Moraine Chorus: Collateral damage from campus closure

It was bittersweet enough that last Sunday’s nostalgic performance by the Moraine Chorus at the Theatre on the Hill was the last foreseeable event there. But it was doubly and triply sad that Peter Gibeau (pictured left), a beloved professor … Read the rest

Microsoft: A monster game-changer for Wisconsin

Back in the 1980s when the central political theme in Wisconsin was “JOBS, JOBS, JOBS,” I frequently asked the question during speeches on economic development: “Can you name a major employer in Wisconsin that didn’t start here?” According to a … Read the rest

Old guys calling for new voices in Middle East

Six of my Yale classmates who once shared a set of rooms decided we couldn’t make our 65th college reunion, but could get together once a month via Zoom forevermore to distill what we have learned from eight-plus decades of … Read the rest

The health care crisis in the U.S. has reached epidemic proportions. Companies face skyrocketing costs to insure their workers, and individuals face higher premiums, bigger co-pays, or, in the case of more than 40 percent of all Americans, the inability to afford any insurance at all.
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