“COVID-19 sickens Wisconsin democracy” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast
Remaining safer at home, the panel discuss COVID-19 and Citizen Action’s call for free treatment and other critical health care emergency actions needed to contain the pandemic. We dig into dysfunctional political situation in Wisconsin that is careening into a dangerous and anti-democratic election on April 7th. We urge listeners to get their absentee ballots in immediately and encourage everyone to remind friends, family and social networks to do the same. Finally, we dive into a conversation about healthcare workers being fired for speaking out about lack of proper gear and unsafe conditions.
Listen Now – Episode #436
Free COVID-19 treatment is a critical missing link
More than 1,000 in US die in a single day from coronavirus, doubling the worst daily death toll of the flu
Hospitals Tell Doctors They’ll Be Fired If They Speak Out About Lack of Gear.
Housekeepers are quitting at Ascension St. Francis Hospital, saying they are cleaning coronavirus rooms without proper gear.
Milwaukee-area healthcare worker during pandemic: ‘I don’t feel essential, I feel disposable’.
Health care workers scrap old routines, confront new risks.
Wisconsin health care workers worry limited access to paid leave will allow COVID-19 to spread.
Doctor Group: ‘This Is An Unprecedented Time In Health Care’.
Wisconsin Republicans: COVID-19 package in progress, unclear when action will come.
Federal judge blisters Gov. Tony Evers and GOP lawmakers for not delaying Wisconsin’s election.
Federal judge says he can’t move the election.
Warning to absentee ballot filers: Don’t forget to get a witness signature or your vote may not count.
Journal Sentinel news staff furloughed.