The Madison Labor History Film Series begins this week and is free for the public. The series aims to make labor history available to a wide spectrum of citizens, with the hope that broad exposure to the subject field may entice people to research further. With Gov. Walker’s current suppression of the public sector labor […]
Ingredients 2 ounces mezcal 1/2 ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice 1 1/2 ounces ginger syrup 4 ounces ginger beer or ale (the gingery the better!) Instructions Copper mugs or glasses are ideal for this drink. Fill your glass with ice, add the mezcal, lime juice, and ginger beer. Stir until cold. Garnish with lime or mint […]
Neighbors on Madison’s east side found one of their favorite hangouts suddenly closed over the weekend. The 4 & 20 Bakery on N. Fourth Street had become part of the fabric of the neighborhood around East High School. But on Saturday night, founder, baker, and co-owner Mandy Puntney passed away after becoming ill with bronchitis and […]
Speaker Paul Ryan canceled a vote on the American Health Care Act Friday. The vote was planned for 2:30 P.M. (CT) after being delayed twice on Thursday. On Friday afternoon Ryan went to the White House to discuss dropping the GOP healthcare plan when it was evident the bill did not have enough votes to […]
Congressional Budget Office estimates 24 million people would lose their health insurance under Trumpcare. However that was before recent amendments by the Freedom Caucus made further cuts into Medicaid and Obamacare.
On the seventh anniversary of Obamacare we speak with John Peacock about the GOP health care bill that might replace it. We discuss the political aim of the Freedom Caucus, the pitfalls of Trumpcare, and how it will affect Wisconsin. Mr. Peacock is the research director for the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families.