Workers Strike At Kohler Co. In Wisconsin, New Beet Species, Political Issues That Need More Attention

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Presidential debates have touched on immigration reform, the Middle East, and economic policies, but our guest says candidates and the media aren’t talking about some other important issues. A political scientist lays out some major topics that deserve more attention. We also talk to a UW scientist developing new strains of beets, and we talk to a reporter covering the worker strike at Kohler Co. in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Union Workers Strike At Kohler Co. In Wisconsin

    On Sunday union workers at Kohler Co. in Wisconsin went on strike for the first time since 1983. A reporter covering this news for WPR shares why workers are striking and how soon they could get back to work.

  • Issues That Deserve More Attention In The Presidential Race

    Amid the drama and personalities of the presidential race, a Wisconsin political scientist says there are key issues that deserve more attention from candidates, the media, and the voting public.

  • Wisconsin Life: The Beet Goes On

    On today’s Wisconsin Life we’ll talk to a UW-Madison professor and vegetable breeder who develops new strains of beets and other vegetables.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Karl Christenson Producer
  • Chuck Quirmbach Guest
  • Susan Johnson Guest
  • Irwin Goldman Guest

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