Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: Wisconsin

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.

A lame-duck ‘legislative coup:’ Wisconsin GOP stages last-minute power grab before...

Republican legislators worked throughout Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning to pass a sweeping package of lame-duck bills to give power to the Republican-controlled Legislature before Republican Governor Scott Walker leaves office in January.

‘Democracy dies…in the early morning light’ as Wisconsin GOP rams through...

"This is outrageous abuse of power and should be huge national scandal."

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As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

Police chief arrested for selling meth

"DEA and our law enforcement partners will hold drug dealers accountable no matter who they are."

The height of folly: Safeboxes in the sky

Can’t our society find something better to do than give billionaires playpens over a quarter-mile up?

How media reports of ‘Clashes’ mislead Americans about Israeli-Palestinian violence

Accurate language in the reporting of Israeli-Palestinian violence is not only a concern for journalists’ credibility – it would also provide U.S. news consumers with a deeper understanding of the conditions on the ground and the deadly consequences.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.