Democracy in Crisis


  • Sha na na na, goodbye!

    The Solidarity Sing Along turned triumphant the day after Democrat Tony Evers defeated Gov. Scott Walker. The group will keep singing until he’s out of office — and possibly after that, too. more


  • Is there a future for football?

    You could make a fair case that nothing much would be lost if football went away. After all, there are plenty of safer alternatives. But there could be ways to make the game safer without banning it forever. more

  • Meet Meep

    Inspired by cartoons and skateboard designs, an enigmatic street artist has been decorating Madison’s east side with surrealist nostalgia. more

  • Luna’s wild ride

    The couple bringing a grocery store to one of Madison’s most notorious food deserts is hoping to raise $50,000 after a series of setbacks delayed the project. But the store is on track to open Nov. 15. more

  • A memorial for Mildred Harnack

    Mildred Harnack, a UW-Madison alum who married a German, was the only American woman executed on Adolph Hitler’s direct orders. On Oct. 31, Madison Arts Commission placed a memorial in Marshall Park. more


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