12 episodes

"Central Time" takes a unique approach to cover a mix of topics, finding the latest news, cultural trends, and exploring ideas -- big and small -- finding the best guests to discuss these thought-provoking topics. Listen on the Ideas Network from 3 to 6 p.m.

Central Time Wisconsin Public Radio

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    • 4.3 • 14 Ratings

"Central Time" takes a unique approach to cover a mix of topics, finding the latest news, cultural trends, and exploring ideas -- big and small -- finding the best guests to discuss these thought-provoking topics. Listen on the Ideas Network from 3 to 6 p.m.

    Ukraine and NATO updates, 'Sundown towns' in Wisconsin

    Ukraine and NATO updates, 'Sundown towns' in Wisconsin

    A political science professor helps us check in on the latest surrounding the war in Ukraine including more potential aid from the U.S. and potential expansion of NATO. Then, a business diversity advocate and a historian join us to share the racist history of so-called 'sundown towns' in Wisconsin.

    'Sundown towns' in Wisconsin, Expanding abortion access

    'Sundown towns' in Wisconsin, Expanding abortion access

    A diversity advocate and a historian join us to share the racist history of so-called 'sundown towns' in Wisconsin. Then, we learn more about some states efforts to expand access to abortions, anticipating a potential overturn of Roe v. Wade.

    Expanding abortion access, Ukraine and NATO updates

    Expanding abortion access, Ukraine and NATO updates

    We learn more about some states efforts to expand access to abortions, anticipating a potential overturn of Roe v. Wade. Then, a political science professor helps us check in on the latest surrounding the war in Ukraine including more potential aid from the U.S. and potential expansion of NATO.

    Baby formula shortage, Tech stocks fall, Kohl's avoids takeover

    Baby formula shortage, Tech stocks fall, Kohl's avoids takeover

    We hear about the causes and effects of the baby formula shortage and get practical advice for parents. Then, a reporter joins us to look at the impact of the technology industry falling in the stock market. Later, we learn more about the attempted takeover of the Wisconsin retailer Kohl's.

    Tech stocks fall, Kohl's avoids takeover, Federal Reserve banking

    Tech stocks fall, Kohl's avoids takeover, Federal Reserve banking

    A reporter joins us to look at the impact of the technology industry falling in the stock market. Then, we learn more about the attempted takeover of the Wisconsin retailer Kohl's. Later, we talk to the author of the new book suggesting ways to improve our economic system to be less dependent on the actions of the Federal Reserve.

    Federal Reserve banking, Baby formula shortage

    Federal Reserve banking, Baby formula shortage

    We talk to the author of the new book suggesting ways to improve our economic system to be less dependent on the actions of the Federal Reserve. Then, we hear about the causes and effects of the baby formula shortage and get practical advice for parents.

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Miller2802 ,

Enjoy Thoroughly

They never run out of new topics, and with each episode having the topics listed, you can listen to what interests you most.

meg13n ,

Done w WPR

Rob Ferrett: Today we’re talking to conservative politician x and a question from Tracy on Facebook, will you protect people with pre existing conditions?

Conservative politician X: ya know the president has talked a lot about this, how our healthcare system is flawed, I will dodge this and not answer your question yada yada

Rob Ferrett: ....you’re listening to WPR

AnnasCat ,

Lots of variety

Excellently produced podcast with a lot of variety in each episode. The hosts have great radio voices.

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