TAA Stewards Endorse Nov 2nd Oakland General Strike

October 31, 2011 Occupy Oakland: We, the Stewards’ Council of the Teaching Assistants’ Association (TAA) of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, stand alongside you in your valiant efforts to restore democracy to the 99%. Furthermore, we support you and your allies in your general strike scheduled for November 2. We and people the world over…

The Truth About the Proposed NBP: LFB Weighs In

The New Badger Partnership is — reportedly– dead. In the meantime, the Legislative Fiscal Bureau has just released its analysis of what Public Authority would look like if the NBP were passed. The report is quite interesting, and in particular I think the following points are worth highlighting: (1) Despite the Chancellor’s claims that what…

Vote on Dues Change

At the March 30, 2011 membership meeting, members approved a dramatically reduced budget for the upcoming year. Accordingly, membership also voted to approve a change to the dues structure that would be set dues for members at per capita dues rate + $10. We are forced to make this change to the dues structure we…

Join the TAA Publicity Committee

Can’t stop reading and tweeting news about the ongoing political saga in Wisconsin? Are you interested in spreading the word about how awesome the TAA’s organizing efforts are? Then join the Publicity Committee (aka Communications Team). We are currently looking for folks to help with website and social media updates, writing blog posts and press…

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…