The fight over racial equity and free speech on Wisconsin college campuses is intensifying, mirroring a national battle as Republicans work to close campus diversity offices and demand that students and faculty treat conservative speakers with respect.
Category: Justice & Safety
Why I investigated Milwaukee Tool work gloves — and what we learned
The tip came into Wisconsin Watch: Milwaukee Tool, an internationally recognized brand, was using forced prison labor in China to produce work gloves.
A former Wisconsin white supremacist helps extricate Americans from violent hate groups
Trauma, abuse and mental health problems can make people more vulnerable to violent extremism.
Chinese prisoners: We were forced to make Milwaukee Tool gloves for cents each day
Chishan prisoners report being forced to produce work gloves for the Brookfield, Wis.-based tool company, which did not answer specific questions.
Whistleblower claims Milwaukee doctor performed unneeded surgeries
Complaint says Aurora St. Luke’s Dr. Scott Kamelle endangered patients — and drove up costs — with extra surgeries and a product not OK’d for internal use
Milwaukee County Jail sees four deaths since June. Advocates want answers.
Jail safety advocates want Sheriff Denita Ball to meaningfully engage about conditions and protocol.
‘Driver’s licenses for all:’ Why some advocates call for expanding access in Wisconsin
Wisconsin, which once provided a driver’s license pathway for residents who entered the country illegally, now leaves them with few safe options.
Death on a Dairy Farm: What really happened to 8-year-old Jefferson Rodríguez
When an 8-year-old Nicaraguan boy was run over on a Wisconsin dairy farm, authorities blamed his father and closed the case. Meanwhile, the community of immigrant workers knows a completely different story.
Top Sheboygan officials lacked key details on police department sexual harassment probes
Citizen oversight board was not involved in reviewing police investigation; mayor says he was unaware independent review ordered by city had been halted.
Sheboygan anti-abuse group calls for accountability from police department
‘The eyes of the Sheboygan community are on the police department and city administration in how they handle these allegations,’ Safe Harbor says
Widespread sexual harassment draws discipline, resignations in Wisconsin police department
Ten officers disciplined, female officers quit, city official resigns amid widespread sexual harassment in this Wisconsin police department.
Sheboygan Police Department sexual harassment probes: What to know
Here’s some of the misconduct surfaced in the Sheboygan Police Department’s three 2021 sexual harassment investigations, and the resulting discipline.