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Latest Round Of Arrests In Wisconsin Nets Journalist, Teenager, Elected Official & Grannies

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

Police in Madison, Wis., arrested an alderman, three grandmothers, a teenage minor and a journalist on Thursday during a protest at the state Capitol....

Police Threaten To Arrest Protest Observers At State Capitol

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin police began threatening to arrest visitors observing "Solidarity Singalong" protests at the state capitol this week, in the latest controve...

WATCH: Fox News Contributor Punched In The Face During Protests

Posted 12.16.2012 | Detroit

Writer and Fox News contributor Steven Crowder aired video of his violent physical confrontation with opponents of Michigan's right-to-work legislatio...

Erin Mershon

College Outsourcing Plan Sparks Protest

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.25.2012 | College

In a controversy that's roiled higher education, academics across the country have decried the University of Virginia's recent ousting of President Te...

Amanda Terkel

The Wisconsin Collective Bargaining Fight: Behind The Scenes

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

This report is part I in a two-part series on a behind-the-scenes look at the Wisconsin collective bargaining fight. Read part II here. WASHINGTON ...

Where Are the Massive Demonstrations and Media Circuses for the Poor, the Unemployed and the Uninsured?

Michael Thornton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Thornton

Is the media going to act merely as a megaphone for those who can afford to protest in large numbers, or is it going to acknowledge all Americans and open its eyes to see the elephants in the room?

Why Conservatives Targeted Unions, ACORN & Planned Parenthood

The Nation | Ilyse Hogue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the past two weeks, all eyes have been glued to Madison, Wisconsin. The collective and joyful resistance to Governor Scott Walker's power-grabbing...

Amanda Terkel

More Than 270 State Legislators Nationwide Declare Support For Wisconsin Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than 270 state legislators from 44 states and two territories have signed a letter standing with the Democratic state senators in W...

Catholic Bishops Back Wisconsin Union Protesters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Catholic bishops on Thursday (Feb. 24) threw their moral weight behind the pro-union pro...

Bargaining Bans Don't End Deficits

Craig Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Crawford

To say the least, it is rather difficult to prove that ending collective bargaining, as is now proposed in Wisconsin, Ohio and elsewhere, offers any guarantee that states can close their budget gaps.

Amanda Terkel

Rage Against The Machine Guitarist Coming To Wisconsin For Concert

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, WIS. - For the past week, the protests outside of the Wisconsin statehouse have had a background soundtrack of Bruce Springsteen, Journey and...