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Trayvon Martin

The fallout from the Trayvon Martin shooting death and increased scrutiny from a Wisconsin-based watchdog group have made life difficult for the right-wing legislation-writing more

Dec 11, 2013 3:28 AM News Features

The Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC) is supposed to look out for the public interest when it regulates utilities’ rates, sales and expansion plans more

Aug 29, 2013 6:06 PM Issue of the Week

The Trayvon Martin case wasn’t the first public outcry over an African American youth who died under controversial circumstances at an alleged crime scene. The killing of Oscar Grant by a transit policeman in more

Jul 24, 2013 1:01 AM Film Reviews

Since tabloid television trials often appear to revolve around the attractiveness of female victims or defendants, they seldom deal with profound social questions we all more

Jul 17, 2013 1:01 AM Taking Liberties

It is not OK to murder people. That may seem to be such a self-evident moral truth that it should... more

Jun 19, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 14 Comments

In the weeks since the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, the public has learned more about the highly secretive... more

Apr 25, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 11 Comments

Just who, exactly, does Wisconsin's new castle doctrine law benefit? The law allows property owners to legally—and fatally—shoot intruders because the courts will presume that they had acted... more

Mar 28, 2012 12:00 AM Issue of the Week 16 Comments

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