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Rick Christofferson

Just how far can the politics of resentment go in dismantling public education? more

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Wisconsin voters are deciding if they want to remove the office of state treasurer. If this passes, Wisconsin will be the only state without a treasurer or financial equivalent—and that's bad business. more

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Presidencia de la República Mexicana

Parents outraged over a discussion of privilege in a Wisconsin school district, which suffers from a historical amnesia that indigenous Mexicans can't afford. more

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Rob87438

Tribal sovereignty is precarious at best. Indians know that at any point the President, Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court could do away with Indian-federal treaties, dismantle reservations, and open up tribal lands to the highest bidder. more

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Within Wisconsin’s stellar statewide graduation rates and test scores lie the largest racial disparities in the nation. more

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With increasing frequency, Republican state legislatures are moving to prevent cities, towns, villages, and counties from adopting progressive policies that diverge from state law. Wisconsin shows us how it’s done. more

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George Hodan

The stakes are not merely about the arcane and obscure slicing and dicing of district boundaries, but raise far more fundamental questions about the increasing threats to real democracy in the United States. more

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Rochelle Hartman (Flickr)

Wisconsin’s public schools used to be at the top of the class. How they fell so far and so fast is a cautionary tale for our country’s rural schools. more

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Alexandra Tempus

On the ground with student protesters at the University of Wisconsin after Regents pass policy to punish those who “disrupt” speech. more

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Watching the erosion of a rich heritage of bipartisan stewardship in the name of eliminating obstacles for business. A state senator describes the attack on clean water, mining standards, and wetlands protection. more

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Joshua Igor

The richest nation in the world and this guy’s talking about some sort of Mad Max hellscape. more

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Citizen support for local public schools shows voters will reject the Republican slash-and-burn agenda. more

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Lester Public Library

The bill would ban employees of the UW System and University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority from making contracts with or performing any services at private facilities that perform abortions. more

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Randy Bryce for Congress

"I drive around my community and can point to things I've literally built, and I look at what Paul Ryan's done and see jobs leaving." more

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Joe Brusky

Politicians should not be choosing their voters. It’s supposed to be the other way around. more

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Still from the film, "As Goes Janesville," 2012.

At the heart of Goldstein’s book are stories about Janesville’s working-class families, still hurting “no matter how vigorously they have clung to the old can-do.” more

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Trumpeting themes of “buy American, hire American” against a backdrop of red-white-and blue wrenches at Snap-On Tool in Kenosha, Wisconsin Donald Trump wanted everyone to know how much he is rewarding working-class supporters. Even if he isn't. more

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