There were so many highlights from yesterday’s historic rally in Madison. For starters, actor Tony Shalhoub rallied the massive crowd, declaring the birth of a new labor movement.
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Then was Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) whose own state is in the midst of a massive struggle over workers’ rights. He addressed thousands at the “Speak Up For Workers’ Rights rally that took place right after the massive protest at the state Capitol.
You can watch Rep. Kucinich here:
Of course there was also the massive showing by Wisconsin farmers in support of their fellow Wisconsinites.
See the farmers here:
If there’s one common thread it is that Saturday’s protest, among the largest in this nation’s history, represents a turning point in the battle to take back this country from the corporate greed and Republican overreach that have dominated the interests since the landmark Citizens United decision.
This is truly just the beginning.
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