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Scott Walker news and analysis from The Nation
May 25, 2020
Scott Walker Is Peddling the Deadly Snake Oil of Austerity
Recommending austerity for struggling states is the policy equivalent of touting bleach injections as a coronavirus cure.
May 15, 2020
Lame-Duck Injustice: Wisconsin’s Latest Political Horror Story
A Supreme Court justice who was rejected by voters last month cast the deciding vote against maintaining protections against the spread of Covid-19.
March 30, 2020
How to Win in Wisconsin
Democrats have a shot to win the state in the November presidential election, but the 2020 strategy has to speak directly to Wisconsinites’ needs.
December 24, 2019
Who Tops the 2019 ‘Nation’ Honor Roll?
It’s been a big year in progressive politics.
recognizes the year’s top progressive people and ideas shaping the future.
July 30, 2019
The Republicans’ 50-State Strategy
examines the trio of right-wing groups that have helped fortify GOP power in local and state government.
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April 12, 2019
A Sobering Signal From Wisconsin
The loss of a critical court race that should have been an easy win for progressives provides a battleground-state warning for 2020.
April 4, 2019
Letters From the April 22, 2019, Issue
Led astray by the third way… Walker’s downfall… Nuclear insanity… Making scammers pay…
March 21, 2019
A Wisconsin Judge Upends the GOP Power Grab and Restores the Authority of the Democratic Governor
Governor Tony Evers immediately withdraws Wisconsin from the Republican-led lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act.
March 14, 2019
What Happened to Wisconsin?
The fight over the once-progressive state.
John B. Judis
March 7, 2019
The Governor Who Beat Scott Walker Is Ready to Overturn Walker’s Anti-Labor Agenda
Wisconsin’s Tony Evers moves to upend his predecessor’s “right to work” law and other anti-union, anti-worker provisions.