A writer, and mother, discusses why a lot of moms are feeling — as data suggests — like failures during the pandemic. We talk about some causes, and some ways to reassure people of the great job they’re doing. Then a Democratic and a Republican Wisconsin state lawmaker tell us about the proposal they’re sponsoring that would establish ranked-choice voting in the state.
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The Pandemic Is Making Many Parents Feel Like Failures
Mothers have experienced job loss disproportionately during this pandemic, in addition to showing increased levels of depression and anxiety in a number of polls and studies. We talk with a mother and author who says the pandemic has made many parents, especially mothers, feel more insecure about aspects of their parenting they were already concerned about.
Bipartisan Bill Would Bring Ranked-Choice Voting To Wisconsin
Wisconsin’s Congressional members would be elected by ranked-choice voting under a new, bipartisan bill. We talk with two of its sponsors about how ranked-choice voting works, why they think it’s needed, and whether they’re seeing support from their colleagues.
- Rob Ferrett Host
- Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
- Natalie Guyette Producer
- Dean Knetter Producer
- Jennifer Senior Guest
- Dale Kooyenga Guest
- Sen. Jeff Smith Guest
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