Brewers stadium financing, Stop talking about work

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American Family Field can be seen as people walk toward it on the sidewalk.
Fans walk into American Family Field to watch the Brewers’ season opener Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Milwaukee. Angela Major/WPR

A reporter joins us to discuss recent efforts to fund renovations at American Family Field where the Milwaukee Brewers play, or risk the team moving to another city. Then, a writer shares why we should stop starting conversations with questions about what we do for a living and talk about other things instead.

Featured in this Show

  • How will American Family Field renovations be financed?

    About three years after the end of the sales tax financing its upkeep, American Family Field has been trying to figure out new revenue streams. A reporter who’s been following the issue for years updates us.

  • Taking our jobs off the conversational table

    “What do you do for a living” is a common conversation starter when we meet new people. A guest makes the case that we can have better conversations by focusing on different parts of our identities outside of our work lives.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Tom Daykin Guest
  • Rachel Feintzeig Guest

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