Republicans rammed through a bill that would undo 50 years of labor rights in Wisconsin.
Twenty leading national Latino organizations have come together to oppose growing attacks against the rights of workers in Wisconsin and other states.
The only protection workers have to fight against exploitation is a working democracy. And so unions were born.
One nurse summed up the legal victory to keep Wisconsin state Capitol open: "What Walker has done is sad. So we came dressed for a funeral but we are ready to dance. We expect that we will win this battle."
Thousands of trade unionists rallied in front of the state Capitol in Trenton last week in solidarity with the public workers of Wisconsin.
A judge has issued a temporary restraining order against Gov. Scott Walker, which effectively reopens the Capitol to demonstrators who the governor tried to keep out today.
Republican Governor Rick Scott gave rise to a political strike, not a collective bargaining strike, by deciding to attack public workers.
Presidential and popular support for public workers was not the only bad polling news the right wing has to deal with today.
Speakers urged the crowd to do everything possible to overcome the crisis in Wisconsin and at home.
"I am proud to stand with you and the workers of Wisconsin," Connecticut Gov. Daniel Malloy told hundreda at a Hartford rally Tuesday.