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Business and racial equity

12/29/2018
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Dane County has been grappling with findings published in the Race to Equity report about profound levels of racial disparities in the area. At one Idea Fest panel, the question at hand was, what can the private sector do to help?

Duration:00:57:33

Wisconsin's Environment and Communities of Color

12/28/2018
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Wisconsin is a state proud of its natural resources, but the way that its residents access and engage with the environment changes is by no means equal.

Duration:01:05:41

Kevin Conroy

12/24/2018
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The CEO of Exact Sciences talks with biotech journalist Luke Timmerman about his own journey from electrical engineering into the life sciences, the ups and downs of his company, and the current state of cancer research and detection.

Duration:01:03:18

Stem Cells at 20

12/22/2018
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2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the breakthrough research on stem cells by researchers led by James Thomson at UW-Madison. In this conversation, stem cell experts discuss how the “stem cell revolution” have played out.

Duration:00:57:35

What media should I trust?

12/22/2018
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Especially in the wake of the election of Donald Trump, the trustworthiness and reliability of the news media has emerged as a focal point of political dialogue in the U.S. In an age of "fake news," declining revenues for legacy outlets and a new digital media landscape, it raises the question: what media should I trust?

Duration:00:51:10

Millennials in Wisconsin

11/21/2018
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At the Cap Times Idea Fest, Millennials who have found success as entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders gathered to talk about what they think the city and the state is doing right, and what it needs to do differently, to retain and attract younger demographics.

Duration:00:49:41

Michael Johnson

10/31/2018
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A former community leader reflects on his eight years at the helm of the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County.

Duration:01:03:14

What should the fire department of the future look like?

10/20/2018
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Cap Times reporter Abby Becker leads a talk with two analysts and the head of the statewide firefighters union about the roles firefighters play today in Wisconsin communities.

Duration:01:00:26

Fixing juvenile justice in Wisconsin

10/17/2018
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News editor Jason Joyce leads a panel about youth incarceration, restorative justice, and how juvenile justice is handled as a political issue in Wisconsin.

Duration:00:55:06

Jim Doyle

10/10/2018
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Washington Post associate editor David Maraniss sits down with Jim Doyle, Wisconsin's former governor and attorney general, for a conversation on gun control, criminal justice and state elections.

Duration:00:58:19

Is it time to start paying college athletes?

10/5/2018
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Three former student athletes grapple with the role of athletes in a multi-billion dollar college sports industry.

Duration:01:00:25

What Wisconsin voters are thinking

10/4/2018
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Marquette University Law School pollster Charles Franklin breaks down the latest numbers on midterm elections, approval ratings and more.

Duration:00:58:25

How can cities move Wisconsin forward?

10/2/2018
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Three Wisconsin mayors talk about what it means to them to lead locally.

Duration:00:38:30

The state of American politics in 2018

10/1/2018
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David Axelrod, Barbara Lawton, Dan Balz and David Maraniss talk about midterm elections, Supreme Court nomination proceedings, and the role of money in politics in 2018.

Duration:01:43:44

2 Progressive Icons

1/25/2018
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Cap Times editors John Nichols and Dave Zweifel look back at the legacies of William T. Evjue and Ed Garvey.

Duration:00:52:48

Tommy Thompson

1/25/2018
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Wisconsin's longest-serving governor shares stories from his political career.

Duration:00:59:27

The New Glarus Brewing story

9/25/2017
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Deb Carey talks about how New Glarus Brewing has evolved into a Wisconsin cultural institution.

Duration:00:49:55

Formidable Wisconsin Women

9/22/2017
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In today's episode of the podcast, five women talk about the fear and struggle that's lined their road to success.

Duration:01:04:14

Dan Brown

9/22/2017
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Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison executive director Dan Brown talks about his nation's efforts to preserve its heritage.

Duration:00:48:39

Amy Klobuchar

9/22/2017
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In this episode, Sen. Amy Klobuchar talks about what it's like to have a former Saturday Night Live cast member as your counterpart in public office.

Duration:01:00:10