Separate State Budgets Considered, Supporting Fasting Coworkers During Ramadan, Why We Lie

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The stalemate over Wisconsin’s budget continues, and some lawmakers are considering the idea of the Assembly and Senate drafting separate budgets. We find out how that would work and what issues are dividing Republicans. From little white lies to hurtful deceptions, dishonesty seems to be a part of being human. Our guest explores the science of why we lie. Plus, with the Islamic holy month of Ramadan underway, we hear how to support coworkers that observe the traditional fasting from dawn til dusk.

Featured in this Show

  • Assembly Republicans Reach A Stalemate Over State Budget

    WPR State Capitol Reporter Laurel White joins us to give us the latest in the fight over the state budget in the Assembly.

  • Fasting At The Office: How To Support Coworkers During Ramadan

    Many Muslims recently began fasting for the holy month of Ramadan, and our guest gives tips on how employers and coworkers can support their fasting colleagues during the Islamic month dedicated to fasting, prayer and reflection.

  • Why We Lie

    Our guest says that to lie is human. We explore the science of why we lie, looking at famous lies historically and from the present.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Laurel White Guest
  • Ginella Massa Guest
  • Yudhijit Bhattacharjee Guest

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