Opinion

Opinion

Advantageous Advocacy: The 10-Step D-I-Y Meeting Agenda Planner

A worthwhile and efficient meeting usually requires solid preparation and strong organization. A leader putting in a little time up-front goes a long way toward achieving objectives and making meeting attendees believe their time is valued.

Will Flanders: Celebrating Tommy Thompson and school choice

It took the courage and leadership of Gov. Thompson and a host of others to expand educational opportunity by going against the status quo education mindset.

Bruce Thompson: Why GOP backs gerrymandering

Once leaders of both parties opposed it. Why did Republicans change?

Michael Leon: Wisconsin Republicans want reversal of anti-gerrymandering ruling

Gerrymandering is one of myriad tools by Republicans bent on engineering a Republican government irrespective of the will of voters and the rule of law.

Jessica Murphy: Four years after the slush fund scandal: Where does the UW stand?

It seems as though the UW System is taking steps to bring down the surplus funds, but considering it still has $883.3 million cash on hand, there's still plenty of room to improve.

Tom Still: Why Wisconsin is a bottom-feeder in startup index — and how it...

There are some specific steps Wisconsin policymakers can — and should — take to improve its business startup rate, which once again anchored the bottom of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s annual index.

David D. Haynes: In the middle of Europe, lessons for Wisconsin?

The revival in Berlin illustrates that even a city once torn by ideology and a massive wall, can get a recharge from new businesses and innovative people.

Kathleen Vinehout: Audit: WEDC cannot be certain of any jobs created or retained

A recently released audit by the nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau found that “WEDC cannot be certain about the number of jobs actually created or retained as a result of any awards that ended.”

Sunny Schubert: Rural resentment laid bare

UW professor spent six years listening to rural Wisconsin residents express their frustrations.

Mitch Henck: Wisconsin GOP at war like never before

In "Two Minutes with Mitch" radio personality Mitch Henck gives his two cents on the increased tension between Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin Republicans.
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