"Tirelessly reported, full of heroes and their tormentors, the Fall of Wisconsin is a devastating portrait of a beautiful, besieged state reeling into the Trump era."
Wages Stagnate as Workers' Power Declines
Mary Bottari wins March Sidney for "Behind Janus: Documents Reveal Decade-Long Plot to Kill Public Sector Unions," published by In These Times.
Wisconsin was found to have the fourth weakest judicial recusal rules in the nation.
The long running criminal investigation into whether or not Scott Walker and deep-pocketed dark money groups illegally coordinated the expenditure of some $30 million to win the 2012 recall elections should be old news by now.
Judges petitioned the state's highest court for new recusal rules, they refused to even have a public hearing. Now citizens are having their own hearings.
A new study of registered voters in Dane and Milwaukee Counties who did not vote in the 2016 presidential election found that approximately 17,000-23,000 eligible voters in those counties were prevented or deterred from voting by Wisconsin’s voter ID law. Due to financial constraints, the social scientists were only able to do a study of two of Wisconsin’s 72 counties, but the authors say that extrapolating statewide as many as 45,000 people stayed home because of the law.
Donald Trump is no George Washington. The risks of a "runaway" constitutional convention led Idaho GOP legislators to vote it down.
A federal court threw out Wisconsin's gerrymandered voting maps in a major case with national implications.
Has the legislature given up its effort to gut Wisconsin's Open Records law?