Tenth News: April 2011 Newsletter

Tenth Dems - April 2011 Newsletter

In this issue of Tenth News:

I Don’t Get It
by Carol Hillsberg
Teachers have long been indispensable to our society, yet they continue to be a lightning rod for criticism. Lately it seems that some of those critics are piling on. One teacher takes a hard look at what’s really happening.

Tenth Dems Stand Shoulder to Shoulder with Working Families in Madison
by Ilya Sheyman
We capture, in words and pictures, some of the passion and emotion of the recent showdown over union rights in Wisconsin.

Unions Stand So Workers Don’t Have to Beg
by Ellen Beth Gill
Here’s another report on the protests that rocked the Wisconsin statehouse in Madison.

Townships and Toilets
by Carol Blustein
What is a township? Some illuminating answers to that question come from a Northfield Township trustee.

The Moral Core of Democracy
by Ron Levitsky
April marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War, which serves as a jumping off point for a discussion about the moral underpinnings of President Abraham Lincoln.

Congress Watch: Robert Dold Confirms Our Worst Fears
by Steve Sheffey
Another month has passed, and the list of hot-button issues that 10th District Congressman Robert Dold has voted on has grown. Our Congressional watchdog provides some insights.

Honk if You’re a Democrat!
by Adrienne Kirshbaum
The Republicans have an agenda. Are we Democrats going to fight them as they try to implement it?

Moraine Township Democrats Host Local Candidates
by Sam Piro
The recent spring fundraiser sponsored by Moraine Township Democrats is the subject of this report.

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