The Wisconsin Idea
In Dairy Country, a Network of Hmong and Latino Workers Fight Covid-19
Dairy production in Wisconsin relies on immigrant labor, a contradiction in a state that has seen the rise of nativist, anti-immigrant politics.
“In for a Fight": Rural Wisconsinites Resist Influx of Industrial Hog Facilities
Despite local efforts to block new Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), corporate agriculture interests are legislating and intimidating their way out of accountability.
What a Right Wing Militant in Wisconsin County Politics Reveals about Extremism
A staunchly conservative county official from Green Bay doubles as a right wing militia member.
Left Out: Struggling Dairy Farmers Ineligible for Second Round of PPP
A criteria change for second draw loans has disqualified most dairy producers from receiving relief.
How the Deep Roots of Farm Labor Solidarity Helped Wisconsin Survive the Pandemic
A century of agrarian organizing pays off.
How Decades of Corporate-Friendly Farm Policies Wrecked Rural America
A Wisconsin dairy farmer explains what Democrats need to do to rebuild rural communities and regain the ground they’ve lost.
Native Voters Could Swing the 2020 Election—If They’re Able to Vote
Menominee tribal citizens are working to make Native votes count in Wisconsin