Campus Free Speech, Campaign Targets Millennial Workers

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We discuss a state-run marketing campaign aimed at luring young workers to Wisconsin as the state’s population ages. But first, a political scientist joins the program to explore how free speech is evolving on college campuses.

Featured in this Show

  • Free Speech Evolving On Campuses Nationwide

    A federal judge recently ruled that Northeast Wisconsin Technical College violated a student’s First Amendment rights. We discuss how hate speech and online communication are complicating free speech on college campuses.

  • Where Wisconsin Stands — And Needs To Go — With Millennials

    As baby boomers retire, Wisconsin is looking to attract more millennials to keep its economy humming. We look at how state-run marketing efforts have fared in the last year and what is at stake if Wisconsin fails to lure a group that will soon make up 40 percent of the workforce.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Howard Schweber Guest
  • Dale Knapp Guest