On a Sunday morning in late April, I was considering seriously a request I received from my friend John Kerry to join him at the State Department, and put some of the 18 years I spent on African issues as a U.S. Senator back to work on behalf of the United States.
Wisconsin's restrictive voter ID law places burdens disproportionately on the state's voters of color, such as the time and financial costs of getting the underlying documents needed to obtain ID, and traveling to limited DMV offices. That's a far cry from equal access to the polls.
Music was Dave's first love, the one he fell for before he started posting poemed pictures on Astoria street signs over the summer.
Colorado's "Biblical" Flood in Line with Climate Trends reports Andrew Freedman at Climate Central. He notes that this lethal catastrophic event is c...
There's a good chance Thomas has a dirty diaper right now, but he's busy climbing up on the coffee table while his big brother lays on the floor and tries to kick him, so I would hate to disturb him. I'll take care of it in a minute. There are other more important factors at play here today.
(photo: nicolicreer/Flickr Creative Commons) Not even a week after Labor Day, and some of us are already planning weekend getaways that celebrate the...
So what is bullying? Everyone's definition is different just like everyone's experience is different. Bullying is subjective. Yet, this is problematic when our "solutions" to bullying require the definition to be objective.
Wisconsin was once known for its BadgerCare program, and Republican governors like Tommy Thompson helped build it into a robust model for other states. That was all before Governor Walker got his hands on it.
If you're one to honor the emergence of seasonal ingredients, you'll find a cornucopia of food-centric festivals taking place all around the United States, from California to Massachusetts. Here are some of the season's most satiating celebrations.
"We come to work on time, do what the manager says, and help make money for a billion-dollar company. If we all walk out, they don't make that money. So all we want is that equal respect. We help them, now they have to help us."
Wisconsin State Capitol Police Chief David Erwin's policing is working just about as well as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's job creation policies. Esse...
Remember that part in the Bill of Rights where Free Speech and Free Assembly are guaranteed provided the citizen requesting those freedoms does so upon the approval of his or her permit request? I don't remember that last part, either.
For a party that claims a strong desire for limited government and personal freedom, Republicans' inject themselves into the lives of others with complete disregard for their well-being or right to personal freedoms.
When I remarked that the crippling poverty felt across the globe and sparking revolutions was not as prevalent yet in the United States, Femi quickly corrected me.
I'm not stupid, American women aren't stupid, and the men with whom many of us share our lives aren't stupid. We get the big picture, even if we don't all know all the details of the more than 300 abortion restrictions lawmakers introduced during this year's legislative sessions -- some of the most restrictive and extreme we've seen in years.
Our clinic might close this week. Wisconsinís new abortion law, Act 37, has been delayed by a temporary restraining order until a hearing July 17. If the law goes into effect, Affiliated Medical Services will close its doors after 30 years as a Milwaukee abortion provider.