Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Commentary: Wisconsin Protest Edition

For several days, thousands of demonstrators have protested at the Wisconsin state capitol building in Madison, WI. Demonstrators are protesting against Gov. Scott Walker's legislation to cut public employee benefits and reduce their collective bargaining power.

Several progressive voices have penned commentary on the relationship between the Religious Right and opposition to the Wisconsin protests. For your reading pleasure, here are a few commentaries from the past week.

Religion Dispatches: Is Wisconsin Union-Busting Religiously Sanctioned?

Right Wing Watch: Gary Bauer Outrages by Incivility of Wisconsin Protests

Talk to Action: Two Decades of Christian Nationalist Education Paved Way for Today's War on Labor

Talk to Action: The War on Unions, Regulatory System, and Social Safety Net - Examples from Fundamentalist Textbooks

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