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November 2, 2012

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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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October 22, 2012

Learn more about Bainport here: https://wcmcoop.com/2012/10/22/we-are-all-bainport/

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We Are All Bainport

Welcome to Bainport, USA. Bainport is an encampment set up across the street from Sensata Technologies. Sensata is closing the Freeport plant later this year and outsourcing all operations to China, leaving almost 200 hard working middle class Americans without a job. Sensata is owned by Bain Capital, and to call attention to their plight […]

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October 1, 2012

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What Romney Left Behind

[This photo essay was originally published as “Bainport, Illinois” in the blog Hi Henry. It is reprinted here with the generous consent of photographer and author Wendi Kent. – Editors] People are camping out under the stars in Freeport, Illinois. Unfortunately, it’s not for fun. This rural area is now home to 175 more people […]

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Women (and Men) Unite Against the War on Women

MADISON —  “Attention 2012 candidates: I’m watching. And I will vote!” That is the sentiment sweeping the nation during this election year. On Saturday, April 28, women rallied to defend their rights at events held in cities across the country. From Anchorage, Alaska, to Tallahassee, Florida, from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Concord, New Hampshire, Americans came […]

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Ann Romney Asks: “Please Bring This to an End”

Some of our esteemed fans have asked whether or not we hosted a campaign stop for Ann Romney this morning – we did not. When they called we said she was welcome to come in and say hi to people but once we found out they had bigger ideas we asked them to host it […]

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