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Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Public Enemies, the Johnny Depp movie filmed in Wisconsin, has so many interesting things to say about what’s going on in America today, it’s too bad almost all of its messages are subliminal. The film is basically a grown-up cartoon. Depp and his fellow actors skulk around in hats and...
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009
Because of the strong connections between Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) and the job market, unions have always exerted a powerful influence on how the premier job training institution in the state is run. Every one of those unions strongly represented on MATC’s board has a clause in its contract to prevent...
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009
When you are county executive of the largest county in the state and dreaming of running for governor, it can be a bit of a problem when the state declares you incompetent at running government programs in your own county. That was the spot Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker found himself in last week.