Hillary Clinton


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Yes, it was disappointing to see that Trump’s inflammatory racism still worked against some outstanding candidates around the country, but it didn’t work in Wisconsin, and Walker’s gone. Read more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

Maverick filmmaker Michael Moore directs his anger and humor at the 2016 election (and American politics) in Fahrenheit 11/9. Read more

Film Reviews

Who’s more un-American: Russian agents seeks to subvert American democratic institutions or Republican Americans whose actions, pretty much, show that they seek to accomplish the same thing? Read more

Taking Liberties 4 Comments

Once upon a time, straight men were perceived as paragons of virtue, while gay men were seen as sexually hyperactive and amoral. Current straight male political figures upend these stereotypes. Read more


Democratic wins in the recent Virginia elections and elsewhere in the U.S. are good news for Wisconsin. Read more

Taking Liberties 5 Comments

A busy week brings rappers Action Bronson and 6lack to town, as Milwaukee songwriters honor Neil Young. Also: Hillary Clinton’s coming. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Exciting upcoming events include: Hillary Clinton’s appearance at the Riverside Theatre, Nov. 9; a Harry Potter Party at D.I.X., Nov. 11; and a beer and soda bust at Kruz, Nov. 12. Read more

Dear Ruthie

The Shepherd Express shares with its readers Paul Rosenberg’s top-10 list of the most underreported and ignored major news stories of 2017. Read more

News Features 1 Comments

The biggest problem Republicans have as they twist themselves into knots trying to support Donald Trump’s steady stream of lies is the president himself can’t keep his fraudulent cover stories straight. The latest instance of this is Trump’... Read more

Taking Liberties 12 Comments

Our sister newsweekly in Boston, DigBoston, sent a writer to the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism to cover a Harvard seminar that asks the question: How could the supposed best and the brightest in the world of political analysis h... Read more

News Features 3 Comments

With his new national budget proposal, President Donald Trump shows that he is falling into the Scott Walker trap, and his desperate, low-income, small-town, white supporters are once again going to suffer the consequences. Read more

Taking Liberties 7 Comments

Activists around the country—young and old, reformers and radicals—are trying to figure out not only how to fight Trump and Trumpism, but also how to think strategically about building a powerful progressive movement based on action and inf... Read more

News Features 13 Comments

Since the election, I have received more than 60 phone calls and a few hundred emails from wonderful and patriotic individuals who are simply devastated by the election of Donald Trump. Many of these people who contacted me wanted the Sheph... Read more

News Features 15 Comments

Voter participation dropped 12% in the City of Milwaukee in the first presidential election since the implementation of voter ID. Read more

News Features 7 Comments

Paul Masterson discusses the recent U.S. presidential election’s outcome with an emphasis on its ramifications for the LGBT community. Read more

My LGBTQ POV 2 Comments

As an idealistic, progressive voter, I’ve voted for plenty of losing candidates over the years. But there’s never been a U.S. election before where I’ve considered the results clearly un-American until now. Read more

Taking Liberties 29 Comments

Last night’s election of Donald Trump, a primal scream fromconservative whites and Republican Party loyalists, isn’t going to solve ourproblems. We don’t know a whole lot about what Trump will do inoffice, since he’s been vague about policy, .. Read more

Daily Dose 13 Comments

It’s here—Tuesday, Nov. 8,is Election Day. Polls will be open 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Go to to locate your pollingplace and check your voter registration. To cast a ballot, you will need anacceptable photo ID. To learn more about IDs, g.. Read more

Daily Dose

Please take this election seriously because there may actually be more at stake than which party will occupy the oval office for the next four years. Read more

News 3 Comments

There’s no question that a Hillary Clinton presidency would be far better for Shepherd readers than a Trump presidency. Read more

News 17 Comments