Protesters eschew masks and social distancing to protest Governor Evers’s stay-at-home order and back a Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce plan to reopen businesses at a capitol rally promoted by right-wing groups.
The billionaire-backed libertarian group FreedomWorks is promoting the protest on its new Reopen America webpage.
FreedomWorks and Convention of States Action, both with Koch network ties, have new initiatives to promote state-based protests against COVID-19 social distancing measures.
The well-funded machinery that sowed doubt about climate is now sowing seeds of doubt over the economic and public health response to COVID-19.
A "labor reform" booklet of 50 "state factsheets" obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy reveals the ambitious agenda of the American Legislative Exchange Council to further weaken public sector unions in the wake of the Supreme Court's controversial ruling in Janus v. AFSCME.
American Majority, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, right-wing candidate training operation based in Virginia, claims to have successfully placed 42 of its trainees into local and state public office in Wisconsin after last week's controversial elections.
The group describes its role as "work[ing] to build a farm team of New Leaders at all levels of government."
Right-wing protest in Lansing against Governor Whitmer’s coronavirus-related restrictions draws Confederate flags, swastikas, and chants of “Lock her up!”
Groups push Congress for $4 billion in state election assistance and a package of voting accommodations to avoid repeats of last week’s Wisconsin primary fiasco that unnecessarily risked lives and disenfranchised voters.
Democrats slipped in a provision requiring medium sized businesses taking out CARES Act loans to “remain neutral” if their workers try to organize a union.
Prioritizing partisan political gain over public safety forced Wisconsin voters to put their lives on the line in order to exercise their right to vote.