Political Mobilization for April 5th Elections

We all know what’s at stake in Wisconsin politics these days. Scott Walker, The Fitzgerald Brothers, and their right-wing sponsors like the Koch Brothers and M&I Bank are trying to eliminate unions and gut all social wages for working people, like healthcare, education and human services. But we can fight back at the ballot box…

TAA PAC Endorses Parisi

Madison, WI — On Thursday, the Teaching Assistants’ Association Political Action Committee (TAA PAC) announced an endorsement of Representative Joe Parisi in his campaign to serve as the next Dane County Executive. Citing his proven track record of progressive advocacy standing up for working families, TAA PAC proudly called upon its members to cast a…

TAA PAC Endorses Kloppenburg

Madison, WI — On Thursday, the Teaching Assistants’ Association Political Action Committee (TAA PAC) announced an endorsement of JoAnne Kloppenburg in her campaign to serve on the State Supreme Court. Citing her merits as a principled, independent candidate to balance the Court, TAA PAC proudly called upon its members to cast a ballot on April…

Vote Now in ASM Elections!

ASM elections are going on from now until March 30. Vote now for candidates who will defend the Wisconsin Idea and affordable public education. Vote at http://www.asm.wisc.edu. TAA Endorsements YES on the resolution to continue to fund the United Council Graduate School Michael Billeaux Zach DeQuattro Nancy Rydberg Lenora Hanson Karen Scott (write-in) Jeremiah Yahn…

Brown Bag at Bascom, Monday, March 21

Monday, March 21 · 12:00pm – 2:00pm First floor, Rotunda, Bascom Hall RSVP on Facebook here. Gov. Walker’s budget will strip $250 million in state aid to the University of Wisconsin-Madison and reduce state aid to K-12 schools by $834 million over the next two years. This budget directly threatens the world class status of…

TAA Social with AFSCME Locals 171 and 2412

The TAA organized a social with AFSCME Locals 171 and 2412, which represent classified staff on campus, held March 17th at the Goodman Center. Undergrad activists from the Student Labor Action Coalition and United Council, as well as faculty, also attended the event. Attendees wore green in support of AFSCME (and in honor of St.…

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students Oppose Stripping Collective Bargaining Rights and UW System

University students in Milwaukee, joined by students from Madison, rallied for collective bargaining rights and preserving the UW System Monday, March 14th. UWM United, a coalition of students, student organizations, faculty, and staff, held the “United We Stand” rally at the UW-Milwaukee campus.  The rally highlighted UWM United’s desire to preserve the UW System, secure…