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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."

Jon Queally ·


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.”

Ruth Conniff ·


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.

Ruth Conniff ·


An Undemocratic GOP Enshrines Zombie Laws via Midwest Coups

What do the Michigan and Wisconsin power grab bills mean for the future?

Roger Bybee ·


'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

Jake Johnson ·


Republicans Don't Want Your Vote to Count

They're trying to overturn the will of voters in Wisconsin, Michigan, and maybe a state near you

Jill Richardson ·


Wisconsin Schools the Nation on Hypocrisy and Partisan Power Grabs

"This is just not the process we should have in an advanced democracy."

Mary Bottari ·


The GOP's Plot to Destroy Our Democracy Is Coming Into View

What is happening in Wisconsin symbolizes the latest tactics of a party that has set itself up for minority rule at the expense of democracy

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


'Democracy Dies...in the Early Morning Light' as Wisconsin GOP Rams Through 'Lame Duck Legislative Coup'

"Scott Walker may be on the way out of office for the first time in a quarter century, but his corrosive brand of politics lives on in his fellow Republicans."

Jake Johnson ·


Wisconsin’s GOP Scheme to Keep Scott Walker as Zombie Governor

Republicans are using their gerrymandered control of the state to push through a slew of power-grabbing bills before the newly elected Democratic governor and attorney general can take office

Jud Lounsbury ·

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