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Milwaukee Independent recognized as finalist for 11 journalism awards including War in Ukraine coverage
by Editor | Mar 10, 2023
The Milwaukee Press Club announced the list of finalists for its 93rd Annual Gridiron Awards for...
Aly Miller: Playfully navigating the relationship between place and identity with illustrative maps
by Jocelyn Slocum | Mar 3, 2023
In parallel with the uniqueness of an individual’s identity are the maps each of us formulates of...
Local businesses receive $1.5M in grant funding from Milwaukee’s Commercial Revitalization program
by Correspondent | Feb 21, 2023
In 2022, more than $1.5 million in grant funding was awarded to 50 local businesses for property...
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- Dominic Inouye
- Kenneth Cole
Reggie Jackson: The beating death of Tyre Nichols asks unanswered question of when will police abuse end
by Reggie Jackson | Feb 1, 2023
“There are those who are asking the devotees of civil rights, ‘When will you be...
Pardeep Kaleka: The dangers of Kanye West’s antisemitic rants four years after Pittsburgh synagogue tragedy
by Pardeep Kaleka | Oct 27, 2022
Four years ago, on October 27, 2018, the country and the world saw the traumatic consequences that...
We Need Imagination: A glance at my 2020 bookshelf
by Dominic Inouye | Dec 26, 2020
In the early days of the stay-at-home orders, I woke up and immediately – as if guided by...
The Milwaukee Flyers: Up in the air but still soaring
by Dominic Inouye | Oct 27, 2020
Reopening Schools in Wisconsin: The dilemma of returning to normal during abnormal times
by Kenneth Cole | Feb 7, 2021
This is an opinion piece. No more and no less. Just an opinion shared in an online publication,...
A Tragic American Fable: The Pied Piper of Coronavirus
by Kenneth Cole | May 22, 2020
A look down: Enjoying the Zen of the natural world from a collection of drone images
by Lee Matz | Dec 25, 2022
It has been a long year and, following the past three, there is an element of weariness baked into...
- Heather Richardson
- Thom Hartmann
- John Pavlovitz
- Robert Reich
Aid groups play vital role in helping Syria’s quake-devastated areas that were already disaster zones
by TheConversation | Mar 26, 2023
By Kimberly Howe, University of Virginia Humanitarian Collaborative Practitioner Fellow; Assistant...
Why accepting DeSantis’s version of history would be a perversion of our past and our principles
by Heather Cox Richardson | Mar 15, 2023
It is commonly understood that Republican Rutherford B. Hayes won the electoral votes from three...
Putin’s sales pitch: Why GOP members of Congress are suddenly outspoken against aid to Ukraine
by Thom Hartmann | Mar 24, 2023
Make no mistake. There is a battle right now between autocracy and democracy around the world....
The exhaustion that Blue people endure when living in a Red America that refuses to see them
by John Pavlovitz | Feb 8, 2023
I have spoken to a lot of exhausted people recently, even with the good news that many of us have...
When the rich paid taxes: Why Republicans hide the real cause of America’s $31tn debt
by Robert Reich | Mar 8, 2023
The dire warnings of fiscal hawks are once again darkening the skies of official Washington. They...
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United For Freedom: Milwaukee holds vigil to honor the lives lost in 365 days of defending Ukraine
More than 64 cities across America joined the “365 Days Defending Freedom” event, which began on February 24. The Milwaukee rally was organized to remind the world that Russia’s war against Ukraine has been going on for nine years. It has been one year since the unprovoked full-scale invasion started on February 24, 2022.