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Prescription drug costs are reaching ridiculous levels across the country. Can local and state initiatives like the Lower Drug Costs Now Act help? Read more

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Milwaukee organizations are taking action to help those caught in the border crisis. Read more

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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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Milwaukee has a good chance to host the 2020 Democratic Party National Convention. Can you help make it so? Read more

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A recent uptick in hate crimes across the nation, including the most recent incidents in Pittsburgh and Kentucky, led some on the left in Wisconsin to respond with harsh words. Read more

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore is a proven fighter for Milwaukee, especially the underrepresented groups Republicans regularly ignore and demean. Read more

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A coalition of progressive groups will picket to close the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility, while the Black Women’s Empowerment March comes to Milwaukee. Read more

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After more than a decade as a state senator—where she fiercely fought against voter ID laws designed to disenfranchise black voters—Moore became the first African American from Wisconsin elected to the House of Representatives in 2004. Read more

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The U.S.-Mexico border lies more than 1,800 miles from Milwaukee, but for some local families who have had loved ones detained by ICE, it feels as though it’s right down the street. Read more

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The heat didn’t silence angered citizens Saturday afternoon, as hundreds gathered in downtown Milwaukee to protest actions taken by President Trump’s administration regarding families detained at the U.S./Mexico border. Read more

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The event also focused on reigniting youth activism in the city to accelerate change. Read more

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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. Read more

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The Shepherd Express endorses Democrats Ryan Solen, Gwen Moore and Khary Penebaker for Congress. Read more

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Members of the theater community from all over the worldwill gather together on Saturday, Nov. 12 to participate in the MilwaukeeTheater Summit at Marquette University’s Helfaer Theatre (525 N 13th St.)The event, which was co-planned by.. Read more

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“I’m sure that there are going to be some harsh pieces of legislation that are going to come down the pipeline. How do we even protect Milwaukee from it?” —state Rep. LaTonya Johnson Read more

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No one wants his hometown to become a national media cliché—the latest community televised with businesses in flames and bullets flying in the Sherman Park neighborhood as anger erupts after years of unaddressed racial inequality and tensio... Read more

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Milwaukee has been through a hell of a lot this pastweekend. We’re still trying to figure out what happened when a Milwaukee PoliceOfficer fatally shot Sylville Smith after a traffic stop Saturday afternoon inthe Sherman Park neighborhood, whic.. Read more

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We are once again endorsing Milwaukee County Congresswoman Gwen Moore for re-election in the Aug. 9 Democratic primary. Read more

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We agree with Congresswoman Gwen Moore that if we’re going to require impoverished Wisconsinites to submit to drug tests, then we should require the 1% to take the same drug tests if they want their tax breaks. Read more

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Here’s a roundup of candidates you’ll find on the Aug. 9 and Nov. 8 ballots. Read more

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