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A national strike for a living wage and the right to unionize in the fast food and retail sectors has spread across seven cities. Hundreds of workers walked off the job Thursday in Milwaukee, and before that in Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Detroit, Flint and New York City. Read more...
Surveillance video submitted to a court on Tuesday showed a 76-year-old white Milwaukee man fatally shooting his 13-year-old black neighbor in the chest as the teen's mother watched. Read more...
With poignant and revealing intimacy,"Two American Families" chronicles the Neumanns' and Stanleys' struggles from 1992 up through the present as they try to hold onto their homes, their jobs and a future for their children. Read more...
If anyone was wondering who put up those billboards that were attempting to suppress the vote in minority communities which were taken down last week, well, now we have our answer. Surprise, surprise... it's a wealthy Republican donor and hedge fund Read more...
The Nuns on the Bus (Catholic Sisters on a national tour, traveling the country to raise awareness of the devastating effects austerity legislation has on the working poor) came out to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to visit the Overpass Light Brigade, who celebrated the occasion with a new message in honor of nuns' efforts. Read more...

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Walker's Wisconsin- Worst in Nation for Jobs from Occupy Riverwest on Vimeo. Wisconsin's June jobs report came out and it appears the state shed 12,000 more jobs again placing it last in the nation for job growth. On this unfortunate news Read more...
I'm not sure what impact this had on the recall election this Tuesday night in Wisconsin, but I agree with state Sen. Lena Taylor that those responsible ought to be held to account for this voter suppression tactic. Maybe if we had a few more people Read more...
In December of last year, twelve union janitors were fired and replaced with nonunion janitors who make poverty wages and receive no affordable benefits. This greedy decision by Wangard Partners is bad for Milwaukee's economy. This is why Read more...
Newstalgia Backstage Weekend - Talking Heads Live In Milwaukee - 1984
Newstalgia Backstage Weekend with Talking Heads live in Milwaukee, 1984. Read more...
This just gets better and better. Couldn't happen to a nicer guy -- except maybe Paul Ryan: When Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker took a phone call that he thought was from billionaire campaign donor David Koch, he described the secret Read more...