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WI Families Fight to End Police Investigation of Police Custody Deaths

WI Families Fight to End Police Investigation of Police Custody Deaths

by Carla Murphy on December 13 2013, 2:15PM

“Please pass this bill,” one mother pleaded.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Univ. of Wisconsin to Hmong-American Studies Classes

Univ. of Wisconsin to Hmong-American Studies Classes

by Julianne Hing on October 3 2013, 3:05PM

The local Hmong community advocated for the position for years.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Wisconsin Judge Strikes Down Gov. Walker’s Collective Bargaining Law

by Jorge Rivas on September 14 2012, 6:02PM

Wisconsin Circuit Judge Juan Colas judge has ruled that Governor Scott Kevin Walker collective bargaining reforms violate both the state and U.S. Constitution.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Not Senseless, Not Random: The Deadly Mix of Race, Guns & Madness

Not Senseless, Not Random: The Deadly Mix of Race, Guns & Madness

by Rinku Sen on August 6 2012, 12:19PM

The horrific attack on a Sikh community in Wisconsin is but the latest sign that this nation’s xenophobia is a crisis.

Topics: Guns, Movement, Sikh Murders

Young and Black Voters Turn Out in Wisconsin Despite Suppression Efforts

Young and Black Voters Turn Out in Wisconsin Despite Suppression Efforts

by Brentin Mock on June 6 2012, 9:14AM

Robo-calls, residency rules and misinformation about a voter ID law stirred confusion among young voters in particular during yesterday’s recall vote of Gov. Scott Walker. But turnout remained high—if not enough to counter Walker’s well-funded campaign.

Topics: 2012 Election, Voting Rights, Politics

Quite a Few Snags in Wisconsin Primary Despite ‘No Problems’ Reports

by Brentin Mock on April 4 2012, 12:13PM

Wisconsin local news outlets are saying there were “no issues” with yesterday’s primary elections. That’s not what we heard.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

DOJ Hovers Over Today’s Wisconsin Primary to Protect Civil Rights

by Brentin Mock on April 3 2012, 10:58AM

There is far too much confusion going on in Wisconsin today spread between new redistricting laws, the on-or-off photo voter ID laws, and the lack of diligence in making sure military members and Spanish-speaking residents are able to vote.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

Organized Confusion: Votes Killed, Destroyed, Stressed

Organized Confusion: Votes Killed, Destroyed, Stressed

by Brentin Mock on March 30 2012, 2:11PM

Voter ID suppoters rely on tricky language. Missouri didn’t fall for it.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

Judge Halts Wisconsin's Toughest-in-the-Nation Voter ID Law

Judge Halts Wisconsin’s Toughest-in-the-Nation Voter ID Law

by Brentin Mock on March 7 2012, 9:35AM

One researcher found 220,000 people in the state don’t have the ID now necessary to vote. A judge has blocked the law pending a full trial, meaning it won’t be in play by the state primary next month.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

Wisconsin Democrats to File 1 million Signatures for Governor Walker Recall

Wisconsin Democrats to File 1 million Signatures for Governor Walker Recall

by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 5:15PM

Walker’s decision revealed an important truth: Inequity starts with people of color, but it doesn’t stay there.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Voter Suppression in Wisconsin--a Sign of What's to Come in 2012?

Voter Suppression in Wisconsin—a Sign of What’s to Come in 2012?

by Jorge Rivas on August 3 2011, 3:20PM

AlterNet’s Adele Stan spots shady poll tactics from a group backed by billionaire David Koch.

Topics: Politics

Wisconsin Special Elections Preview 2012's Voting Rights Showdown

Wisconsin Special Elections Preview 2012’s Voting Rights Showdown

by Jamilah King on July 28 2011, 10:19AM

Millions of black and Latino voters may be turned away from polls in states that have passed or are weighing strict new photo ID rules. Watchdogs say its the culmination of Republican’s decade-long effort to manufacture a voter fraud problem.

Topics: Politics

Wisconsin Set to Pass Country's Most Restrictive Voter ID Law

Wisconsin Set to Pass Country’s Most Restrictive Voter ID Law

by Jamilah King on May 24 2011, 9:31AM

As more bills sweep across the country, concern is growing over the GOP’s push to fix a problem that, statistically, just doesn’t exist.

Topics: Politics

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Recounts Sobering History in Defense of Unions

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Recounts Sobering History in Defense of Unions

by Jamilah King on March 22 2011, 10:46AM

The Labor Secretary doesn’t shy away from calling out the anti-immigrant fervor of today’s anti-labor landscape.

Topics: Wisconsin

Why Wisconsin GOP Is Keen on Voter IDs

Why Wisconsin GOP Is Keen on Voter IDs

by Kai Wright on March 18 2011, 2:05PM

Jeff Chang points out it’s because youth organizing was so key for Wisc. Dems from 2004 to 2008.

Topics: Kai Wright, Politics

What Now? The Next Stage in the Public Sector Unions Fight

What Now? The Next Stage in the Public Sector Unions Fight

by Lindsay Beyerstein on March 11 2011, 1:50PM

Wisconsin has killed collective bargaining, but there and in other states, the battle is still building.

Topics: Economy, Wisconsin

Wisconsin GOP Strips Union Collective Bargaining -- Stay Informed

Wisconsin GOP Strips Union Collective Bargaining — Stay Informed

by Jamilah King on March 10 2011, 2:35PM

We’ve got pointers on how you can stay plugged into what’s happening in Madison.

Topics: Wisconsin

Black Workers Central to National Union Battle

Black Workers Central to National Union Battle

by Jamilah King on March 1 2011, 4:35PM

Public service workers are still standing up to union push backs.

Topics: Economy, Wisconsin

Scenes from National Wisconsin Solidarity Rallies Photo

Scenes from National Wisconsin Solidarity Rallies

by Jamilah King on February 28 2011, 12:40PM

From Sacramento to Raleigh, Salem to Atlanta, ordinary workers stand up for their rights.

Topics: Wisconsin

Send Us Your Photos From Wisconsin Solidarity Rallies

Send Us Your Photos From Wisconsin Solidarity Rallies

by Kai Wright on February 26 2011, 10:41AM

Help us show the world there remains a progressive movement for economic justice in America.

Topics: Kai Wright, Wisconsin

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