Under Siege, Wis. Gov. Walker Faces Defeats, Blunders—and Looming Recall | CP ALEC Intervention | Scoop.it

by ROGER BYBEE, In These Times


"Early last year, The New York Times reported that Walker and Republican majorities in the Wisconsin legislature were ramming through radical anti-public-sector union legislation—much of it drawn from the corporate-backed American Legislative Exchange Council—at “warp speed.” In March, lawmakers passed a law eliminating virtually all collective bargaining rights for public workers.

 

But as this year’s legislative session draws to a close, and a recall election looms, Walker's political future is far from certain. His remarkable losing streak during the last few months is a product of court rulings and massive public outcry against his policies and agenda." [MORE]