Eating The Same Meal Every Day, Economic Inequality In Wisconsin, The Week In Washington

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Work continues on the stand for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016. Trump will be sworn in at noon on Jan. 20, 2017 as America’s 45th president.  Alex Brandon/AP Photo

Some say variety is the spice of life, but for others, having the same meal day-after-day is the way to go. We hear why some of us love routine in our food choices. We also find out why economic inequality has been rising in Wisconsin. Then, we get up to speed on the latest national political news with a reporter.

Featured in this Show

  • Why Some Of Us Are Drawn To Eating The Same Meal Everyday

    For some, eating that peanut-butter sandwich for lunch or veggie stir-fry for dinner day-in and day-out is just a way of life. We talk with a writer about why some people are drawn to eating the same meal every day, and what it says about us.

  • What Economic Inequality Looks Like Across Wisconsin

    A new analysis from UW-Extension shows that economic inequality has been rising in Wisconsin over the last three decades. We talk to an economist about what parts of the state are seeing the most inequality, and what it means for the state’s economic health.

  • This Week In Washington – April 3, 2019

    President Trump has backed off his pledge to replace the Affordable Care Act with new health care legislation, now saving the issue for 2020. We talk about the politics surrounding the move, as well as Congressional efforts to obtain the full Mueller report, and other top stories.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Joe Pinsker Guest
  • Steve Deller Guest
  • Lauren Gambino Guest

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