Parents revolt against education bureaucracies

Critical race theory in schools prompts pushback by parents in Wisconsin and across the nation

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Is guaranteed income inevitable?

Diggings Managing Editor Mark Lisheron joins the program to discuss the origins of Universal Basic Income, where it has been tested and whether sound economic principles will win out in the end.

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Federal unemployment insurance benefit slowed employment growth

Unemployment rate fell faster in 22 states that eliminated supplemental benefits early.

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Coalition letter to Wisconsin legislators regarding proposed propane tax
November 5, 2021

LISTEN: Angela Rachidi discusses employment and the safety net

Wisconsin’s unemployment situation has rebounded, but participation in government programs remains elevated. Angela K. Rachidi, PhD is the author of a Badger Institute report “Employment and the Safety Net During the Pandemic”
October 21, 2021

Wisconsin taxpayers to benefit from tax withholding change

Many workers will see more in their 2022 paychecks as a result
October 8, 2021

OPINION: Last Call to Save Milwaukee Public Schools

With $800 million at stake, it’s time to finally dismantle the School Board and give control to a reform-minded leader
August 31, 2021

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