The World is on Fire – Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · The World is on Fire This week we take on huge issues: the threatening new scientific consensus on the faster than expected warming of the climate; the biggest social legislation since the New Deal advances in the Senate; and the COVID pandemic escalates at an alarming rate among the right-wing anti-vaxers. We also touch on the escalating…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, July 30th

Friday, July 30th Citizen Action member featured in a NEW documentary video on fighting CAFOs from In These Times Magazine. As part of the Wisconsin Idea media project that Citizen Action is participating in with In These Times magazine, journalists traveled to Wisconsin’s Crawford, Polk, and Burnett counties to speak with residents about their concerns and about their struggles to…

Citizen Action Weekly; Friday, July 23rd

Friday, July 23rd Happening this weekend! Citizen Action of Wisconsin Driftless Co-op Annual Meeting Join us! Come enjoy a day in the park and help shape the future of Southwestern Wisconsin. The Citizen Action of Wisconsin Driftless Co-op is hosting its annual membership meeting on Sunday, July 25th at Coon Valley Memorial Park (just off Highway 14). We want to…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, July 9th

Child Tax Credit Press Tour! #KeepFamiliesAfloat Starting on July 15th, parents across the country will begin receiving monthly checks of up to $300 per child through the federal Child Tax Credit approved by Democrats in Congress earlier this year. This week, Citizen Action WI and WISDOM relaunch our End Child Poverty Campaign with media events educating the public about the…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, June 18th

Friday, June 18th Inoculation Emancipation in Fitchburg! Thank you for joining us last weekend at the Inoculation Emancipation Party sponsored by Minocqua Brewing Company! We look forward to seeing you at future stops of the Inoculation Emancipation Party. Didn’t get a chance to join us? Find progressive beers available for purchase near you! Action for Quality Health Care with SEIU…

The ACA Stands!

Battleground Wisconsin · The ACA Stands! The panel learns the news that the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the latest attempt overturn the ACA just as we are beginning to tape this week’s episode. Listen to our immediate reactions and analysis. After digging into the ACA decision, our panel reviews the dreary final week of the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee state…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, June 11th

Friday, June 11th SATURDAY, JUNE 12th, 11am – 7pm: Inoculation Emancipation Party Join the Minocqua Brewing Company and Citizen Action of Wisconsin on Saturday, June 12th from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM at Funk’s Pub for a party celebrating vaccination freedom with live music and #ProgressiveBeer. Music featuring Blues Legend John Primer and his Band, The Kim Wasserburger Band, the…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, June 4th

Friday, June 4th Share a Brew with the CAW Crew! Thank you to everyone who came out last weekend and celebrated the first stop of our Inoculation Emancipation Tour sponsored by Minocqua Brewing Company. We’re happy to announce the next stop on our tour will be on June 12th at Funk’s Pub in Fitchburg from 11 AM to 7 PM! The…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, May 21st

Friday, May 21st Wausau is a Community for All. Marathon County (North Central Region) Makes the New York Times, But Not For a Good Reason. The responses to a proposed Community for All resolution, drafted by the Diversity Affairs Commission, by some Marathon County Board of Supervisors, and members of the public, led to an article in the New York…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, May 14th

Friday, May 14th Attend Milwaukee County Citizen Climate and Equity Lobby Training Climate change and equity are finally getting the attention they deserve around Wisconsin and the country. But we need citizens like you to influence elected officials to prioritize climate action and equity. You will learn about Milwaukee County’s local issues, how to build your network, and will leave…