One of Milwaukee's socialist projects was the Garden Homes district, a housing project modeled after the British "garden city" movement that provided working class people with well-built homes, yards, and easy access to a local park.
Journalist Dan Egan and political economist Jenny Kehl take Steve Paulson through the finer points of the politics of water in the Great Lakes.
One organism, exploding in population, thrives at the expense of others in its ecosystem. That's essentially what happens when a toxic algal bloom spreads a slimy, stinky trail across a body of water.