Fair redistricting, Viking festival, Chess and hip-hop

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The Rally for Fair Maps demonstration at the state Capitol on Monday, May 17, 2021, in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

A policy expert shares his analysis of redistricting efforts across the country to learn what was effective and what wasn’t. Then, one of the organizers of a Viking festival coming to Green Bay gives us the details of the event and why it celebrates Vikings. Later, we learn more about a group combining hip-hop and chess in Milwaukee.

Featured in this Show

  • What makes redistricting truly fair

    We hear about the results of an analysis of independent redistricting commissions, and what they’re capable of compared with partisan state legislatures drawing their own maps.

  • Midwest's largest viking festival coming to Green Bay

    UW-Green Bay hosts the Midwest’s largest Viking festival this week. One of the organizers shares what’s in store and why the festival celebrates Vikings.

  • Milwaukee group marries chess and hip-hop

    We talk to the founders of a group in Milwaukee that combines chess, hip hop and community service.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lee Drutman Guest
  • Heidi Sherman Guest
  • Raquel Aleman Guest
  • Brandon Kitts Guest

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