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Paul Beckett : Letter from Wisconsin

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett concedes defeat in Milwaukee, June 5, 2012. Photo by John Gress / Reuters. After the apocalypse:Letter from Wisconsin Frankly, putting it all together, I am very worried about our future, in Wisconsin and in the nation. … finish reading Paul Beckett : Letter from Wisconsin

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Peter Dreier : How the Big Bucks Won in Wisconsin

Walker spent 88% of the moneyto get 53% of the vote The real winner in Wisconsin on Tuesday was not Gov. Scott Walker, but Big Money. And the real loser was not Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, but democracy. By Peter … finish reading Peter Dreier : How the Big Bucks Won in Wisconsin

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Harry Targ : Why Wisconsin is Important

The Capital in Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday, March 10, 2012. Photo by Barbara Rodriguez / AP. Image from The Nation.Wisconsin is important The defeat of Walker and his Republican legislative colleagues will give energy and enthusiasm to grassroots movements… and … finish reading Harry Targ : Why Wisconsin is Important

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Mari Jo and Paul Buhle : Wisconsin’s Historic ‘Solidarity Sing Along’

Solidarity Sing Along at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Photo from Solidarity Sing Along / Facebook. The historic Wisconsin ‘Solidarity Sing Along’ Dubbed the ‘longest continuously running singing protest in history,’ the Solidarity Sing Along is about to celebrate its 350th … finish reading Mari Jo and Paul Buhle : Wisconsin’s Historic ‘Solidarity Sing Along’

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Sparks and Wildfires

Sparks and wildfires:Wisconsin and the global revolutions:By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | March 15, 2012 It Started In Wisconsin: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Labor Protest, by Mari Jo Buhle and Paul Buhle (Verso: 2012); … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Sparks and Wildfires

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Paul Beckett : A Perfect Day in Madison

A few of the 100,000 that hit the streets of Madison, Wisc., Saturday, March 12, 2011. Photo by Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog.Just ask 100,000 people!A Perfect Day in Madison, Wisconsin By Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Paul Beckett : A Perfect Day in Madison

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Paul Beckett : The Wisconsin Revolution and Gov. Walker’s ‘Putsch’

Photo by Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog.Dispatch from Madison:Governor Walker’s putsch By Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog / March 11, 2011 [This is the second of Paul Beckett’s reports from Madison for The Rag Blog.] MADISON, Wisconson — … finish reading Paul Beckett : The Wisconsin Revolution and Gov. Walker’s ‘Putsch’

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Paul Beckett : Madison and the Revolution at Home

Photo by Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog.The revolution at home:Dispatch from the Madison front By Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog / March 8, 2011 MADISON, Wisconsin — My wife Kathie and I have been to the Capitol square … finish reading Paul Beckett : Madison and the Revolution at Home

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Think Progress : The Koch Brothers’ War on Mainstreet

Charles and David: The brothers Koch. Image from AlterNet.The Kochs vs. Mainstreet: The right-wing billionaires’ open war on everyday Americans By Think Progress / AlterNet / March 2, 2011 Koch Industries, the private company of the billionaire Koch brothers Charles … finish reading Think Progress : The Koch Brothers’ War on Mainstreet

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : Strange Bedfellows in Wisconsin

Packers union rep Charles Woodson: Standing with organized labor in Wisconsin. Photo by Gay /AP.Strange bedfellows:Why the Packers back the protesters By Dave Zirin / The Rag Blog / March 1, 2011 After a 30-year erosion of power, influence, and … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : Strange Bedfellows in Wisconsin

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Joshua Brown : Life During Wartime: Puppet Master

Political cartoon by Joshua Brown / The Rag Blog / February 28, 2011. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. The Rag Blog

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Alice Embree : Spirited Pro-Choice and Pro-Union Rallies in Austin

Hundreds of pro-choice demonstrators marched down Congress Ave. in Austin Saturday, Feb. 26 (above), and then joined with supporters of Wisconsin workers for an enthusiastic rally on the steps of the Texas state Capitol. Photos by Terry DuBose / The … finish reading Alice Embree : Spirited Pro-Choice and Pro-Union Rallies in Austin

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