Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, February 28th

Friday, February 28th Wisconsin’s 2020 Race Class Narrative Project presented this week in Milwaukee by Anat Shenker-Osorio Citizen Action helped organize a presentation in Milwaukee by nationally renowned communications and messaging Guru Anat Shenker-Osorio to unveil new communications research on race, class and gender in Wisconsin. The event was attended by over 120 individuals, including local elected officials and leaders…

“Coronavirus” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss the implications of the coronavirus in America and the role of the pharmaceutical industry and Trump Administration in making the threat worse. We review the South Carolina Democratic presidential candidate debate and look at the latest Wisconsin polling. Is Bernie pulling away? The panel closes by talking about a new report from the Center for American Progress which…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, February 21st

Friday, February 21 Congratulation to Citizen Action members who won their primary elections this week! Tricia Zunker, U.S. Congress, District 7. Chris Larson, Milwaukee County Executive. Dennis McBride, Wauwatosa Mayor JoCasta Zamarripa, Milwaukee City Council, District 8 Citizen Action launches Race Class Narrative Deep Canvass program The Citizen Action of Wisconsin and new partner Progress North (from the Superior, WI…

“Let’s get ready to rumble” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We review the boxing match that broke out during the sensational Nevada Democratic presidential primary debate in Las Vegas. The panel debriefs this week’s Spring Primary Election in Wisconsin that saw Jill Karofsky easily advance to the general election against conservative Dan Kelly in the state Supreme Court race. We close with a discussion of the Republican legislature’s rejection of…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, February 14th

Friday, February 14th Vote next Tuesday, February 18th in Spring Primary Election Ed Fallone & Jill Karofsky, State Supreme Court Tricia Zunker, Congress District 7 Special Election Chris Larson, Milwaukee County Executive. Volunteer to help candidates get out the vote SEE BELOW Citizen Action of Wisconsin Grassroots Lobbying Training event This past weekend Citizen Action of Wisconsin members and concerned…

“Wis GOP votes for mass incarceration” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss the shameful legislative week for Wisconsin Republicans that included ignoring Gov. Evers’ call for a special session on education in favor of bills locking up more people at great cost and politicizing sexual assault kit testing. Our panel reviews the state of the Democratic presidential primary contest after the New Hampshire primary and looks forward to the spring…

Bill Kaplan: Romney, civic duty and patriotism

2012 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney surprised the Senate and nation by voting to convict Trump on the impeachment charge of abuse of power. The conservative Utah senator gave America a lesson in civic duty and patriotism. Romney became the only senator historically to vote to convict and remove a president of his own party. He exposed the lies and…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, February 7th

Friday, February 7th Citizen Action of Wisconsin endorses Tricia Zunker for Congress District 7 Special Election. Vote Tuesday, February 18th! Citizen Action is proud to announce the endorsement of Tricia Zunker for the U.S. Congress District 7 special election. The Primary Election is Tuesday, February 18th and the General Election is Tuesday, May 12th. Tricia is a Citizen Action of…