Why did the “Wisconsin Uprising” fail?

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Why did the “Wisconsin uprising” fail?Why did the demonstrations, the massive petition drives, the mobilization of union members, andthe recall elections end with Governor Walker still in power, and the Republican party in solid control of both the State Assembly and State Senate? This week we examine a newly published book of 14thoughtful essays entitledA Whole Which is Greater, Why the Wisconsin “Uprising” Failed.We’ll talk to the book’s editorsPaul Gilk and David Kast,and contributor James Veninga,professor of religion and former UW Marathon County Dean.