Moving Past The Merit Economy, Door County Travel Data

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A government theory professor breaks down why he thinks America’s system of rewarding merit is flawed in practice. And a Door County reporter shares some of what she learned looking at travel data around that popular tourist area.

Featured in this Show

  • How Meritocracy Threatens The Common Good

    Our guest makes the case that America’s emphasis on education and success leaves too many people out and holds the country back. We talk with him about ways he thinks the country can start working toward a new common good.

  • What Data Reveals About Door County Tourism During The Pandemic

    The coronavirus brought travel and tourism to a screeching halt this spring. As people have started to move around again we check in with a reporter who has been gathering the data to get a better understanding of travel and tourism in one of Wisconsin’s most popular areas, Door County.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Michael Sandel Guest
  • Sammy Gibbons Guest
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director

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