articles tagged "Solidarity Singers"

Protesters Around the World and Close to Home

Thursday, 15 August 2013 | A Public Affair
Fists in the Air

On Thursday August 15th, host Allen Ruff discussed protests and controversy in Wisconsin and across the the world. For the first half of the hour, Ruff was joined by Gareth Porter, a historian with a PhD in Southeast Asian studies from Cornell University and an investigative journalist for the Inter Press Service, about the turmoil in Egypt and the possible “peace process” in the Israel-Palestine conflict. For the second half of the show, Ruff spoke live with Greg Gordon, who was at the Capitol in Madison, to give us the latest update on the Solidarity Sing-a-long and arrests. more »

Reactions to State of the State

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 | Molly Stentz
State Capitol

The Solidarity Singers and other peaceful protesters camped out in front of the Assembly chambers during Governor Walker’s State of the State Address last night. In Our Backyard producer Dylan Brogan was also there and he caught up with a few local democrats to get their reaction to the Governor’s big speech. He spoke to State Representative Dianne Hesselbein from Middleton, Milwaukee State Rep. Jon Richards, and Representative Melissa Sargent from Madison. more »

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