Police reform, Air pollution, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women,

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Protesters rally outside the 3rd Precinct
Protesters rally outside the 3rd Precinct Monday, April 19, 2021, in Minneapolis as the murder trial against the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd advances to jury deliberations. Morry Gash/AP Photo

We talk to a former Madison police chief about efforts to reform police departments. Then, we learn more about a study connecting air pollution to public health outcomes. Later, a Wisconson singer-songwriter shares how she is using music to raise awareness about violence against Native American women

Featured in this Show

  • The state of police reform two years after George Floyd's death

    We take a look at police reforms that have happened since the murder of George Floyd two years ago, including the new Justice Department policy on excessive force.

  • Study finds eliminating air pollution could save tens of thousands of lives

    A new study from UW-Madison found that over 50 thousand deaths could be prevented each year if energy-related air pollution in the U.S. were eliminated. One of the researchers explains how air pollution impacts health and life expectancy.

  • Using music to bring attention to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

    We talk with an Indigenous recording artist based in Wisconsin about her work to raise awareness of violence against women, and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Reverend David C. Couper Guest
  • Nick Mailloux Guest
  • Kelly Jackson Guest

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