Part two of our piece on Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson. We talk about his involvment with the Trump/Ukraine scandal and the storming of the Capitol earlier this month.
Part one of Scott and Eric’s takedown of Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson. They get into his orgins as a Senator as well as a lengthy aside on the Fairness Act.
Scott and Eric discuss the events of 1/6/21
Yesterday, Trump supporters attempted to take over the U.S. Capitol building in hope of stopping the Electoral Vote Count from happening. Four people died. Many others were injured in the fighting and sent to the hospital. Multiple explosive devices were also recovered from inside the Capitol grounds. There were enough Trump supporters to stop the
Scott and Eric have a breif discussion about doom followed by an interview with Ryan Clancy, Milwaukee County Supervisor. Ryan talks about his origins as a leftist, parks, the defund movement, and (that’s right folks we get into it) budget policy!
In this companion episode to last week, Milwaukee DSA member Olivia Litzenberg interviews Omar Flores, co-chair of CPAC or the Civilian Police Accountability Council. CPAC is working to be an alternitive to the FPC. Olivia interviews Omar about their efforts and other police related issues.
Our main segment this episode comes to us courtesy of Arthur Edmund and Stephani Lohman who we heard on our previous election episode. They discuss the Fire and Police Commission, an orginization that is meant to oversee the Milwaukee Police as a non-biased 3rd party. Spoiler alert: they are bad at the overseeing. Arthur and
Scott interviews Alex Brower who is running for School Board Member of Milwaukee’s 5th District. They discuss the issues that Milwaukee’s public schools are facing and how they reflect the city as a whole. Then stick around after the interview as Eric fields a call in from a very special guest.
Scott and Eric Discuss an episode of Star Trek Deep Space Nine that portrays a labor conflict. If you want to watch the episode before listening check out Season 4 Episode 15 “The Bar Association.”
We meet our new co-host, UWM Professor Eric Lohman, as he and Scott discuss the results of the November Election.