Category Archives: politics

Job Shadow: Bob Meyer, legislative staff member

By Libby Schauer It was through a 360-mile trip and casual conversations that I found solace and hope that my time here at UW- Eau Claire will not have been in vain. Job shadowing Bob Meyer in Madison at the capital … Continue reading

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Fox News man-on-the-street Chinatown segment causes controversy

Last week Fox News aired a five-minute segment from self-proclaimed political humorist Jesse Watters in which he took his man-on-the-street journalistic approach to Chinatown, New York. Watching the segment was painful. Watching innocent people who didn’t know they were being … Continue reading

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Harvard Law Professor Talks Corruption in U.S. Congress

By Sidan Qi Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Law professor and one-time candidate, shared his opinions on institutional corruption and said the broken Congress needs to be fixed up on Wednesday, March 2. “The fact is, at the core of our … Continue reading

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Harvard Law professor seeks to fix institutional corruption in Congress

By Helen White A Harvard Law professor spoke on institutional corruption in Congress at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Schofield Auditorium on Wednesday night, enlightening an audience of more than 300. “At the core of our democracy is a hole,” Professor … Continue reading

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Harvard professor talks corruption in US

By Allison Anhalt “The corruption is in the fundraising, it is in the process by which the candidates learn to bet themselves to be the people who can raise the money, they need to raise,” Lawrence Lessig said. Lessig, one … Continue reading

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Lessig calls attention to a broken Congress

By Hillary Smith A broken and corrupt U.S. Congress threatens America’s representative democracy, said a Harvard Law Professor in his Wednesday speech at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s 74th annual Forum. “At the core of our democracy, there is a … Continue reading

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