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CONNECT 1: Ribbon cutting ceremony inaugurates Milwaukee County’s new transit era with BRT Line
by Editor | Jun 6, 2023
Milwaukee County celebrated the inauguration of its CONNECT 1 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line on June...
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...
Quality of life provider and local development firm continue partnership in support of Veterans
by Correspondent | May 29, 2023
Center for Veterans Issues (CVI) and The Alexander Company have partnered to rehabilitate and...
- Pardeep Kaleka
- Dominic Inouye
- Kenneth Cole
Reggie Jackson: Remembering that the Declaration of Independence was a “Woke” Manifesto
by Reggie Jackson | May 26, 2023
“When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political...
Pardeep Kaleka: The “might makes right” mindset is acculturated into the racial hurt we consume
by Pardeep Kaleka | Feb 1, 2023
Sometimes it feels like the hate that we give back to ourselves cuts the deepest. This American...
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
Déjà vu of Photojournalism: Forced progress, brutal invasion, mother nature, and the detritus of life
by Lee Matz | Apr 7, 2023
Back in March, I stood among the ruins of a neighborhood in Antakya, Türkiye. The Biblical city,...
- Heather Richardson
- Thom Hartmann
- John Pavlovitz
- Robert Reich
Celebrating Insurrection: Why the Confederate legacy still weigh heavily over White Tennessee lawmakers
by TheConversation | Jun 5, 2023
By Daniel Feller, Emeritus Professor of History, University of Tennessee Justin Jones, one of two...
Why President Biden’s unifying leadership stands in vast contrast to Trump’s ineffective terror tactics
by Heather Cox Richardson | Jun 3, 2023
Three years ago on June 2, 2020, days after then–Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin murdered...
The “weathering” phenomenon: Why America is being exhausted by fearmongers who delight in hate
by Thom Hartmann | Jun 8, 2023
A woman called into my radio program recently, sobbing. She was both terrified and angry about the...
Political charlatans: Why Conservatives who pretend to be Christian is the real American “Drag Show”
by John Pavlovitz | Jun 2, 2023
Cue the lights. Strike up the band. It is showtime again in America. Every single day they...
To dominate rightwing politics: When a so-called free speech absolutist joins a self-styled authoritarian
by Robert Reich | May 31, 2023
The real significance of Ron DeSantis’s presidential announcement on Twitter had little to do with...
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Refugees without a war: Surviving both a massive earthquake and its toxic trauma in Türkiye
The earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria on February 6 was a devastating event that left millions of survivors struggling to cope with the traumatic aftermath. One month later, the Red Crescent warned of the urgent need for a sustainable response to the health needs of the public in order to prevent a second disaster.