Commentary


Main Street in downtown Racine (Photo via Facebook/City of Racine)
Opinion: Big Business Lobbies Don’t Speak for Main Street Shops

In an op-ed, the state manager for the Main Street Alliance, argues the big lobby that claims to be pro-business in Wisconsin is bad for mom-and-pop shops.

Wisconsin's gun deer hunting season has begun. (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Appreciate the Deer Hunt

UpNorthNews reporter Julian Emerson recounts his wide range of experiences with Wisconsin's gun deer hunting season.

Becky Cooper in Bounce Milwaukee
Op-Ed: ‘You Don’t Speak for Me,’ Small Business Owner Tells Lobbyists Opposing Biden’s Agenda

Becky Cooper, owner of Bounce Milwaukee, lays out her support for human-focused components of Biden's agenda.

Justin Blake and activists march Monday evening for Jacob Blake
Commentary: Little Has Changed Since the Blake Shooting. It Doesn’t Have to Be That Way.

Despite immense pressure for change, political leaders have done little. Activists have stepped up.

The Cedarburg School District covered up this mural in Webster Middle School because, it claimed, the mural didn't represent "all members of our school community" and the students didn't get final approval. (Photo via Webster Middle School/Facebook)
Commentary: Cedarburg’s School Mural Fiasco Shows Why We Need to Get Out of Our Bubbles

The district said the mural didn't represent "all members of our school community." But who was really left out?

In this file photo from August 2020, recipients line up in their vehicles in a church parking lot in Cameron, WI, for surplus food from grocery stores.
Opinion: Want to Truly Recover From COVID? We Need an Economic Justice Bill of Rights

Freshmen state Reps. Hong and Shelton say the coronavirus recession shows the need to establish basic safeguards for all.

Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Mississippi. The federal government plans to distribute over the coming week a total of 7.9 million doses of vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer Inc. (Photo by Paul Sancya - Pool/Getty Images)
Eau Claire Columnist Reflects on Getting Vaccine While Suffering From ‘Survivor’s Guilt’

People age 65 and older among those added to the eligibility list.