Monday on Lake Effect: Protesting Safely, Mars Cheese Castle, 'America’s Socialist Experiment'

Jun 8, 2020

Monday on Lake Effect

An epidemiologist gives her advice on how to protest safely in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Then, how a Wisconsin family-owned business is using an electronic message board on I-94 to make a statement about the protests. We learn what made Milwaukee a city where socialism worked for nearly half of the 20th century, despite being known as “sewer socialists.” Plus, how the pandemic is making weddings return to their roots.


  • Dr. Laura Cassidy, research director for the Institute for Health & Equity at the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Michael Ventura, co-owner of Mars Cheese Castle in Kenosha
  • Mike Gousha, co-producer of PBS documentary, America’s Socialist Experiment
  • Monica Orr, owner of Morr events; Sally Vander Wyst, owner of Milwaukee Flower Co.