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The Value Of Reading Children's Books As An Adult

Children's books - ranging from works by Dr. Seuss to Maurice Sendak's "Where The Wild Things Are" - aren't just entertaining - they're also filled with lessons for people of all ages. We talk with an author about the value of children's books and consider what can be learned from treasured reading material as an adult.

The Value Of Reading Children's Books As An Adult

Southeast Wisconsin Lawmakers Preview Assembly's Foxconn Bill

The full state Assembly is expected to vote this week on Wisconsin's $3 billion incentives package for Foxconn. We welcome two state representatives from southeastern Wisconsin. First, Republican Samantha Kerkman explains why she says the facility would help reduce the state's brain drain. Then, Democrat Cory Mason expresses his concerns, including about the environment and wages.

Southeast Wisconsin Lawmakers Preview Assembly's Foxconn Bill

Are Men The Minority On College Campuses?

A recent report from Carlow University showed that women outnumbered men by more than six to one during the Fall 2016 enrollment. Similarly, the US Department of Education reports that women will makeup more than 56 percent of the nation's students on campuses this upcoming school year. Our guest explains why men are enrolling at lower rates, whether this trend will shift and what it will take to bridge the gender gap across America's higher learning institutions.

Two Perspectives On Charlottesville, Trump's Leadership And More

Facing criticism that he didn't quite condemn white nationals for the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend, President Trump delivered new remarks on Monday, saying that racism is "evil" and that those who commit racially-motivated violence are "criminals and thugs." This hour, two guests react to Trump's comments, his role in combating hate and extremism in America, and where, as a nation, we go from here.

Two Perspectives On Charlottesville, Trump's Leadership And More

Ageism In The Workplace

People who work into their later years may encounter discrimination, and it's hard to prove unfair treatment based on age. Our guest advocates for ending ageism. She argues getting older isn't a depressing, embarrassing process; she says the experience of aging unites people.

After A Weekend Of Violence In Charlottesville, What's Next?

A white nationalist rally in Charlottesville,Virginia turned violent over the weekend. Rally attendees, which included members of the alt-right and neo-Nazi movement, clashed with protesters, resulting in three deaths, dozens of injuries, and a stunned nation. This hour, we break down the weekend's events, the political response, and where as a country we go from here.

After A Weekend Of Violence In Charlottesville, What's Next?

State Capitol Report: Senate President Weighs In On Foxconn

State Senate President Roger Roth says lawmakers should take their time reviewing the Foxconn deal to make sure taxpayers are protected. He also predicted the measure's passage - after the state budget is approved. As the State Capitol Report continues, Roth discusses the differences in approaches between the Senate and the more fast-track nature in the Assembly, as well as possible amendments to the package.

State Capitol Report: Senate President Weighs In On Foxconn

State Capitol Report: An Update On The Governor's Race

The list of Democrats running for governor is growing longer. In the State Capitol Report, we look at the latest candidates to enter the race, including state Representative Dana Wachs, and how Foxconn could affect the campaigns.

State Capitol Report: An Update On The Governor's Race

Little Progress In Narrowing Wisconsin's Wage Gap

A new report shows little progress on equalizing Wisconsin wages. " Pulling Apart 2017 " details a widening gap between low-wage workers and top earners. Our guest from the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) translates income inequality into real-world situations and recommends changes to narrow the divide.

Little Progress In Narrowing Wisconsin's Wage Gap

Week In Review: North Korea, Foxconn, Governor's Race And More

Join us for the Week in Review. President Donald Trump vows "fire and fury" - or worse - against North Korea if it keeps threatening the U.S. while the North details a plan to strike Guam. Our guests weigh in on that issue and other top political stories from the week, including growing uncertainty about Foxconn's prospects in Wisconsin, a new challenger in the race for governor, and more.

Week In Review: North Korea, Foxconn, Governor's Race And More

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