Category Archives: Wisconsin Politics

Wisconsin’s Marathon Race: How Will It End?

The Wisconsin marathon race is nearing conclusion. How will it turn out? Can David take down Goliath? Hang on for the roller coaster ride of the next two weeks. Continue reading

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We Once Gathered 20 Million Strong To Protect The Environment

April is the time to reflect on and highlight the work of those who are fighting to keep environmental issues front-and-center. It’s a time to look back on when we gathered 20 million strong for the first Earth Day as well as to look ahead at the work that still needs to be done. Check back all month for more stories and features. Continue reading

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They’re Back: Those Wonderful People In Wisconsin Who Will Not Give Up

Those incredible people in Wisconsin continue to inspire us and show us what democracy looks like. They were back to mark the anniversary of Governor Scott Walker’s anti-union legislation and to look forward to the recall election in June. Continue reading

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The Walker Recall: A Win For Democracy And Robert LaFollette

Wisconsin has shown us the way on how to save our democracy with the culmination of the recall of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. Long live democracy and the work of Robert LaFollette Continue reading

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January 2012: Lena Taylor

With the recall of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker due soon, it’s good to reflect back on the events of a year ago to understand how and why this recall is happening. Wisconsin State Senator Lena Taylor, one of the ‘Wisconsin 14’ remembers back to those historic days in February 2011. Continue reading

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The Next Generation of Progressive Leaders

Ever wonder if there is a “next generation” of progressive leaders waiting to have the torch passed to them? Wonder no more. Read about the great work being done by the Young Elected Officials Network and its director, Andrew Gillum. Continue reading

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Ohio’s Wisdom and Encouragement for Wisconsin

Ohio’s AFL-CIO President Tim Burga reminds those in Wisconsin of the great role organized labor can play in working to recall Governor Scott Walker. Continue reading

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A Progressive’s Version of Heaven

It doesn’t get much better than the Fighting Bob Fest to honor our progressive heritage and to look forward with hope to the future. Read about this year’s event on Sept. 16-17. Continue reading

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A Few Random Thoughts From Madison

I decided to make a somewhat spontaneous trip to Madison to check out the First Democracy Convention that ran August 24-28.  Hats off to Ben Manski, the Executive Director for Liberty Tree for all the work involved to create and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Is The Real Source for Hope and Change

Forward is the only way progressives can go and Wisconsin shows us how. The state senate recall elections are August 9. Continue reading

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