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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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Entrepreneur and Homeless Advocate: Invest in Citizens

March 18, 2013¬† By Wendi Kent AN OPEN LETTER TO: Madison Mayor Paul Soglin and Dane County Executive, Joe Parisi I am originally from Austin, Texas, a city I know the mayor to be quite fond of, understandably. I lived there until my mid twenties. At 15 years old, I found myself living on the […]

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Dear Joe Parisi: Please Show Some Compassion

November 29, 2012 by WCMC [Dane County Executive Joe Parisi has recently come under fire for his lack of communication and for authorizing an excessive use of force in dealing with the Occupy Madison encampment on Lake View Hill County Park. He did not attend a meeting called by local leaders earlier this week which […]

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November 21, 2012

Read more about the eviction and move to Token Creek here: https://wcmcoop.com/2012/11/20/occupy-madison-evicted/

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Occupy Madison Evicted

By Leslie Amsterdam and Rebecca Kemble A little after 8:00 this morning two large dump trucks and several pickups pulling trailers rolled onto the Lake View Hill County Park lawn to haul away the collective and personal possessions of members of the Occupy Madison community. For many, these are all of their worldly goods. The […]

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