“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…

Justice for Ahmaud Arbery Raises Questions about Justice in Wisconsin.

For Immediate Release–November 24, 2021 Contact: Rafael Smith (414) 364-0482, [email protected] Milwaukee: Today, Citizen of Wisconsin released the following statement on the conviction of Ahmaud Arbery from Climate & Equity Director Rafael Smith: “It says a lot about where we are in Wisconsin that a state in the old Jim Crow south is able to achieve justice five days after…

Rittenhouse Verdict a Travesty

Contact: JoAnna Bautch: (414)-931-1758  [email protected] For Immediate Release, November 19, 2021 Milwaukee: On behalf of our grassroots member activists and staff across the state, Citizen Action of Wisconsin stands in solidarity with the families of victims Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, and survivors Gaige Grosskreutz, Jacob Blake, and the residents of Kenosha seeking justice and peace. In Wisconsin, we care…

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Celebrates House Vote on Build Back Better

For Immediate Release: November 19, 2021 Contacts: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] House Democrats Pass Historic Bill To Increase Health Care Coverage and Affordability, Tax the Rich and Corporations, Invest in Climate Change Mitigation, & Create Millions of New Jobs. In response to today’s passage of the Build Back Better Act by House Democrats this morning, Robert Kraig, Executive Director…

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Applauds Governor Evers for Vetoing GOP Rigged Redistricting Maps

For Immediate Release, Thursday, November 18th, 2021 Contact: Dr. Robert Kraig, 414-476-4501 [email protected] Milwaukee: It’s past time we leave behind the hyper-partisan atmosphere of the last 10 plus years and do what we do best in Wisconsin, which is come together across race, class, and place, and align around what we have in common. At this moment in time, what…

“In These Times, progressives have the solutions” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · In These Times, progressives have the solutions Our panel discusses the alarming rise in COVID cases in Wisconsin as kids begin to get vaccinated. Why is this pandemic continuing into a third year with no end in sight? We discuss Ron Johnson’s shocking call for the Republican Legislature to take over the state’s election commission and run…