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March 29, 2023 5:30 am

Wisconsin’s Ugly and Important Supreme Court Race

The acrimony continues to rise in the days leading up to the pivotal April 4 election.
Bill Lueders
March 21, 2023 5:30 am

The Progressive Case for Free Speech

If we believe in democracy, we must protect everyone’s right to say things we despise.
Bill Lueders
March 9, 2023 5:30 am

Want to Stop Extremists from Becoming President? Try Primary Runoffs

It’s a way to ensure that winners receive majority support—and that fringe candidates won't cruise to victory on pluralities alone.
Charles S. Bullock III and Loch K. Johnson
March 8, 2023 5:30 am

Can the CHIPS Act Be Implemented Without Becoming a Byzantine Mess?

The semiconductor industry and the need for what Hamilton called “the steady administration of the laws.”
Adam J. White
March 7, 2023 5:30 am

A Pitched Battle for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Both sides paint the other as dangerous, 30 seconds at a time. One side may be right.
Bill Lueders
March 6, 2023 5:30 am

‘James Madison’s Vision of Pluralism’

Freedom and faction.
David French
March 6, 2023 5:30 am

Joe Biden Wants You to Know He’s Not Soft on Crime

But the politics surrounding his willingness to see D.C.’s new criminal code overruled are messy and complicated for Democrats.
Jill Lawrence
March 1, 2023 5:30 am

How ‘Final Five Voting’ Can Help Save Democracy

By eliminating party primaries and using an instant runoff process, this reform would help reduce the scourge of negative partisanship.
Katherine Gehl
February 28, 2023 5:30 am

Josh Hawley’s False Choice

For a guy who says we should do less for Ukraine and more for America’s working people, he sure doesn’t…
Jill Lawrence
February 16, 2023 5:30 am

‘The Sun and Sky Were Darkened’: The Politics of the Train Derailment

Bleak economic realities for many communities in Appalachia.
Daniel McGraw