Biden administration action, Navigating authors, RNC to Milwaukee

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President Joe Biden speaks about the end of the war in Afghanistan from the State Dining Room of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, in Washington. Evan Vucci/AP Photo

We talk to a political science professor about how recent action from the Biden administration could influence the upcoming midterms. Then, a Madison bookstore employee shares how they help readers navigate authors to find books to read. Then, Milwaukee’s mayor joins us to talk about the impact that hosting the Republican National Convention will have on his city.

Featured in this Show

  • How action from Biden administration could influence upcoming midterms

    The Biden administration canceled portion of student loan debt and enacted the Inflation Reduction Act in recent week. We explore what impact these actions could have on the upcoming midterm elections.

  • Local bookstore employee shares fun reading memes

    We talk to an employee of Madison’s A Room Of One’s Own bookstore on the fun memes they create to help readers navigate intimidating authors.

  • Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson on what the RNC will mean for the city

    The Republican National Convention is coming to Milwaukee in 2024. Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson joins the show to talk about how the city is getting ready, and some of the pushback to hosting the event.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Steven Smith Guest
  • Fawzy Taylor Guest
  • Cavalier Johnson Guest