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.
Jonathan Maye-Cates: I’m a proud American who just happens to be Black. Too often in our history, skin tone has been viewed as the defining factor of a person’s existence.
Jim Goodman: Vilsack is more than acceptable to Republicans and centrists, but his nomination was a red flag to reformist progressives, small farm and environmental advocates.
PETITION: We’re calling on city and county leaders to work together to end homelessness in La Crosse by 2025.
We shouldn’t begrudge the county, the city or UW giving higher pay or bonuses to its workers, we should celebrate it. Then we should demand more for all.