Thursday, March 03, 2011
Professor of Middle East History Heidi Morrison says the heavily-censored protests in Madison against the new legislation resemble the recent uprising in Egypt, Middle East Online reported on Monday.
Protests against a bill, which takes away union members' bargaining power against state and local governments over wages and benefits, have entered their third week as protesters have vowed to occupy the state capital until their demands are met.
The protest is an effort against Republican Governor Scott Walker's latest measures to reduce employee pay and undermine unions in the state.'
Posted by DotConnector at 08:10