I spent about 3 hours at the capitol tonight, where democracy won out. I arrived around 2:30 pm and there were two entrances open. The lines to get into each entrance both ranged all the to the street along with a solid crowd of protesters not even trying to get in. Of course lets not [...]
Despite the state Capitol closing at 4 p.m. at the order of Gov. Scott Walker, several hundred protesters are still inside the Capitol, vowing to remain and face the possibility of arrest.
Here’s some photos of protesters forming a human chain outside the Capitol; I’ll try to have some photos from inside the Capitol very [...]
Yesterday I posted some photos I took at Saturday’s rally in support of public employees, and here’s some video from my day in Madison.
Here’s Phil, who works at the Mendota Mental Health Institution, explaining why he came to the rally:
Here’s Bart, a mechanic with the Teamsters, explaining why he came to Madison [...]
The “Wisconsin 14″ – the 14 Democratic State Senators who fled Wisconsin in order to slow down passage of the budget “repair” bill proposed by Gov. Scott Walker and supported by legislative Republicans – still haven’t returned to Wisconsin, but according to Democratic State Senator Julie Lassa, an agreement could soon be reached between the [...]