Strength In Weirdness, Wisconsin’s Legislative Response To Coronavirus

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We discuss the benefits of being weird with an author of a new book about navigating that outsider struggle, and finding power through it. Then we learn more about how Wisconsin’s legislature is managing a response effort to COVID-19.

Featured in this Show

  • The Power Of Being Weird

    Studies show that we are likely to choose friends and partners that are incredibly similar to us, in behavior and ways of thinking. When you feel like an outsider, how do you survive? We talk with the author about her struggles with being ‘weird’ and how to harness outsider power.

  • Gov. Evers Signs Coronavirus Bill

    A COVID-19 relief bill that passed in the state legislature was signed into law by Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday. We’ll talk about what was in the bill and the concerns some lawmakers have with the legislation.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Olga Khazan Guest
  • Laurel White Guest

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