Tag Archives: This Is What Democracy Looks Like

January 2013: John Bonifaz

John Bonifaz embodies the spirit of democracy in action. His work with Free Speech For People is helping to pave the way for a 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution to turn back the Supreme Court’s 5-4 Citizens United ruling. “This is a non-violent democracy movement that recognizes that despite the odds that are immediately in front of us, that we can and will prevail like people have before us.” Read more in our January Progressive Profile. Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s Final Recall Hours: From Jackson Browne, To Phone Banks, To Voting

Tuesday will hopefully bring an end to Scott Walker and his Wisconsin-tradition busting. It won’t be easy. Those who grab power through lies and deceit never go quietly into the night. The Wisconsin recall is about so much more than unions. Continue reading

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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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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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On The Commons: It’s About ‘We’ Not Just ‘Me’

On the Commons, an organization dedicated to promoting and trumpeting all that we share, is featured in Wisdom Voices Spotlight. Learn more about this incredible organization reminding us that not everything in life is measured by a price tag or its market value. 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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More Good News For Vote No On Issue 2

We head into the final two weeks before the November 8 election in Ohio that focuses on the repeal of the anti-union, anti-worker, regressive Senate Bill 5 that was passed by the Ohio Republican legislature and signed by Gov. John … Continue reading

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Ohio Makes Its Claim: Vote No On Issue 2

Ohio takes center stage in the fight to reclaim democracy in their state. We Are Ohio is leading the way to repeal Senate Bill 5 that stripped collective bargaining rights from public sector workers. November 8th is the day Ohioans go to the poll to Vote No On Issue 2 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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