Promoting civic dialogue, Individual vs public health

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We preview an upcoming conference discussing how to promote political conversation between opposing viewpoints. Then, we talk to the author of a new book who argues we spend too much on individual health care and not enough on public health.

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    Civil discourse has turned decidedly uncivil in a lot of American politics. Two UW-Madison journalism professors join the show to talk about how to revitalize it, and to preview their conference “Renewing Civic Life in Wisconsin.”

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    We discuss the major differences in spending on public health versus health care in America, how the two are linked, and how we can improve the public health side of things.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Mike Wagner Guest
  • Lew Friedland Guest
  • Dr. Michael Stein Guest

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