The Cost Of Emotional Labor, Young Voters Are Engaged But Not Quick To Pick A Side

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Young people in Eau Claire are meeting up every Tuesday night to talk politics, and they’re not the only ones. We talk to a reporter who has taken a look at the way younger people are engaging in politics in Eau Claire and Oshkosh. We also hear how many service industry jobs can take an emotional toll on the workers.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Alicia Grandey Guest
  • Jessie Opoien Guest