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

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.