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Posted by Mary Bottari on September 05, 2014

At Taco Bell peaceful protesters took the “Fight for 15” directly to the fast food giant.

Posted by Ruth Conniff on September 02, 2014

Wisconsin workers face a lousy jobs picture this Labor Day, according to a new report by the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS).

Posted by Lisa Graves on August 15, 2014

This week we mark the anniversary of the Social Security Act.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on August 13, 2014

The Center for Media and Democracy is launching a new web resource on Walmart.

Posted by Ruth Conniff on August 06, 2014

The Republican candidate for governor in Illinois is a billionaire who hid his assets in the Cayman Islands to avoid paying taxes and brags that he is part of the "0.01 percent."

Posted by Mary Bottari on July 24, 2014

Surprise: Gen Opp, our favorite "nonpartisan" youth group -- funded by the Koch Brothers conduit -- is backing a favorite Koch politician.

Posted by Mary Bottari on July 17, 2014

Almost daily, Miley Cyrus can be seen in grocery store lines on the cover of entertainment magazines and gossip rags, but now Miley can be seen on a billboard denouncing higher wages.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on July 04, 2014

July 1 was a bright summer day for most of the nation, made even more so by a new tool designed to shed light on the dark money behind political advertising this year.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on July 03, 2014

Wisconsin Congressman Ron Kind has apparently never met a free trade agreement he didn't like. Note it is always a “free trade” agreement, never a “fair trade” agreement.

Posted by Mary Bottari on June 11, 2014

This July marks the three-year anniversary of the WEDC, Gov. Scott Walker's flagship economic development agency, but how has it performed ?

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