Stories tagged: "Editorial"


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Evers’ Victory Shows How Ideas and Conversations Can Overcome Cynicism and Nonstop Ads

Never underestimate the power of simply telling people what you plan to do and basing it in the search for common ground.

Capitol Riot Investigation The Targets
The Jan. 6 Insurrection Was Not an Isolated Event. In Wisconsin, the List of Suspicious or Illegal Activities Is Long.

The hearings by a special congressional committee should be treated as a warning—complacency only helps those who want to tear down our democracy.

Disclaimers
Commissions and Courts Are Not the Only Ones Who Can Enforce Election Rules—Voters Need to Play a Role

It may mean voting in a new direction sometimes, but democracy only works if we don’t reward the authoritarian wannabes.

A passenger is removed from a United Airlines flight in Miami, on March 17, 2021. The Federal Aviation Administration logged a record 5,981 reports of unruly passenger behavior last year—more than 70% involving passengers refusing to comply with well-known and widely advertised face mask safeguards. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP) (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images)
Time to Punch Back Against the Bullies

A new law increasing penalties for threatening healthcare workers in Wisconsin is a good start. From air travel to school boards, there’s more work to be done.

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tl;dr for Friday, March 11, 2022

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Congressional staffers hold their hands up while Capitol Police Swat teams check everyone in the room as they secure the United States Capitol. The supporters of President Donald Trump stormed a session of Congress on January 6, attempting to disrupt or halt efforts to certify Joe Biden's election win (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Opinion: Johnson and Tiffany Must Resign or Be Expelled

Breaking their oath to uphold the Constitution, they cannot be trusted to serve all of us if their loyalty is to mob rule.