Commentary

Lies, damn lies and school voucher statistics

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) has been making national news lately, with its director, Rick Esenberg, appearing on Tucker Carlson to...

Kids are getting their shots — so should Ron Johnson Our...

My eighth-grader cannot wait to get her COVID vaccine. Gone are the days of needle dread, when every trip to the doctor’s office prompted...

For gun advocates enough is never enough

In a begrudging or perverse sort of way, you have to give some credit to Wisconsin worshipers of the Second Amendment for their determination...

The Wisconsin Legislature’s cynical run for the border

As Vice President Kamala Harris arrived in Milwaukee to promote President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion jobs and infrastructure plan, state Republicans were focused like...

Biden’s historic moment Americans are ready for big ideas

Good for President Joe Biden for touting the significant accomplishments of his administration’s first 100 days before a Joint Session of Congress. And good...

Are Wisconsin schools rolling in dough? Federal aid is distorting school...

Wisconsin’s Republican legislators have been obsessing over the $2.2 billion in federal pandemic relief funds flowing to the state’s public schools. In recent hearings,...

Inflation boogeyman scares only the extremely wealthy

The inflation fear-mongers are at it again. In a futile attempt to discredit President Joe Biden’s extraordinarily popular American Rescue Plan (economic recovery) and American...

Evers’ budget moves us toward a better, more equitable economy BadgerCare,...

For our state’s economy to work for everyone, Wisconsin needs to invest in healthy communities, working families and public infrastructure across the entire state....

Chauvin verdict is the glimmer of hope we needed

The guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial is a sigh of relief but we know this is not over. As I am...

You. Are. Not. Welcome. Here. Being Black in Minnesota | Essay

For years my daughter took dance classes at the corner of Snelling and Larpenteur in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, kitty-corner from the state fairgrounds. The...
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