Bill Kaplan: Healthcare coverage and protections in jeopardy

This election has always been about healthcare. Trump’s incompetent pandemic response has resulted in the U.S. leading the world with about 7 million COVID-19 cases and over 205,000 deaths. Wisconsin is in the national spotlight with record daily increases, about 115,000 cases, and 1,300 deaths. The horrific national death toll is projected to reach 410,000 by year’s end. The economic…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, September 25th

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“Taking Back The ‘Burbs” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast.

Battleground Wisconsin · Taking Back The ‘Burbs We discuss the grossly insufficient indictment brought against only one of the Louisville police officers who killed Breonna Taylor. We welcome Citizen Action president Mark Thomsen to educate our listeners about new state legislation (LRB-6434/2) providing a blanket COVID-19 liability shield for businesses and how you can fight it. We continue our interviews…

“COVID-19 and the Sickness of Democracy” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss Wisconsin’s rapidly rising COVID-19 infection rate supercharged by the ill-conceived reopening of colleges and K-12 schools. We talk about the role of individual responsibility in containing the pandemic in the face of the worst national and state response in the developed world. Claire reviews a large national survey released this week finding the uninsured rate rose just before…

Bill Kaplan: Trump and Johnson, duplicitous and deadly

Trump and Wisconsin GOP Senator Ron Johnson made the U.S. number 1: more COVID-19 cases and deaths than any other country. There are about 6.5 million COVID-19 cases nationally, skyrocketing to near 90,000 in Wisconsin. U.S. deaths are about 195,000, over 1,200 in Wisconsin. Was this catastrophe inevitable? No. Trump told author-journalist Bob Woodward, on tape, that he intentionally downplayed…

Vote for Brad Pfaff for State Senate District 32

BRAD PFAFF supports a comprehensive, compassionate, and science-driven approach to responding to COVID-19 COVID-19 has shown us that whether we’re Black or White, Latino or Asian, Indigenous or newcomer, we are dependent on each other and we pull through by pulling together. But for too long, we’ve let a powerful few divide us to pad their own profits by making…

Vote for Neal Plotkin for State Senate District 8

NEAL PLOTKIN supports a comprehensive, compassionate, and science-driven approach to responding to COVID-19 COVID-19 has shown us that whether we’re Black or White, Latino or Asian, Indigenous or newcomer, we are dependent on each other and we pull through by pulling together. But for too long, we’ve let a powerful few divide us to pad their own profits by making…