Results tagged with 'eugene kane'
Published Nov. 18, 2014
This year, though vote totals suggest Wisconsin turnout wasn't down for a mid-term election, my anecdata do: every election I give my students bonus credit for bringing in "I Voted" stickers. This month I collected fewer than I ever have from my overwhelmingly black and Latino students, suggesting they, their families, and their neighbors just didn't vote. Even in the "99 percent Obama" ward where Burke and the president appeared together, turnout was down from the last gubernatorial contest.
Published April 4, 2013
I am one of the people in Milwaukee who doesn't mind that Summerfest chief Don Smiley makes a lot of money and I am one of a handful who knows why this is such a big story for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The newspaper has always been obsessed with how much money people who don't work for the newspaper make. When I say "obsessed," I am not exaggerating. I have very personal experience with this.
Published April 2, 2013
Voter turn-out will likely be smaller than usual because there aren't a lot of "sexy" races today. No candidates for governor, mayor or county executive to elect. Most city aldermen aren't running either.
Published Jan. 22, 2013
OnMilwaukee.com, Milwaukee's daily magazine, announced today the hiring of Eugene Kane as senior writer and columnist. Kane will join the award-winning publication on Feb. 4.
Published July 30, 2010
Saturday marks the first anniversary of my departure from the newspaper business. What's changed in my absence?