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Wisconsin wealth: its about redistribution, stupid!

You know, like from the rich to the poor. That is, says gov’nr Walker, let’s give tax-cuts to the rich and make the poor pay more. We could call it an “emergency.” Rachel Maddow does a great job explaining the … Continue reading

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What’s going on in Madison II: Shock Doctrine Analysis, or contesting right-wing crisis tactics

Naomi Klein is refreshingly clear and incredibly persuasive in her analysis of what is at stake in Wisconsin. According to her, the antidote to the “Shock Doctrine” tactic, or the right’s signature tactic: is to “name it while it’s happening.” … Continue reading

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What’s going on in Madison

What’s going on in Madison? The short answer is that the governor, Scott Walker, has launched an all out attack on state employees’ right to unionize. The attack is vicious, has a chance of succeeding, and is being closely watched … Continue reading

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