Sunday, February 20, 2011

Uprising !

American protesters in Wisconsin are demonstrating / rioting against their government. Many are public workers, calling for dignity, citing a critical need to fight against paycuts and destructive reductions in community services.

Unprecedented government meddling in collective bargaining practices promises to reduce workplace safety -- endangering schoolchildren, the elderly, and those in the wider community already most at risk.

At the problem's root are high costs from overseas US occupation forces in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere. Continued warmaking expenditures demand huge resources, draining the US domestic economy.