Working From Home — Forever?, Lessons From Wisconsin’s Handling Of The AIDS Epidemic, Political Polling In The COVID Age

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We talk with a journalist who’s looked into the possible longer term work space changes that might come from the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on people needing to work from home. And we look back to the AIDS epidemic in Wisconsin, and what can be learned from that pandemic. We also talk about political polling amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • What If There's No End Date For Working At Home

    The COVID-19 pandemic forced a lot of people to begin working from home. While the outbreak continues, more companies are weighing making the arrangement more permanent. We talk to a journalist who looked into the issue and how it could re-shape the landscape of work.

  • Echoes Of A Health Crisis of The Past: Wisconsin's Action To Halt AIDS

    In the early 1980s, the first signs of what would come to be known as AIDS were hitting the coasts of the nation. We talk with a former state representative who played a key role in ensuring confidentiality and thorough contact tracing were a part in controlling the epidemic in our state.

  • Political Polling During COVID-19

    Polling is as much a part of politics as campaigning and fundraisers. But the COVID-19 pandemic has upended many parts of the process and forced pollsters to reconfigure how they work. We’ll talk to a political writer about how polling has changed and what it could signal about the November election.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Michele Gerard Good Technical Director
  • Clive Thompson Guest
  • David Clarenbach Guest
  • Harry Enten Guest

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