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Is Scott Walker to Thank for the Unemployment Rate in Wisconsin?

On June 7 of this year, Tom Girsch of Lean Left questioned those who’ve credited Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for a decline in the unemployment rate in the state since he took office on January 2011:

… it seems a lot of people are giving Gov. Walker credit for the job growth in Wisconsin… it’s [...]

Top 5 Anti-Romney Web Sites

A list of the top five web sites against Mitt Romney in 2012 [...]

3 Big Protests Loom for the end of Summer 2012: DNC, RNC, NYC

Some people schedule their summers around expensive megaconcerts. Some people schedule their summers around beach parties. Some people schedule their summers around protest. If you’re in the last category, here’s your heads-up for the end of Summer 2012:

Big protest #1: March on the Republican National Convention, Tampa FL, August 27-30

Big protest #2: March [...]

Fact Check: Is the Government Taking More and More of our Money?

“… the government keeps taking more and more of my money…” – Sarah Peppel

“Exasperated w/govt taking more and more of my money…” – Paul Robb

“My government keeps lying to me, over and over keeps taking more and more of my money…” – A Better Version of Me

“The reason I don’t want to [...]

400 Ppm C02 Is Coming. Spread The Word With This Widget

Simply by posting this widget on your web site or social media accounts, you will remind large numbers of visitors of the real of the global ecological crisis we face. Hopefully, you will also provoke the realization that the crisis need not get worse. [...]

Links Against SUVs

unnecessarily large, carrying extra weight, burning extra gasoline, and creating extra pollution when smaller, more efficient vehicles would do the job just as well. [...]

Simply Walk – Pedestrian Links

A collection of links for pedestrian activism, because simply using your own feet to get around is the most radical of acts in our car culture. [...]

Juntos Somos 99%: Ocupa Rio Protest June 20-22

Marking the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations “Earth Summit” on global development, the international Occupy movement is calling for protesters to gather in Rio de Janeiro from June 20-22 to stage social movement pressure on the invitation-only participants in Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.

Countering last year’s (fair) criticism of [...]

ReOccupation Proceeds… Where?

Don’t let the media blackout convince you that the Occupy movement is done. It isn’t — not by a longshot. ReOccupations for this American Spring are happening in:

Atlanta Boston Chicago Detroit Minneapolis New York City Raleigh San Francisco

And be on the lookout for reoccupations on May 1.

Where else are reoccupations happening? Share [...]

Darcy Richardson Running A Serious Progressive Challenge To Barack Obama

Darcy Richardson is on the ballot as a Democratic presidential candidate in New Hampshire. If you’re a Democrat or a political independent looking for a solid, serious alternative to Barack Obama, Richardson would be a reasonable choice. [...]

Jul Creates a New Map of Occupy Arrests along with the Unemployment Rate

Jul has just created a new, updated map plotting [...]