Tag Archives: Wisconsin budget crisis

Socialist Party USA: ‘Democracy in the Streets: Madison Mobilizes to Defeat the Anti-Labor Walker’

by Omar Mohamad, Socialist Party of South Central Wisconsin and Billy Wharton, co-chair Socialist Party USA:

The mass protests led by public employees unions in Madison, Wisconsin have been presented by some mainstream commentators as a labor’s last stand. They are not. They are a spark, a spark with the potential to create a new protest movement capable of revitalizing our unions, radicalizing student organizing and creating a space for democratic socialist politics.… Read more ...

Wisconsin Green Party: Statement on public workers

This statement comes via onthewilderside, via the South Carolina Green Party, and is posted at The Wisconsin Green Party website:

Wisconsin Green Party Stands With Public Workers
Thu, 02/17/2011 – 10:30pm

The Wisconsin Green Party salutes the state’s public workers, and stands in solidarity with their fight to retain full collective bargaining rights with their employers.… Read more ...