A struggle between local activists and a multinational corporation that could have long-lasting repercussions for the very heart of the Upper Midwest.
A hotly contested permit for the expansion of an oil pipeline through Dane County faces more criticism over its lack of an insurance mandate for spill clean-ups. Peter Anderson of the Madison chapter of environmental group 350.org joined the program to share why he believes increasing the capacity of Line 61 should concern his fellow […]
According to a report by advocacy group Smart Growth America, between 2009 and 2011, Wisconsin spent 39 percent of its highway budget on road repair versus 61 percent on road expansion, thus adding to its backlog of roads requiring future maintenance. Nowhere does this imbalance manifest itself more than in the Milwaukee metropolitan area, where […]
At a time when violence and racism seem to dominate our cultural landscape, stories of people putting their talents toward the good of others feel particularly crucial. That’s the path rapper F. Stokes has chosen to take with his new educational project, Rappin’ Ricky.
When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the legality of health insurance subsidies in states with federally-run exchanges, it not only prevented millions of Americans from effectively losing their insurance, but also gave a major win to the Obama administration on its signature legislation.
A fair amount of the media coverage surrounding the new ‘protected class’ status for Madison’s homeless residents revolved around the politicking and rhetorical sparring sessions that went on between Mayor Paul Soglin and the Common Council.