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Get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes; find out how by reading Saving Our Democracy. Read more

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The MORE Act aims for federal decriminalization of cannabis and social justice. Will it become federal law? Read more

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It’s time to clear away the clutter of so many candidates with almost no support and give those with the most popular and financial backing more opportunities to present their messages. Read more

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Want to get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes? Find out how by reading Saving Our Democracy! Read more

Saving Our Democracy

The primaries are months away but the race for public attention has begun. Read more

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Fighting alone for cannabis reform since the beginning of his political career, Bernie Sanders has recently been joined by other champions of legal marijuana. Read more

Cannabis Connection

With one year left before the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, we need to understand who the candidates are. Read more

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With a Democratic majority in the House, it is time to examine and reform how Social Security is funded. Read more

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Republican scare tactics about socialism aren’t nearly as scary as what capitalism is doing to a whole lot of Americans these days, including young people entering the job market. Read more

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It’s as American as apple pie to elect a bright, new generation of self-proclaimed democratic socialists. They’re fighting to preserve the American ideal of sharing the economic benefits of democracy with everyone, not just the wealthy. Read more

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Ai Csuka, co-chair of Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), states, “As much as I would’ve loved a Clinton or Sanders presidency, I think if that would have happened, people would have stayed complacent about the issues that have been fac... Read more

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I quickly learned that the Shepherd Express, Milwaukee’s progressive alternative voice, wouldn’t have been published some weeks without Ed Garvey paying for it. Read more

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Rural residents feel they are the “have nots,” while urban and suburban Wisconsinites are the “haves.” Read more

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In last week’s elections, the best-financed candidates won, except in some local races that had an organized grassroots effort supporting progressive campaigns. Read more

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So was it good for you?Wisconsin’s election results seem to be a mixed bag, withouta lot of clear messages that I can decipher this morning, without the help offinal, granular numbers. But here goes: GOP voters supportedthe establish.. Read more

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April is shaping up to be a big month for Milwaukee power-pop true believers Space Raft. The group is just a week away from releasing its delirious sophomore album Rubicon (due April 15 on Dusty Medical), a record that should go a long way toward .. Read more

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Unlike Republicans, Democrats aren’t trying to eat each other alive or wreck each other’s families. Read more

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Democratic anger and Republican anger are as different as day and night. Read more

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Wisconsin voters will cast ballots in the presidential primaries on Tuesday, April 5, so the Democratic debate was a kick-off of sorts for the campaigns for the April primary. Read more

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So was last night’s rumble in the tundra a game-changer, or was it just another bland debate that didn’t move the needle one way or another? Probably a mix of both. Coming off a rough week and a terrible night in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton sho.. Read more

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