Category Archives: Politics

Nationwide State Budget Woes Affect Public Universities the Most

As I leave one state (Wisconsin) in dire economic straits led by a group of incompetent corporate cronies, I make a (triumphant?) return to California after a stint in Los Angeles in 2006.  Jerry Brown’s administration has inherited quite a … Continue reading

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Pay No Attention to the Men Behind the Curtain, Wisconsin (or how I learned to stop worrying and love the Kochs)

We’ve been hearing a lot about the Koch Brothers lately. All of a sudden, it seems that they run the whole show, that being the systematic destruction of the middle class. David and Charles Koch own Koch Industries, the second-largest … Continue reading

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Austerity or Power-Grab?: Wisconsin reaps what was sown in November elections

Wisconsin was the only state in the nation where Democrats lost the governorship, a U.S. Senate seat, and both houses of the state Legislature in 2010. Now the state is spiraling into political turmoil as the repercussions of the last … Continue reading

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MY madison walker budget protest pics (budget article soon)

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