Taking a Stand in Wisconsin
23 February 2011
MADISON, Wis. - Workers across Wisconsin, buoyed by support from people in Minnesota and other states, are taking a stand against legislation that would strip teachers, nurses and other public workers of their collective bargaining rights. View a roundup of stories and resources on their struggle.
Video 'The Giant Is Awake!' VIDEO 'We are Wisconsin'
We Are Wisconsin from Finn Ryan on Vimeo. Workers speak out at rally in state Capitol in St. Paul VIDEO MN 2020 coverage of Feb. 22nd solidarity rally at state Capitol in St. Paul VIDEO Photos Photos: Wisconsin protest signs Scenes from Saturday at the Capitol Scenes from the Feb. 22 Solidarity Rally More photos from the rally on Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation's Facebook page Articles Workers gather in Madison to protest votes restricting their rights March 10, 2011 By Steve Share, Minneapolis Labor Review editor Protests mount after Wisconsin Republicans ram through anti-worker legislation March 10, 2011 War on public employees unions is an assault on women March 7, 2011 By Glenda Holste Protests continue in Madison, put focus on corporate agenda March 6, 2011 By Barb Kucera Commentary: Attack on public employees deals a sharp blow to black workers March 2, 2011 By Steven Pitts The way the cookie crumbles . . . March 1, 2011 By Barb Kucera Thousands rally Saturday in all 50 states Feb. 28, 2011 Trumka: ‘This is not about a budget crisis’ Feb. 28, 2011 By Donna Jablonski Walker ducks D.C. protesters Feb. 27, 2011 By Mark Gruenberg Wisconsin AFL-CIO raising funds for workers' fight Feb. 24, 2011 Commentary: The attacks on teachers and unions in Wisconsin should concern everyone Feb. 23, 2011 By Lily Eskelsen Progressives in Congress voice support for Wisconsin lawmakers Feb. 23, 2011 By Barb Kucera, Workday editor Minnesota workers send message in their own Capitol Feb. 23, 2011 By Michael Kuchta (story on AFSCME Council 5 website) Unions mobilize nationwide to defend worker rights Feb. 23, 2011 By Mark Gruenberg 'We won't let happen in Minnesota what's happening in Wisconsin' Feb. 22, 2011 By Barb Kucera, Workday editor Commentary: Madison is our Cairo Feb. 22, 2011 By Peter Rachleff Minnesota legislators put forth anti-worker agenda Feb. 21, 2011 By Michael Kuchta Communities across nation show solidarity with Wisconsin workers Feb. 20, 2011 We’d rather be in the classroom, but it was time to speak out Feb. 20, 2011 By Terry Schoessow, Special to Workday Hundreds demonstrate in Hudson Feb. 20, 2011 By Barb Kucera, Workday editor Scenes from Hudson Feb. 21, 2011 Photos by Ted Fiskevold, Special to Workday Rally in St. Paul Tuesday in solidarity with Wisconsin workers Feb. 18, 2011 Wisconsin teacher: ‘When you see injustice, you have to speak out’ Feb. 17, 2011 Protest set for Saturday in Hudson Feb. 17, 2011 Thousands protest, close schools to oppose Wisconsin governor’s plan Feb. 16, 2011 Packers back state workers Feb. 16, 2011 Wisconsin governor seeks to strip worker rights, threatens to use Guard Feb. 14, 2011 Resources Read the latest reports, view video and learn more at these websites: DefendWisconsin.org Workers Independent News AFL-CIO News Blog Wisconsin AFL-CIO South Central Federation of Labor Wisconsin Education Association Wisconsin State Employees Union Not My Wisconsin, a project of Citizen Action The Media Consortium The Uptake Indymedia