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What if politicians could take away your voting rights just because they can’t agree?  That’s essentially what’s happening in Wisconsin right now, where a heated debate over the state’s budget and the rights of public employees has turned voting rights into a political volleyball between Republicans and Democrats.  The politicking has gotten so bad that Democrats […]

Time is running out for the 40 year ruler of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi. Everyone is calling for him to step down and go away, and if the uprising in Libya continues Gaddafi will be ousted. So where is a guy like Gaddafi to go to find refuge, a place that he will be treated like […]

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Hell no we won’t go! Union leaders and other protesters say they have no plans of leaving the state Capitol. The young people in Wisconsin are burning the candles at both ends while at the same time Hell no we won’t go! Union leaders and other protesters say they have no plans of leaving the […]

(via AP) Heavy gunfire broke out in Tripoli as forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi tightened their grip on the Libyan capital while anti-government protesters claimed control of many cities elsewhere and top government officials and diplomats turn against the longtime leader. While residents of cities in the eastern half of the country celebrated, raising the […]

(via AP) Gov. Scott Walker made clear Monday he won’t back off his proposal to effectively eliminate collective bargaining rights for most public employees. Senate Democrats who fled the state last week to delay the plan vowed not to come back to allow it to pass – even if they have to miss votes on […]

Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi might be facing the same fate as Hosni Mubarak. Libya’s uprising was boiling and now it has erupted. The Libyan unrest is spreading to the capital Tripoli after protesters were killed in the second city Benghazi. Qaddafi is attempting to stop protests with a violent crackdown, triggering some of the worst […]

(via AP) Fox News anchor Chris Cotter and reporter Jeff Flock found the scene in Madison, Wisconsin a little bit inhospitable, as the gathered protesters chanted ‘Fox lies’ over and over again during their afternoon hit from the state capitol building. STORY: Class Warfare In Wisconsin And The 10 Things You Need To Know As […]

(via Josh Healey) For most of the last decade, I lived in the crazy, cold, contradictory state that is Wisconsin. I wrote research papers in Madison, performed poems in Milwaukee, walked picket lines in Jefferson, organized student conferences in Eau Claire, led artistic workshops in Green Bay, spoke at my roommate’s wedding in Merrill, and […]

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For a second straight night protesters took it to the streets after a bicycle officer’s fatal shooting of a drunken day laborer with a knife. Demonstrators spilled into the streets Tuesday night, some to pray and light candles and others to pelt a police station near downtown Los Angeles with eggs, rocks and bottles. Guatemalan immigrant […]

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President Barack Obama is in Toronto, Canada (home of the dopest MC, Drake) this weekend for a series of meetings called the G-20.  It brings together the most powerful countries in the world and they talk about the most pressing issues of the globe.  During every G-20 summit, there are always protests.  Yesterday, the protests […]

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With every passing day the news gets worse and worse from the Gulf Coast, each day in the Gulf more pictures emerge of animals drenched in crude oil. And now in a recent Rolling Stones Magazine article scientists,Timothy Crone, who consulted with the government, said it could be as much as “100,000 barrels a day’, […]

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Chuck D of Public Enemy said it best; “Fight the powers that be” and that seems to be what people are doing.  SeizeBP.org began their ‘Week of Action” this week to organize, protest and take their fight to BP oil. Protesters on the streets of Washington D.C. and New York went all out in their […]