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Occupy Tucson at the 2012 Labor Day Picnic

An ambiguous note on Labor Day 2012

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN In Arizona early September is not the best time to have a holiday that demands an outdoor, daytime celebration. But such is life, and so every year on Labor Day organized labor uses its skills and resources to put on an event that celebrates working people and the trade union movement. And […]

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Wisconsin Protester holding sign, "I voted for Walker and I'm sorry!"

Wisconsin’s recall election: an ominous crucible of US politics

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The right threw resources into Scott Walker’s anti-union fight, while the Democratic party stood by. That’s a recipe for defeat Forget the old saw, “All politics is local.” There is a kettle’s worth of tea leaves to read in Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s triumph over Democratic challenger Tom Barrett. The acrimonious 5 […]

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