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Abortion is essential health care Some states are banning abortion, instead...

This week, the governors of Texas and Ohio banned abortion as “non-essential” health care.  As midwives, doctors, doulas and health care activists, we at Pregnancy...

We Need Paid Sick Leave Now!

The coronavirus pandemic has made it painfully obvious: We need access to paid sick time to care for all in Wisconsin, we need it...

Take a stand against fatally flawed Marsy’s Law The constitutional referendum...

When you go into the voting booth in Wisconsin on April 7, you’ll see a referendum question about whether you want to amend the...

Mail the ballots now! Here's how to deal with coronavirus and...

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, states are struggling with how to proceed with upcoming elections. Some states have postponed elections and others are moving forward,...

The Democrats’ coronavirus divide Sanders is right about the need for...

Last night’s Democratic candidate debate, held amid the coronavirus crisis in a nearly empty CNN studio in Washington, D.C., provided voters with what might...

COVID-19 changes the political landscape We need an FDR

This week marked a turning point. Even President Donald Trump seemed to recognize it. In his address to the nation on Wednesday night, Trump...

Uncle Joe is not so bad Biden has shown a capacity...

A few years ago, I wrote an “Uncle Fred” column. I was seeking an explanation for why Donald Trump could be attracting so much support,...

As the Democratic primary field narrows, women watch from the sidelines...

A lot of Democratic primary voters are still getting their bearings after the political winds shifted on Super Tuesday to fill Joe Biden’s sails,...

Wisconsin schools are ill-prepared for coronavirus We need a comprehensive plan

My nine-year-old granddaughter became visibly upset watching TV, as images of people in surgical masks walking the streets in panic over the coronavirus crossed...

I’m grateful my Republican parents reluctantly signed up for Obamacare If...

When I learned that the Supreme Court will hear a lawsuit seeking to overturn the Affordable Care Act later this year, I thought of...
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