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Inmates spend time in the Eau Claire County Jail. (Contributed photo)
ACLU Calls on Gov. Evers to Stick to His Pledge to Release More Low-Risk Inmates

American Civil Liberties Union cites COVID-19 racing through prisons. Commentary from Research Fellow Wil Steebs.

Contrary to the CDC's recommendations, President Trump left Walter Reed Medical Center over the weekend in a car full of Secret Service officers to wave to his supporters (AP Photo/Anthony Peltier).
As Doctors, We Took a Pledge to Do No Harm. Our President Should Too.

We've seen the toll that the coronavirus has taken in hospitals across the country. Despite what President Trump says and does, the coronavirus is dangerous, still spreading, and worthy of being feared.

Trump and Coronavirus
Beyond Politics: What Trump’s COVID-19 Diagnosis Means to Wisconsin

If even a president can catch the coronavirus, will some people change the behaviors responsible for a spike in cases and deaths?

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy, Ron Johnson and John Barrasso during a news briefing following their meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kyivv, Ukraine, February 14, 2020.
Outagamie County Exec Compares Johnson’s Misuse of Senate Committee to McCarthy

Tom Nelson says the Twitter age won’t save Ron Johnson.

Mother and child wearing face masks while shopping
I Survived the Smoking Ban Debate. The Debate Over Masks Is Just as Ridiculous.

Ten years later bars and restaurants are still with us. Opposing COVID-19 safeguards is a more certain path toward going out of business.

This Young Couple Didn't Even Have Symptoms. Their COVID Results Shocked Them.
This Young Couple Didn’t Even Have Symptoms. Their COVID Results Shocked Them.

As cases spike among young adults, couple encourages everyone to get tested. ‘We would have continued to unknowingly spread it.’

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I’m a Former VP at Cigna. Health Insurers Are No Friend to Racial Equity.

As a former health insurance executive who oversaw corporate communications, I know first-hand that these recent carefully crafted commitments to racial justice are designed to paper over a shameful truth.