The Joy Cardin Show
By Wisconsin Public Radio
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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. Joy's producers Bill Martens, Robyn Cherry, and Christie Taylor look for knowledgeable guests from different perspectives on state, national and international news and lifestyle topics like healthy living, travel and recreation.
||The Media’s Role in Conversations about Race||Madison is turning a scrutinizing eye to its own race issues Thursday night, with a panel intended to address talking across “the social divide” between different demographic groups. Joy Cardin and her guest, NPR’s vice president of diversity in news and operations, discuss the media’s role in improving conversations about race and racism.||4/24/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||WisDOT Secretary On Funding Transportation Projects||While facing a $650 million budget shortfall, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is gathering public feedback on how to pay for highway projects, local roads and public transit. Joy Cardin talks with WisDOT Secretary Mark Gottlieb about the situation, input he’s received so far, and other revenue-generating options on the table.||4/24/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Supreme Court Affirmarive Action Decision||The Supreme Court upheld the ban on Affirmative Action at the University of Michigan. Joy Cardin’s guest’s discuss the future of Affirmative Action.||4/24/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Salute To Shakespeare||If it weren’t for William Shakespeare, words like “accommodation,” “critic,” and “gloomy” may be sheer gibberish. On what would be Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, Joy Cardin and word wizard Richard Lederer discuss the mark he’s left on the English language, and the reach he’s had beyond the dictionary.||4/23/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Big Question: Paying For New Bucks Arena?||Milwaukee city officials estimate the cost of a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks to exceed $400 million. While at least $200 million of private funding has been committed so far, how to secure the remaining balance is unclear. Joy Cardin’s guest business journalist discusses the situation, and invites you to participate in this week’s Big Question: Should a replacement to the BMO Harris Bradley Center include public financing?||4/23/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The end of the television season with May sweeps.||It is spring and the end of the television season is upon us. Joy Cardin’s guest discusses what shows are going, coming, and new shows on the horizon.||4/23/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||On Your Money: Education Savings, Home Equity, and Windows XP||Should you use a 529 plan or a regular savings account to save for college? What’s the best way to use a home equity line of credit? And is it the end of the road for Windows XP? Financial planner Kevin McKinley discusses these issues and answers your personal finance question for this week’s On Your Money!||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Earth Day: The State of Wisconsin’s Environment||Tuesday is Earth Day, and a natural time to reflect on the health of our environmental resources. Joy Cardin talks to a longtime environmental advocate and former state lawmaker about the health of Wisconsin’s environment, the issues that he sees as threatening it, and the steps for better stewardship.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||How the Evolving Concept of Chronic Disease has Affected Patients and Politics||Chronic disease is prevalent in 21st century America. Diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure afflict millions of people. Joy’s guest will discuss how chronic disease is the most serious problem facing health care systems today||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Causes and treatment of infertility in men and women||April 20-26 is Infertility Awareness Week. Two Middleton doctors founded a fertility clinic that is nationally known and they will discusses the causes and treatments of infertility.||4/21/14||Free||View In iTunes|