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MGAA labors for workers rights

Published Nov. 5, 2011

Faced with uncertainty, MGAA rallies around its members and pushes back at the effects of Wisconsin's Act 10. "We have the right to exist, whether or not the state of Wisconsin makes it easy or difficult for us. For people who are new to unions or Wisconsin, it can be pretty confusing," says Meghan McDonald, treasurer.


The real story behind Mercury Marine's labor collapse

Published Aug. 26, 2009

The question is being asked at dinner tables and water coolers throughout Wisconsin: Why would those union workers at Mercury Marine's Fond du Lac plant vote against the company's last contract proposal?


The kids really are all right

Published Nov. 26, 2008

November has been a terrible, terrible month for southeastern Wisconsin's economy. In case you haven't been keeping track, here's a sampling of the local carnage that has happened so far this month.


Economic realities of being a teenager

Published March 22, 2008

While everyone is talking about a possible recession, teenagers face very unique circumstances when it comes to juggling money, a job and all the other items on their plate.

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What Surplus Productivity Is...And Isn't

Since we first started using term “surplus productivity” to ascribe the current state of the US economy back in 2006is , many people have asked us to explain it to them in terms that they can use. Since everybody is different, here are just a few different ways to look at it in no par...

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