State Capitol Report: Main Street Agenda project, Violence and anger in politics

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Wisconsin state Capitol at night
Wisconsin state Capitol. Joe Tarr/WPR

Two journalists explain an effort aimed at better understanding what issues matter most to Wisconsin voters. Then, a UW-Green Bay psychologist discusses why elections can stir anger and how anger can be managed.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin Main Street Agenda: Issues important to voters

    What do you want candidates to talk about as they compete for your vote this fall? The Wisconsin Main Street Agenda is gathering data online and through local town halls. We gain insight on which issues matter most to voters.

  • Addressing anger in American politics

    U.S. security agencies are issuing heightened threat advisory and warning of possible attacks against political candidates and election officials, this midterm. The day before the election we speak with a UW-Green Bay anger researcher on why elections spark so much rage.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Jim Fitzhenry Guest
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Ryan Martin Guest

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