Ed Garvey

The Shepherd Express family is mourning the loss of one of Wisconsin’s finest progressive leaders. more

Feb 28, 2017 4:53 PM News Features 2 Comments

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. more

Feb 28, 2017 2:15 PM Taking Liberties 2 Comments

The resonant voice of James Earl Jones recites the children's story “Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears,” the titular animated short on the new DVD from the Scholastic Storybook Treasures series. Verna Aardema's African-set tale concerns an owl .. more

Feb 6, 2012 1:35 PM I Hate Hollywood

Rumors are still swirling that there's a secret plan that would allow the state to take over Milwaukee County and other local governments. First reported by prominent Madison attorney Ed Garvey on his blog, the secret plan ... more

Apr 27, 2011 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

BPA (Bisphenol-A) is a chemical used to make polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resins, which are used in consumer products ranging from CDs and electronic equipment to reusable plastic food and drink containers. Anot.. more

Feb 12, 2010 6:12 PM Health & Wellness

Now in its eighth year, Fighting Bob Fest draws more than 10,000 progressives and activists to Baraboo to discuss politics and brainstorm solutions. In this Shepherd Q&A, its founder, attorney and former gubernatorial candidate Ed Garvey, previewe.. more

Sep 9, 2009 4:00 AM Daily Dose

Now in its eighth year, FightingBob Fest draws more than 10,000 progressives and activist Shepherd ,News Features more

Sep 9, 2009 12:00 AM News Features

Michael Jackson died this afternoon, the Los Angeles Times has confirmed. The news marks the end of the singer's long, painful decline. Michael Jackson was, without a doubt, the most tragic pop star the world has ever known. Other singers and rock.. more

Jun 25, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

Jerk of the Week Alderman Bob Donovan AldermanTerry Witkowski The Wall Street Journal ,Expresso more

Dec 18, 2008 12:00 AM Expresso 2 Comments

Join the Shepherd Express Street Team in celebrating Art Kumbalek's candidacy announcement!! The Shepherd Express and Art Kumbalek will be hocking campaign items, awesome new VOTE T-shirts and,Promotions more

Oct 28, 2008 12:00 AM Promotions

Voters in the First Congressional District have the chance to elect a highly qualifiedrepresentative, Democrat Marge Krupp, on Nov. 4. Krupp has,Expresso more

Oct 1, 2008 12:00 AM Expresso 1 Comments

James Sample of the New York based non-partisan Brennan Center forJustice concludes, "After consecutive years of special interestdominance, and the addition of a Willie Horton ad, perceptions ofWisconsin's judiciary have suffered a real hit. Th.. more

Apr 11, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

I check the Cost of War site every month just to maintain perspective.With the testimony of David Petraeus and his Tonto, the trillion dollarfigures are finally beyond whispering levels. To date, $509.7 billionspent and we are on the way to two.. more

Apr 10, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

Listening to general Patreaus and the pathetic Ambassador Crocker talkabout the surge, while the Green Zone is under attack, 10 U.S. Soldiershave been killed in three days and 35 injured, reminds me of thequestion asked of Exxon's Vice Presiden.. more

Apr 9, 2008 4:00 AM News Features had a wonderful weekend. We could call it our Hightower event but, while Jim was the focus,we also co-sponsored a very successful conference on industrial "farms"and more than 150 attended. (You can see Jim's keynote speech at .. more

Apr 7, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

The editor of the WSJ accidently reminds us of the tragedy of losing the Cap Times if the new approach fails. We must help keep the Cap Times going on the Internet. WSJis a daily paper that took no position on the outrageous Supreme C.. more

Apr 6, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

Whoa Bill! You made $51.85 million givingspeeches to fat cats but even charged the alley cats? I understandgouging Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs, Realtors, Mortgage Bankers, IBMand GM, hell, they gouge us, but the Boys and Girl's Clubs? C'mo.. more

Apr 5, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

We are talking about the Supreme Court not the Justice of the Peace inPodunk village. Citizens more or less expect candidates for governor orpresident to "forget" some details or even stretch the truth. Butvoters have a right to believe that th.. more

Apr 4, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

We will never forget W's "Mission Accomplished" nor will we forget FDR's "We have nothing to fear but fear itself." Add Michael Gableman's words carried in yesterday's papers to your words to remember book: "I am proud of the campaign."Whoa Nel.. more

Apr 3, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

Honor roll of counties that went for Butler:Dane--72%. Milwaukee--58%; Menominee--68%; Rock--57%; Iowa--58%; EauClaire--54%; Green--54%; Portage--54%; Kenosha--51%; La Crosse--55%;Richland--50%; Lafayette--50%; preliminary result show Sauk, hom.. more

Apr 2, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

What is “fact” and what is “opinion”? Well, sometimes it depends on your point of view. Reporters for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel or The New York Times will tell you they report “facts” while the editorial board writes “opinion ... more

May 11, 2011 12:00 AM Issue of the Week