Wisconsin Gov. Evers pulls National Guard troops from border

As a native Wisconsinite now living in the deep-blue state of Oregon, I’m heartened to see my once proudly progressive home state veering back toward sanity. Stating the glaringly obvious, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has announced he will pull the state’s National Guard troops from the U.S.-Mexico border, where I can only presume they’ve been relentlessly…

'If democracy can die in Wisconsin, it can die anywhere'

I was born and raised in Wisconsin and lived there most of my life. Now on the West Coast, I see what’s happening in my home state and am heartbroken about it. First, voter suppression and gerrymandering were used as blunt tools to distort the will of the state’s residents; now state Republicans are outright…