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Posted by PR Watch Admin on September 09, 2014

New reports from the Center for Media and Democracy/PRwatch.org on the John Doe criminal probe.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on March 10, 2015

The protests that have erupted in Madison, Wisconsin in the wake of the police shooting of Tony Robinson lay bare the racial inequities in the city and the state as a whole.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on March 08, 2015

While Walker tries to build a national reputation as a straight shooter, the facts paint a picture of a politician governing by "bombshell" and sneak attack.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on February 27, 2015

Here are the faces of some of those protesters that Walker "took on" in 2011, which he says will prepare him for confronting a group known for beheadings and burning people alive.

Posted by Mary Bottari on February 24, 2015

Wisconsin state legislators will meet in an "extraordinary session" today in order to take up so-called "right to work" legislation.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on February 23, 2015

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) made headlines last week after Wisconsin Republicans introduced a virtually word-for-word copy of the ALEC “model” Right to Work Act, following on the heels of Michigan and other states that have taken up the ALEC-inspired anti-union measures in recent years.

Posted by Jessica Mason on February 17, 2015

ALEC is famous for using "small government" rhetoric to push its corporate-funded privatization agenda in state legislatures across the country. In a hypocritical twist, the corporate bill mill now wants city and county governments to subsidize the conferences of its new local offshoot.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on January 13, 2015

A bipartisan effort to enforce Wisconsin’s longstanding laws governing coordination between campaigns and independent groups has been mislabeled a “partisan witch hunt” by a well-funded legal and media campaign, with the ultimate goal of undermining what remains of limits on big money in politics, according to a new report from the Center for Media and Democracy.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on December 26, 2014

The Mall of America's response to Black Lives Matter protests highlight important questions about free speech in an era of privatized public spaces.

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