All Articles on Scott Walker

John Nichols (Photo by Joe Mabel/ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0) Views
Crisis in Journalism Is a Crisis for Democracy
'We need journalism to expose this dumbing down and bartering off of policy making'
Read more
Just days after Scott Walker announced that he was the new head of CSNDS, he announced that he also would be working for a group whose primary focus is to defend Republican state legislatures that have gerrymandered their states. (Photo: H. Darr Beiser, USA TODAY) Views
Scott Walker to Head ‘Slow Moving Coup’ to Repeal-and-Replace U.S. Constitution
Hiding behind the goal of a “balanced budget,” is a movement about using constitutional change to destroy the power of the federal government
Read more
On December 14, 2018, Scott Walker released a Venn diagram when he signed the lame-duck bills into law claiming that they did not curtail the powers of the new Democratic governor. Views
Boom! Wisconsin GOP’s Lame-Duck Power Grab Ruled Unconstitutional
The people of Wisconsin were “entitled to a government that represents their interests transparently, welcomes citizens’ input, and respects the limits of its constitutional authority.”
Read more
News
'Foxconn Was a Major Con': Backed by Trump Promises and $4 Billion in Subsidies, Company Admits Factory Jobs Not Coming
"Foxconn took Wisconsin for a ride. Other states, beware the allure of the mega deal."
Read more
Three fifth graders Views
Washington Post Forgets to Mention, Scott Walker Misled Fifth Graders About Taxes
Former Wisconsin governor either does not understand how our income tax system works or is deliberately lying to advance his agenda
Read more
News
Ocasio-Cortez Forced to Explain Marginal Tax Rates to 'Far-Right Former Governor' Scott Walker
"Imagine if you did chores for abuela & she gave you $10. When you got home, you got to keep it, because it's only $10.... Then we taxed the billionaire in town because he's making tons of money underpaying the townspeople."
Read more
Former President Barack Obama at a rally in October, 2018 with Senator Tammy Baldwin, and soon-to-be- elected Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and Attorney General Mandela Barnes, at Milwaukee's North Division High School. (Photo: Nile Ostenso) Views
Goodbye ‘Divide and Conquer’: With Walker Gone, Wisconsin Begins a New Era
“We’ve gotten away from who we are and the values that make Wisconsin great. Not Democratic or Republican values, but Wisconsin values: Kindness and respect, empathy and compassion and integrity and civility.”
Read more
Views
Redrawing the Political Map: Gerrymandering Fights Set the Stage for 2019 and Beyond
In one scenario, courts could affirm the gerrymandered map, extend the Republican legislature's power grab, and allow it to lock itself in power for the foreseeable future.
Read more
Views
An Undemocratic GOP Enshrines Zombie Laws via Midwest Coups
What do the Michigan and Wisconsin power grab bills mean for the future?
Read more
News
'A Very Dark Day for Democracy': Scott Walker Signs Wisconsin GOP's 'Legislative Coup' Into Law
"This is the kind of thing autocrats do," declared journalist Ari Berman
Read more

Pages