Even in the face of deceptive industry ad campaigns, direct democracy can result in gains for working families, climate action and clean government.
News Articles By Mary Bottari
Corporate interests are dismantling the tools of democracy, such as local and statewide initiative and referendum.
Political discourse in Wisconsin hits a new low.
But as he was speaking another woman came forward with allegations against Donald Trump.
A federal judge in Wisconsin is blowing the whistle on ALEC-inspired voter ID.
What next for supporters of clean elections?
Independent courts are supposed to be a check on the corruption of the political system.
Documents released by the Guardian indicate that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker may have solicited and received corporate checks for the 2011 Senate recall fight and his own 2012 recall election.
A $750,000 campaign contribution from lead pigment manufacturer Harold Simmons resulted in a law change that benefitted his company and harmed Wisconsin's children.
This Labor Day, the 26 million workers who work for federal contractors really have something to celebrate.