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Thinking about the best way to help survivors in Türkiye when the unthinkable happens
by Staff | Mar 28, 2023
Earthquake Mission in Türkiye: A massive earthquake struck Türkiye and Syria on February 6,...
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...
- Pardeep Kaleka
- 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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Displaced and Deserted: What remains of Adiyaman and Antakya after the February 6 disaster
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake occurred on February 6 in southern Türkiye near the northern border of Syria. It was followed nine hours later by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake located around 59 miles to the southwest. The first epicenter was located in Kahramanmaraş’s Pazarcık district, with the second in the Elbistan district.