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Beyond the Left-Right Divide: Partisan Polarization and the Rise of Donald Trump

Dr. Michael Wagner, Associate Professor in UW-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will present “Beyond the Left-Right Divide: Partisan Polarization and the Rise of Donald Trump” as the 32nd annual Kyle Lecture, sponsored by the Political Science Dept, from … Continue reading

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Vote on April 5th!

The Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary will be held on April 5, 2016. Don’t forget to vote! Whitewater’s polling locations, the downtown Armory (146 W North St) and on campus (UC Hamilton Room), will be open from 7 a.m. … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — February 23, 2016

The Tyranny of the Meritocracy Democratizing Higher Education in America by Lani Guinier LA227.4 .G85 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Lani Guitier’s new book attempts to answer the question of why our so-called meritocracy can often be so unfair to … Continue reading

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Media Freedom v. Corporate Control

Peace, Education and Activism through Creative Engagement (P.E.A.C.E.), a UWW student organization, will show the documentary “Shadows of Liberty” on Thurs., Oct. 16th at 5:30pm in UC Summers Auditorium. This 90-minute award-winning documentary examines the impact of corporate ownership on … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 27

Numbers Rule: The Vexing Mathematics of Democracy, from Plato to the Present by George Szpiro QA99 .S97 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor When I browsed the New Book Island for this week’s New Stuff Tuesday candidate, I knew that … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 30

The Myth of Digital Democracy By Matthew Hindman JK1764 .H56 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor The Internets have revolutionized the way we live our lives. You get your news of the day from CNN.com as opposed to flipping through … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 1

Tools for Radical Democracy: How to Organize for Power in Your Community by Joan Minieri & Paul Getsos HM766 .M56 2007 New Book Island, 2nd floor It’s now 2008, and I’m sure that we also have resolutions for the year … Continue reading

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