Challenging Monopolies” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Robert joins us from New Mexico where he was at a People’s Action leadership retreat and a well deserved vacation to hike and bike in New Mexico. Yet another Walker-appointee refuses to leave office when their term expires, this time a Green Bay area bank CEO on the UW Board of Regents. What does this say about the GOP attitude…

SPECIAL PODCAST: “Fighting Hospital Costs and Closures” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast 

We review the launch of a new statewide campaign for Hospital and Health system accountability. Big hospital chains have used their lobbying and political clout to excuse themselves from public oversight, with disastrous results for patients and communities. In their ceaseless quest for revenue, thy have made health care unaffordable, and created an unstable system which is leading to closures…

“Leaders needed” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss President Biden’s visit to Wisconsin for the 4th time this year on Wednesday and his highlighting the difference of his successful economic policies which passed Congress including Infrastructure, CHIPS and Inflation Reduction Acts. Wisconsin is clearly ground zero for presidential election and important U.S. Senate seat held by Tammy Baldwin. Wisconsin Democrats announced this week that they will…

Organizing people, the only solution.

In Mt. Horeb this week guns, death, and middle school kids in lockdown. We reflect. We recap Tuesday’s 40th Anniversary event in Eau Claire. Thanks to everyone who attended one of the 5 celebrations of our proud history. As always, we are inspired by our members around Wisconsin and their commitment to building a just multiracial democracy. Please consider joining…

“Spring Election, Sarah Godlewski, free home weatherizations, and flowers” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We debrief this week’s Spring General Election. We look at the implications of the high ‘Uninstructed Vote” in the Democratic Presidential primary. Will it put additional pressure on President Biden to change course on the unfolding humanitarian travesty in Gaza? We also dig into the central role that strong voter support for public education played in local elections throughout the…

“The Terror Blueprint for Trump’s 2nd Term” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

On this special edition of the podcast, Robert Kraig interviews Anne Nelson, the author of the critically-acclaimed Shadow Network and one of the top experts on the right-wing movement to end democracy. During the conversation, Nelson explains the origins of the powerful right-wing infrastructure backing Donald Trump. She also provides listeners with a review of Project 2025, the 900 page…