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Joy Cardin talks to a wide variety of guests about current issues. Policy-makers and politicos field questions from Joy and her callers on a wide array of timely state, national and international topics.

Joy Cardin talks to a wide variety of guests about current issues. Policy-makers and politicos field questions from Joy and her callers on a wide array of timely state, national and international topics.
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Madison, WI

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Joy Cardin talks to a wide variety of guests about current issues. Policy-makers and politicos field questions from Joy and her callers on a wide array of timely state, national and international topics.

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English

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800-642-1234


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Professor Explains How He Says The Presidency Has Evolved Into 'Chaos'

9/25/2017
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According to our guest, early successes of the Oval Office have created “dangerous temptations and unrealistic expectations” for recent presidents. He discusses the history of the American presidency, why he calls the job “impossible,” why he says outsiders like Donald Trump cannot succeed and how he insists the presidency can advance beyond the current “chaos.” In his new book, “ The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office ,” presidential historian Jeremi Suri...

Duration: 00:50:02


State Capitol Report: Education Status, Concealed Carry Bill

9/25/2017
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Some lawmakers want Wisconsinites to carry concealed weapons without a permit. In this week’s State Capitol Report, we discuss a path for legislation approved in a legislative committee. WPR Capitol Bureau Chief Shawn Johnson and State Capitol Reporter Laurel White also bring us up to speed on final versions of the state budget and incentives for Foxconn. Plus we discuss the latest status of schools in Wisconsin.

Duration: 00:49:38


Feeling Fulfilled With Fewer Possessions

9/25/2017
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Is less best? Our guest says yes. She says people can condense life to a few simple items to make room for what they value most. Zoë Kim is a minimalist. She says people at any age and in any living situation can discover freedom by paring down their possessions. Kim writes about living better with less. Her book, set for October release, is called " Minimalism for Families: Practical Minimalist Living Strategies to Simplify Your Home and Life. " Kim has four children, so she knows firsthand...

Duration: 00:49:51


for Monday, September 25, 2017 at 6:00 am and 7:00 am

9/25/2017
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Every weekday from 6 to 9 a.m. on the Ideas Network stations, listeners can hear Joy Cardin talking with a wide variety of guests about issues that matter -- from politics to popular culture.

Duration: 00:41:40


Saving For Retirement

9/23/2017
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Tune in for a special retirement edition of On Your Money. Financial planner Kevin McKinley discusses reasons for taking advantage of the employer match with regard to 401k plans. He also has strategies for those saving and investing for retirement, and advice for people who want to retire early.

Duration: 00:52:32


Week In Review: State Budget, New Democratic Minority Leader, Iran Deal And More

9/22/2017
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Gov. Scott Walker signs the state’s $76 billion budget into law , Assembly Democrats elect a new leader and President Donald Trump says he’s decided what to do about the Iran nuclear deal . Our guests discuss those and other top state and national political stories in the Week in Review. Walker signed the two-year spending plan at Tuller Elementary School in Neenah nearly three months after it was due. It increases aid for public schools by $639 million and expands the private school...

Duration: 00:50:17


Ways People View The First Amendment

9/22/2017
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The First Amendment cements rights of free expression and a free press, but how far does that scope reach? Our guest is University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Mike Wagner. He discusses the basic protections of free speech. He also analyzes whether media outlets cover President Donald Trump fairly and how some political groups present their stories as unbiased to promote partisan narratives. A new poll from the Brookings Institution shows college students’ perspectives on the First...

Duration: 00:49:34


Tell Joy Where To Go For Fall Foods

9/22/2017
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Fall is the time of the year when Wisconsinites reap what they’ve planted in the spring. Therefore, it is the time to gather nature's abundance of fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains and create delicious meals made just for the season. During this edition of Tell Joy Where To Go, our guest shares ways to preserve fall foods and transform them into recipes perfect for the cooler season. How do you like to use the foods you’ve grown for this season? MONIQUE HOOKER'S APPLE STRUDEL by Colleen...

Duration: 00:49:06


Sykes: Conservative Movement Needs 'Exorcism'

9/21/2017
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A longtime Wisconsin talk show host is wondering what happened to his fellow conservatives. Our guest calls himself a “contrarian conservative” and questions in print his role on the air as right-wing extremists wooed conservative minds. Charlie Sykes’ new book is "How The Right Lost Its Mind". He says he had a front-row seat to then-candidate Donald Trump’s rise to the top of the Republican ticket. Sykes says he witnessed a surge of misleading reports from the right and an unwillingness...

Duration: 00:48:34


Comparing Newest Obamacare Repeal Effort To Current Law

9/21/2017
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans to schedule votes next week on the Republicans’ latest attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare. We examine how the Graham-Cassidy block grant bill would work and how it stacks up against existing law . Republicans need 50 votes for the measure to pass. According to POLITICO, some counts put the number of supporters at 49. Senate leaders are hoping to use a September 30 deadline to pressure at least one more senator into voting “yes.”...

Duration: 00:31:17


A Look At Walker's Budget Vetoes

9/21/2017
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Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to sign Wisconsin’s two-year budget into law Thursday afternoon. Wisconsin Public Radio’s state capitol reporter Laurel White highlights the 99 partial vetoes Walker is making and explains how they’ll reshape the state’s spending plan. According to Walker’s office , the vetoes improve the general fund balance by $16.5 million in the 2017-2019 budget cycle. Among the cuts include a plan to increase funding for school districts that spend the least on their...

Duration: 00:11:00


Should The NFL Stop National Anthem Protests?

9/21/2017
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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines last year when he kneeled during the ceremonial playing of the national anthem before games, in protest of the way people of color are treated in America. Kaepernick is hardly the first athlete to take a political stand on the playing field. But his protest has picked up momentum among players as the National Football League season opens this year. Those following his lead include Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus...

Duration: 00:42:13


How Self-Defense Empowered Women In The 1900s

9/20/2017
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The women’s movement into the 1900s sought equal opportunity for the sexes. Our guest argues the same values that earned women the right to vote motivated them to develop self-defense skills. Wendy Rouse's new book is called Her Own Hero , and it brings the reader through women's self-defense in the Progressive Era. Rouse says women who entered martial arts often for physical activity became crusaders for their own rights. She says they revealed violence against women that society refused...

Duration: 00:49:05


Breaking Down Trump's Speech To The United Nations

9/20/2017
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President Donald Trump is threatening to “totally destroy” North Korea if America is forced to defend itself or its allies. He’s also hinting that the United States may pull out of the “embarrassing” deal regarding Iran’s nuclear program. Our guest foreign policy analyst picks apart Trump’s first speech to the United Nations and his vow to put America first . In Tuesday’s address, Trump also said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un - or “Rocket Man,” as Trump called him - is on a “suicide...

Duration: 00:42:16


Traditional Family Farms And America's Identity

9/20/2017
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Agricultural life is changing quickly in the 21st century. Our guest says our national identity depends on the traditional family farm. Farmers and ranchers struggle each day with unpredictable weather, trade policy changes, crop prices, and more. Our guest chronicles a year in the life of a farming family and sees first-hand how they cope with modern variables that threaten their way of life. Ted Genoways' new book is This Blessed Earth . He says American producers maximize crop...

Duration: 00:42:07


Making Money During Retirement, Disaster-Proofing Records And More On Equifax

9/19/2017
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It’s time for another edition of On Your Money. Financial planner Kevin McKinley has tips on making money during retirement, disaster-proofing our financial and personal information and the latest on the Equifax security breach.

Duration: 00:48:52


Vos And Barca Weigh In On State Budget And Foxconn Deal

9/19/2017
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Gov. Scott Walker is expected to sign the 2017-2019 budget this week, making several vetoes in the process. We get reaction to the spending plan from the two party leaders in the state Assembly: Speaker Robin Vos and Minority Leader Peter Barca. We also discuss the Foxconn incentives package that Walker signed Monday in Racine County.

Duration: 00:42:24


The Vietnam War Film On PBS

9/19/2017
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An 18-hour film called The Vietnam War is airing on PBS. Our guest Sarah Botstein produced the documentary from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. She talks about interviewing people who lived through Vietnam, deciding what to include in the film, and the takeaway she hopes people gain from The Vietnam War.

Duration: 00:42:24


The Advantage Of Germs For Children's Immune Systems

9/18/2017
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The idea that bacteria and germs are essentially bad is a widespread belief. But, according to our guest, that notion is "dangerously wrong." We talk with him about microbes and the role they play in children's health and development as they grow to adulthood.

Duration: 00:48:58


State Capitol Report: Senator Stroebel On The Budget

9/18/2017
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The State Capitol Report continues when we talk with Republican Senator Duey Strobel about the state budget. We discuss the veto assurances he received from Governor Scott Walker in exchange for his vote of support for the spending plan.

Duration: 00:21:31

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