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It’s About More than Money

Wisconsin is in danger of becoming the 25th “right to work” state by early March, with hearings held today, a Senate vote coming later in the week, an expected Assembly vote at the beginning of March, and an assured signature … Continue reading

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Commandments for America

Lately I’ve been reading how newly approved Texas textbooks would have us believe that the founding fathers of the United States were all devout Christians who intended this to be a Christian nation based on the influence and law of … Continue reading

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Time for the Working Class Heroes

About a week ago I heard that Eric Cantor was proposing to eliminate rules about overtime, which would allow corporations to save money by not having to pay hourly workers for extra time worked. The other day I found an … Continue reading

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We Are Still Here

Just over two years ago Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker introduced his “budget repair” bill which pretty much gutted the strength of public employee unions. It also allowed the state to sell heating plants and other state property to whomever they … Continue reading

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Waking Up to Democracy

  Protest at the Wisconsin State Capitol, February, 2011. Photo by Callen Harty.       One year ago today Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker woke up the sleepy citizens of his state when he introduced his “budget repair” bill that set off … Continue reading

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