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Republican scare tactics about socialism aren’t nearly as scary as what capitalism is doing to a whole lot of Americans these days, including young people entering the job market. Read more

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Milwaukee native Michael Schumacher’s The Contest is large and filled with facts, telling details and observations about the people and events of its momentous year. Read more

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The only way to protect life-altering government programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Obamacare from continuing reductions—and ultimate elimination—is to make sure far fewer Republicans ever achieve positions of power in government. Read more

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Most Americans realize billionaires, millionaires and wealthy corporations get enormous, permanent tax cuts in the GOP’s new tax bill, while working people get crumbs for a few years before their taxes start going up again. Read more

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None of Donald Trump’s most brazenly offensive views are all that different from those Paul Ryan and other Republicans regularly employ to attract small-minded, mean-spirited voters to their party. Read more

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What do Wisconsin Republicans really believe? Be careful before you answer. The answer apparently can change as quickly as they can wipe clean their Magic Slate Read more

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Women are bearing the brunt of the failure to win the War on Poverty. Although poverty in general has shrunk since the 1960s, women are more likely to be impoverished than men, and women of color are more likely to be poor than white women ... Read more

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