Cyber security, Reproductive health disparities, English language quirks

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We talk to Wisconsin’s consumer protection administrator about how to protect ourselves from cyber threats. Then, we learn more about racial disparities in reproductive health care. Later, an author shares her book that dives into the history of the oddities in the English language.

Featured in this Show

  • How to look out for and protect yourself from increased cyber threats

    The FBI’s Milwaukee office is warning that the risk of cyber attacks is high in Wisconsin and across the country. We talk to a state consumer protection administration about how to protect ourselves.

  • Racial disparities within reproductive health access

    Experts say women of color will be the most affected by the overturning of Roe v Wade. A reproductive justice advocate breaks down those disparities.

  • Why does the English language have so many exceptions to its own rules?

    For every spelling or pronunciation rule in the English language, there seems to be an exception. A linguist talks with us about her new book exploring the oddities of English and where they come from.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Lara Sutherlin Guest
  • Ann Marie Benitez Guest
  • Arika Okrent Guest

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