Check out this headline from an article on Boing Boing: "Midwestern Tahrir: Workers refuse to leave Wisconsin capital over Tea Party labor law."
Protesters also evoked Egypt's democracy struggle, on their first day at the Capitol--I'll add those links when/if I can find them.
Friday, February 18, 2011
Lots of evidence that demonstrators in Wisconsin against Gov. Walker's draconian anti-labor bill is inspired, in part, by recent events in Egypt. Check out this photo of a kufiya-clad demonstrator, from a fabulous video of the last three days of protests, with a stirring soundtrack from Arcade Fire.