“U.S. Senate Candidate Interview with Sarah Godlewski” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

“U.S. Senate Candidate Interview with Sarah Godlewski” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

This week we welcome yet another U.S. Senate candidate, State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski, to discuss her primary campaign. This is our second in a series of interviews with the crowded field of Democratic candidates vying to face off against incumbent Senator and Trump sycophant Ron Johnson. Our panel also talks about the explosion of COVID and the return of masking…

“Existence is not silence” This is NOT that Podcast

“Existence is not silence” This is NOT that Podcast

The city-wide morale-boost built by the Bucks championship win is still palatable in Milwaukee. But very quickly, it’s becoming obvious that there are those which see that morale-boost as Milwaukee overcoming systemic oppression and the effects of segregation. Building off that theme, this week we discuss the experiences of Milwaukee’s minority and immigrant communities which may often occur in silence….

“Infrastructure politics” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

“Infrastructure politics” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss this week’s apparent breakthrough in the U.S. Senate on a $1 trillion bi-partisan infrastructure bill. What’s in it, and is it really on track? We then evaluate the progressives’ two track strategy on infrastructure, and the threat from moderate Senator Kyrsten Sinema to derail the entire Biden Build Back Better agenda. In the state Legislature the Wisconsin Manufactures…

An interview with U.S. Senate candidate Chris Larson” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

An interview with U.S. Senate candidate Chris Larson” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Infastructure Endgames, Filibusters & U.S. Senate candidate Chris Larson We welcome U.S. Senate candidate Chris Larson to the show to discuss his campaign in the crowded Democratic field. This is the first in our series of interviews of the major Democratic candidates to unseat Sen. Ron Johnson. How will Senator Larson differentiate himself from the other candidates?…

Bill Kaplan: Bipartisan infrastructure plan gains momentum

Bill Kaplan: Bipartisan infrastructure plan gains momentum

Senator Ron Johnson refuses to support bi-partisan plan. The bipartisan infrastructure plan has gained momentum: The House Democratic-GOP Problem Solvers Caucus, which includes Wisconsin GOP Representatives Mike Gallagher and Bryan Steil, “strongly supports the Senate infrastructure framework … .” The group also touted a business-labor coalition that endorsed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan: “A broad coalition of organizations across the…

“Building the political movement we need” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

“Building the political movement we need” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Building the political movement we need We debrief our disappointment with the state budget and the Democrats embrace of regressive and permanent state tax cuts. We look at the role we all play in creating the progressive political future we want to see in Wisconsin. Citizen Action’s Movement Politics Director, JoAnna Bautch, joins us to discuss the…

“Vaccinating the pandemic” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

“Vaccinating the pandemic” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Vaccinating the Pandemic We continue to discuss the fundamental failings of the Legislature’s State Budget, which at the time of recording, was awaiting Gov. Evers’ action. We look at the latest vaccination rates in Wisconsin and remind listeners that Wisconsin still has low rates of vaccination in many areas and demographics that must be addressed if we…

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