For more than a decade, Madison Capital Times reporter Pat Schneider has reported on the communities — neighborhood, ethnicity, lifestyle and avocation — that make Madison what it is.
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Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Sowing the Seeds: Can Wisconsin Uprising Grow Nationwide Movement?
It may have been a small crowd compared to those that thronged the state Capitol in the winter, but the “It’s Not Over” rally in May drew the kind of numbers that would have been stunning in any other year: 10,000 protesters gathered under a threatening sky to raise a collective fist against the political agenda of Gov. Scott Walker.
Sunday, February 27, 2011
Wisconsin: Could a General Strike Happen Here? Experts Say Maybe
The confrontation between labor and politics at the Wisconsin Capitol was just starting as workers in Egypt who left their jobs and took to the streets toppled a government, and it wasn't long before activists in Madison began invoking the spirit of that uprising. "Fight like an Egyptian" emerged one cry as picket signs cheering the people's revolt half a world away were raised in protests on the Capitol Square.