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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Crossroads for MIFF

The Milwaukee International Film Festival (MIFF) finished its fifth season last year with another round of record-breaking ticket sales. Rarely have I ever seen consensus on any issue, but there seems to be a virtually unanimous opinion that the Milwaukee International Film Festival has been a great addition to the city and is an institution that’s here to stay. We certainly hope it’s here to stay. But MIFF is at a crossroads. There are going to be changes that we all hope will help the festival grow and not spin out of control and crash and burn. Here, I want to lay out the history of the festival and then explain the crossroads it is facing.
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Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Wink wink, nod nod. There was a convenient understanding between a few rogue cops in the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) and state Republicans who continue to push unnecessary legislation. The agreement worked something like this:
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Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008
The Shepherd Express is proud to announce the launch of our new, very reader oriented website, ExpressMilwaukee.com. As you might know, the Shepherd is in its 26th year in business serving Milwaukee. We are committed to being an independent and alternative voice for news, events, and culture, as well as for all the views of our readers.
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Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008

We have made progress, but we are not close to the mountaintop

WHILE OVERTLY RACIST LAWS ARE A THING OF THE PAST, SUBTLE LEGAL RACISM IS ALIVE AND WELL. IT IS IN MANY WAYS FAR MORE INSIDIOUS AND MUCH MORE DIFFICULT TO FIGHT.
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Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008

Gov. Lee Sherman Dreyfus (1926-2008)

We were all sad to learn of the death of former Gov. Lee Sherman Dreyfus. Lee was a personal friend of mine for the past 36 years.

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