It’s not about money
February 20, 2011 By Charles McBarron

The riveting political drama that has unfolded in Madison, WI, over the last few days has drawn the attention of the nation and the world. However, much of the national media doesn’t appear up to the challenge of covering it accurately.

The outlets that unquestioningly replayed Gov. Walker’s disingenuous talking points have obscured reality and inhibited the ability of the public employees to have a conversation with the public through the traditional media channels.

This isn’t about money

One can’t fault Walker for wanting everyone to focus on the money. In a bad economy with high unemployment, money is the great divider.

Read more.

One Comment to “In Wisconsin, it’s NOT about money. It’s about UNION-BUSTING!”

Post comment

Forbidden Bookshelf

Forbidden Bookshelf

“While We Were Sleeping”

While We Were Sleeping is an urgent call to save Greenwich Village from New York University's uncontrolled expansion.

Click here to donate to NYUFASP and receive a copy of "While We Were Sleeping: NYU and the Destruction of New York" (minimum donation to receive a book is $10 plus $8 shipping).

Orwell Rolls In His Grave, featuring MCM – Buy the DVD

About News From Underground

News From Underground is a daily e-news service run by Mark Crispin Miller, a Professor of Culture and Communication at NYU. It is based on his belief that academics, like reporters, have a civic obligation to help keep the people well-informed, so that American democracy might finally work.

If you'd like to receive updates delivered to your inbox daily, sign up for News From Underground Alerts:

Help News From Underground!

Message from Mark: "I am a one-man operation, although assisted greatly by some volunteers, and, now and then, by people paid by others for one-time projects. There is no shortage of skilled, dedicated folks out there who want to help me. There is, however, nothing I can pay them with, unless you decide you can contribute something."

Please donate via the PayPal button above or via PayPal by email to:

Recent Posts

Recent Comments

Popular Posts


Need a bigger font size?

Sponsored Links

  • Your link could be here too, contact us for pricing details.