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Fair-Labor Logos Find Factory Home Fair-Labor Logos Find Factory Home
by Rachel Taber
A new wave of campus clothing that's made with a livable wage.
Why Every American Should Care About Wisconsin Why Every American Should Care About Wisconsin
by Amy B. Dean
The debate in Wisconsin doesn't just apply to union members and public workers—it applies to every American who cares about our fundamental rights as citizens.
Police Defy Order to Clear Protesters from Wisconsin Capitol Police Defy Order to Clear Protesters from Wisconsin Capitol
by Lindsay Beyerstein
The latest from the ongoing protests in the Badger State.
Video: Holding the Wisconsin Capitol Video: Holding the Wisconsin Capitol
What happened inside the Wisconsin capitol when protesters were told they'd have to leave.
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.
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