Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 9:00pm
Even the most optimistic person could benefit from seeing the proverbial glass as half-empty. That's according to Joy Cardin's guest, who explains what "defensive pessimism" is and why she says it helps some people find a constructive way to channel their anxiety.
Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:00am
In light of protests in Colorado about a planned curriculum review to promote patriotism, Joy Cardin will talk to a history professor who says history education needs a balance of the good and bad.
Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:00am
The NRA is buying more than $1 million in pro-Walker ads, the state’s largest police group is endorsing Mary Burke, and the race between Attorney General candidates Brad Schimel and Susan Happ has narrowed in the past month. Joy Cardin and her guest professor discuss the criminal justice issues at play in the upcoming state elections.
Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:30am
While all eight of Wisconsin’s congressional seats are up for election this year, pundits say only one race is likely to be even remotely competitive – the one race where there’s no incumbent candidate. Joy Cardin and her guest reporter talk about the underdog candidates in these races, and how they’re handling odds that others say are slim.