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09.17.2013 | | Posted at 12:16 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Gov. Scott Walker and his new capitol police chief may not like them, but the Solidarity Singers deserve your support. They’ve been gathering each weekday in the Capitol (you know, the People’s House, the one that Walker would like to sell off to a corporation) and singing protest songs ever since Walker tried to bust public employee unions. This summer, they decided to ignore a judge’s ruli...
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013
 Last week, as President Barack Obama praised everyday acts of ordinary Americans seeking justice and fairness as a continuation
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013

Walker’s police arrest peaceful protesters and observers

 “Scott Walker and his police force are showing increasing hostility toward almost every aspect of the First Amendment,” The Progressive’s editor Matthew Rothschild said last week.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
 Anyone who thought Republican Gov. Scott Walker was going to rest on his right-wing extremist laurels after destroying decades of collective bargaining rights in Wisconsin
Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Guy Gugliotta offers excellent account in 'Freedom's Cap'

The bitter irony running through Guy Gugliotta's Freedom's Cap: The United States Capitol and the Coming of the Civil War (Hill & Wang) is that the politician most responsible for constructing the country's physical seat of government in Washington...

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