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01.30.2014 | | Posted at 11:27 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
As he promised in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday night, President Obama is going to take matters into his own hands and work around a dysfunctional Congress. Plan #1 is to do whatever he can to jumpstart job creation and lift up low-wage workers. He’s going to talk about that in his visit to GE in Waukesha today, but he’s also going to use executive orders to spur job training. ...
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Annual media watchdog list critiques coverage of whistleblowers and wealth gaps and the notion of journalistic objectivity

 This year’s annual Project Censored list of the most underreported news stories includes the widening wealth gap, the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning for leaking classified documents and
Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013

Corporate Leaders Bemoan Tea Party Default Crisis Created by Their Own Donations

 America’s great minds of business and finance have reached a consensus on the government shutdown and worse, the prospect of a debt default: While the latter is worse, both are bad
Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013

How Republican Extremists Are Shredding Every Principle the GOP Claims to Uphold

By Washington standards, the current government
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013

Grothman continues Republicans’ voter suppression strategy

Here we go again. A Republican legislator is circulating bills that would make it more difficult to vote in Wisconsin. This time, state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) is trying to limit voting by early, in-person absentee voters and impose new ...

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