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Roger Bybee

Roger Bybee, based in Milwaukee, has written on labor and economic issues for the past 36 years, including 14 years as editor of The Racine Labor weekly. Bybee's work has been included in several anthologies, and he teaches Labor Studies as the University of Illinois.

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The recent unrest in Milwaukee spotlights the deindustrialization and hyper-segregation that has devastated the city’s communities of color. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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The speaker’s populist overtures will do little to bridge the gap between the GOP’s donor class and its blue-collar base. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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A federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn state legislative district lines could have sweeping implications for gerrymandered districts nationwide. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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Johnson Controls is the latest in a string of American companies that save millions in taxes by moving U.S. headquarters overseas, costing Americans jobs and eroding the nation’s corporate tax base. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan visits one of the most economically depressed towns in Wisconsin, and residents there let him know what they think of his budget plan. Read more

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Why the Democratic senators who fled Wisconsin feel the battle over the rights of public-sector unions is so important Read more

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As state workers continue to protest the governor's anti-union proposals in Wisconsin, the stakes get higher and higher. Read more

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Doctors, the traditional advocates for the medical status quo, are increasingly in favor of major reforms to the U.S. health-care system. Read more

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TAP talks to the co-founder of Physicians for a National Health Program about why a single-payer system remains an achievable goal. Read more

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