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Pope Francis is a pontiff who has constructively broken all the rules of popery—so far to widespread acclaim. He’s faulted the Catholic Church for its negative obsession Read more

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On Monday, Marquette University and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel sponsored a conference on the future of the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The business community wants a new or a greatly expanded facility so that the city Read more

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As part of the Obama administration’s push to raise the minimum wage to $9 by the end of 2015, Acting Labor Secretary Seth Harris stopped in Milwaukee last week to hear the stories of low-wage workers who, despite Read more

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When it comes to the Republican budget proposal that passed the U.S. House this week, I agree with those who find it strange that anyone sees the initiative as a serious attempt to "grow the economy," as Rep. Paul Ryan Read more

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The second best thing that happened in November with President Barack Obama’s re-election was that Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan’s fundamental dishonesty was exposed for the entire nation to see. Read more

Taking Liberties

It’s no secret that Gov. Scott Walker is not making good on his promise to create 250,000 new jobs in his first four-year term.Thus far, Walker has only added 37,511 Read more

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Can the dismal science of economics be explicable to the average person—and fun? Well, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan won't find this comic book funny, since much of the humor is at the expense of the greed and irresponsibility he stands..... Read more

Books

In a few weeks, the Alchemist Theatre opens its production of Radha Bharadwaj's Closetland. Set entirely in a cell, the play follows the interrogation of a children's book author (played by Jenna Wetzel) by a mysterious authority figure (played b.. Read more

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Trains have long been the setting for crime stories and thrillers. They are ideal as confined spaces in motion, roomy enough for greater interplay between passengers than the coach class cabin of a jetliner. As claustrophobic enclosures making th.. Read more

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Clearing Up Myths About the Stimulus Package The Wall Street Journal, ,News Features Read more

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Robin Williams has been responsible for some of the very best and some of the very worst comedy of the past 30 years, but his maniac, full-body stand-up performances are still a sight to behold. In the year,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Since their “MMMBop” 15-minutes expired and their label did the inevitable, dr Strong Enough to Break ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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The Shepherd Express is pleased to announce the winners of our 2006 Best Of Milwaukee Read God Grew Tired of Us ,Cover Story Read more

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