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Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council Statement on Camera Arrests in Capitol Building

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From WFIC The Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council is deeply concerned about the arrests of citizens for filming the Wisconsin Legislature, a right expressly afforded by the state’s Open Meetings Law. “These arrests appear to violate the spirit and the letter of the Open Meetings Law which, ironically enough, was passed by the Wisconsin state more »

A day without rights in the Wisconsin State Assembly

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Video and text below are from Arthur Kohl-Riggs. Keep up with developments on this story at Arthur’s facebook page Shit Scott Walker is Doing to My State Backup link to video-A day without rights in the Wisconsin State Assembly Originally a video very similar to this one was posted on youtube but WisEye reported reported more »

Special guest on Solidarity Wisconsin Friday 10am: Chris Reeder, song leader of Solidarity Sing Along

I’m pleased as punch to welcome Chis Reeder to the 10AM Solidarity Wisconsin online radio show today. Here’s a link to the archived show. If you haven’t heard of the Solidarity Sing Along group, it might be because you’re not from Wisconsin or Spain. Yes-Spain! [nggallery id=7] The pro-union songsters who sing at Wisconsin’s Capitol more »

This is a test of the emergency free speech system.

Ben Masel is the guy that gathered this small band of rabble-rousers in the Capitol. It’s worth watching this to hear Ben yelling outside Walker’s office. And of course he’s a wonderful speaker enjoying the freedom and the theatrics of what we were doing. I also value what Jeremy has to say here. Tuesday Jeremy more »

What occupation of the Capitol means

When the Capitol has been occupied with drums constant and chanting and when I can read the pieced-together posters and manifestos stuck on the walls, I’ve experienced a recharge of spirit. It is like nothing I’ve experienced in life. It might be like learning how to ride a bicycle for the first time and swelling more »