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It Started in Wisconsin Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Labor Protest

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ISBN-10: 1844678881

ISBN-13: 9781844678884

Edition: 2012

Authors: Mari Jo Buhle, Paul Buhle, John Nichols, Michael Moore, Patrick Barrett

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In the spring of 2011, Wisconsinites took to the streets in what became the largest and liveliest labor demonstrations in modern American history. Protesters in the Middle East sent greetings—and pizzas—to the thousands occupying the Capitol building in Madison, and 150,000 demonstrators converged on the city.In a year that has seen a revival of protest in America, here is a riveting account of the first great wave of grassroots resistance to the corporate restructuring of the Great Recession.It Started in Wisconsin includes eyewitness reports by striking teachers, students, and others (such as Wisconsin-born musician Tom Morello), as well as essays explaining Wisconsin’s progressive legacy…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 1/9/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.30" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

Patrick Barrett is Administrative Director of the A. E. Havens Center for the Study of Social Structure and Social Change at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of several articles on Chilean and U.S. politics.