Labor union membership, Oneida public art, Mental health hotline

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Teachers picketing in Chicago
Striking teachers and support staff picket and gather around donuts and coffee outside the John J. Pershing Magnet School on the first day of their strike in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Photo

An economic professor helps us better understand the latest numbers of labor union membership in Wisconsin and the U.S. Then, we talk to an Oneida Nation artistic with a public art installation in Stevens Point and Green Bay. Later, we check in on the early impact of Wisconsin’s new mental health crisis line.

Featured in this Show

  • Labor union membership trends from 2022

    The U.S. Department of Labor released update labor union membership data for 2022. We explore the latest trends in organized labor in Wisconsin and across the country.

  • Sculptor from Oneida Nation on his public art

    A modern sculptor and member of Oneida Nation talks with us about his work installing public art in Stevens Point and Green Bay.

  • An update on Wisconsin's 988 mental health hotline

    Wisconsin’s 9-8-8 mental health hotline went live in the summer of 2022. We check in on how the service has been able to field calls and texts providing mental health services.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • John Heywood Guest
  • Mark Fischer Guest
  • Caroline Crehan Neumann Guest