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Tag Archives: democracy
Prepare to vote on April 2nd!
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 is election day! Are you prepared? Voting in Wisconsin? Visit MyVote Wisconsin to check your voter registration status, find your voting place, and to learn what’s on your ballot. There’s a statewide election for a Wisconsin … Continue reading
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Register & Vote!
You* can register to vote until 4:30 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 2, at the Whitewater City Clerk’s office (2nd floor, City of Whitewater Municipal Building, 312 W. Whitewater Street) with a completed Wisconsin Voter Registration Application form and your proof … Continue reading
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Ready for Election Day? Get registered!
Get non-partisan registration help Tues-Thurs, Oct 2-4, from 11am to 5pm in the UC, provided by Whitewater Student Government, League of Women Voters, Campus Election Engagement Project, NextGen America (NGA), and Warhawks Vote. More help:Pick up voter registration information in … Continue reading
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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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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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