Ferguson In Context, Report On Health In Wisconsin Shows Good And Bad News

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Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have ignited a new and passionate discussion about race, law enforcement, and freedom of expression across the country. We talk with a student and professor from UW-Madison about the importance of these events here in Wisconsin. We also examine a new report on health in Wisconsin that has some good and bad news.

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  • Report On Health In Wisconsin Shows Good And Bad News

    A new report from the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute shows that while Wisconsin is improving in some health areas, there’s still a lot of work to be done. A public health expert discusses the report and how the state can improve its health overall.

  • Ferguson In Context

    Grand jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases have set off protests across the nation and have also opened up a new conversation about race and law enforcement. A student and professor from UW-Madison explain why this conversation is important in Wisconsin.

Episode Credits

  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Dr. Patrick Remington Guest
  • William P. Jones Guest
  • DeShawn McKinney Guest