Video Games For All, More Apparent Election 2020 Meddling By Russia, Groups Call For State To Have Voters Cast Absentee Ballots Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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We discuss people’s interest — and disinterest — in video games, and talk about some common favorites. Then a professor of journalism and communications tells us about new evidence of Russian actors attempting to disrupt American presidential campaigns. And we talk to voting rights advocates who say the state should allow all voters to vote absentee amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Featured in this Show

  • Video Games For Everyone

    We try to figure out what causes some people to be obsessed with video games, and others to be uninterested. We also talk about some of the most popular video games of all time, and recomendations for someone who’s new to the world of gaming.

  • More Evidence Of Russian Meddling In 2020 Presidential Campaigns

    After interfering in the 2016 presidential campaigns, a new analysis shows that Russia is meddling ahead of the 2020 elections — and getting more brazen. We look at what they’re apparently doing and what our guest says the U.S., social media companies and individual people can do about it.

  • Voting Groups In Wisconsin Urge State To Provide Absentee Ballots Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

    As the new coronavirus outbreak continues, a coalition of civic groups in Wisconsin is recommending the state send absentee ballots to voters ahead of the April 7 primary. We talk to two advocates about the call to vote absentee and potential concerns about the upcoming election.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Jon-Paul Dyson Guest
  • Young Mie Kim Guest
  • Anjali Bhasin Guest
  • Shauntay Nelson Guest

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