Thursday, July 25, 2024

Tag: Wisconsin

A new chapter in Wisconsin politics: Ending gerrymandering

The gerrymandered districts had long been a point of contention, with numerous legal experts deeming Wisconsin one of the most gerrymandered states in the nation.

McCarthyism, then and now

When it comes to this era’s McCarthyism, don’t for a moment think that the debt ceiling is the only ceiling that could end up in the dust of history.

To avoid ‘spoiling’ hungry children, Wisconsin School District opts out of...

"The Waukesha School Board's decision isn't just cruel, it's an attempt to punish children from families with lower incomes who are disproportionately Black and brown."

Watch: Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissents on right-wing election shenanigans

Can’t we protect our health and the right to vote?

Why the Supreme Court made Wisconsin vote during the coronavirus crisis

That decision sent what I believe to be a clear message to Americans: Don’t turn to the Supreme Court to protect your right to vote, even in the case of a genuine emergency.

Wisconsin legislators seek to criminalize climate, environmental protests

“It is alarming to see the fossil fuel industry trying to pit environmentalists and labor unions against one another."

Prescription drugs may be polluting our drinking water

“Pollution from prescription drugs threatens public health and the safety of drinking water."

Wisconsin GOP’s lame-duck power grab ruled unconstitutional

A Wisconsin judge ruled on Thursday that laws passed by the Republican-controlled legislature in December to limit the powers of newly elected...

‘A very dark day for democracy’: Scott Walker signs Wisconsin GOP’s...

"This is the kind of thing autocrats do," declared journalist Ari Berman.

How this Grinch steals democracy

Right now, the GOP is trying to take power away from Democratic Governors and legislatures during December’s lame duck sessions.

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Trump attempting to recalibrate campaign after Harris becomes Democratic nominee

With Vice President Kamala Harris now the presumptive Democratic nominee, Trump and his campaign face new challenges in the race to the 2024 election.

Mass arrests at Jewish-led protest in US House Building ahead of Netanyahu speech

Hundreds, including rabbis, detained while protesting U.S. support for Israel’s Gaza offensive and Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress.

Sanders urges Harris to champion working-class agenda amid 2024 campaign

As labor unions and advocacy groups rally around Vice President Harris, Senator Sanders emphasizes the need for a strong working-class focus in her 2024 campaign.

Global inequality surges as top 1% capture $42 trillion in new wealth over past...

As the wealthiest 1 percent amass unprecedented riches, inequality deepens, posing a dire threat to democracy and the planet, urging a reevaluation of global tax policies.

Biden-Harris administration’s bold plan to phase out single-use plastics across federal agencies

The Biden-Harris administration has announced significant commitments to eliminate single-use plastics from federal operations by 2035, with interim goals set for 2027, marking a crucial step in tackling the plastic pollution crisis.