Archive for March, 2011

Early March Calendar of Events and Actions Across Wisconsin

Here’s an early March list of events and actions happening across the state in the coming days. In addition to events listed below, there is of course canvassing and phone calling ongoing. If you have information to add (either something

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Door-knocking for signatures in Fond Du Lac; one person's account

There’s a great first person account of canvassing for recall signatures in Fond Du Lac up at Daily Kos, written by “Giles Goat Boy.” GGB offers personal accounts of talking to supporters, non-supporters, and in general paints a brief but

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With anti-union law blocked (for now), no consensus on what's next

It may be a whole new ballgame in the wake of the temporary restraining order issued by a Dane County judge on the anti-collective bargaining law forced (possibly illegally) through the legislature. Then again, it may not, as pundits and

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Brain drain in the state workforce – is Walker chasing out needed public employees?

This could be a problem. From the Cap Times: The numbers of public employees who have retired or who have requested information on retiring are up this year in a big way. In just the first two months of 2011,

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Public actions/protests/visibilities in the coming days

Here’s a partial list of upcoming protests and actions in protest of the ideological martial law Scott Walker and his legislative allies are continuing to impose. Keep an eye on this space for details and more updates, and post your

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Walker's allies acknowledge they're losing the fight

It’s hard not to look at the incredible ideological overreach underway on the part of Scott Walker and his allies and wonder if there isn’t a pathological detachment from reality in play. What, exactly, did they think was going to

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In winning a battle, have Walker & co. lost the war?

His disapprovals are near 60%, his opposition has bounced back from the feelings of defeat and demoralization after the last election, independent voters are re-awakening to the need for a strong labor movement in Wisconsin and across the nation… While

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Upcoming actions across the state for this week

Here’s a partial list of upcoming opportunities to get out, get involved, and get your voice heard across Wisconsin. Keep an eye on this site for more information, and be sure to forward the link to others. 2nd and 30th

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Saturday's record activism continued into Sunday without missing a beat

Think the more that 85,000 people who turned out for the Saturday rally was the end of the weekend’s activism? Today (Sunday), another 7000 people turned out in events and demonstrations across the state. In Oshkosh, 75 people showed up at

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Shorewood budget listening session this Monday

Opportunities for action and education continue full speed ahead after the Saturday rally. Below are details on the Shorewood budget listening session occurring this Monday the 14th. · Monday, March 14th – 7pm – Budget Listening Session. · Shorewood High

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