With the first big electoral test of whether organized labor can successfully push back at the polls against the radical right, it is apparent here that labor's opponents are running scared.
Recall fever got an enormous boost July 19 when Democratic incumbent Dave Hansen easily crushed a legally challenged Republican challenger.
Despite GOP shenanigans, labor-backed Democratic State Senate hopefuls swept six races in the first round of Wisconsin's state recall elections.
Republicans in Wisconsin were dealt a major blow June 27 in their effort to unseat state Democrats and retain their anti-union majority.
Over 1,000 people filled New York's Town Hall last week for the kickoff of an ambitious attempt to launch a progressive new social movement.
Student activists staged a "die-in" and "zombie march" in Wisconsin as a part of Higher Education Day to protest anti-student measures proposed by the state's GOP lawmakers and governor.
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold led 1,000 firefighters, nurses, farmers and a motorcade of taxi cabs and an antique fire engine, in a demonstration that encircled Capitol Square.
Like the workers who built "Hooverville" tent cities in the Depression of the 1920s and '30s, protestors are dramatizing their opposition to Republicans' economic policies.
MADISON, Wis. - After a historic signature collection drive mounted by unions and their allies, three of the GOP senators who rammed through Gov. Scott Walker's bill to kill collective bargaining rights for state workers will definitely face recall votes July 12.
State AFL-CIO President Phil Neuenfeldt called it "an attempt to block the recall of unpopular GOP senators and to suppress turnout among constituencies who may tend to vote Democratic."