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Wisconsin Republicans abandoning Scott Walker

March 29, 2015 by Barbara With On March 25, 2015, former editor of the Waukesha Freeman Pete Kennedy published an opinion piece in the paper urging Wisconsin conservatives to not only reject Scott Walker, but to hold him accountable for the damage he has done to the state. Kennedy is not the only one urging Wisconsin Republicans to […]

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Scott Walker says busting teachers’ unions will have jihadists quivering in fear

   

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I❤️UW-Fourth Anniversary of Wisconsin Uprising

February 15, 2015 by Leslie Amsterdam Frigid temperatures with below zero wind chills did not keep several hundred citizens from celebrating the fourth anniversary of the I❤️UW rally of February 14, 2011, which ignited the Wisconsin Uprising. UW Faculty Organizing for Change hosted this year’s Stop the Cuts-SaveUW rally as a response to a proposed […]

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Retired Milwaukee Public School Teacher Sheila Plotkin testifies on AB1

“You’ll use the failures you engineered to justify an education-by-exclusion system at taxpayer expense. That is as transparent as it is dishonest.” – Testimony by Sheila Plotkin at the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Education Public Hearing on AB 1, January 14, 2015.   January 16, 2016, By Sheila Plotkin Testimony by Sheila Plotkin at the Wisconsin Assembly Committee […]

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Milwaukee public school teacher Amy Mizialko testifies on AB1

“I’ve heard folks here today express their concern that our students are falling through the cracks. I would submit to you that the children of Milwaukee have been forced through the cracks.” — Testimony by Amy Mizialko at the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Education Public Hearing on AB 1, January 14, 2015.   January 16, 2016, […]

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“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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Public School Advocates Say No to School Voucher Expansion

May 22, 2013  by Rebecca Kemble Earlier today a group of legislators and public school advocates delivered a wagon load of petitions to Governor Scott Walker and the Co-chairs of the Joint Finance Committee urging them to remove school voucher expansion plans from the 2013-2015 state budget. They also called on the Joint Finance Committee […]

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Can Don Pridemore Legally Hold Elected Office?

November 29, 2012 by WCMC Don Pridemore, recently reelected to the Wisconsin Assembly, announced that he is a candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Pridemore and five other members of the Wisconsin Legislature recently have called for the the state of Wisconsin to nullify the Federal Affordable Health Care Act, and for Wisconsin police […]

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Integrity: The Child Scott Walker Left Behind

[Editor’s note: What follows is one woman’s account of the Scott Walker she knew at Marquette University. To the extent possible we have verified its accuracy, including the accuracy of details not printed here in order to protect the identities of the people involved. All of the elements are consistent: the principals were at Marquette University […]

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Walker’s ‘Deer Czar’ Proposes Privatizing Hunting, Wildlife

Deer hunting may soon join open government and good schools on the pile of Wisconsin traditions trashed by Scott Walker. Each November, hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites take to the woods to hunt, thinning our large herd of white tailed deer. A love of the hunt crosses all social and economic boundaries. Indeed, in the […]

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