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Wisconsin Worker Rights

The Value of Labor in High Def Slow Mo

David Coleman | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics
David Coleman

Americans may best grasp ideas that emerge from something they really care about. Public policy, economic power and social compact morality? Meh, not so much. But pro football? Now there's something about which Americans care passionately.

WATCH: Democrat Tackled By Police During Attempt To Enter Wisconsin Capitol

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Wisconsin state lawmaker has been tackled by police as he tried to enter the state Capitol that is closed to the public. Democratic Representative ...

We Are All Wisconsin Workers

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

My kinship with Wisconsin workers is based on my history as a proud pro-union Democrat. But you need not share my history to share my stake in their efforts to protect collective bargaining.

Wisconsin Protests Surge, Pitting Labor Against Lawmakers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Protests in Wisconsin continue to surge Friday, even as reports from Thursday evening claimed as many as 25,000 demonstrators had taken to the state's...

Labor Movements Under Attack in Madison, Wisconsin

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Republican Governor Scott Walker is wasting time attacking working folks instead of seeking honest, sustainable solutions to his budget shortfalls. It is a con game, pure and simple.

Lila Shapiro

Police Dispatched As Democratic Lawmakers Flee Wisconsin | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Wisconsin Democrats on Thursday fled the statehouse in an effort to prevent legislators from reaching a quorum and passing a bill put forth by Gov. Sc...