Protest: A Look Back, Madison, WI, 2011

Protest, Madison, Wisconsin February 2011 (photo by Justin Ormont)

This article was originally published in Rants, Raves and Rock and Roll in March 2011. Looking back, the old adage the more things change, the more they stay the same comes to mind.

For two weeks protests have been going on in Madison, WI, when it’s new Tea-party Governor Scott Walker tried to push through legislation to allegedly balance the budget. When protesters called his bluff and acceded…