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Weiner: Psy-Ops on Congress?

Another possible take on Weiner:  Psy-Ops on Congress We were having coffee and wondering about Congressman Anthony Weiner's recent unfortunate scenario as a sting operation. Congressman Weiner: 1) Becomes a most effective political "salesman" for Obama's healthcare plan, 2) Becomes a target for discrediting by operatives who research the congressman's vulnerabilities and try a sex More

Letters to the Editor

WAMMToday has included here several unpublished Letters to the Editor from local activists and writers on current issues such as homophobia, torture and yes! generosity. Dear Editor, My husband and I are the proud grandparents of two wonderful boys, ages 16 and 11, who also happen to be good athletes and exceptional students.  They love and respect their parents because More

The “Billionaires” at the State Capitol: A Teachable Moment?

A Teachable Moment By Polly Mann It could have been a teachable moment  for forty or fifty elementary school students visiting  the Minnesota State Capitol, but unfortunately it died before it was born. Several of us from the Peace Troupe—an ad hoc group of WAMM─were the “Billionaires,” and we were expressing our views through dramatic More

Change the Media, Change the World: The National Conference on Media Reform

Change the Media, Change the World:  The National Conference on Media Reform Impressions and Comments by Sue Ann Martinson What happens when 2500 media mavens who are organizers, techies, professors, students, high school teachers, activists, citizen journalists, and media advocates of all stripes get together?  That’s what happened the weekend of April 8-10, 2011 in More

STOP ATTACKS ON MINNESOTA WORKING PEOPLE

STOP ATTACKS ON MINNESOTA WORKING PEOPLE AND OUR PUBLIC SERVICES! Billionaires like the Koch brothers have secretly funded and scripted the new Tea Party leaders to aggressively push through a shocking corporate agenda. PROTEST at the MN Capitol with Your Signs! Mon. March 21, 1-3pm, rm. 123 & Hallways (SF812 is at the end of the More

Billionaires For Governor Walker

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgThBvJAtxA&w=640&h=390] Our billionaire friends rallied in support of Wisconsin (or as the protesters in Hudson WI said, WisKochsin) governor Walker. All turns were twisted and all puns pulled.

Local Women Stand Up on International Women’s Day

Uploaded by UpTakeVideo on Mar 12, 2011 Minneapolis, MN, Waite House, March 8, 2011, the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, sponsored by Freedom Road Socialist Organization. In 1908, women, mainly from the garment industry, came together in New York City's Rutgers Square to demand a strong union in the needle trades and the right to vote. More

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