Wisconsin Senate Candidates - Forum on War and Peace
2022 Senate Candidates Forum on International Relations, War and Peace
Hosted by Milwaukee Turners and moderated by Emilio De Torre
The candidates attending were State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski, Kou Lee, Tom Nelson, Steven Olikara, Peter Peckarsky, David Schroeder, and Darrell Williams.
Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes was unable to attend, but we'll share his recorded responses to the questions at a later date.
The forum topics:
The candidates experience, interest and/or expertise in U.S. foreign policy, Pentagon
spending, and promoting international peace.
The war in Ukraine.
Nuclear weapons funding and non-proliferation.
Reducing Pentagon Spending, such as for basing F-35 warplanes in Madison, and shifting
funds to human needs.
The Yemen War Powers Resolution, H.J. Res. 87.
Congressional oversight of U.S. sanctions on foreign countries.
In partnership with Friends Committee on National Legislation - Milwaukee and Madison Advocacy Teams; United Nations Association - Greater Milwaukee and Dane County chapters; End the Wars Coalition [Milwaukee]; Peace Action - Wisconsin; Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice; Wisconsin Coalition to Normalize Relations with Cuba; and 17 other groups, including: Grassroots North Shore and Grassroots South Shore [Milwaukee], Milwaukee Veterans For Peace - Chapter 102, Milwaukee Area Labor Council, Family Farm Defenders - WI, Physicians for Social Responsibility Wisconsin
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