Unless you’re Canadian, or live in Canada, or for some mind-boggling reason follow Canadian politics from beyond its border, you’ve probably never heard of the NDP, the New Democratic Party.
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders’ entrance into the race for the White House will bring a refreshing clarity to candidates’ positions on the critical economic issues of our day.
Two career prosecutors--one a Republican, one a Democrat--just called Scott Walker a liar, and not a single national newspaper took notice.
The protests that have erupted in Madison, Wisconsin in the wake of the police shooting of Tony Robinson lay bare the racial inequities in the city and the state as a whole.
While Walker tries to build a national reputation as a straight shooter, the facts paint a picture of a politician governing by "bombshell" and sneak attack.
Here are the faces of some of those protesters that Walker "took on" in 2011, which he says will prepare him for confronting a group known for beheadings and burning people alive.
Wisconsin state legislators will meet in an "extraordinary session" today in order to take up so-called "right to work" legislation.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) made headlines last week after Wisconsin Republicans introduced a virtually word-for-word copy of the ALEC "model" Right to Work Act, following on the heels of Michigan and other states that have taken up the ALEC-inspired anti-union measures in recent years.
ALEC is famous for using "small government" rhetoric to push its corporate-funded privatization agenda in state legislatures across the country. In a hypocritical twist, the corporate bill mill now wants city and county governments to subsidize the conferences of its new local offshoot.
A bipartisan effort to enforce Wisconsin’s longstanding laws governing coordination between campaigns and independent groups has been mislabeled a “partisan witch hunt” by a well-funded legal and media campaign, with the ultimate goal of undermining what remains of limits on big money in politics, according to a new report from the Center for Media and Democracy.