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Defying A Vaccine Mandate

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More than 150 people have either resigned or been fired from Houston Methodist hospital because they refused to get vaccinated. Host Martine Powers of Post Reports speaks with Dan Diamond, a national health reporter for The Washington Post.
Defying A Vaccine Mandate

Post Reports

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Two New Black Muppets Teach Kids About Racism

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Sesame Street recently welcomed two new Black muppets. Five-year-old Wes and his father Elijah are part of a series on racial literacy. Rocio Galarza, a Sesame Workshop vice president, spoke about the show with Here & Now co-host Tonya Mosley.
Two New Black Muppets Teach Kids About Racism

Here & Now Anytime

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Looking For Causes Behind the Florida Building Collapse

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Investigators are still trying to determine what caused a condominium to collapse in Surfside, Florida. An engineering report found major structural damage to the building three years ago. Liz Plank talks with Akilah Hughes on the podcast What A Day.
Looking For Causes Behind the Florida Building Collapse

What A Day

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New Approaches Sought to Combat Violent Crime in U.S. Cities

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Violent crime is rising in many large U.S. cities, and President Biden has called for stricter gun laws. Melissa Harris-Perry of The Takeaway recently spoke about it with Jonathan Allen of NBC News and Andrea Headley of Georgetown University.
New Approaches Sought to Combat Violent Crime in U.S. Cities

The Takeaway

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Will People Go Back to Work More Quickly When Unemployment Benefits End?

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Republican governors are ending the extra $300-a-week jobless benefits that the federal government's been paying during the pandemic. They say it will encourage more people to work. Scott Horsley and Stacy Vanek Smith talk about it on The Indicator.
Will People Go Back to Work More Quickly When Unemployment Benefits End?

The Indicator from Planet Money

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Air Travel Is Rebounding. Service Is Worse. Don't Expect Quick Improvement.

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Planning to fly anytime soon? Prepare for long lines and long waits as the industry struggles to keep up with increased demand. Reporter Terry Nguyen explains why to host Emily Stewart on Vox Quick Hits.
Air Travel Is Rebounding. Service Is Worse. Don't Expect Quick Improvement.

Vox Quick Hits

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How Climate Change Relates to the Pacific Northwest Heat Wave

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The Pacific Northwest has endured a punishing heat wave in recent days. Several cities set records for all-time high temperatures. Reporter Sarah Kaplan talked with Emma Talkoff on Post Reports about the impact of climate change on extreme heat.
How Climate Change Relates to the Pacific Northwest Heat Wave

Post Reports

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Trump Organization Braces for Charges of Tax Evasion

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The Trump organization and its chief financial officer are expected to be charged today in New York, in connection with a tax investigation. Reporter Ilya Marritz spoke with Noel King on Up First about the indictment -- and its impact on Trump.
Trump Organization Braces for Charges of Tax Evasion

Up First

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Author Sebastian Junger on Balancing Freedom With Following Society’s Rules

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Sebastian Junger's latest book, "Freedom," is about a 400-mile walk he took with friends along railroad rights-of-way. He recently spoke with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the tension between freedom and putting others at risk.
Author Sebastian Junger on Balancing Freedom With Following Society’s Rules

EconTalk

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Marking 50 Years Since the Voting Age was Lowered to 18

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It’s now been 50 years since the voting age was lowered from 21 to 18. Hosts Jody Avirgan, Nicole Hemmer and Kellie Carter Jackson of This Day in Esoteric Political History talk about the long effort - and what it says about being an adult.
Marking 50 Years Since the Voting Age was Lowered to 18

This Day in Esoteric Political History

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Redefining America a Year After the Government “Sort of Abandoned Us”

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Journalist George Packer was struck that the American government was flailing when the pandemic began. He tells On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti the U.S. is still recovering from a year when it largely abandoned its citizens.
Redefining America a Year After the Government “Sort of Abandoned Us”

On Point

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Lax Building Regulations, Climate Change and the Collapse of a Condominium

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Climate change appears to be a present-day danger in the collapse of a condo near Miami. Lax building regulations may also have played a role. Hosts Nicole Hemmer and Natalia Mehlman Petrzela of the Past Present podcast discuss the implications.
Lax Building Regulations, Climate Change and the Collapse of a Condominium

Past Present

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Just When You Thought it Might Be Safe Again, Here Comes the Delta Variant

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The delta variant threatens to upend some of the progress to slow the coronavirus. While delta is more prominent in other countries, science writer Carl Zimmer tells host Michael Barbaro of the Daily it's also threat in the U.S.
Just When You Thought it Might Be Safe Again, Here Comes the Delta Variant

The Daily

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Nikole Hannah-Jones on Spurning UNC and the Backlash to "The 1619 Project"

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Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones passed on a position at the University of North Carolina after it initially rejected tenure for her. She tells Here & Now host Jane Clayson she no longer felt welcome at her alma mater.
Nikole Hannah-Jones on Spurning UNC and the Backlash to "The 1619 Project"

Here & Now Anytime

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Eric Adams and Some Challenges Facing New York’s Likely Next Mayor

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Eric Adams is a former policeman and effective self-promoter. He's also now the Democratic nominee for New York City mayor. Journalist Chris Smith tells Inside The Hive host Joe Hagan what makes Adams run.
Eric Adams and Some Challenges Facing New York’s Likely Next Mayor

Inside the Hive by Vanity Fair

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The Evolving Views on Trump of Author-Turned-Politician J.D. Vance

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J.D. Vance drew attention five years ago for his memoir "Hillbilly Elegy". Now he's a U.S. Senate candidate in Ohio. Emily Bazelon talks about Vance's shifting views with John Dickerson and David Plotz on Political Gabfest.
The Evolving Views on Trump of Author-Turned-Politician J.D. Vance

Political Gabfest

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Revisiting the Nation’s First Racial Reparations Program in Evanston, Ill.

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Two years ago, Evanston, Ill., approved the country's first compensation program to address historical racism and discrimination. On the Daily, Evanston's Robin Rue Simmons told reporter Megan Twohey why the city provides housing grants and not cash.
Revisiting the Nation’s First Racial Reparations Program in Evanston, Ill.

The Daily

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Why Many Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs Even as the Pandemic is Easing

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Workers had to deal with widespread layoffs a year ago, as the pandemic was raging. Now as the coronavirus becomes less of a concern, many people are leaving their jobs. Reporter Andre Hsu explains why to Up First host Leila Fadel.
Why Many Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs Even as the Pandemic is Easing

Up First

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How Both Parties May Get Something From the Texas' Fight Over Voting Rights

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Democratic state legislators have left Texas, trying to stall Republican efforts to enact new voting restrictions. Journalist Jessica Huseman tells host Mary Harris on What's Next it's not clear how the battle is playing out in Texas.
How Both Parties May Get Something From the Texas' Fight Over Voting Rights

What Next | Daily News and Analysis

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Making Sense of the New Child Tax Credit Program

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Many American families are now eligible to receive a tax credit of up to $300 a month per child, under a new federal program. Reporter Hans Nichols explains how it works to host Niala Boodhoo on Axios Today.
Making Sense of the New Child Tax Credit Program

1 big thing

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McDonald’s Complicated Relationship With the Black Communities it Serves

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McDonald's has both taken advantage of - and benefitted - its Black customers and employees. Historian and author Marcia Chatelain says the roots of this relationship begin in the 1960s. She spoke with host David Remnick on the New Yorker Radio Hour.
McDonald’s Complicated Relationship With the Black Communities it Serves

The New Yorker Radio Hour

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Don’t Put Your Masks Away Just Yet, Especially in Southern California.

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The coronavirus never fully went away - and now it's making a comeback. Several California counties have reinstated a mask mandate indoors. Dr. Darrien Sutton, an emergency medicine physician in L.A., explains why to Brad Mielke, host of Start Here.
Don’t Put Your Masks Away Just Yet, Especially in Southern California.

Start Here

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Inside the Powerful Spyware That's Hacking Smartphones

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A group of news organizations from around the world are reporting on spyware that's secretly targeting journalists, human-rights workers and heads of state. Reporter Craig Timberg talked about it with host Martine Powers on Post Reports.
Inside the Powerful Spyware That's Hacking Smartphones

Post Reports

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The Strategy Behind Charging the Capitol Rioters

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A Florida man this week became the first person sentenced in a felony case in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Reporter Zoe Tillman says there are more such cases to come. She spoke with host Mary Harris on What Next.
The Strategy Behind Charging the Capitol Rioters

What Next | Daily News and Analysis

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Beyond the Billionaires - Examining the Benefits of Space Exploration

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Set aside the personal ambitions of billionaires for just a moment. Are there research opportunities in these private space flights - and other suborbital flights? Writer Nadia Drake and retired astronaut Chris Hadfield speak with 1A host Jenn White.
Beyond the Billionaires - Examining the Benefits of Space Exploration

1A

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Jane Goodall on Why Hope is Needed to Save the Environment

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Jane Goodall has spent a lifetime studying chimpanzees and protecting them from extinction. Her groundbreaking work has also made her a strong advocate for conservation and the environment. She talked about motivates her on Vox Conversations.
Jane Goodall on Why Hope is Needed to Save the Environment

The Gray Area with Sean Illing

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Farmers and Conservationists Battle Over California Groundwater

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California farmers respond to droughts by using wells and underground aquifers to water their crops. That's led to more widespread water shortages. Reporter Dan Charles tells host Emily Kwong on Short Wave how the state is trying to limit the damage.
Farmers and Conservationists Battle Over California Groundwater

Short Wave

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The Delta Variant vs. the Coronavirus Vaccine - Which is Winning?

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More people are getting the coronavirus despite being fully vaccinated. But their symptoms are much milder than those experienced by the unvaccinated. Reporter Apoorva Mandavilli tells The Daily why this is happening - and what the real risks are.
The Delta Variant vs. the Coronavirus Vaccine - Which is Winning?

The Daily

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When it Comes to Personal Finances, You’re Doing OK Millennial!

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Millennials often hear that they spend more than their parents and grandparents did and are less likely to own a home. A rosier picture emerges when you look at what millennials chose to invest in. Economist Alison Schrager explains on The Indicator.
When it Comes to Personal Finances, You’re Doing OK Millennial!

The Indicator from Planet Money

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A Year After Protests, Portland Emerges a More Conservative City

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There are occasional protests in Portland, a year after violent clashes rocked the city. But it's on a much smaller scale than after George Floyd's murder. Journalist Sergio Olmos told On Point the city's political climate has changed.
A Year After Protests, Portland Emerges a More Conservative City

On Point

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Is an Ad-Free Search Engine Worth Paying For?

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Google is the dominant search engine with its ad-supported business model. Sridhar Ramaswamy helped Google as its advertising executive. Now he's co-founded Neeva, an ad-free search engine. He says search is worth paying for. From the Sway podcast.
Is an Ad-Free Search Engine Worth Paying For?

Sway

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Focusing on Vaccinating Latinos

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Focusing on Vaccinating Latinos

The Times: Essential news from the L.A. Times

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Is it Time to Shame the Unvaccinated?

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Covid vaccination rates are generally lagging among people of color. Columnist Erika Smith talks about some of why with Host Gustavo Avellano of The Times podcast—and whether it’s fair to shame the unvaccinated.
Is it Time to Shame the Unvaccinated?

The Times: Essential news from the L.A. Times

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Helping the Unvaccinated to Get Jabbed—Without Shaming Them

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People who haven’t been vaccinated from COVID have been hit the hardest from the latest wave of the disease. Host Sean Rameswaram of Today Explained spoke with Dr. Rhea Boyd about the best way to get more people vaccinated.
Helping the Unvaccinated to Get Jabbed—Without Shaming Them

Today, Explained

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Why it’s So Expensive to Rebuild U.S. Infrastructure

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Congress has begun debating a $1 trillion infrastructure bill, the country’s largest such investment there in years. Reporter Jerusalem Demsas explains why infrastructure costs are higher in the U.S. than in comparable countries. From On Point.
Why it’s So Expensive to Rebuild U.S. Infrastructure

On Point

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Simone Biles and What it Means to be a Black Athlete

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Of all the competitors at this year’s Olympics, perhaps no one left a bigger mark than someone who “only” won a bronze. Brianna Holt talks about the added pressure Simone Biles faced, especially as a Black athlete. From Today In Focus.
Simone Biles and What it Means to be a Black Athlete

Today in Focus

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Simone Biles, Race and an Athlete’s Mental Health

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Of all the competitors at this year’s Olympics, perhaps no one left a bigger mark than someone who “only” won a bronze. Writer Brianna Holt talks about the added pressure Simone Biles faced, especially as a Black athlete. From Today In Focus.
Simone Biles, Race and an Athlete’s Mental Health

Today in Focus

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Making Sense of the Latest Mask and Vaccine Guidance

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Making Sense of the Latest Mask and Vaccine Guidance

Start Here

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It’s the Haves vs. the Have-Nots on Booster Shots

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The World Health Organization wants a moratorium on coronavirus vaccine booster shots until the end of September. It says that would help close disparities among countries. Gideon Resnick and Tre'vell Anderson explain why on the podcast What A Day.
It’s the Haves vs. the Have-Nots on Booster Shots

What A Day

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Why the Olympics Weren’t Must-See TV

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The strange 2020 Olympics took place a year late and during a pandemic, largely isolated from the host country. TV ratings were way down from 2016. L.A. Times TV editor Matt Brennan explains why on It's Been A Minute with Sam Sanders.
Why the Olympics Weren’t Must-See TV

It's Been a Minute

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New Evidence That Global Warming is Getting Worse

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Global warming is occurring faster than expected, according to a new United Nations report. And there's there's no doubting the connection between human emissions of greenhouse gases and global warming. Here's reporter Andrew Friedman on Axios Today.
New Evidence That Global Warming is Getting Worse

1 big thing

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Journalist Marty Baron on the the Loss of Agreed Upon Facts

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Journalist Marty Baron on the the Loss of Agreed Upon Facts

The Gray Area with Sean Illing

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Journalist Marty Baron on the Loss of Public Trust

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Journalist Marty Baron on the Loss of Public Trust

The Gray Area with Sean Illing

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Going Back to School While the Pandemic Accelerates

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Some schools around the country are reopening while others are still preparing. Dr. John Brownstein explains why more children are contracting COVID now. He spoke to host Elizabeth Schulze on the podcast Start Here.
Going Back to School While the Pandemic Accelerates

Start Here

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Global Warming is Getting Worse. Now What?

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Global Warming is Getting Worse. Now What?

Post Reports

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The Choices We Face With the Latest Climate Report

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This week's UN climate report was a sobering assessment of how the world is getting hotter even faster than we thought. And the human connection is clear. Reporters Dan Charles, Asma Khalid and Kelsey Snell talk about the road ahead on NPR Politics.
The Choices We Face With the Latest Climate Report

Podcast Error

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The Late Singer Selena & Learning to Live with Imperfect Fathers

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The up-from-poverty life and tragic death of singer Selena Quintanilla becomes a touchpoint for host Maria Garcia of the podcast Anything For Selena.
The Late Singer Selena & Learning to Live with Imperfect Fathers

Anything For Selena

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