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Emil Seidel

Emil Seidel, mayor of the City of Milwaukee from 1910 to 1912.

Seidel was the first Socialist mayor of a major U.S. city.

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Murphy’s Law: Should Barrett Worry About Reelection?
Murphy’s Law

Should Barrett Worry About Reelection?

Another easy win seems certain. Which may not be so good for Milwaukee.

Op Ed: Requiem for the Commons
Op Ed

Requiem for the Commons

Mutilated Marcus Center grove is just one of county’s many public spaces threatened by actions leaving citizens out in the cold.

Books: Remembering Milwaukee’s Socialist Days
Books

Remembering Milwaukee’s Socialist Days

New book The Fall of Wisconsin, contrasts state’s progressives with Scott Walker era.

Murphy’s Law: Who Now Has Power Over Police Chief?
Murphy’s Law

Who Now Has Power Over Police Chief?

Common Council may regret stripping mayor’s power over Police-Fire director.

House Confidential: A Cottage of Curiosities
House Confidential

A Cottage of Curiosities

How old or who designed it is unknown; and why the peculiar shared wall?

The Roundup: Dem Challenge for Panzer Seat
The Roundup

Dem Challenge for Panzer Seat

The disarray of the Republican 20th Senate District has convinced the Democratic Party to field a write-in candidate for primary.