A Time for Resistance
By Katrina vanden Heuvel
Wisconsin's Republican governor and Republican-dominated legislature are moving to destroy organized labor, moving to abolish democratic rights that were the essence of the New Deal, and treating working-class Americans as though they were meaningless in our country's mosaic. Ref. Source 9
Wisconsin Union Rights
The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a GOP bill that would take away key union rights, CNN confirms.
Bypassing absent Dems, Wisconsin Senate OKs governor's proposed limits on collective bargaining for public workers. Ref. CNN
Don't protest too much in Wisconsin because you might get arrested! If workers can't really bargain for what they deserve then how is it going to be a free society? it reminds me of the smoke stack days when workers had to be in factories working in deplorable conditions.
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A pause from Wisconsin Economy to share interesting fact from one historian to you:
Today is: 11th July (GMT), in history on the 11th of July, 1989 AD the following event happened:
60th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim All star MVP: Bo Jackson (Kansas City Royals)