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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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Know Your Governor

October 18, 2014, By D.E Johnson • Scott Walker declined Medicaid funds, leading to a loss of over $206 million to the state of Wisconsin. This is federal money that originally came from Wisconsin through Medicaid taxes. Wisconsin Medicaid is now short $760 million. In addition, his cuts to BadgerCare have eliminated the health care coverage of […]

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Wisconsin Pushing for Slave-Wage Labor Force

– March 6, 2014 by Nicole Desautels Citizens showed up in droves March 3 to testify against SB 626, an anti-living wage bill introduced by Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) and co-sponsored by Rep. Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield). The bill prohibits living wage ordinances in any city, village, town or county which receives state funds. Highlights […]

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A Look Inside 2013: Photographs From Wisconsin

December 31, 2013 By Leslie Peterson 2013 was another busy year for Wisconsin activists. Almost three years have passed since the huge protests over collective bargaining rights for public sector workers engaged the state and the rest of the world in February 2011. This collection of images proves “Yes, that really happened.” All images ©Leslie […]

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Asbestos Lobby Pushes Bill to Make Victims’ Claims More Difficult

October 14, 2013 by Barbara With This is the second in a WCMC four-part series on asbestos. Back in February when Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) and Rep. Andre Jacque (R-De Pere) introduced AB19/SB13, otherwise known as the “Asbestos Claims Transparency Act,” many wondered who really wrote the bill. Both Jacque and Grothman are members […]

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Scott Walker and the Morality of Work

September 10, 2013  By Mike Hobbes On March 12, 2011, the day 14 Wisconsin Democrats returned to the State Capitol from their now infamous escape to Illinois, Senate Majority leader Scott Fitzgerald said of them, “Today the most shameful 14 people in the state of Wisconsin are going to pat themselves on the back and […]

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Postal Union Members Give Boost to Solidarity Sing Along

August 25, 2013  by Rebecca Kemble Members of the National Postal Press Association donated $1,000 to the First Amendment Protection Fund at their conference banquet on Saturday night. NPPA President Tony Carobine also announced that the American Postal Workers Union had pledged to donate an additional $4,000 to help defray court costs of people who […]

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Madison Firefighter Arrested for Attending Solidarity Sing Along

August 19, 2013  by Lady Forward ………………….. Madison firefighter Ted Higgins was handcuffed and arrested in the Wisconsin Capitol today for participating in the Solidarity Sing Along. “Our union brothers and sisters from Local 311 came down to sing in solidarity with the workers,” said Higgins. “They’ve already taken away the voice in the workplace […]

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November 2, 2012

More on Halloween in Bainport here: https://wcmcoop.com/2012/11/02/vultures-descend-on-bainport-sensata-plant-set-to-close-november-5/

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Vultures Descend On Bainport: Sensata Plant Set to Close November 5.

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. -Mahatma Gandhi Never underestimate the power of the truth to change the best laid plans. When Honeywell workers were called into management offices in 2010, they were divided into 2 groups: a group that was […]

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