Ice Cream Made At Home, Disenfranchised Milwaukee Voters, The Economic Impact Of A Scaled Back DNC

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ice cream, Joy (CC-BY)
There is no limit to the flavors that ice cream comes in, but sometimes, the simplest is the best. Photo: Joy (but not Cardin) (CC-BY).

A Wisconsin ice cream scientists walks us through churn-less ice cream-making on this week’s Food Friday. Then we learn about a study showing a percentage of Black Milwaukee voters who didn’t participate in April’s election. And the Democratic Party announced it will scale back its 2020 nominating convention. We’ll talk about how that will impact Milwaukee businesses.

Featured in this Show

  • Food Friday: Making No-Churn Ice Cream

    It’s getting hot outside and that means the time is right for ice cream. We talk to a frozen dessert scientist about how to make no-churn ice cream at home without an ice cream maker.

  • Milwaukee Voters Disenfranchised In April Election, Study Shows

    A study shows polling place changes and COVID-19 fears disenfranchised Milwaukee voters in April’s election. The Brennan Center for Justice shows nearly 16 percent fewer Black voters cast ballots under these circumstances.

  • The Economic Impact Of A Scaled Back DNC

    Democratic Party leaders announced this week that the 2020 Democratic National Convention would be significantly scaled back due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The nominating event was expected to be an economic boon for Milwaukee businesses but now will not bring in large crowds. We’ll talk to a business reporter about how businesses in the city will be impacted.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Michele Gerard Good Technical Director
  • Maya Warren Guest
  • Dee Hall Guest
  • Tom Daykin Guest
  • Kealey Bultena Interviewer

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