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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss Underly’s election as state schools superintendent

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, discuss how Jill Underly will lead Wisconsin's schools and look back at partisan involvement in the non-partisan state superintendent's election.

Paul Fanlund: Baby boomers are the worst generation ever, or so we’re told

Millennial authors Jill Filipovic and Helen Andrews have new books that blame pretty much everything wrong with America on the post-World War II generation.

Libby Sobic and Will Flanders: With the backing of teachers unions, underly wins Wisconsin...

The state schools superintendent race exposed a growing schism on the left around the issue of education reform.

Dave Cieslewicz: Handicapping the U.S. Senate race

The Democratic primary for the right to take on U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (should he decide to run for a third term — see below) is starting to fill up.

Nicole Tieman: In a healthy society, different views don’t disqualify a friendship

Sometimes it seems impossible that we could get back to a place of understanding and tolerance, but I think it could be if we all took ourselves a little less seriously.

James Wigderson: Marquette loses its Warrior of words. John McAdams, RIP.

McAdams was an expert on the death penalty and the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, but he was known nationally for his four-year fight against Marquette University to regain his teaching position after he was suspended over a post on his blog, Marquette Warrior.

Dave Zweifel: It’s time to fix America’s infrastructure — and make corporations help pay...

Those who benefit the most should be required to help pay for it.

Roger Roth: Consistency key in ‘curing’ ballots

By implementing a standardized process, we could level the playing field for voters, helping ensure fairness and transparency while strengthening the integrity of our elections.

Jeff Smith: Imagine the possibilities during the ‘Year of Broadband Access’

It’s become more obvious over the last year that internet access isn’t just a luxury — it’s a necessity

Bruce Murphy: Johnson’s ‘presidential’ speech fizzles

Senator gets no coverage of Mar-a-Lago speech, but working hard to get national attention.

Reggie Jackson: What Daunte Wright’s shooting teaches us about reform efforts

Fear seems to be a convenient excuse in almost every major case where unarmed Blacks are shot and killed by police.

Dan O’Donnell: The truth about police shootings in America

Nearly every single person police officers have shot and killed since The Washington Post started its comprehensive database has been armed, yet the popular misconception persists that law enforcement is killing unarmed black men at a staggering rate.

M.D. Kittle: Evers wants all the money

The Republican-controlled Assembly on Tuesday passed a package of bills directing how the state should spend the $3.2 billion in federal COVID relief funding — bills that Wisconsin’s go-it-alone Democratic governor will probably veto.

Fabu: Women will fight, again, to protect voting rights

Late last month, Kemp signed a sweeping voting restrictions bill — while surrounded by other white male politicians — that President Biden referred to as “Jim Crow in the 21st century."

John Torinus: Can we keep the Great Lakes great?

The Fresh Water Collaborative of Wisconsin proposes to pull together the existing brain power that is housed in pockets across the 13 UW campuses, like Madison, Superior and Green Bay.
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