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The New Activists: Leaders rise from the ranks to protest Scott Walker's agenda
The Capitol upheaval has inspired ordinary people to extraordinary efforts

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To hear Republicans tell it, the protests against Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposals have been organized by "union thugs." Professional troublemakers from big labor are pulling the strings to advance their self-serving agenda. In reality, many of the activists are ordinary citizens suddenly politicized by Walker's approach. With no experience serving as leaders of a mass uprising, they've found creative ways to make themselves useful since the protests began in February.

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