With guest, Louder Than a Bomb poet Nate Marshall

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

All eyes are on Wisconsin

30,000 turn out today for pro-union rally
The British Guardian reports on the Tea Party's takeover of state government. Gov. Walker wants to ban unions and take away rights of all public service workers.
Wisconsin is rapidly becoming a disturbing showcase of where America as a whole is headed, as Tea Party political ideas takeover the Republican party. What began as a ragtag scattering of conservative activists two years ago is now starting to have real political power and putting its anti-government, slash-and-burn ideas into practice in ways that impact millions of Americans.
Schools throughout the state closed as thousands students walked out in support of their teachers.

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