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The Wisconsin Workers Uprising (Part 2)

Sunday, 31 July 2011 05:29 By Making Contact, National Radio Project | Report
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Was the occupation of the state capital in Madison, Wisconsin a resurgence of organized labor in the United States? Or the last gasp for unionized workers, as they face continual erosion of their rights. This week, we hear Part 2 of a retrospective documentary on the 2011 Wisconsin uprising, produced by Workers Independent News.

Click below to hear part 2 of this documentary. 

Click here to hear part 1 of this documentary.


Mahlon Mitchell, Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin president; David McClurg, Madison, police sergeant; Peter Barca, Democratic state representative of 64th Assembly District; Rich Trumka, AFL-CIO President ; Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers president; Mike Goodwin, OPEIU president; Mark Miller, Wisconsin Senate minority leader; Fred Risser, Wisconsin state senator; Brett Hulsey, Wisconsin state representative; Erika Wolf, United Council of UW student Advocacy field organizer; Wisconsin teachers, students, firefighters, police officers, union members and other citizens.

For More Information:

Workers Independent News
WORT Community Radio-Madison, WI
United Council of UW students
Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC)
Office & Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU)
Wisconsin AFL-CIO
United Steelworkers
Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin
Michigan UAW Local 6888
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker
South Central Federation of Labor

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Making Contact is a program on the National Radio Project. 

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