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Cities all over the U.S. are beginning to take the cooperative business structure seriously. Cooperatives are owned and controlled by the people who use them, and they can provide housing, jobs, education, food, banking, energy, and more. T... Read more

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Milwaukee-based activist and screamo-punk band, snag, performs at Hum by Humdrum Fest at Cactus Club on Aug. 10. Read more

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Efforts are underway to expend solar energy use in Wisconsin, but existing governmental policies often hamper that expansion. Read more

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April brings a “Parks and Rec” alum, a goth icon, a local favorite son and Jay Leno to Milwaukee Read more

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We Energies had claimed in its rate case before the state Public Service Commission (PSC) that its customers with solar panels actually cost the utility money, which they need to recoup from these customers. Two of the three-member commissi... Read more

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Founded in 2011 by co-curators Paul Kjelland and Peter Murphy, Night School is a series of panels, lectures and film screenings that focus on activism. Most of the presentations have taken place at the cooperatively Read more

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Stephen King fans have never liked Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of The Shining and King agrees wholeheartedly. In the TCM documentary A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King, the bestselling author describes the fundamental emotional.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Former Bauhaus singer Peter Murphy has billed his latest tour as the “Secret Cover Tour,” teasing the release of four cover songs that he’ll soon make available for download. Milwaukee is the final stop of that tour, though, so the ident Read more

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