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Video: Farmer-labor alliance reborn in Wisconsin

March 12 the big tractors thundered into Madison, Wisconsin.


Shame! GOP takes away rights in blink of eye

Republicans rammed through a bill that would undo 50 years of labor rights in Wisconsin.


Latinos condemn Wisconsin anti-worker bill

Twenty leading national Latino organizations have come together to oppose growing attacks against the rights of workers in Wisconsin and other states.


Why the Wisconsin goings-on affect all workers

The only protection workers have to fight against exploitation is a working democracy. And so unions were born.


Wisconsin protesters: You couldn’t wait us out, so, you locked us out!

One nurse summed up the legal victory to keep Wisconsin state Capitol open: "What Walker has done is sad. So we came dressed for a funeral but we are ready to dance. We expect that we will win this battle."

New Jersey rallies to support Wisconsin workers

 Thousands of trade unionists rallied in front of the state Capitol in Trenton last week in solidarity with the public workers of Wisconsin.


Judge orders Wis. Capitol open to protesters

A judge has issued a temporary restraining order against Gov. Scott Walker, which effectively reopens the Capitol to demonstrators who the governor tried to keep out today.

The unity of public workers and those they serve

Republican Governor Rick Scott gave rise to a political strike, not a collective bargaining strike, by deciding to attack public workers.


Obama, most Americans, side with unions over right-wingers

Presidential and popular support for public workers was not the only bad polling news the right wing has to deal with today.


Dallas demonstrates for Wisconsin

Speakers urged the crowd to do everything possible to overcome the crisis in Wisconsin and at home.

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