Private-Equity ‘Vampires’ Run Into A Wall Of Worker Resistance

By Roger Bybee, The Progressive Magazine. -

At the peak of the Great Recession in 2008, General Motors was bailed out by U.S. taxpayers and survived. Bail-out money in hand, GM sharply increased its production in China and other low-wage [...]

Teamsters Spent Seven Years Fighting For Their Pensions

By Jeff Bollier, Green Bay Gazette. -

Green Bay, WI - For the first time in seven years, thousands of Wisconsin Teamsters don't have to worry about their pensions being cut in half.   The American Rescue Plan, which President Joe [...]

Unrest In Kenosha Didn’t Come Out Of Thin Air

By Eddie Conway, The Real News. -

Eddie: A study in 2013 shows that Wisconsin incarcerated more black men than any other state in the United States in spite of the fact that the black population is only 6.5%. Also, Wisconsin has [...]

Our Unjust System Of Mass Supervision

By Mark Rice, Urban Milwaukee. -

Wisconsin’s disastrous system of mass supervision is at odds with our widely shared values of justice, human dignity and compassion. Detaining people struggling with poverty, housing insecurity, [...]

Kenosha Unsurprising

By Paul Street, Counterpunch. -

Damaged young men and adolescents like the Kenosha street-shooter Kyle Rittenhouse, a Trump fan and police devotee (his social media account is filled with “Blue Lives Matter” posts) are being [...]

The Victims Of The Kenosha Protest Shooting

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, Huff Post. -

Friends and family remembered two men shot dead while attending protests Tuesday night for Jacob Blake, a Black man shot in the back Sunday by a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer.  Police [...]

Milwaukee Bucks Skip Playoff Game To Protest Shooting

By Marty Johnson, The Hill. -

The Milwaukee Bucks boycotted their playoff game against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday afternoon to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis., on Sunday. The game was scheduled to [...]

Rebellions Break Out In Lafayette And Kenosha

By It's Going Down. -

A new round of uprisings has kicked off across the so-called United States following the police killings of Trayford Pellerin, “a 31-year-old Black man who was fatally shot Friday night” in [...]

NAARPR Calls For Justice For Jacob Blake

By the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. -

Once again the hour of tragedy strikes for another Black family, in another Black community caught in the grip of the pandemic crises of COVID-19 and racism. First of all, we want to express [...]

Grand Jury Resistor Jailed For Fighting Federal Repression Against BLM

At 3:00 pm, Wednesday, August 19th, Jesse Shackelford, 28, was taken into federal custody at the Dane County Jail and joined a long history of grand jury resisters. He claimed his Fifth Amendment [...]

Police Shoot Man; Video Shows Officer Firing Several Shots Into His Back At Close Range

By Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. -

Kenosha police shot a man Sunday evening, setting off unrest in the city after a video appeared to show the officer firing several shots at close range into the man's back. The shooting victim [...]

How To Turn Your Non-Profit Into A Worker Co-op

By GEO Collective. -

If people who want to start a worker-owned cooperative are currently working for a government agency — like we were working for a nonprofit that was contracting with a government agency — but [...]

Arrest Of Activist Leads To Protests; At Least Four Vehicles Strike Protesters

By Robert Chappell, Madison365.   -

Hundreds of people are protesting in downtown Madison after the arrest of activist Yeshua Musa. Videos of the arrest posted to social media show as many as five police officers wrestling Musa, [...]

White Supremacy And The Milwaukee Mass Shootings

By Monica Moorehead, -

A mass shooting took place on Feb. 26 in Milwaukee, Wis., at the Molson Coors brewery when a worker, Anthony Ferrill, opened fire and killed five co-workers before killing himself. This tragic [...]

Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill Punishing Pipeline And Other Fossil Fuel Protests

By Jacob Crosse, -

Wisconsin’s Democratic governor Tony Evers, ignoring opposition from environmental groups, the American Civil Liberties Union and multiple Tribal Nations, last week signed into law Assembly Bill [...]

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