Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) at the border wall in Texas | Assembly GOP YouTube

The Wisconsin Legislature’s cynical run for the border

BY: - May 5, 2021

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 a laser beam — 1,500 miles to the south, on the states that share a border with Mexico. Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke and Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore Tyler August sent […]

Voces de la Frontera gather alongside allies in Milwaukee for a massive May Day march from the Hispanic and Latinx south-side, to the federal courthouse downtown. (Photo | Isiah Holmes)

May Day in Milwaukee

BY: - May 3, 2021

Members of Voces de la Frontera Action, Souls to the Polls, Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES), The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) and many Milwaukee  residents marched on Saturday, May 1 showing support for essential and immigrant workers. This year’s annual celebration of May Day particularly focused on the plight of essential workers, […]

Demonstrators and immigrants protesting with We Are Human sign

Trump orders that undocumented immigrants not be counted for apportionment after census

BY: - July 21, 2020

President Donald Trump issued an order on Tuesday to exclude undocumented immigrants from the U.S. population count for the purpose of determining representation in Congress. The U.S. Constitution requires a census of the “whole number of persons” residing in each state, language that replaced the clause that stated that enslaved people should be counted as […]