Earlier this week, Tone Madison published a survey asking the candidates in Wisconsin’s Democratic gubernatorial primary about how, if elected, they would go about supporting the arts in our state. Seven of them got back to us. Since we posted the survey responses straight-up, without any commentary or analysis, we also wanted to step back and have a […]
It’s time for your Democracy Checkup. In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BlueJean explains why he thinks people have lost faith in the Democratic Party, and why people distrust public institutions.
The Democratic Party of Wisconsin has taken it on the chin for the past several election cycles. Since 2009, the Badger State Dems have lost 5 State Senate Seats, 17 Assembly Seats, and 3 gubernatorial elections. Perhaps most stunning, Wisconsin voted Republican in the 2016 Presidential election for the first time since the 1980s. As […]
Alejandro Alonso Galva takes some time to examine the Democratic Party and attitudes about voters that might have to change….among other topics.
“If my accomplishments ever stand out it’s because I’m standing on the shoulders of others.” Growing up in what is now “red America,” Mike McCabe learned the importance of the common good, and how none of us is self made. The Democratic Party seems to have forgotten those values and written off those Americans. In […]
What comes next? Carousel Bayrd is joined by Emerge Wisconsin Executive Director Erin Forest and Democratic Party of Dane County Chair Michael Basford for a conversation about last week’s election.