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Archive | May 2004

On Nader’s Service to Democracy

by David Coles Ralph Nader’s recent entry into the field of presidential candidates was met, by and large, with a range of derisions from individuals in the media and the public: Democrats angry and scared that his bid will tip the scales in favor of the Republicans; Republicans smirking, confident that this hopeless run will […]

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Session Ends with No Major Accomplishments

by Rep. Jon Richards, Assistant Democratic Leader, 19th Assembly District If you care about the progressive traditions of Wisconsin, it is good news that the state legislature has adjourned its 2002-03 regular session. The Republicans have majorities in the State Assembly and State Senate. With that control, Wisconsin got a full taste of the bitter […]

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Sunny Side

When the sun is shining like it was on the day I visited Grava Gallery, it floods the 600-square-foot space at 1224 E. Brady St., sending a wave of warmth through the south facing windows. If you arrive when proprietor Michael Wavra is opening his art gallery and framing business, usually around 10 a.m. Tuesdays […]

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Home of the Brave Live Show

I have been able to catch a lot of live Hip Hop shows in Milwaukee lately. Last Wednesday I had the chance to catch “Home of the Brave” at YNOT II on the artsy east side of town. The establishment is cozy and good for an up close and personal experience. There was an interesting […]

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