An American Uprising
Wisconsin and beyond: While wealth and power concentrate in the hands of a few, the rights, jobs, and services that everyday Americans depend on are on the line. Across the country, people are rising up to defend them.
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.
US Uncut: Standing Up to Corporate Tax Dodgers
posted Mar 03, 2011
- Photo essay: "Austerity for us, prosperity for them"—and more signs from US Uncut's 50-city protests of corporate tax avoidance.
Police Defy Order to Clear Protesters from Wisconsin Capitol
by Lindsay Beyersteinposted Mar 01, 2011
- The latest from the ongoing protests in the Badger State.
“Do You Pay Your Taxes? Bank of America Doesn’t”
by Chuck Collinsposted Feb 28, 2011
- The latest from a growing international movement to make corporate tax dodgers pay ... so public services don't have to.
Video: Holding the Wisconsin Capitol
posted 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 Uetrichtposted Feb 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 Gelderposted Feb 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
posted Feb 23, 2011
- Video: Meet the people making history in Wisconsin.
People, Power, and Public Spaces
by Jay Walljasperposted Feb 22, 2011
- What the privatization of public spaces has to do with our likelihood of taking to the streets.
Time to Reclaim the American Dream
by Van Jonesposted Feb 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”
posted Feb 21, 2011
- Video: What's it like in the Wisconsin capitol?
Signs of the Times: The Best Protest Signs in Madison
posted Feb 18, 2011
- In Madison, Wisconsin, a workers' uprising is resulting in some clever slogans.
Wisconsin: The First Stop in An American Uprising?
by Sarah van Gelderposted Feb 18, 2011
- 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
by Dave Zirinposted Feb 17, 2011
- 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.
The UK’s Progressive Tea Party
by Johann Hariposted Feb 08, 2011
- Imagine a parallel universe where the Great Crash of 2008 inspired ordinary people to take on corporate tax evaders. The name of this parallel universe is Britain.