Aggressive policing escalates violence at protests, research shows. A former Madison police chief touts a better way.
January 13th, 2021 | 30 mins 1 sec
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David Couper, Madison’s police chief from 1972 to 1993, says law enforcement should ditch the riot gear and tear gas to keep the peace.
January 5th, 2021 | 17 mins 5 secs
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Republicans called for changes to election law and made broad allegations of fraud and misconduct but offered little proof.
November 25th, 2020 | 1 hr 29 mins
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Wisconsin Watch reporters and guest panelist Jennifer Epps-Addison hosted a spirited discussion breaking down what happened in Wisconsin during the 2020 presidential election, including how voter turnout compared to the 2016 presidential election and the effect of rampant misinformation about voter fraud on social media.
November 24th, 2020 | 12 mins 46 secs
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Experts say it’s important to set the record straight to halt the spread of misinformation, but suggest some finesse is needed when dealing with loved ones.
October 26th, 2020 | 19 mins 3 secs
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Housing and health are intertwined, experts have long preached. Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pausing evictions to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Militia member says Kenosha police sought to push protesters toward them on night of deadly shootings
October 12th, 2020 | 15 mins 5 secs
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Two people were killed and one seriously wounded by a 17-year-old who had answered the call for armed civilians to protect the city
October 12th, 2020 | 19 mins 22 secs
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Milwaukee’s Black neighborhoods hit hardest as evictions eclipse pre-pandemic levels. A state aid program can’t keep up.
October 12th, 2020 | 16 mins 5 secs
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Schools in Wisconsin have spent millions of dollars on hotspots to help students with poor internet service learn online as the coronavirus pandemic grinds on
October 7th, 2020 | 16 mins 17 secs
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In a top swing state, actors seek to misinform voters to gain advantage and sow chaos; the pandemic has fueled even more ‘information disorder’
October 7th, 2020 | 23 mins 41 secs
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Two years after Sun Prairie's fatal explosion, an implicated driller appears to be back in Wisconsin. Regulators cite ‘grave concern,’ but have little recourse.