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New Wisconsin Maps May End GOP Gerrymandering

Megan O’Matz ProPublica
Under legal pressure to address Wisconsin’s “Swiss cheese” and oddly shaped districts, the Legislature approved redrawn maps that promise to create a new dynamic in a state known for its pivotal role in national politics.

The Perfectionist Tradition

William P. Jones Dissent
The African American perfectionists offered “faith” instead of “hope”—emphasizing the struggle to realize a vision of justice rather than passive assurance that it would prevail.

Friday Nite Videos | February 9, 2024

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Surprise Win for Democrats in 2024's Most Crucial State. Orange Buffoon (Parody | "Harvest Moon"). Trump Is Losing Voters While Winning Primaries. The Tragic Story of This Famous Meteorite. Trump Lawyer to SCOTUS: Jan 6 Was 'Criminal.'

This Week in People’s History, Jan 16–22

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Storefronts covered with signs promoting prohibition Prohibition Gets Started (in 1919), Slave Owners Get Nervous (1834), Swing Comes to the Opera House (1944), Repression Takes Practice (1934), Nazis Make a Reality of Wage Slavery (1934), Wilmington Occupation Ends (1969), Voting Rights Victory (1964)
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