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The Shepherd Express’ list of activities in the Greater Milwaukee Area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian actions and policies of the Trump administration, as well as other activities by all ... more

Nov 21, 2017 4:51 PM Saving Our Democracy

The countdown to the greatest day in Paul Ryan’s life has begun. If all goes as planned, by Christmas, he’ll end both Medicare and Medicaid as we have known them. more

Nov 21, 2017 4:44 PM Issue of the Week 4 Comments

While Minnesota residents can expect lower health insurance premiums in 2018, many Wisconsinites will endure insurance prices that continue to rise dramatically. What can we do? more

Nov 7, 2017 4:44 PM Issue of the Week 3 Comments

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson’s rightwing agenda includes destroying health care provisions for millions of Americans who are currently receiving affordable coverage through the ACA and Medicaid. more

Oct 17, 2017 4:46 PM News Features 3 Comments

The Foxconn deal signed by Gov. Scott Walker and cheerfully embraced by President Trump looks like one of the biggest swindles in American history—a scandal just waiting to happen. more

Sep 19, 2017 4:16 PM Issue of the Week 3 Comments

The Shepherd Express’ clearinghouse for activities in the Greater Milwaukee area that push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian actions and policies of the Trump administration and other activities that seek to thwart s... more

Sep 12, 2017 2:14 PM Saving Our Democracy 1 Comments

The Shepherd Express’ list of social and political activism events taking place throughout the Great Milwaukee area Sept. 7-13. more

Sep 5, 2017 2:45 PM Saving Our Democracy

The Shepherd Express’ Saving Our Democracy column for Aug. 10-16—serving as a clearinghouse for all activities in the Greater Milwaukee Area peacefully pushing back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian actions and policies o... more

Aug 8, 2017 4:11 PM Saving Our Democracy

Citizen Action is centered around co-ops, self-governing entities created and sustained by organized citizens who are free to choose issues they care about, develop strategies and put them into action. more

Aug 7, 2017 11:15 AM Expresso

Our health system suffers from too many for-profit entities seeking their cut. But a simple solution is now out there: Bring back the public option. In Wisconsin, this means expanding BadgerCare so it can compete with private insurance comp... more

Jun 20, 2017 4:53 PM Issue of the Week 4 Comments

The Trump resistance movement will continue with an inauguration protest to be held on Friday, Jan. 20, at 5 p.m. in Red Arrow Park in Downtown Milwaukee, which is organized by the Milwaukee Coalition Against Trump. more

Jan 17, 2017 4:40 PM News Features 5 Comments

On Monday, a former aide to a Republican state senator said under oath what we’ve known all along: that GOP legislators were “giddy” and “frothing at the mouth” at the prospect of disenfranchising voters who traditionally vote for Dem... more

May 17, 2016 4:08 PM Issue of the Week 2 Comments

As more and more Wisconsinites are seeing rising drug costs, it is clear we must go beyond Obamacare and rein in the cost of prescription drugs. more

Nov 3, 2015 9:02 PM News Features 1 Comments

Health care consumers must negotiate together to get the best deal possible. more

Oct 20, 2015 10:12 PM News Features 2 Comments

Scrutinizing insurance company rate increases, known as rate review, can make health care more transparent and affordable. But only if we use it. more

Oct 13, 2015 8:40 PM News Features 3 Comments

If Gov. Scott Walker was really serious about growing Wisconsin’s economy, he’d make sure that our businesses and families had access to affordable health insurance. Unfortunately, the Walker administration has done little to nothing to bri... more

Sep 8, 2015 3:46 PM Issue of the Week 11 Comments

Scott Walker, health care reform, ACA, Obamacare, Marquette Law School poll, Citizen Action of Wisconsin more

Aug 25, 2015 9:06 PM Issue of the Week 30 Comments

Female entrepreneurs should check out the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation’s (WWBIC) Strong Women Strong Coffee event on June 10. more

May 26, 2015 9:04 PM Issue of the Week 3 Comments

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has been fighting the Affordable Care Act at every turn. Walker decided not to implement a state-based insurance exchange under the law, opted out of expanding BadgerCare with 100% federal funds and hasn’t gotten... more

Apr 14, 2015 7:39 PM Issue of the Week 15 Comments

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