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Kaleem Caire: Baltimore's struggles call us to work against hopelessness there — and everywhere

One in a series of occasional essays on race in Madison by a local leader and former Urban League president.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Is democracy unraveling across globe?

Democracies are seeing a decline of trust in traditional political parties but also a rise in partisanship. 

April 27, 2015 2:30 pm

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Lisa M. Maatz: Colleges and universities must lead fight on campus sexual assault

We need to hear from schools that are prioritizing sexual assault prevention, response, and transparency and are including students and surviv…

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Kaleem Caire: Baltimore's struggles call us to work against hopelessness there — and everywhere

Kaleem Caire: Baltimore's struggles call us to work against hopelessness there — and everywhere

One in a series of occasional essays on race in Madison by a local leader and former Urban League president.

4 hours ago

Supervisors Leland Pan and Heidi Wegleitner: To honor workers, UW should dump JanSport contract

The UW-Madison should stand with workers and end its contract with JanSport in order to hold VF Corp. accountable.

21 hours ago

Martin O'Malley: Make all federal student loans income-based

As college tuition tripled but family incomes barely budged, students accumulated huge debt. We must let them refinance that debt so they can …

April 27, 2015 9:30 am

Sasha W.: I should have been arrested — but I'm not black and I wasn't

Sasha W.: I should have been arrested — but I'm not black and I wasn't

Adeyemi Balogun and I grabbed Brandi Grayson's arm as she was being arrested. Balogun, a tall black man, was also arrested. I, a short South A…

April 27, 2015 5:30 am

Monica Medina and Johan Bergenas: 5 myths about illegal wildlife trafficking

Elephants are a cause celebre, but tigers, rhinos, giraffes and other animals are even closer to being extinct.

April 26, 2015 3:00 pm

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State Debate: Gun waiting period sparks debate, so do alleged John Doe 'atrocities'

State Debate: Gun waiting period sparks debate, so do alleged John Doe 'atrocities'

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