Wisconsin Wave

Uniting Wisconsinites for democracy and shared prosperity

This is an archived version of the Wisconsin Wave website.

Wisconsin Uprising, Democracy Convention

“On Valentine’s Day, February 14th 2011, eleven hundred students and teachers from the University of Wisconsin and Madison Area Technical College entered Wisconsin’s Capitol in protest of a proposed state budget and so-called ‘Budget Repair Bill.’ By the next evening, upwards of ten thousand people had joined the protest and begun occupying the Capitol Building.