• Keep 20 on the council

    Mayor Paul Soglin wants to reduce the size of the Madison Common Council. But that will be an expensive endeavor - and it could hurt our citizen democracy. more


  • Chiseled hometown face shows up on The Bachelorette

    It’s not often that major reality television events find their way to our neck of the woods — 77 square miles surrounded by reality TV, amirite? — but it looks like that’s about to change with Season 13 of ABC’s The Bachelorette. more


  • Trump, Erdogan, and populist oppression

    For all of their intense nationalism, populist movements are spurring strange alliances, such as that between Erdogan, an Islamic nationalist, and Trump, an Islamophobic nationalist. more

  • Fifty years later

    Over the last 50 years, Madison’s Indian community has grown and thrived, but their contributions aren’t always noticed. A citizen coalition is throwing a party to celebrate this successful immigrant group. more

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