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24/7 Solidarity Vigil Event March 3–The Battle for Madison: Reports from the Front Lines

28 Feb

As part of the ongoing 24/7 Solidarity Vigil, the following event has been added to the growing list of events on and around the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:

Thursday, March 3, 6 PM University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St. Wahl Room

Hundreds of thousands of workers and students have descended on Madison, Wisconsin over the past two weeks for protests, rallies, and an ongoing occupation of the state capitol building to fight Gov. Scott Walker’s draconian cuts to collective bargaining rights. Come hear from graduate students and undergraduates returning from the front lines of the struggle.

Sponsored by the International Socialist Organization. The event is part of the Graduate Employees Organization 24/7 Solidarity Vigil to support Wisconsin workers. Call 415-713-6260 or e-mail iso.champaign@gmail.com for more information.

This should be an exciting event, and is a great opportunity to hear many first-hand account of this unfolding, inspiring fight against Governor Walker’s draconian anti-union, anti-worker legislation.

–Jason Kozlowski

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