Slideshow: The demonstrations in Madison, Wisconsin

By Andre Damon
26 February 2011

During the week of February 14, tens of thousands of people attended demonstrations on the capitol square in Madison, Wisconsin, to voice their opposition to the budget cuts and other anti-working class measures proposed by Governor Scott Walker.

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Public and private sector workers alike came to the rallies with their families. Students from dozens of schools walked out, and some workers drove for hundreds of miles to attend the protests. Inside the capitol building, thousands packed the halls during the daytime, while hundreds staged sit-ins and slept there overnight.