The spike in domestic violence, The decline of cash

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First, we look at the troubling spike in domestic killings in Milwaukee and how the violence could be reduced. Then, we look at why more people are going cashless — and what it could mean for our economy.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin's alarming domestic violence trend

    According to the Milwaukee Police Department, domestic violence deaths have increased almost 91 percent from 2021 to 2022. We’re joined by the head of the Sojourner Family Peace Center in Milwaukee to discuss new research and approaches to address a worsening trend.

  • More Americans joining cashless economy

    More than 40 percent of Americans aren’t using any cash at all in a typical week, according to a recent Pew Research study. That’s a double-digit increase in less than a decade. We talk with an expert in consumer behavior about why people are going cashless.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Carmen Pitre Guest
  • Aradhna Krishna Guest