It was no surprise
that Gov. Scott Walker yet again expanded the state’s voucher school program,
under the guise of providing more choice for families. Walker proposes to
implement vouchers in nine additional districts, as well
If you only rely on mainstream, corporate-owned media for your news,
you’re missing out on a wealth of information that’s vital to understanding our
world and creating a healthy society. According to the researchers
In the accelerating privatization of public schools, taxpayer-funded
charter schools seem to have a better reputation than voucher schools because
they are linked to a public entity—typically the city, a school board
Supporters of U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin gathered at her Milwaukee campaign headquarters to have a chat about the record of her Republican rival, Tommy Thompson. The panelists—state Rep. Sandy Pasch, state Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa and MPS board member Megan Hollman—and the dozen or so women in attendance had a good chuckle about Tommy’s new campaign ad featuring his wife, Sue Ann, wh...
Is Milwaukee County quietly attempting to privatize the zoo?
That’s the concern of those who are asking pointed questions about a report being drafted by a consultant who specializes in transitioning public zoos to private, nonprofit entities.
In the 2010 budget, the county board approved spending $20,000 for a study of the zoo’s operations, which was to include...
The most puzzling aspect of John McCain’s political persona is his habitual attraction to George W. Bush’s bad ideas. Their shared enthusiasm for invading Iraq and then escalating the war is why “McSame” will soon become the new shorthand for the Arizona Republican, replacing “maverick”—but that isn’t the only reason.