Alders should be paid a full-time salary because it is a full-time job and people should be paid for their labor. It is clear that the city can afford to pay all 20 alders a full-time salary. Continue reading Full-Sized Common Council or Full-Time Pay for Alders? We Need Both
By Frank Emspak The COVID-19 virus shows the complete inability of the US health system to serve the majority of its citizens. The Trump administration’s responses have been tax cuts, interest rate cuts to help the stock market, and travel … Continue reading A Health Emergency Demands Treatment NOT Tax Breaks
By Mark Hackler The Military-Industrial Complex (MIC) is alive and flourishing the U.S. This article looks first at MIC in the U.S., followed by the Military Side of MIC in Madison. Next, the Industrial (Business) Side of MIC in Madison … Continue reading Military Industrial Complex in Madison
By Karl Locher During the infamous lame duck legislative session in the closing days of 2018, the Wisconsin legislature passed a breathtakingly reactionary agenda. The rapid move to limit the power of the incoming Evers administration was the object of … Continue reading Wisconsin’s Brutal Cuts to Medicaid Prove Necessity of Medicare for All
By Paul Buhle The Wisconsin Uprising of 2011-12 was so unexpected, so inspired and inspiring, and the thumping defeat that followed so disheartening, that the whole series of events now threatened to become a phantom memory, almost unreal. The idea … Continue reading Remembering the Uprising
By: Allen Ruff The Madison area’s current campaign to stop the stationing of twenty F-35 attack jets at Truax Field/Dane County Airport demands the active support of all socialists. The local and global issues related to the proposed base should … Continue reading Socialists Must Fight the War Machine at Home
By Mary E. Croy Trump trumpeted the technology manufacturing deal with Taiwanese company Foxconn as the “eighth wonder of the world” when company executives visited the White House, according to then Chief of Staff and Wisconsin GOP insider Reince Priebus. … Continue reading Foxconn: We Want Our Money Back!