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Re: <nettime> Wisconsin report
Tapas Ray [Gmail] on Sat, 19 Feb 2011 11:56:43 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> Wisconsin report


Simply unbelievable. I never even suspected that Tahrir Square could
echo in the USA.


On 19 February 2011 04:58, dan s wang <danwang {AT} mindspring.com> wrote:
>
> Nettime friends, first chance to sit down and record the happenings from this week.
>
> Basics: Governor Scott Walker, a Tea Party-backed politician of huge ambition, has proposed a budget bill that strips public workers of their right to collectively bargain while doing very little to actually address the state budget deficit. Also in the bill are power grab provisions that have nothing to do with the budget whatsoever, that rewrite executive authority to alter regulatory guidelines, but that would expire in four years, disallowing the next governor to undo the wreckage. The resistance has grown everyday, now the battle in the US is here, in Madison.


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