Governor’s Pardon Policy, Art And Activism, Infrastructure Funding And Clean Water

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In his five years as Wisconsin’s governor, Scott Walker has never pardoned a state prisoner. A legal expert discusses the benefits, and costs, of political pardons. We also talk to an artist and activist about his experiences at the Paris Climate talks last year, and learn how our aging infrastructure affects our water supply.

Featured in this Show

  • How Art Activism Shaped The Message At COP21

    Last month thousands of climate activists took to the streets of Paris during the historic 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, commonly referred to as COP-21. A guest who was one of those activist discusses how artists helped frame the message of the movement.

  • Governor Walker And The Pardon Power

    In light of the big public response to the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” we’re joined by an expert to explore Governor Walker’s decision not to grant any pardons during his tenure as governor.

  • How Our Infrastructure Is Connected To Clean Water

    Flint, Michigan is facing a public health crisis because of a tainted water supply, and experts say this highlights a need for improved infrastructure across the country. Our guest explains how our aging public resources affect our drinking water.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • KP Whaley Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Nicolas Lampert Guest
  • Laura Bliss Guest

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