Prez cand Stein (G): Wisconsin betrayed by Silencing of Democracy Movement

We need our own party, organized by, led by, and funded by we the people, not the corporations.

Wisconsin Recall Vote today: Vote against union-busting Governor Scott Walker

Update on 6/6: Scott Walker survived the recall vote. [One story: here] And, we learned something about Wisconsin political rules. We did not realize that the recall involved an opponent, instead of just a “yes/no” vote. Wonder if that is the best and most democratic way to do a recall? Seems like it was a […]

Wed. Feb 29th Occupy actions: 70 Cities Nationwide Stand up to Corporate Greed and ALEC (plus Long Island area events)

Listing for Occupy Long Island events in Shirley and Huntington on Friday afternoon are posted: here and below. Informative (and amusing) update about NYPD preparations for the occupy event in NYC today (Feb 29): here. LiveStream of events in Spain: here (Please watch if you can, action all over Spain. And, at Wed 10am EST, […]

Green Party Nominates Ian “Koch” Murphy for Congress (26-NY)

Will Challenge Major Parties on Peace, Budget Priorities, Single Payer Health Care, Worker Rights The Green Party of NY State has officially nominated Ian Murphy as its candidate for upcoming special Congressional election in the 26th District.  The Green Party said it wanted to provide an alternative to the anti-worker, pro-war, pro-corporate, anti-environmental agenda of the Democratic and Republican Parties. The […]

The Wisconsin Lie Exposed – Taxpayers Actually Contribute Nothing To Public Employee Pensions: Forbes

Gov. Scott Walker says he wants state workers covered by collective bargaining agreements to “contribute more” to their pension and health insurance plans. Accepting Gov. Walker’ s assertions as fact, and failing to check, creates the impression that somehow the workers are getting something extra, a gift from taxpayers. They are not. Out of every […]

How Koch Industries Makes Billions by Demanding Bailouts and Taxpayer Subsidies Part 1

– Koch Industries won massive government contracts using their close relationship with the Bush administration. The Bush administration, in a deal even conservatives alleged was a quid pro quo because of Koch’s campaign donations, handed Koch Industries a lucrative contract to supply the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve with 8 million barrels of crude oil. The […]

Walker administration blocking access to government: ACLU says it’s unconstitutional

Evening 3/1/2011: Speech links at bottom (excerpt from) WTAQ news State Capitol Access Limited Again Tuesday Tuesday March 1, 2011 MADISON, Wis. (WTAQ) – The public’s access to the State Capitol will be limited again Tuesday, when Governor Scott Walker speaks to the Legislature about his next state budget… Police only let a few in […]

Wisconsin Would Be The First Domino – We Are All Wisconsinites (via Peace and Justice Online)

The crisis in Wisconsin has the potential to drastically diminish the rights, salaries, and working conditions of Americans throughout the country.  Whether they are public employees, private sector employees, union members, or non-union workers, America’s working families will suffer if the conservative efforts in Wisconsin are successful. Public-sector employees are entitled to collective bargaining rights, […]

Wisconsin union files unfair labor practices charge against Walker (+ link to full complaint)

See bottom of this post for link to live stream of Governor Scott Walker’s Tuesday speech to legislature… (excerpt from) Journal Sentinel on-line WSEU files unfair labor practice charge against Walker by Don Walker of the Journal Sentinel / Feb. 28, 2011 12:43 p.m The Wisconsin State Employees Union on Monday filed an unfair labor […]

American Workers Vs Multi-Billionaires music video

Our latest video “American Workers Vs Multi-Billionaires” was filmed on location in Madison, Wisconsin, where thousands of hard working Americans came together in unity to fight back against a Governor bought and paid for by Billionaires to break up Unions and deny workers collective bargaining and a living wage. “American Workers Vs Multi-Billionaires” was produced […]

Sunday afternoon: Wisconsin protest update

excerpt from www.msnbc.com at about 6-m Sunday: Hundreds defy order to vacate Wisconsin Capitol At issue is Gov. Scott Walker’s bill to strip public workers of collective bargaining rights MADISON, Wis. — About 200 protesters have left the Wisconsin Capitol, but many more have remained behind in defiance of a 4 p.m. deadline… Capitol police […]

Interesting – did Walker/fake Koch phonecall out illegal activity?

The full story is worth reading: here. Why A Reporter’s Prank Call To David Koch Is No Laughing Matter Mary Bottari, Center for Media and Democracy via Business Insider …But the Governor also explains how he is going to lay off thousands of Wisconsin workers as a tactic to get the Democrats to cooperate: “So, […]

From Tahrir to Wisconsin (via Politirature)

Dear activists, protesters & workers from Wisconsin, Ohio and other states, I was truly touched by your hundreds of thoughts and comments on my photos  from Tahrir holding that sign. I thank each and everyone of you, even those who  thought the photos were shopped, but I have few things to say. I’m an Egyptian ordinary […]

The Green Party supports Wisconsin public employees, urges wider protest against policies that cut benefits and eliminate collective bargaining

• Greens denounce austerity budgets, calling them a ploy to balance budgets on the backs of working people, destroy unions, and enlarge the power of corporations • Green solution to deficits and economic recession: rescind tax cuts for the rich, end the wars and reduce military spending, enact Medicare For All and public works programs […]

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