Primary election update, Finding common ground

Air Date:
Heard On Central Time
Three candidates stand at four podiums on stage.
Republican candidates for governor Rebecca Kleefisch, Kevin Nicholson and Tim Ramthun participate in a debate next to an empty microphone that was intended for Tim Michels, who did not attend, Monday, June 27, 2022, at Providence Academy in Green Bay, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We catch up on the latest developments in Wisconsin’s 2022 primary election with a political science professor. Then, an author shares her book about having more productive conflict and finding common ground.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin 2022 primary election news roundup

    Tim Michels is racking up endorsements in Wisconsin’s Republican primary for governor, and the latest Marquette poll shows two candidates in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate are neck and neck. A UW-Madison political scientist joins us to break down that and more in Wisconsin election news.

  • How Understanding 'High Conflict' Can Help A Divided America

    When we disagree with others, it can seem like all the facts and persuasion in the world won’t change someone’s mind. Our guest says that by better understanding the nature of conflict itself, we can have more productive conversations and potentially find common ground on some divisive issues.

Episode Credits

  • Dean Knetter Host
  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Barry Burden Guest
  • Amanda Ripley Guest

Related Stories