Domestic violence deaths, Google antitrust lawsuit

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We learn more about why domestic violence-related deaths are rising in Wisconsin. Then, a tech writer explains the antitrust lawsuit against Google and its monopoly on search engines.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin reaches an all-time high in domestic violence-related deaths

    In 2022, Wisconsin saw a record-setting increase in domestic violence-related suicides and homicides, up 20 percent compared to the previous year. We talk to a domestic violence and policy researcher about why Wisconsin’s domestic violence problem is worsening, and what we can do to improve outcomes for victims.

    If you’re experiencing domestic violence, you can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or contact a local victim service provider.

  • How Google's monopoly on search affects you

    The U.S. Department of Justice and multiple states are in an ongoing case against Google, alleging that the company illegally gained a monopoly on the search industry by excluding competitors. We talk to an industry expert on the case and his thoughts on how Google’s 90 percent share of the search market has deteriorated the quality of their product.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Mariel Barnes Guest
  • Cory Doctorow Guest

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