Anne Strainchamps

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  • Role: National Program Staff

Recent Pieces from Anne Strainchamps

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529: Rituals Of Fear / 530: Even Stranger Things, 10/31/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Rituals Of Fear" - The dread, the fear, the horror of it all. Maybe it's good for you? This hour, why we need Halloween. HOUR TWO: "Even Stranger Things" - ...
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The Burnout Generation (14:56)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

Anne Helen Petersen has been writing about burnout long before the pandemic. Now she says we’re really starting to run on empty.
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Is Democracy On The Ballot? (16:15)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

Constitutional scholar and law professor Kim Wehle says democracy itself is on the ballot this year. What can you do about it? Vote.
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The Freak Accident That Changed Psychology (19:23)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

In 1848 Phineas Gage suffered a gruesome accident. BIasting through rock to build a new railroad in Vermont, an explosion sent a 3-foot, 13-pound iron rod straight through ...
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Eye-To-Eye With A Crocodile (15:18)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

The feminist eco-philosopher Val Plumwood was one of the few people to survive a crocodile's death roll. The attack reoriented her thinking about life, death, and what it ...
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Networked Cities Of Africa (17:41)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

Africans are moving into cities in unprecedented numbers. In 30 years, the continent is projected to have 14 mega-cities of more than 10 million people. To find out what's ...
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527: Everything Is Exhausting / 528: Against Cynicism, 10/24/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Everything Is Exhausting" - Staying productive is harder than ever these days. When everything is exhausting, how do we stop the burnout? HOUR TWO: "Against ...
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525: Democracy On The Ballot / 526: Worshipping Waterfalls, 10/17/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Democracy On The Ballot" - We’re getting close to the next presidential election. And if you feel like the stakes are higher this time, you’re not alone. Is ...
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523: The Resilient Brain / 524: Locked Up, 10/10/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "The Resilient Brain" - In 1848, an explosion drove an iron rod through the skull of a railroad foreman. Find out how it changed science forever. HOUR TWO: ...
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521: Eye-To-Eye With Animals / 522: Magical Thinking, 10/3/2020 (01:58:58)
From: Wisconsin Public Radio

HOUR ONE: "Eye-To-Eye With Animals" - Have you ever locked eyes with an animal in the wild? It can be a shattering experience. HOUR TWO: "Magical Thinking" - Does a ...