Why Academics Should Try More To Educate The Public, Scott Walker’s Legacy

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The digital age has changed the way Information is shared, and a well-constructed opinion can be difficult to challenge effectively. We hear from a writer who says academic experts should be doing more to educate the public and provide information based on evidence. We also hear from a both sides of the aisle on Governor Walker’s career.

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Episode Credits

  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Derrell Connor Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Linda Stamato Guest
  • Chris Lato Guest
  • Matt Rothschild Guest