Wisconsin Protests

The Wisconsin legislature is going the extra mile with three separate bills to retroactively decriminalize the behavior at the heart of the investigation and to defang the nonpartisan elections agency that aided it. Two of the bills are on a fast track being sped through the legislature with an unusual Joint Senate/Assembly hearing on Tuesday.
The attack on the GAB goes hand in hand with recent assaults on Wisconsin's open records law, and efforts to changes the John Doe law to exclude politicians from ever being investigated in the manner that average citizens are.
Dear Governor Walker: I'm appalled by your willingness to trade off the well-being of working people and the health of a fabulous state university system for your grandiose, selfish ambition. I'll do whatever I can to make sure you will not become president.
Scott Walker will announce for president today. After standing for 25 primary and general elections in 25 years, he is poised to take his "divide and conquer" brand of politics to the national stage.
Trickle-down economics doesn't work, and frankly, it never has. If we want to restore a healthy middle class, we need a different approach, a virtuous cycle that begins with a high-quality public education that gives students the skills they need to get good jobs with fair wages.
Critical thinking says if you want to earn more money, bullying your employer with a mob isn't the answer. Production is. If you want to earn more money, provide more service.
Robinson, 19, was shot in Madison, Wisconsin's capital, on Friday evening after Officer Matt Kenny responded to calls about
“John Roberts had a chance to kill this thing three years ago. He chose not to, and went to great lengths to do so and made
The bill will more than likely pass, then get signed by Walker with multiple pens. Should I have stayed home?
Legislators are expected to take up the measure early next week in the state Assembly, where Republicans enjoy a comfortable
Now on the books in 24 states, right-to-work laws create a serious problem for organized labor. Under U.S. labor law, a union
Why would politicians and their billionaire backers expend so much political capital (and actual capital) attacking unions when unions in America represent a small fraction of the workforce--around 11 percent?
Like establishing a garden or writing a book, building a patio in an uncertain world is an exercise in enlisting the passage of time to advantage: an act of faith.
 In the America that I want to live in, it's not all right for police to intimidate entire communities with automatic weapons, riot gear and armored vehicles.
"I think in a democracy, we ought to be accountable for what we do, so therefore I think that preserving the citizen's right
According to the Capital Times, Terrell's arrest was the first to turn violent since the crackdown began. UDPATE: The Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Capitol Police Chief David Erwin's policing is working just about as well as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's
CORRECTION: A previous version of this article implied that a federal judge gave police the power to make arrests at the
Arrests at the Capitol died down this week. According to the LaCrosse Tribune, an off-duty police officer who wanted to observe
Wisconsin police began threatening to arrest visitors observing "Solidarity Singalong" protests at the state capitol this