The difference is clear: the Madison School Board has a relationship of respect with the union, Madison Teachers Inc. and those it represents. The University of Wisconsin disdains those who work at the University and disrespects their organizations. The anti-union bias of the University places all of us in jeopardy. Continue reading The Union Difference: How Their Power and Influence Affects Everyone’s Safety
Dissatisfied with the University’s reopening plan, campus workers are organizing for a “moral restart” that prioritizes health, safety, and financial stability for all. Continue reading Reopening UW-Madison: A Smart Restart or a Measure of Austerity?
Angelica Engel works at Willy Street Co-op’s East location in the deli and the juice bar. She is a member of the UE 1186 bargaining committee, which just negotiated the union’s first contract with Willy Street Co-op Management, ratified earlier this month. Engel is also a member of Madison Area DSA. Continue reading Behind the Front Lines: What Grocery Store Workers Want Shoppers to Know in Light of COVID-19
By Paul Buhle The Wisconsin Uprising of 2011-12 was so unexpected, so inspired and inspiring, and the thumping defeat that followed so disheartening, that the whole series of events now threatened to become a phantom memory, almost unreal. The idea … Continue reading Remembering the Uprising