You hear a boring political speech. A linguist hears fascinating identity politics.
Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
In Wisconsin, Food Assistance Is No Longer Free
April 02, 2015
If you're single without kids in Wisconsin, you're going to have to work for your food stamps.
When you hear politicians rail against the sins of organized labor, remember this 1911 disaster.
To his credit, he's not hiding his intentions.
Is Obama a Christian or Not? It's Almost Impossible to Say.
February 22, 2015
Scott Walker says he doesn't know whether or not Obama is a Christian. He's right.
Republicans Think They've Finally Figured Out How to Kill Unions
February 12, 2015
What happens if unions disappear?
The Only Number That Matters in Scott Walker's Wisconsin Budget: 2016
February 03, 2015
The Wisconsin governor is jettisoning fiscal responsibility to set up a 2016 run.
Scott Walker Is Going to Blow Up the GOP's Pivot on Inequality
January 27, 2015
The poor get no sympathy from Wisconsin's governor.
Republican Governors to Food-Stamp Recipients: Get a Job Already!
January 15, 2015
Here we go again.