Civil Service Reforms, Progressive Cities And Racial Equality, Dried And Preserved Foods

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Major cities like Minneapolis, Austin and Madison pride themselves on progressive ideals, but are they any better for people of color? Our guest scholar says racial disparities are often the same in these areas as they are in other major cities. We also get some tips on drying and preserving our foods, and get the latest on a state GOP plan to reform Wisconsin’s civil service system.

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  • Are Progressive Cities Worse For Racial Equality?

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Tim Wise Guest
  • Teresa Marrone Guest

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