
WARNING* WARNING *WARNING This whole post is full of triggers...there is no getting around it. The black boxes were a good idea but they don't suffice. If you need to, just scroll ...
by SwedishJewfish
Comment Count 416 comments on Thu Jan 26, 2012 at 11:03 AM PST with 384 Recommends
The recent actions by worker and pro-labor citizens in Wisconsin appear to be catching on. A similar union-busting bill in Ohio had about 5,000 people show up to protest today, up from a few hundred ...
by Keori
Comment Count 217 comments on Thu Feb 17, 2011 at 02:16 PM PST with 367 Recommends
Gee, I thought someone else would have diaried this by now. But having searched and found nothing, your humble Badger correspondent submits this for your consideration. While taking a little ...
by strobusguy
Comment Count 94 comments on Sun Apr 03, 2011 at 02:04 PM PDT with 332 Recommends
When the Berkeley students unite with the people of Oakland against the batons of the 1%...take a guess who is going to win...this time. Chancellor Birgeneau says no camping out on the steps. ...
by catilinus
Comment Count 123 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 07:10 AM PST with 319 Recommends
Walmart, one of the richest corporations in the world, refuses to pay its employees a livable wage or provide any form of decent healthcare, increasing reliance on government assistance, and the ...
by Paddy Ryan
Comment Count 110 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 03:48 PM PDT with 314 Recommends
I was going to write a diary tonight calling for Wisconsin law enforcement officers to refuse to participate in dismantling the movement that is protecting their own unions. It appears I may not ...
by greywolfe359
Comment Count 243 comments on Sat Feb 26, 2011 at 03:08 PM PST with 309 Recommends