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WATCH: Riding The Hop with Martin Moore

Published Nov. 7, 2018

Join contributor Martin Moore in the above video as we ride the streetcar, talk with fellow riders, snap some photos, and then head out to do our duty as good practicing Americans and vote.

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Milwaukee groups urge residents to vote "yes" for legalizing marijuana

Published Nov. 3, 2018

WJI, ACLU of Wisconsin, MICAH and several state leaders are calling for voters to support legalization of medicinal and recreational marijuana by voting yes to the non-binding referendum question on their ballots Nov. 6, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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New "Our City, Your Vote" series rises to power

Published Sept. 13, 2018

In an effort to get more Millennials of color to the voting booths, a series of hip-hop focused events will kick off this month and continue through 2020. The event, called "Our City, Your Vote," was created by Kennita Hickman.

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A Partisan Judiciary?

"Calling a seat on the (Wisconsin)  Supreme Court  'non-partisan' is a flagrant lie.....Voters deserve the truth.....They have the right to see a letter designation  behind the candidate's name......I am a Democrat....Justice  (Patience) Roggensack is a Republican." ...

Four Hot Council Races

All 15  Milwaukee aldermen are seeking re-election this Spring.  Since incumbents have major advantages  in name-recognition, fund-raising and endorsements, they almost always win. But  here are four  aldermanic districts in which incumbents face serious chalenges:8th:&nb...

Are Corporations People?

"Corporations are people, my friend."  Mitt Romney at the Iowa State Fair in August, 2011.If Romney had declared that chimpanzees were people  he would have been closer to the truth, since chimps are  living mammals with about 99% of the same DNA as humans.  But corp...

An Open Letter to "Occupy Milwaukee"

So, you  successfully closed the North Avenue bridge over I-43 at 8th Street for several hours last Thursday night, November 17. Mazel tov.  Thanks to your bold action,  the scores of  investment bankers and hedge fund managers who live in the area needed  another ha...

Primaries and Polarization

"..eliminating closed state primaries, which enable ideological activists to dominate elections.."  Former Rep.  Lee Hamilton (D, Indiana)  (1)A closed primary is limited to voters who register as either a Democrat or Republican, although they can switch parties from one ...

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