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Bigger than Unions, Bigger than Wisconsin Bigger than Unions, Bigger than Wisconsin
by Micah Uetricht
How Americans across professions, religions, and states are uniting in opposition to Wisconsin's anti-union bill—and cultivating a movement that reaches far beyond the state border.
Dear Glenn Beck: It’s Not Conspiracy, It’s Courage Dear Glenn Beck: It’s Not Conspiracy, It’s Courage
by Sarah van Gelder
Glenn Beck thinks the spread of anti-corporate protests is a little too convenient. But this is what happens when ordinary people discover their power.
We Are Wisconsin We Are Wisconsin
Video: Meet the people making history in Wisconsin.
Time to Reclaim the American Dream Time to Reclaim the American Dream
by Van Jones
Van Jones: Why Wisconsin gives the movement for “hope and change” a second chance—and what you can do about it.
“This is a Peaceful Protest” “This is a Peaceful Protest”
Video: What's it like in the Wisconsin capitol?
Signs of the Times: The Best Protest Signs in Madison Signs of the Times: The Best Protest Signs in Madison
In Madison, Wisconsin, a workers' uprising is resulting in some clever slogans.
 Wisconsin: The First Stop in An American Uprising? Wisconsin: The First Stop in An American Uprising?
by Sarah van Gelder
It took a while, but protests in Wisconsin show that poor and middle class Americans are ready to push back against the policies and cuts that hurt them most. Madison may be only the beginning.
Wisconsin: Solidarity Among Workers … And Football Players Wisconsin: Solidarity Among Workers … And Football Players
by Dave Zirin
As Wisconsin's public workers fight to keep their wages and bargaining rights, they're joined by others involved in a labor struggle: their Super Bowl champion neighbors.
Organics and the Science of Farming Organics and the Science of Farming
by Robin Broad, John Cavanagh
Some say that organic farming means going "backwards." These farmers think otherwise.
The Elephant in the Room at the State of the Union The Elephant in the Room at the State of the Union
by Robert Reich
The problem isn't "competitiveness"—it's inequality.
A Hands-On New Year A Hands-On New Year
by Grace Lee Boggs
Grace Lee Boggs: The next decade will bring further changes in the way we think about food, work, and education.
Fixing the Future Fixing the Future
Video: David Brancaccio's full documentary as he travels the country to visit communities that are changing their economy in unique ways.
Working in the Shadows Working in the Shadows
by Carlos Jimenez
A year undercover in the jobs most Americans won't do.
Don’t Compromise Social Security Don’t Compromise Social Security
by Doug Pibel
What the tax compromise could mean for the future of Social Security.
Bellingham, Washington: Good Jobs, Locally Grown Bellingham, Washington: Good Jobs, Locally Grown
Video: How this close-knit community is keeping jobs close to home.
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