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Ruth Conniff

Ruth Conniff, editor of The Progressive magazine.

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Op Ed: The War Over Democracy Isn’t Over
Op Ed

The War Over Democracy Isn’t Over

Both nationally and in Wisconsin there will be more attempts to undermine elections.

Op Ed: UW System Quietly Adds More Charter Schools It Oversees
Op Ed

UW System Quietly Adds More Charter Schools It Oversees

Now up to 13 K-12 schools, including one that's part of a for-profit chain.

Op Ed: 5 Lessons From Mid-Term Election
Op Ed

5 Lessons From Mid-Term Election

Milwaukee's under-performance is a problem. And lack of national Democratic funding doomed Pfaff.

Op Ed: Public Schools At Stake in Governor’s Race
Op Ed

Public Schools At Stake in Governor’s Race

Michels wants universal school choice, would dismantle public schools.

Op Ed: Social Security At Issue in Fall Election
Op Ed

Social Security At Issue in Fall Election

Ron Johnson supports ending guaranteed right to Social Security, Medicare.

Op Ed: Tammy Baldwin’s Big Moment
Op Ed

Tammy Baldwin’s Big Moment

Wisconsin’s Democratic U.S. Senator leads the way toward bipartisan deal on marriage equality.

Op Ed: State Republicans Want More Guns
Op Ed

State Republicans Want More Guns

Party convention document opposes background checks, red flag laws, supports open and concealed carry without permits.

Op Ed: Midwives Prepare to Protect Abortion Access
Op Ed

Midwives Prepare to Protect Abortion Access

Using abortion pills or helping pay transportation to states still doing abortion.

Op Ed: Tim Michels Is No Political ‘Outsider’
Op Ed

Tim Michels Is No Political ‘Outsider’

Candidate for governor has long record of political donations, lobbying, state contracts.

Op Ed: A Moment of Clarity On Voting Rights
Op Ed

A Moment of Clarity On Voting Rights

Marquette pollster Charles Franklin goes off script at Press Club.

Op Ed: Why Doctors Oppose ‘Medical Freedom’
Op Ed

Why Doctors Oppose ‘Medical Freedom’

Republican bill allows rebel practitioners to prescribe ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19.

Op Ed: Our Fourth Of July Crisis
Op Ed

Our Fourth Of July Crisis

Voting rights imperiled and a push to mandate singing the national anthem.

Which Members of Congress Got Vaccine?

Which Members of Congress Got Vaccine?

One third are Republicans, survey of 22 states find. But Wisconsin divided by party.

Lessons From the 1918 Influenza Plague

Lessons From the 1918 Influenza Plague

‘We have done such a poor job.' Wisconsin was a leader in 1918, says historian.

Data Wonk: Who Benefits From the Madison Vandalism?
Data Wonk

Who Benefits From the Madison Vandalism?

History suggests it could change the narrative, change voters’ views.

Murphy’s Law: Journal Sentinel Slams “Liberal” News Site
Murphy’s Law

Journal Sentinel Slams “Liberal” News Site

Claims Wisconsin Examiner is “partisan” and “slanted” but provides not one example.

Murphy’s Law: A New State “Progressive” Publication
Murphy’s Law

A New State “Progressive” Publication

Wisconsin Examiner adds to Capitol press corps, with a "people's" perspective on policies.