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David Michael Miller

Today’s federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour affects not just low-wage workers but us all. It’s time to support an increase to $15. Read more

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David Michael Miller

Isthmus reporter Dylan Brogan traveled to Burlington, VT to see how people are faring since the arrival of F-35 fighter jets at their Air National Guard base. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories 8 Comments

The communities most affected are overwhelmingly against a squadron of F-35 jets at Truax Field. Some feel betrayed by progressive leaders like U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan and Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway. Read more

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David Michael Miller

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan wants to abolish the federal immigration agency, ICE. He says it can’t be fixed. But Pocan’s proposal is a political misstep and lets the real culprit off the hook. Read more

Citizen Dave 6 Comments


David Michael Miller

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan traveled to the United States-Mexico border where he saw the facilities holding immigrants whose families have been torn apart by border agents. He is right to call for the abolition of ICE. Read more


U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan says he never thought his opinion of President Donald Trump could be any lower. Then he toured the detention centers where immigrant children have been taken away from their parents and held in cages. Read more

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David Michael Miller

President Donald Trump once supported single-payer health care. Now that Trumpcare has collapsed, some progressives are hoping to get him back on board. Read more

Democracy in Crisis

Appalled by Trump’s gaffes, scandals and ill-conceived executive orders, progressives are waging a persistent rebellion across the land. One key to making sure the movement lives on: “Keep giving people something to do.” Read more

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Judith Davidoff

Madison activists are not sitting back while President Donald Trump gets going on his promised agenda. Leading Locally Madison met Saturday before the Women’s March to plan its own 100 days of action. Read more


Madison Republican Peter Theron is running for Congress for the fourth time. He, once again, is challenging U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan to share a conservative message with voters who have elected Democrats since 1998. Read more


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Joeff Davis

Although Bernie Sanders won the Wisconsin primary by 13 points, the state’s delegates were split almost evenly at the DNC this week. The process has left Bernie fans feeling burned. Read more