Some employees at a local McDonald’s apparently didn’t think following health codes was a prerequisite for demanding a raise. That has become apparent as a local McDonald’s that was recently closed due to health violations is also the same McDonald’s where employees demonstrated last fall calling for fast food workers around the country to receive […]
An event protest led by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) this morning shifted the focus from the academic achievements of Philadelphia students to so-called “education cuts” and drove Republican Gov. Tom Corbett away from a scheduled appearance.
Democratic Party operatives and union activists played key roles in organizing supposedly nonpartisan protests against Gov. Rick Scott and voter integrity efforts.
Some of the tactics and symbols used by protesters of a new iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin bear a striking resemblance to the tactics and symbols used by known eco-terrorism groups.
By Collin Roth Non-partisan incumbent candidate for State Superintendent Tony Evers held a fundraiser in Milwaukee on Wednesday night at the Hyatt Regency Hotel with special guest Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. Evers, who has been raising campaign money from the left-wing ActBlue website, is openly courting Democrats in his bid for second term as State […]
By Brian Sikma The 2011-2012 Wisconsin Blue Book is out and available in both hard and digital copies. Last week, hundreds of hard copies of the biannual publication were distributed throughout the state capitol to legislative, executive, and judicial offices. According to the Wisconsin Historical Society, the Blue Book has been published since 1853, and […]
At Thursday night’s meeting of the Joint Finance Committee, between 25-30 protesters were carried out of the committee room after yelling and shouting as the Committee took votes on school choice and cuts to aid to local governments. Two of the protesters were subsequently arrested. The disruptions at the Joint Finance Committee are just the […]
Reports are out that protesters have stormed past police to enter the capital as it was being closed Thursday at 6 PM. The capital was being closed on the order of Dane County Circuit Court Judge John Albert. Early reports from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel describe potential police collusion as a demonstrator claimed a policeman […]