Wisconsin and Egypt: A tale of two uprisings

TAA co-president Alex Hanna is currently conducting fieldwork in Egypt. He recently blogged about the experience for the Isthmus’ Daily Page:

The comparison between Cairo and Madison has been made on more than one occasion, by high-profile figures from state Senator Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee) to Code Pink activist Medea Benjamin. It’s overwrought and problematic on many levels, but what we can compare between the two is what has happened since each uprising, and what it says about our own political imagination.

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