Psychology Of Global Warming, Wisconsin Man’s Battle With Blindness, Attitudes Towards Law Enforcement, Walleye Farming

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For 14 years, a Wisconsin man ignored his vision loss and pretended to be a fully sighted person. He tells us his story, and how his blindness opened new doors. We also hear from a guest who wants people to think differently about climate change, and get the story behind the state budget’s impact on walleye farming. We also get a police perspective on the nation’s attitudes towards law enforcement.

Featured in this Show

  • What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming: Toward A New Psychology Of Climate Action

    The more facts pile up about global warming, the more resistance to them grows, according to psychologist and economist Per Espen Stoknes. He explains the psychological barriers to climate action, and offers new ways to talk about global warming that create positive solutions.

  • Wisconsin Man Tells Tale Of Vision Loss, Masquerading As A Sighted Person

    A Wisconsin man tells the story of his vision loss, his denial of the change and how he eventually confronted the problem — and changed his life for the better.

  • Law Enforcement Leaders Worried About Growing Anti-Police Sentiment

    In light of several high-profile officer-involved shootings, there seems to be a growing anti-police mentality in the United States. Speaking yesterday at a press conference to announce the death of a police officer, New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said, “You’d have to almost go back to the late 60s to early 70s to see a time when there was so much anti-police sentiment in the country.” A Wisconsin police representative weighs in on the nation’s attitudes towards law enforcement.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Per Espen Stoknes Guest
  • Philip DiMeo Guest
  • Jim Palmer Guest

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