Phantom Wealth and False Expectations
by David KortenMar 15, 2011
- Playing money games to profit from false expectations is not the same as investing in jobs that produce real value to meet real needs
Wisconsin Awakens a Sleeping Giant
by Sarah van Gelder, Brooke JarvisMar 15, 2011
- Workers across the country are demanding to know why corporations and the wealthy get bailouts and tax breaks while teachers and steel workers bear the burdens of budget crises.
“This is Not Democracy” — Wisconsin’s Anti-Union Bill Passes
by Brooke JarvisMar 10, 2011
- In a controversial move, Republicans maneuvered the passage of Wisconsin's assault on collective bargaining after three weeks of protests. How'd they do it, and what happens next?
Mahlon Mitchell: The Middle Class Needs to Stick Together
by Robby MellingerMar 08, 2011
- Firefighters weren't directly included in the anti-union bill that sparked the protests in Madison. Lieutenant Mahlon Mitchell on why they're taking to the streets, anyway.
Fair-Labor Logos Find Factory Home
by Rachel TaberMar 08, 2011
- A new wave of campus clothing that's made with a livable wage.
Domestic Workers Win Bill of Rights
by Caitlin BattersbyMar 08, 2011
- A long-excluded workforce finally gets the protections it deserves.
Why Every American Should Care About Wisconsin
by Amy B. DeanMar 04, 2011
- 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
by Lindsay BeyersteinMar 01, 2011
- The latest from the ongoing protests in the Badger State.
Video: Holding the Wisconsin Capitol
Feb 28, 2011
- What happened inside the Wisconsin capitol when protesters were told they'd have to leave.
Bigger than Unions, Bigger than Wisconsin
by Micah UetrichtFeb 25, 2011
- 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
by Sarah van GelderFeb 24, 2011
- 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
Feb 23, 2011
- Video: Meet the people making history in Wisconsin.
Time to Reclaim the American Dream
by Van JonesFeb 22, 2011
- 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”
Feb 21, 2011
- Video: What's it like in the Wisconsin capitol?
Signs of the Times: The Best Protest Signs in Madison
Feb 18, 2011
- In Madison, Wisconsin, a workers' uprising is resulting in some clever slogans.