"That 'I'm not alone' feeling is one of the biggest things that people get out of being in a protest," said historian Jonathan Pollack.
SOURCE: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Madison Protesters Tear Down Capitol Statues, Attack State Senator From Milwaukee As Fury Erupts Again
The statue of a Wisconsin abolitionist seemed an odd target for protesters.
SOURCE: Urban Milwaukee
Wisconsin's status as a swing state in presidential elections is nothing new. It reflects the state's part in major trends in American history including immigration, urbanization, and the rural-urban divide.
SOURCE: Counter Punch
by David Roediger and Kathryn Robinson
Did sundown towns elect Trump in Wisconsin?
by Elizabeth Tandy Shermer
“Right to work” sounds benign, if not all-American. It is in fact malignant, not just for organized labor, but also a state’s economic health.
SOURCE: Wisconsin State Journal
One thing that’s not disputed about Frank Lloyd Wright’s father is this: He loved music.Long portrayed as a distant parent and meager breadwinner who abandoned the family when Frank was 17, the senior Wright emerges as a much different character — a cultured and exuberantly creative man who lived a life in music — in the new CD, “The Music of William C. Wright.”Produced by Oak Park, Ill., music historian and architecture fan David Patterson, the 72-minute CD features pieces composed by Frank Lloyd Wright’s father in a musical career that spanned the second half of the 19th century. Many of those years were spent in Wisconsin, including Madison and Frank’s birthplace of Richland Center...
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