Video Of/About Wisconsin Demonstrations Against Scott Walker

There is no order to these videos.  More will be added as people send them to me or as I glean them from the web. Most recent added are at bottom of each section (Video and Text)

Video Links

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJOtUEORNkw&feature=player_embedded Solidarity video from Madison

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZ5CqhL5X4o Todd Alan Price in Madison

http://www.youtube.com/user/tprice1963?email=share_video_user Todd Alan Price in Madison

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8SEo9NV-UA Young trade unionists in Maryland

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdLcGW4LRQc&feature=player_embedded I am a teacher

http://www.readersupportednews.org/off-site-opinion-section/72-72/4988-qdemocracy-uprisingq-in-the-usa Noam Chomsky on Democracy Now

http://maddowblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/02/17/6075298-never-poke-a-badger-in-the-eye Rachel Maddow – Poke A Badger In The Eye

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CjcneEagoCE#at=75

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=6291 TRNN: Class Struggle in Wisconsin. Paul Jay interviews AFL-CIO leader

http://vimeo.com/20110135 Cheesehead rally, NYC 2/18/2011

http://bit.ly/fr17Yc Impromptu b-boying in the rotunda
http://bit.ly/e3Ht3W State Senator Lena Taylor: Teachers are in the house!  2/15/2011
http://bit.ly/ebBF07 Firefighters at the capitol — bagpipers

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/jobswithjustice Jobs With Justice site follows the activities closely with video, photo and text

http://vimeo.com/20089255 Matt Wisniewski’s excellent video beautifully captures the mood.  He sets up shots from the rallies of 2/15-2/17 to a background of Arcade Fire’s “Rebellion (Lies)”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_-NlVCPYWs The ED show (NY) calls on Democrats to have backbone, support workers (interesting clip of Ted Kennedy)

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/41675756#41675330 The ED show from Madison Feb. 18 focuses on concessions made by workers, applauded by Democrats, and rejected by Scott Walker

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=6299 Matt Rothschild (The Progressive Magazine) talks with TRNN about the history of progressivism in Wisconsin and the current battle)

http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150104432416234 Posted by Michael Shallal, Cabbies support the Madison demonstrators

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZsOKNfNkfQ Rep. Gordon Hintz chews out his colleagues for trying to force the “Repair Bill” through

http://vimeo.com/20168864 Matthew Wisnewski’s part 2, Feb. 18 and 19, set to “The Cave” by Mumford and Sons

http://www.youtube.com/user/cinderbelle319 Straightforward explanation about the situation surrounding the Wisconsin demos and the “Budget Repair Bill.” This is the first video by this 22 year old.  Hope to see a lot more

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/41674668#41674668 Rachel Maddow drops some valuable Wisconsin and workers history to put things into perspective (then goes into her analysis, that this is all intended to give Republicans local and then national dominance in electoral politics):

http://vimeo.com/20146715 Todd Alan Price interviews, along with Luciano on camera (about one hour)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fCm6JcOMuM&feature=player_embedded Police officer testifies about the peaceful protests, Limbaugh and Fox News distortions

http://www.thenation.com/video/158811/students-and-workers-join-together-wisconsin Todd Alan Price for The Nation

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31& TRNN examines how cutbacks in public services/public workers is a phony solution

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31& Paul Jay (TRNN) proposes that Wisconsin’s billionaires should make some sacrifices too . . .

http://ednotesonline.blogspot.com/2011/02/wisconsin-ohio-indiana-new-york.html In this video from New York’s Ed Notes, Ed Schultz conducts interviews at a protest rally in front of Fox News HQ.  The video ends with a brillian satirical speech, imploring the crowd to pity the poor, suffering billionaires.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/22/walker-unions-wisconsin-protests_n_826908.html?ref=fb&src=sp Whoops!  Cutting benefits may actually COST money . . .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHIyRFH5r-I&feature=email Substance News video of the Feb. 26 solidarity with Wisconsin demo.  Background: Utah Phillips sings Solidarity Forever

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=6367 TRNN sums up the struggle after the rally March 5, 2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG9I-oA_Er0&sns=fb Two Weeks In Madison, a tribute video which is very effective

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjCEW2J30oM Wisconsin Senate passes anti-collective bargaining bill  March 9, 2011

Music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYiKdJoSsb8&feature=player_embedded Pete Seeger and a “Solidarity Forever” video montage

http://www.youtube.com/wethepeoplewisconsin#p/c/7471346814D51E57/24/zWCixXEe35g Tom Morello sings “World Wide Rebel Songs” and brings greetings from Cairo to Madison

http://www.youtube.com/wethepeoplewisconsin#p/c/24/zWCixXEe35g Tom Morello sings to a rally on the state Capitol

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHIyRFH5r-I&feature=email Utah Phillips backs this video up with an especially sonorous Solidarity Forever

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0P4ZAyROfI Wayne Kramer is joined by Tom Morello and a bunch of others for jamming Kick Out The Jams

And Text and Non Video:

http://wisconsinwave.org/four-ways-build-wisconsin-wave-against-corporate-rule Wisconsin Wave

https://chilaborarts.wordpress.com/2011/02/16/the-aaup-comments-on-a-coordinated-attack-on-public-workers/ AAUP comments posted  on this blog

http://www.dispatchpolitics.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2011/02/10/copy/kasich-to-public-workers-you-strike-you-get-punished.html?adsec=politics&sid=101 Ohio threatens public workers

http://cwcs.ysu.edu/about/news/senate-bill-5-testimony Sherry Linkon & John Russo testimony re Ohio

http://www.progressive.org/wx021511.html Matt Rothschild on Wisconsin wars

http://www.truth-out.org/wisconsin-crowds-swell-30000-key-gop-legislators-waver67882 Truthout: Wisconsinites rally

http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/the-best-protest-signs-at-the-wisconsin-capitol 45 Best signs at the Capitol

http://m.host.madison.com/mobile/news/opinion/editorial/article_61064e9a-27b0-5f28-b6d1-a57c8b2aaaf6.html Capital Times: Walker’s budget aids cronies

http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/news/116502958.html Walker rejects unions concessions

http://www.wlea.org/ Tracy Fuller, Exec. Director of the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Association regrets/repudiates endorsement of Scott Walker

http://www.thenation.com/blog/158741/aaron-rodgers-we-need-your-voice-wisconsins-working-families Dave Zirin calls on Green Bay Packer quarterback and shop steward, Aaron Rodgers to take a stand in Wisconsin

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/18/russ-feingold-wisconsin-protests_n_825325.html Russ Feingold rallies workers in Madison

http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/480120 Wisconsin uprising spreads to Indiana and beyond

http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/480123 Walker’s statement shows the bill is not intended to solve the “economic crisis in Wisconsin”

http://www.seiu721.org/2011/02/post-1.php SEIU Local 721:  All eyes are on Wisconsin

http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/479560 12 things you need to know about the Wisconsin uprising (Alternet)

http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=550496537&v=wall#!/album. Brett Jelinek’s extraordinary photo album of the rally Saturday, Feb. 19

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0211/49888.html From Cairo to Madison, Free Pizza!  Culinary solidarity in action

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/20/ West Virginia public workers rally in support of Wisconsin workers and to win rights for themselves

http://labournet.de/internationales/usa/arbeitskampf.html This German source for news about labor in the US has a section on Wisconsin.  This blog is sourced there as well as other info.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704900004576152362740149144.html? Michigan Governor Rick Snyder won’t pick fights with unions

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/02/22/indiana-democrats-flee-state-to-protest-anti-union-bill/ Indiana Democrat legislators follow the lead of their Wisconsin colleagues

http://blog.aflcio.org/2011/02/23/breaking-news-from-indiana-right-to-work-withdrawn/ AFL-CIO reports that Indiana Republicans withdrew right=to=work legislation

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/02/22/hundreds-rally-at-iowa-capitol-over-labor-laws/ Iowans rally to support Wisconsin demonstrations

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/23/us/23ohio.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha24 NYT reports on battles in other states, catching Wisconsin fever

http://thinkprogress.org/2011/02/21/leader-egyptian-unions-wisconsin/ Egyptian unions support Wisconsin protesters

http://www.commondreams.org/view/2011/02/22-13 Rose Ann De Moro on refusing to make benefits concessions

http://chicago.indymedia.org/newswire/display/93540/index.php Garth Liebhaber’s photos in Madison highlight members of the Chicago Teachers Union

http://www.channel3000.com/news/26998145/detail.html Saturday, Feb 26 will be the last day demonstrators will be allowed to occupy the capitol building in Wisconsin — unless officials heed the advice of the police.

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/ Tom Morello, Madison, Frostbite and Freedom

http://www.stltoday.com/news/state-and-regional/missouri/article Missouri considering “right to work”

http://blogs.forbes.com/rickungar/2011/02/25/ Taxpayers Contribute Nothing To Public Employee Pensions

http://bigozine2.com/feature/?p=548 Bill Glahn interviews Wayne Kramer of the MC5, archival story from The Big O with relevance for today

http://www.montevidayo.com/?p=1026The Poet Brenda Cardenas reports from the scene and reflects on personal and political history

https://www.facebook.com/notes/ This link is a restricted one and requires that you are “friends” with Lew Rosenbaum on facebook.   Nick Lampert, Aaron Hughes and Dan Wang appeal from Wisconsin.

http://news.firedoglake.com/2011/03/09/anti-public-employee-bill-passes-senate- Anti collective bargaining passed by Wisconsin Senate

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