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RESIST with Overpass Light Brigade in Madison Wisconsin December 28, 2014

“We’re Still Here: Love in the Wisconsin Uprising” Kickstarter Campaign in Full Swing

November 20, 2014 by Leslie Amsterdam The Wisconsin Citizens Media Cooperative formed in 2011 to report on legislative and political activities in Governor Scott Walker’s Wisconsin. The tireless efforts of a small, but dedicated group of reporters, writers, photographers and editors produced countless news stories on diverse subjects that were largely ignored by mainstream corporate […]

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9/13/2011 4:31 pm. Activists block police from removing protesters at Wisconsin Ave entrance.

A Vote to Rebuild. A Vote for Love. A Vote for Wisconsin.

November 4, 2014  By Ryan Wherley With Election Day finally upon us and polls opening at 7 a.m. statewide, I can’t stop thinking about everything we’ve been through in the last four years in Wisconsin. And while my emotions are leaping about from one moment to the next, what I keep coming back to is […]

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Timeline of Shame: How a Mining Company Got State and Local Governments to Allow Destruction of Wetlands

November 3, 2014 by Maureen Matesuwic and Barbara With This timeline details how local officials, mining supporters and politicians helped conceal from the public the fact that the new Wisconsin Wetlands and Mining Bills are designed to give Gogebic Taconite (GTac) President Bill Williams what he was asking for in order to build a 22-mile open pit […]

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Deutsch a no-show for debates; endorsed by John Doe target

November 3, 2014 by Barbara With Last week, Republican candidate for Senate District 25 Dane Deutsch failed to show up for a debate with Democratic challenger Janet Bewley. The week prior, Deutsch issued a press release falsely accusing Bewley of lying about the real dangers mining poses to the wetlands. In response, Bewley issued the […]

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Force feeding suffragette, 1912. (Image: The Illustrated London News)

Top 10 Epic Reasons Why Americans Should Give a Sh*t About Voting

October 31, 2014 by Victoria Collier and Ben-Zion Ptashnik, Truthout Originally published in Truthout on October 30, 2014 and reprinted by permission. Pop icon Russell Brand raised a ruckus last year when he exhorted, “Don’t vote” to millions of his fans; a radical political directive under fire even by the likes of Sex Pistol Johnny […]

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ESS&S iVotronics voting machine. Photo: Popular Mechanics

UPDATE: Voting Machines Reported Flipping in Early Elections

October 31, 2014 by Marianne Moonhouse and Barbara With Last week, Wisconsin Citizen Media Coop (WCMC) responded to Craig Gilbert’s October 18 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article regarding Wisconsin’s dramatic voting swings. In it, he mentions Clark County, Wisconsin as one district that showed big swings in voting patterns. Clark and Taylor Counties are the only two in Wisconsin […]

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Scott Walker’s Scorn for the Poor Makes Mary Burke the Clear Choice on Nov 4th

October 30, 2014, By Ryan Wherley With the final Marquette poll prior to Tuesday’s upcoming election having been released and Walker showing his largest lead of the past several months, things aren’t looking so hot for Mary Burke. But we can win if we just turn out and vote. And for those of you who […]

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Rep; Sean Duffy talking a selfie with Rep. Paul Ryan, both Tea Party Republicans and part of the effort to shut down the government last year.

Sean Duffy Attacks the Wisconsin Chippewa Federation

October 24, 2014 by Barbara With Rep. Sean Duffy (WI­-R-­7) is leading the fight to dismantle the regulatory power of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which could greatly damage air and water quality in his own district in northern Wisconsin, which is located in Ceded Territory. On June 4, 2014, in an effort to address climate change, the […]

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Wisconsin’s Dramatic Vote Swings Raise Election Integrity Concerns

October 24, 2014 by Marianne Moonhouse and Barbara With Craig Gilbert’s recent article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “Wisconsin’s red-blue swings offer a map to victory for each party” is a rather unusual “Get Out the Vote” message. Election Integrity advocates may see this not so much as a map to victory than as a […]

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Jamey Francis: Identity Thief and Plagiarist

October 23, 2014 by Barbara With In a recent article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Republican candidate for Assembly District 74 Jamey Francis responded to his criminal record for identity theft of an elementary school teacher by saying, “I’ve become a better person because of it.” Francis’ 2006 theft conviction came after he was charged with […]

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