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Reclaiming Representation in Haiti: Konbit by bit

Photo Konbit is a non-profit initiative intended to empower Haitians to take control of the representation of their country through photography. The word Konbit itself is a creole term meaning to come together to achieve a goal. 476 more words


The Uber Bill and the Politics of Coincidence

February 7, 2016 by By Fred Schepartz

Sometimes a coincidence is just a coincidence. Other times, when one connects the dots, where there is smoke, there is, in fact, fire. 963 more words

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Scott Walker lies on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos”; Wisconsin Republicans go on record disputing his statements

August 25, 2015 by Maureen Matusewic

In an interview Sunday, August 23, George Stephanopoulos asked Scott Walker if he told his fundraisers that he has to do better on the campaign trail with “protests, passion and policies.” 601 more words

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Eagle Scout Scott Walker Doesn't Know How to Fold American Flag

July 19, 2015  By Jason Huberty

Scott Walker bragged on the campaign trail about folding the American flag like he learned as a Boy Scout. In fact, Walker screwed up on step 2, as can be seen in the screenshot image taken from the Boy Scouts of America website.  117 more words

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How Walker Told the World That He is more Dangerous than Pedophiles or Gays

July 17, 2015 by Maureen Matusewic

Governor Scott Walker’s controversial quote about the proposal that would allow gay Boy Scout leaders has brought a hailstorm of media attention to the policies of the Boy Scouts. 1,745 more words

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Lawmakers Drinking on the Job Shielded from Press Scrutiny

July 11, 2015 by Barbara With

On July 8, about four hours into the 2015 Assembly budget debate, the State Capitol was evacuated for what police called a “credible bomb threat.” During the evacuation, a group of male legislators headed to a sidewalk tavern across the street from the Capitol for what the Capital Times dubbed a  440 more words

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