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Dona Palmer: I value life, but also a woman’s right to choose

I don’t know what the influences are on a woman’s full range of spirituality and thinking, but I believe I do not have the right to force a woman to go against her conscience. Abortion may not be the choice I think I’d make, but her decision is not mine to usurp.

Spencer Black: Unpack the U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has been packed with right-wingers in contradiction of constitutional norms, majority opinion and any regard for honest and fair play.

M.D. Kittle: Cronyism charges against Evers agency

Supporting Families Together Association, which has administered the state’s YoungStar program for more than a decade, filed the protest letter after DCF last month signaled its plans to award the contract to New York-based Shine Early Learning.

Dave Cieslewicz: Over the Mnookin

The Regents saw something in Mnookin that they thought was right for the Madison campus. Let’s give her a chance to demonstrate what it is.

Reggie Jackson: Lessons from the Downtown shootings

Residents of Milwaukee cannot hide from our responsibilities.

Matthew Rothschild: Wisconsin false electors on the hot seat

Law Forward filed a lawsuit against the 10 false electors and two attorneys who engaged in a bogus scheme to overturn our votes in the Electoral College.

Terry Falk: Why school funding referendums fail

Why did so many in the state pass while the West Allis referendum failed?

John Torinus: Does Wisconsin need another hospital merger?

One of the scariest economic threats facing the country, the state, companies and households is the out-of-control annual rise in health care costs, and the mergers have proven only to increase costs.

Reggie Jackson: Buffalo shooter not a lone wolf

How mainstream racial discourse nurtures White domestic terrorists.

Dave Zweifel: 40 million guns sold in last two years. Don’t you feel safer?

The lax rules we have now — supposedly aimed at making us all safer — aren't working at all.

Bruce Murphy: Is Ron Johnson a white supremacist?

He pushed the great replacement theory that influenced the racist mass shooter in Buffalo. Johnson spokeswoman says senator condemns the shooting and that he doesn't support replacement theory.

Ruth Conniff: Seizing on tragedy, Republicans seem determined to make things worse

Wisconsin Republicans are preparing for their political convention this weekend by putting out statements seeking to one-up each other in a game of Who’s the Toughest in response to the shootings last Friday night outside the Bucks stadium in Milwaukee.

David Blaska: Will Hunter Biden teach drug policy at UW-Madison?

He knows the subject and the new chancellor!

M.D. Kittle: New liberal UW Chancellor to make $750,000 a year

Jennifer Mnookin is a California liberal with a concerning record of passionate support for leftist ideology like critical race theory. And she’s about to rake in three-quarters of a million dollars a year in a taxpayer-subsidized salary.

Dan O’Donnell: Extreme violence and a conspiracy of silence

Two former employees of Menomonee Falls’ Benjamin Franklin Elementary are coming forward with shocking stories of physical and even sexual assault committed by shockingly young children.

Julie Lassa: On the road to success in rural America

The investments we’re making now will ensure everyone in rural Wisconsin has the opportunity to succeed, and that they can find that opportunity right at home—today and for generations to come.

Owen Robinson: Abort Democrat policies, not babies

If Democrats are hoping that a reinvigorated debate about abortion will save them from an electoral correction for their disastrous policies, they are mistaken.

Bill Wineke: Suddenly, the GOP sees abortion as no big deal

For the past half-century, right-wing politicians have pointed to legalized abortion as the source of most evil and have promised to abolish it once they achieved power. Now, a draft opinion by Justice Alito promises to do just that and more and our GOP friends are assuring us it is no big deal.

Bruce Murphy: Gwen Moore discusses her abortion

One of few women in Congress to talk frankly about the days before Roe, an era that may soon return.

Patrick McIlheran: Next time, listen to parents

Kids are reaping the consequences of school shutdowns.

Matt Rothschild: The terrible toll of white nationalism

White nationalism and the bogus replacement theory make it open season on Blacks and on Jews.

John Nichols: Killing of Palestinian-American journalist demands investigation and accountability

As someone who has reported frequently over the years from Israel and Palestine, I was horrified by the news of the killing of Abu Akleh, an American citizen who had spent most of her career covering the Middle East.

Lindsay Blumer: WIOA reauthorization needed to address worker skills training & talent pipeline pathways

We have the opportunity to make lasting changes in our workforce development systems by investing in modern, flexible, and inclusive programs that get results.

M.D. Kittle: Team Evers’ $24,000 Ryder Cup party

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. knows how to have a good time — on the taxpayer’s dime.

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