Governor Walker backtracks on the troubled flagship of his economic development platform. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Jason Stein and Mary Spicuzza joined us with the story.
It’s widely agreed upon that crime rates in the U.S. have fallen drastically over the last quarter century. Not so agreed upon are the possible reasons for the trend. A new report from NYU Law School’s Brennan Center for Justice seeks to shed some light on the topic. Lauren-Brooke Eisen, one of the authors of the report, […]
When the news came that an expected increase in state tax revenue failed to materialize, GOP legislators charged with modifying Gov. Walker’s proposed budget were forced to acknowledge some tough decisions coming up.
A recent look into the results of Wisconsin’s legislative elections in November of last year led the state’s chapter of Common Cause to conclude that just ten percent of the races could be considered “competitive”.
The ArtWrite Collective is a Dane County based art education organization that works with LGBTQ youth, people of color and young women to cultivate a culture of resilience. Among its objectives, ArtWrite aims to “foster economically viable professional opportunities for artists engaged in anti-oppression work.” Our own Harry Gilbert spoke with Alaura Seidl, Molly Leimontas, […]
In 2012, composer Ryan Scott Oliver debuted his musical 35mm, inspired by, and featuring his partner Matthew Murphy’s photography. Music Theatre of Madison’s current production of 35mm goes a step yet further. The company has invited 11 local photographers to create new photos based on songs in the musical, which will be projected during the […]