Why does our society value hedge fund managers more than workers who clean our hospital or feed our families?
Joella Striebel: When a certain mayoral candidate stopped by my house recently, we got to chatting about substance use concerns in La Crosse.
Should we value the lives of lower-risk Americans over more vulnerable populations in other countries as we distribute COVID-19 vaccines?
Mike McCabe: Today’s Republicans put themselves under a spell that has them denouncing democracy, denying science, cozying up to racists and domestic terrorists…and sentencing their own party to a slow and painful death
Peter Gorski: Let’s tax carbon at the source to encourage a shift away from fossil fuels and then redistribute those funds directly to the American people.
Jim Goodman: Republicans, in the wake of the Capitol invasion, now call for healing and unity, despite their longstanding willingness to aid and abet Trump’s tactics.
Mike McCabe: The state of our state government is paralyzed. This political paralysis leaves Wisconsin stuck in a rut and more directionless than it has been in a very, very long time.
Driftless Young Farmers Coalition: We envision a different future for agriculture…and we need the active participation of the USDA to create it.
Attendees at Wednesday’s “coup klux klan” included a tech CEO, a woman who flew in on a private jet, and a group who relaxed at the four-star Grand Hyatt after the day’s events.
2020 saw one of the largest protest movements in the nation’s history, amid a pandemic that left 1 in 1,000 Americans dead. Only by confronting the reality of the system that brought us to this point will we find hope in the years to come.