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Amy Goodman: The costs of war, the price of peace

A new report asserts that up to 1.3 million people were killed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan in the first 10 years of the so-called war on terror.

March 27, 2015 4:35 am(0)

E.J. Dionne Jr.: Scott Walker needs to watch his back as Ted Cruz starts campaigning

Cruz's evangelical turn is his first play to create a base on the right end of the party to challenge Scott Walker as the main alternative to Jeb Bush.

March 26, 2015 2:00 pm

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Thomas J. Givnish: Great universities and great communities build each other over generations

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is widely viewed as among the top universities in the world. Its faculty bring in $1.1 billion per year in…

8 hours ago

Candidates speak out in Madison City Council races, Districts 17-20

Candidates in City Council Districts 17 through 20 make their cases to voters. 

12 hours ago

Matthew Fernholz and C.J. Szafir: Vote 'yes' to make Supreme Court chief more accountable

There is no basis for assuming that the longest-serving justice is the person most capable of acting as chief. Only six states in addition to …

17 hours ago

Rep. Peter Barca: Republican legislators can't divorce themselves from Scott Walker’s harmful budget

This is the third straight Republican budget that puts right-wing special interest giveaways and extreme conservative ideology above the needs…

March 27, 2015 10:30 am

Candidates speak out in Madison City Council races, Districts 13-16

Candidates in City Council Districts 13 through 16 make their cases to voters. 

March 27, 2015 6:00 am

Ambassador Tom Loftus: Evangelist behind the Wisconsin Idea would question public authority for UW

Ambassador Tom Loftus: Evangelist behind the Wisconsin Idea would question public authority for UW

The Legislature should not give away its power over UW under any circumstances, as this diminishes the voters' influence on policy.

March 26, 2015 9:30 am Related

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State Debate: Did Menard's buy protection from Scott Walker? asks columnist Bruce Murphy

State Debate: Did Menard's buy protection from Scott Walker? asks columnist Bruce Murphy

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