“Manchin abandons American people” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast  

We debrief and look forward following Sunday’s bombshell announcement by West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin that he would not support the president’s signature Build Back Better. Where do we go from here? With a new even more transmissible COVID variant spreading fast, the panel reviews the state of the seemingly endless global pandemic. Wisconsin Assembly Democrats are under new leadership…

Citizen Action Weekly; Friday, December 17th

Friday, December 17th Thanks to everyone who attended the Citizen Action’s Annual Meeting Last Saturday, Citizen Action of Wisconsin held our Annual Member Meeting. Over 50 members, leaders, and staff from around the state gathered virtually to celebrate, give out 2021 member awards, and preview 2022! State Representative Supreme Moore-Omokunde was presented with the Cavanaugh Award for organizing and Doctor…

“Robin Vos shamelessly blames hospitals for bed shortage” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

 Battleground Wisconsin · Robin Vos shamelessly blames hospitals for bed shortage We lead this week with the passing of the latest COVID milestone of over 800,000 deaths. Is this an omen of human toll that awaits us in the coming Omicron surge? There is no doubt that Republican politics are making the pandemic much worse. This week, shamelessly playing…

“When housing and control over your body aren’t human rights” This is

As winter sets into Wisconsin, the issues of housing and the specter of rising rates of evictions weighs heavy on the public’s minds. In Milwaukee, however, the numbers of people actually suffering unjust eviction and homelessness can be hard to get an official tally on. This week, we have special guest Robert Penner of the Milwaukee Autonomous Tenants Union to…

“When housing and control over your body aren’t human rights” This is NOT that podcast

This Is Not That · When housing and control over your body aren’t human rights As winter sets into Wisconsin, the issues of housing and the specter of rising rates of evictions weighs heavy on the public’s minds. In Milwaukee, however, the numbers of people actually suffering unjust eviction and homelessness can be hard to get an official tally on….

“Most under covered story of 2021: Rich counties block a COVID vaccine patent waiver.” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Most undercovered story of 2021: The failure to get a COVID vaccine patent waiver We review our discussion with Senator Tammy Baldwin and Congressman Mark Pocan at our fundraiser Wednesday evening. In the process, we get critical inside information on the big Build Back Better Act debate in Congress. Sachin Chheda, director of the Fair Elections Project…