In the LGBTQ community, participation in the political fray, by seeking elected office and by voting, is our civic responsibility. Read more



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Before being crippled by astroturfing, the VA health care system was a government-run health care program that worked very well, so Republicans want to kill it off. Read more

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A visionary scholar offers suggestions for fostering full belonging. Read more

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After getting Indigenous Peoples’ Day recognized, they also witnessed renaming of a Milwaukee park. Read more

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It’s time for his Republican supporters to stop pretending that serving Putin is acceptable for an American president. Read more

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It’s time to take steps against the gerrymandered Wisconsin Legislature. Read more

Taking Liberties


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Meet Earnell Lucas, the man who came in with the goal of restoring the honor, the integrity and trust back to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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JoCasta Zamarripa and Peter Burgelis, two openly LGBTQ politicians, are running for the Common Council. Read more


Tony Evers lays out policy goals for marijuana, Foxconn and juvenile justice at a local speech. Read more

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Scott Walker is going against the tide by joining the National Republican Redistricting Trust, a rightwing organization that supports gerrymandering. Read more

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Angela Lang is executive director of BLOC, an organization aimed at getting the black community involved in the political system. Read more

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The tiny edge that got Hagedorn elected in the state Supreme Court should serve as a wake-up call to voters throughout the state. Read more

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Christopher Walton offers three ideas to reform the American political and electoral systems for a fairer America. Read more

Black, Blue and Rainbow

The future majority in the Wisconsin State Senate may depend on the results of the race in the Fifth State Senate District. Read more

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NextGen America has been working for the past five years to help people’s voices be heard. Off the Cuff chats with the organization’s state director, George Olufosoye. Read more

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Mark Belling says David Clarke is leaving office to take a mysterious new position. Read more

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Cloud Nothings’ Dylan Baldi talks about the band’s new album and why, despite what you might read online, rock is not dead. Read more

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Milwaukee’s new punk supergroup Bad Grades joins Assault and Battery and Population Control at Frank’s Power Plant for a benefit concert taking place on Wednesday, Nov. 23. Read more

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Wallace Supporters canvass at Southgate Mall duringthe 1976 Wisconsin Democratic PresidentialPrimary Campaign.Continuing withthe “showing off stuff I found on eBay” trend from mylast post, I’d like to turn to a collection of old Milwaukee.. Read more

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