Scott Walker: Bringing Jobs since 2010
Voter suppression has been an American tradition since the days of our founding fathers. It’s sad and appalling, but true. At first our Constitution only recognized the right of white male land owners. That was as of 1790. Also, did I mention you had to have a prerequisite as [...]
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SCOTT WALKER: Bringing jobs since 2010
Gay marriage is good for the economy. Plain and simple.
Despite your views on marriage as a whole, and I’ll admit, being young I’m skeptical of marriage, we have to realize that this seemingly social matter, is actually quite fiscal. [...]
Shock Doctrine author Naomi Klein gave an amazing speech this week at the founding convention for the Canadian mega union Unifor. The entire speech can be found here. It isn’t a lengthy speech, and well worth the read for her message resonates as clearly in America or Wisconsin as in Canada. Below are a few [...]
Worker in the New World Order, Mike Alewitz
Happy Labor Day everyone… or better said, Happy Organized Labor Day. For Labor Day, as David Sirota points out, isn’t a day for pondering a generalized sense of Labor, but to honor Organized Labor specifically. Sirota’s correct, and he encapsulates it well in this passage:
This is outstanding.
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From my email inbox this afternoon:
GOP Target Democratic Women
Madison – Emerge Wisconsin recently learned they were the subject of an open records request by the Republican Party of Wisconsin. The request appeared to be targeting the Emerge Wisconsin Alumnae. There are currently eight Emerge women who are serving in the state legislature: [...]
This is absolutely awesome! Emerge Wisconsin congratulates the newest graduates of their training program. On Saturday, June 20th, twenty-two Democratic women joined the growing ranks of Emerge Alumnae. Emerge participants complete a seven-month course covering topics from campaign messaging to fundraising and public speaking.
“Many of our program members have been activists in their [...]
I guess the anti-marriage equality folks just can’t take no for an answer… Lawyers for groups opposed to same-sex marriage in California petitioned to reverse a federal appeals court order that OK’d the resumption of such unions — doing so a day after that ruling.
Attorneys applied Saturday to the U.S. Supreme Court [...]
On a 5-4 vote, the United States Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the federal law that defines marriage as a heterosexual union, saying it violates the rights of married gay couples by denying them government benefits. The law “places same-sex couples in an unstable position of being in a second-tier marriage,” [...]