Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Wisconsin stands up!

The corporate media is blacking out the Wisconsin fight for union rights and working-class living standards, which is why we need to publicize it ourselves. Here is a collection of articles, some mainstream and some not, covering the rebellion in Wisconsin.

LA Times
NY Times article (not good coverage, but coverage nonetheless)
Progressive article Wisconsinites Rally

Labor Notes article (February 17th), by Lynn Glueck, Madison teacher

One campus group that is organizing for Wisconsin workers is Student Labor Action Coalition (SLAC), which looks to have grown in strength in recent years. Here is a video of a 2010 SLAC protest against Nike sweatshops.

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