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Governor Scott Walker

"Busted": A Collective Playlist For Governor Scott Walker

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I would remind Governor Walker of these words from Clarence Darrow: "With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed."

Thank You Governor Walker?

Amy B. Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy B. Dean

Dear Governor Walker: Thank you for taking the labor movement from an increasingly declining and divided entity to a unified and surging force for good with unprecedented public support.

Governor Walker's Coup D'Etat

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Reich

Scott Walker and Wisconsin Republicans have now made it crystal clear that their goal all along had nothing whatever to do with the state budget and everything to do with busting unions.

"We Aren't Going Anywhere"

Talya Minsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Talya Minsberg

Despite Wednesday evening's news of a bill being forced through here in Madison, Wisconsin, protestors are maintaining hope that their voices will be heard by Governor Walker.

"Pearl Harbor of Workers' Rights": Unions Launch Morning Protests Across Wisconsin. Strikes Next?

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

In the wake of the Wisconsin Senate's end-run to strip public employees of collective bargaining rights, the top labor unions are organizing state-wide protests Thursday morning.

Sam Stein

Wisconsin GOP Senators Pass Anti-Union Bill Without Democrats Present

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a bold gambit to put an end to the weeks-long budget standoff in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker (R) split his controversial budget-repa...

Wisconsin Democrats Will Return To State

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- The leader of Democrats in the Wisconsin Senate says his caucus will return to the state, but he won't say when. Senate Democrats ...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Protesters Flood Town Hall Meeting In Governor's Hometown

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Protesters unhappy with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposals forced a GOP congressman to shut down a town hall meeting on Mond...

Sam Stein

Wisconsin Democrats Propose Border Meeting With Scott Walker

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic state Senate leader in Wisconsin has written a letter to Gov. Scott Walker asking him to hold a meeting to resolve differ...

Wisconsin Governor Walker's Threat to American Political Stability

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Cohen

The battle in Wisconsin is about the balance of political forces in American politics. If unions are destroyed, those without great wealth will lose a vital representational institution.

Walker Issues Layoff Warning Notices

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

March 4, 2011 11:39:08 PM MADISON, Wis., March 4 (Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker issued layoff warning notices on Friday to unions ...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker's Budget Defunds Planned Parenthood, Targets Contraception Access

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) continues to wait out the state's Senate Democrats on his budget bill that would strip collective ...

Judge Orders Protesters To Be Removed From Wisconsin Capitol

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — About 50 pro-union protesters peacefully left the state Capitol late Thursday after a judge ruled they could no longer spend the...

Corporate Welfare for the Few Drives Net Neutrality Opposition

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

The Republican agenda, whether carried out in Washington, D.C., or in Madison, Wisconsin, has nothing to do with market failures and everything to do with simple, good old-fashioned corporate welfare -- but only for the right corporations, of course.

Let's End Bi-Partisan Hatred by Changing the National Language to French

James Napoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

Let's face it, once the language is absorbed into the culture, even if things do get ugly, doesn't merde sound nicer than the alternative?

Wisconsin Protests Spark Ad War

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tensions between Wisconsin public employees and Republican Gov. Scott Walker have led to the beginning of an advertising war marked by a volley of com...

Governor Walker: Starve 'Em

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Amanda Terkel

Haley Barbour: Obama Is Deliberately Trying To Drive Up Gas Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) is accusing the Obama administration of deliberately driving up energy costs, comparing the destructi...

Walker Unveils Full Budget With Deep Cuts

AP/The Huffington Post | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — After focusing for weeks on his proposal to strip public employees of collective bargaining rights, Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday...

The Unbreakable Culture of the Occupied Capitol

Ben Brandzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Brandzel

Many of the same officers who guarded us during the day would take their uniforms off at night and join us in protest, often bringing large "cops for labor" signs with them.

Why Madison Rabbis Oppose Wisconsin Governor's Budget Repair Bill

Rabbi Laurie Zimmerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Laurie Zimmerman

Jewish tradition, beginning with the Hebrew Bible, mandates that employers treat their workers fairly: "You shall not abuse a needy and destitute laborer."

Scott Walker and the Naughty Union Girls Hotline

Andy McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker thinks Union girls are bad news... and he's looking to get into some trouble. The sexy variety. Bow-chicka-bow-wow. ...

Walker and Boehner: Dangerous and Extreme

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ethan Rome

I know they're both more interested in pleasing the corporate lobbyists than the people they were elected to represent, but Scott Walker and John Boehner have really gone too far.

Police Let Protesters Stay Night At Wis. Capitol

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Dozens of protesters camped overnight in the Wisconsin Capitol and vowed to be back in full force Monday after police backed away fro...

We Are All Part of the Labor Movement Now

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The battle of Wisconsin is about the principle of whether everyday people have the right to sit at a bargaining table and have a say about their wages, their working conditions, and their jobs.