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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 more

Dec 18, 2013 1:55 AM News Features

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 more

Apr 11, 2013 6:08 PM Expresso

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 more

Apr 3, 2013 4:52 PM News Features

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 more

Mar 21, 2013 5:56 PM News Features

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. more

Mar 20, 2013 12:00 AM 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 more

Feb 19, 2013 9:48 PM News Features

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..... more

Sep 5, 2012 12:00 AM 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.. more

May 29, 2010 11:40 AM Theater

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.. more

Jun 12, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

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

Feb 4, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 11 Comments

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 more

Sep 28, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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

Sep 27, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 4 Comments

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

Nov 12, 2007 12:00 AM Around MKE

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