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Lena Taylor: Land of the free for who?

As we close out Black History Month, it is disheartening to think of how many of the old racial fights remain or have resurfaced.

Matthew DeFour: State needs a more open redistricting process

The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com. Wisconsin lawmakers will soon begin redrawing...

David Blaska: We’re not worshiping the golden calf or the cult of personality

The Republican bench is young and talented, deep and hungry. Donald Trump will not be the party’s nominee in 2024.

Gregory Humphrey: How would Proxmire view Chinese genocide?

U.S. should heed his example and hold China accountable for human rights abuses.

Spencer Black: A cautionary tale

The loss of the passenger pigeon isn’t just history. Even seemingly robust natural resources can prove to be fragile.

Bill Berry: Organized opposition can be effective

The Driftless region and its residents are being buffeted by several landscape-scale projects that have divided neighbors and ignited citizen and environmental groups.

John Torinus: Amidst double-barreled crisis, give Tommy an extension

We are right in the middle of two “wars” – one the biggest public health battle in the history of the state, the other a deep fiscal crisis for the state and therefore for the university, too. Tommy is fully engaged in both monumental crises. It’s just not a good time to bring in a newcomer.

Bill Kaplan: Democratic-led House passes COVID-19 relief

On Saturday morning the Democratic-led House passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) 219-212 along party lines.

Rick Esenberg and Daniel Lennington: Evers’ COVID-19 executive orders have highlighted flaws in Wisconsin...

The time is now to reform Wisconsin’s antiquated emergency-powers laws and provide meaningful protections for our basic freedoms.

John Nichols: Pocan calls out the GOP’s Q-Anon vibe

Pocan called out the cruelty and extremism that was on display during the debate over the Equality Act.

Howard Marklein: Looking into our elections

Every American should have confidence that their vote matters and is counted. Right now, there are many Americans, and many Wisconsinites, who do not believe this.

Dave Zweifel: Lindsey Graham’s long history of flexible principles

Like our own Ron Johnson, Graham has become unhinged and nothing short of farcical in his allegiance to Trump and his cult.

Dave Murphy: AG Kaul wrong on student debt forgiveness

Excessive loan forgiveness will undoubtedly drive up the cost of college even more and force more people to borrow against their future with federal loans.

David and Noah Relles: The importance — to citizens and democracy — of granting...

One Biden he can start to restore the foundations of democracy is to grant pardons to deserving people.

Bruce Murphy: The Foxconn real estate show

There are now four buildings on Mount Pleasant campus. But what exactly are they for?
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