Margaret Krome: A win for protecting sacred waters

Gogebic Taconite ending efforts to open a mine that would have threatened sacred waters is indeed reason to celebrate.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Can the GOP learn from California?

The GOP's troubles in California are linked to its alienation of Latinos, Asian-Americans and African-Americans. Every year, the rest of America looks more like California. Attention should be paid.

16 hours ago


Emily Badger: It's immoral to tell poor how to spend their money

Most of us get a government subsidy and don't think we do. A case in point: the mortgage interest deduction.

20 hours ago

Robert Kraig: Scott Walker's foreign policy stance is scary

In a stunningly aggressive statement, Scott Walker said of our enemies: "I am going to take the fight to them before they bring the fight to us.”

April 19, 2015 3:30 pm

Paul A. Volcker: It's time for meaningful financial reform

Our financial regulatory system is not adequate. Let's show this great democracy still has the capacity to act in the common interest.

April 19, 2015 10:45 am

Nancy L. Utesch: Fostering a love for the Earth, and each other, on Earth Day

As we mark the 45th Earth Day on April 22, we should work to foster a conservation ethic and ask ourselves: Are we willing to sacrifice someth…

April 19, 2015 4:30 am

FBI's James B. Comey: The most frightening lesson from the Holocaust

The Holocaust shows our humanity makes us capable of surrendering our individual moral authority to the group, where it can be hijacked by evil.

April 18, 2015 3:00 pm

Sen. Jon Erpenbach: Wage gap shows need for equal pay act

Wisconsin falls woefully short in providing women a way to file suit to get equal pay. 

April 18, 2015 10:45 am

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State Debate: GOP legislators lambasted for voting to defund CUB

State Debate: GOP legislators lambasted for voting to defund CUB

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