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The breakthrough Hollywood film about the Asian experience, told from an Asian perspective, featuring an Asian cast, could have been about the cruel exploitation of Chinese workers in the building of the Transcontinental Railroad.

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I am a developer in the city of Janesville and have worked on numerous projects over the last 25 years including the Kmart/Festival redevelopment, Oasis/Menards redevelopment, Castle Metals, Upper Lakes Foods, IPM Foods and ANGI Energy Systems to name a few. I read the editorial Aug. 4 about…

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“For many years ... I never rested,” Ray Stannard Baker wrote more than a century ago. “I neither thought nor reflected. I had no pleasure, even though I pursued it fiercely during the brief respite of vacations. Through many feverish years I did not work: I merely produced.”

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I don’t like being the guy to “beat a dead horse,” but a news story last month continues to nag me. I think I’m bothered by it because of the societal message it seemed to send in its resolution and not so much as the actual outcome.

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Childhood anxiety is giving us anxiety. Nearly a third of American adolescents meet the criteria for an anxiety disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Even among younger kids, anxiety is on the rise. But as my Let Grow co-founder, Boston College psychology pro…

Have you heard? A woman who recently ran for president got nearly 3 million more votes than Donald Trump. Only the Electoral College—actually, a few thousand ballots in three key states—delivered the presidency to the current POTUS. And that was with an assist from Russia.

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A July 29 report by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism revealed a disagreement on election security. Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell told a reporter that future elections will be protected because the voting machines are not directly connected to the internet.

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“Imagine the earth beneath you opening up and swallowing you whole. Imagine feeling everything good inside you—love, joy, kindness, trust, security, hope—burning and scorching to embers, giving way to fear, desperation, anguish and helplessness. Imagine being trapped in your worst nightmare,…

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The pollsters at Pew recently reported that 68 percent of Americans are suffering from news exhaustion, and that jibes with what I witness on an anecdotal basis. I don’t presume to everyone, but many of you probably agree that conversations with friends these days are sometimes strained. The…

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This week, The Washington Post published an op-ed headlined "It's not wrong to compare Trump's America to the Holocaust." As with similar examples of this genre, it's a sickening display of moral relativism that belittles the suffering and murder of millions in the service of some shortsight…

The new rising star of the Democratic Party is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The 28-year-old former bartender doesn’t know much about politics—this week, she bungled her way through an interview answer by referring to Israeli “occupation” of Palestine and citing her lack of expertise on the issu…

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Let's say you're the president of the United States and want to keep the country safe. But data from the Department of Defense shows that a stunning 71 percent of Americans between the ages of 17 and 24 are unable to join the military because they are too overweight, are poorly educated or have a record of crime or drug abuse.

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This week, amid widespread Democratic tumult regarding the selection of a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, alleged comedian Michelle Wolf paid tribute to the most important facet of American life: abortion. On her Netflix show on Sunday, Wolf dressed up in red, white an…