Gun violence prevention, Swearing norms

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We talk to a Wisconsin criminology professor about a new effort from the White House to prevent gun violence. Then, an expert on swearing talks with us about how cultural norms around cursing are changing.

Featured in this Show

  • What can new federal Office of Gun Violence Prevention do to prevent gun violence?

    The White House announced a new Office of Gun Violence Prevention. A Wisconsin criminology professor joins us to look at what kind of impact it could have on gun violence in America.

  • Why we swear and how cultural norms around cursing have changed

    Cultural norms about swearing have changed over the years. We talk to a professor who studies cursing to better understand why we say these words and how we treat them socially.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Theodore Lentz Guest
  • Timothy Jay Guest

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