U.S. Senate Candidate Interview with Mandela Barnes

Our panel discusses President Biden’s push this week for a deal with Congressional Democrats on Build Back Better, while Sens. Sinema and Manchin continue to oppose popular policies on behalf of their corporate bosses. We review the devastating cuts to Biden’s new plan demanded by Manchin and Sinema and whether the Progressive Caucus will support the deal or push for…

Democrats leadership at stake

We discuss breaking deals and compromises in the historic Build Back Better negotiations in Congress. Will the Democrats be able to bring their two rogue Senators into line, or do their corporate paymasters want to sink reform? Is a smaller version of Build Back Better still worth having? Next, we discuss Wednesday’s failed U.S. Senate vote on the Freedom to…

Labor strikes back against corporate America

We talk about the latest COVID surge in Wisconsin and update the status of the stalled Build Back Better plan in Congress. Will the new alliance between moderate and progressive Democrats produce generational reform, or will it crash and burn, dooming the Biden presidency? Rebecca Lynch joins us as a guest panelist to take a deep dive into the resurgence…

Interview with Steven Olikara

We welcome back former panelist Rebecca Lynch to the show to fill in for Claire who is on vacation. The panel updates the latest on Build Back Better legislation in Congress, including next steps now that Speaker Pelosi has delayed a vote in the House until the end of the month. Michael Gableman issued subpoenas in his phony election investigation…

“Interview with Tom Nelson” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss the escalating and human-made COVID pandemic here in Wisconsin and across the country. New state data shows that in August the unvaccinated are 11 times more likely to die. Robert highlights a new In These Times Magazine story revealing the US is not really pushing a COVID vaccine patent waiver at WTO, despite an official policy earlier this…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, September 10th

Build Power to Win Power in 2022 Tailgate & Fundraiser Northeast Wisconsin co-op members and supporters, you are invited to our Build Power to Win Power in 2022 Tailgate & Fundraiser! Join us on Saturday, September 25th @10AM at the home of Kristin Lyerly to celebrate our own victories in 2021, our shared commitment to building progressive power, and hopefully…

Citizen Action Weekly: September 3rd

LISTEN to “Supreme Injustice” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast We are joined by Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin president and CEO, Tanya Atkinson, to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court court’s midnight assault on Roe v. Wade, which rendered abortion illegal in the second largest state and may reach Wisconsin in 2022. We head into Labor Day Weekend with guest Laura Dresser, the…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, August 27th

Building Back Together for Climate Action in the Driftless Region! Activists from across the Driftless Region came together on Thursday, August 26th to create artwork and call on Congress to “Build Back Better” and take bold action to combat the climate crisis! Together, we created art that amplified the immediate need for climate action to display at our media conference….

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, August 20th

Citizen Action Hosts Community Town Hall in partnership with Build Better Together On Friday, August 20th, Attorney General Josh Kaul and Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley came together with health care advocates and local residents as part of Protect Our Care’s nationwide bus tour to call for lowering Wisconsinites’ health costs, expanding coverage, and reducing racial disparities in care. Protect…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, August 13th

Building Back Better, Statewide! We came together to #BuildBackBetter for all in Wisconsin! Whatever our color, background, or zip code, most of us know that pulling through takes pulling together. During this pandemic, we looked after each other and we turned out in record numbers to electPresident Joe Biden to deliver the relief our families need! On Thursday, July 12th,…