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Carolyn Stanford Taylor: We are responsible for creating the change we need

We are witnessing the urgency of seizing this moment and committing ourselves to creating a new system of education where a child’s race is not a predictor of success or failure in our schools. This predictability inherent in our current system means the system must change—we must change.

M.D. Kittle: Johnson’s Columbus Day kerfuffle

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson was skewered by his fellow conservatives after he proposed a substitute amendment ostensibly crafted to swap Columbus Day for Juneteenth Day on the crowded list of federal holidays.

Bill Kaplan: 446,000 Wisconsinites lost health insurance

What is needed at a minimum is health care coverage for all Americans.

Dominique Paul Noth: MPS seeks a regional earthquake in society and education

The solution to hyper-segregation in K-12, the MPS board now realizes aloud, must be regional -- not just within its own public school system but by motivating a regional army.

Dave Zweifel: We can reopen the economy — but only if we’re smart about it

We can reopen the economy if we just be smart. Why so many behave otherwise is a question I'm afraid future generations will be asking many years from now.

Paul Fanlund: How one man’s death exemplifies Madison’s racial justice resolve

I understand the argument that white Madison has failed to put its money where its mouth is and that comfortable older liberals secretly prefer the status quo. Well, Tim was both — comfortable and old — yet he fought the good fight right to the finish line. Madison has many like him, which gives me hope.
video ‘The Insiders’ discuss Thompson’s appointment as interim UW System president

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, discuss the appointment of former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy G. Thompson as interim president of the UW System. Sponsored by...

Ronna McDaniel: USMCA will foster prosperity for Wisconsinites and all of America

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement goes into effect today after years of hard-fought negotiation on the part of President Trump and Republicans.

Rena Yehuda Newman: Don’t mourn for statues; imagine what can flourish in their place

Once examined more deeply, these statues and the white desire to defend them reveals a deeper truth about American racism which implicates more of us than just those flying the Confederate flag.

Dan O’Donnell: A more perfect union

We are one people, conceived in the liberty that we have always defended and dedicated to the proposition that we can, together as we always have, fight the eternal fight for a more perfect union.

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