Release on The Center for Media and Democracy's PR Watch
Published on Monday, March 7, 2011
This is a movie that Student Progressive Dane and the newly formed Badger Impact Coalition (a committee formed to combat the New Badger Partnership) will be showing. The movie will become increasingly relevant as tuition skyrockets here at UW-Madison and students have to take out increasingly huge loans that are being coined as...
Published in The Isthmus on Thursday, December 6, 2007
By Vikki Kratz
One day in 1994, Michael Jacob decided to attend a meeting of the local Democratic Party. The Madison resident did not feel welcome.
"I remember sitting at a table, trying to make conversation and feeling like, I haven't been here forever, so I can't join in," he says.
Jacob went next to a meeting of Progressive Dane,...
By Dean Mosiman
Published on Sunday, February 20, 2005 by the Wisconsin State Journal
Brenda Konkel, Austin King and their political buddies used to pour their souls out -- mostly in vain -- for the poor and voiceless.
Now their leftist political party, Progressive Dane, is changing Madison, recently helping pass controversial, landmark laws to raise the city's minimum wage, force developers to build lower-cost housing, and ban smoking in...
By John Nichols
Published on Thursday, April 5, 2001 in the Madison Capital Times
E.J. Dionne Jr., who some years back penned a brilliant book titled, "Why Americans Hate Politics," joined me for a round of visits to election night parties Tuesday. And I think it’s fair to say he found a lot to love in the way Madison does politics.
Dionne, who earlier in the day...