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A fresh alternative in daily news featuring critical conversations, live reports from the field, and listener participation. The Takeaway provides a breadth and depth of world, national, and regional news coverage that is unprecedented in public media.

A fresh alternative in daily news featuring critical conversations, live reports from the field, and listener participation. The Takeaway provides a breadth and depth of world, national, and regional news coverage that is unprecedented in public media.

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A fresh alternative in daily news featuring critical conversations, live reports from the field, and listener participation. The Takeaway provides a breadth and depth of world, national, and regional news coverage that is unprecedented in public media.

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@TheTakeaway

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English

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WNYC Radio 160 Varick St. New York, NY 10013 1-877-869-8253


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Episodes

Parenting Challenges in the Era of COVID-19: Balancing Work and Kids 2020-07-06

7/6/2020
Parenting Challenges in the Era of COVID-19: Balancing Work and Kids Many parents across the country have gone months without childcare, juggling the tasks of being a parent with those of learning how to home-school on the fly. Vanessa Guillén Disappearence Raises Question About Sexual Assault in the Military Army specialist and Houston native Vanessa Guillén disappeared from her Texas base in April, and police now say she was brutally killed. What Does Annexation Mean for Palestinians...

Duration:00:43:29

Politics with Amy Walter: What it's Like to Start a Career During the Pandemic

7/3/2020
When the COVID-19 swept the U.S. in March, it was hard to fully understand how society would fundamentally change. Since then, more than 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment. As states grapple with the uncertainty that comes with reopening their economies, Politics with Amy Walter returns to a conversation from April about what it's like to be entering the workforce at this time. Hannes Schwandt, assistant professor at Northwestern University School of Education and Social...

Duration:00:51:06

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez on his Approach to Flattening the Curve 2020-07-02

7/2/2020
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez on his Approach to Flattening the Curve We speak to Miami, Florida's Mayor Francis Suarez about his plans to stop the spread of the virus. How Are Educators Rethinking U.S. History Education? The recent uprisings for racial justice have shed light on how the teaching of U.S. history has been lacking in the past and how we can fix it. Trump Administration Makes Sweeping Changes to International Media Outlets Voice of America, and other government-funded...

Duration:00:52:17

Growing Ad Boycotts Are Pressuring Facebook to Stop Misinformation and Hate Speech 2020-07-01

7/1/2020
Growing Ad Boycotts Are Pressuring Facebook to Stop Misinformation and Hate Speech Over 100 companies have pledged to pull their ads from Facebook, causing Facebook's stock to fall. Puerto Rico's Domestic Violence Epidemic is Only Getting Worse As millions around the world face increased rates of domestic abuse amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in Puerto Rico, the pandemic of violence against women goes back for years. Artist Shaun Leonardo Wants to Expand the Conversation on Police Brutality...

Duration:00:59:07

Arizona and COVID-19: A Doctor on the Front Lines 2020-06-30

6/30/2020
Arizona and COVID-19: A Doctor on the Front Lines As COVID-19 cases in Arizona explode, we hear from a doctor in Phoenix. The Pandemic Has led to Fewer Parents Vaccinating Their Kids for Preventable Diseases There is a decline in vaccine administration due to COVID-19, which could lead to an outbreak of preventable diseases. "Unacceptable": Rep. Deb Haaland on the Federal Response to COVID-19 in Tribal Communities Representative Haaland, one of the first two Native American...

Duration:00:57:54

In Texas, A New Surge of COVID-19 Cases 2020-06-29

6/29/2020
In Texas, A New Surge of COVID-19 Cases Texas was hurrying to get back to normal. Then, new confirmed cases of COVID-19 exploded. Plano, Texas Mayor on Recent Uptick in COVID-19 Cases How will local Texas leaders address and respond to the increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases? Judge Sets July 17th Deadline for ICE to Release Migrant Children from Detention On Friday, a U.S. district court judge in California ordered ICE to release migrant children who have been detained by the agency...

Duration:00:44:12

Politics with Amy Walter: What a Surge in Absentee Ballots Means for November 2020

6/26/2020
The uncertainty caused by COVID-19 has resulted in a record number of people requesting to vote-by-mail. While increased access to mail ballots will stem the spread of the disease, waiting for ballots to arrive will delay the final result. Kentucky and New York are among the states that hosted primaries this week. In both states, several candidates of color, many who ran on progressive platforms, had strong performances. While officials wait for absentee ballots to arrive so they can...

Duration:00:47:07

Who Does the Acronym "BIPOC" Actually Serve? 2020-06-25

6/25/2020
Who Does the Acronym "BIPOC" Actually Serve? How do major movements like the one we are seeing now change the language we use and how we talk about our identities? Georgia Passes States First Hate Crimes Bill On Tuesday, Georgia lawmakers passed the state’s first hate-crimes legislation. How American Families Are Facing the Brunt of Deportations Julia Preston profiled three separate families, whose loved ones were deported from the United States.

Duration:00:44:45

Will COVID-19 Worsen the Housing Crisis? 2020-06-24

6/24/2020
Will COVID-19 Worsen the Housing Crisis? Evictions and foreclosures are looming large across the U.S., as state and federal protections for renters and homeowners are quickly expiring. All Eyes on Kentucky's Primary Election A look at Kentucky's primary election: high voter turnout and expanded vote-by-mail. Official New York Primary Results Are Absent as Absentee Ballots Wait to be Counted New York saw an unprecedented number of absentee ballots mailed in for Tuesday's primary, but...

Duration:00:46:17

Police Killing of Andres Guardado Highlights State Brutality on Latino Community 2020-06-23

6/23/2020
Police Killing of Andres Guardado Highlights State Brutality on Latino Community Latino and Black people are shot by police at a disproportionate rate. WNBA Star Renee Montgomery Skipping the Season to Fight for Social Justice We sit down the WNBA’s Renee Montgomery who is sitting out this season to focus on social justice. Interest in Gardening Blooms Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic The Takeaway talks to Ron Finley, a community activist and self-proclaimed “Gangster Gardener,” about...

Duration:00:42:57

What the Supreme Court's Decision Means for DACA Recipients 2020-06-22

6/22/2020
What the Supreme Court's Decision Means for DACA Recipients Last Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA. How Bill Barr's Messy Ouster of Geoffrey Berman Fits into His Tenure as Attorney General Over the weekend, Attorney General Bill Barr ousted Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, in a messy back and forth that played out publicly. Do Major Sports...

Duration:00:47:40

Politics with Amy Walter: A National Reckoning

6/19/2020
In the weeks since George Floyd was killed by police officers in Minneapolis, we’ve been watching uprisings take place against police brutality. What many Americans have finally woken up to is what Black Americans have known for years: That it’s impossible to separate police brutality from the racism that is baked into the structure of every American institution. Institutions, like schools, healthcare, housing, and policing have failed to give Black Americans a level playing field. 99 years...

Duration:00:46:08

Relationship Between Police and Media Grows Increasingly Tense 2020-06-18

6/18/2020
Relationship Between Police and Media Grows Increasingly Tense As the uprising for racial justice continues around the country, journalists in the United States are increasingly the targets of direct and hostile confrontations with law enforcement. Why Are States Criminalizing Fossil Fuel Protests? Some states have been quietly passing laws to criminalize fossil fuel protests amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. COVID19 Budget Cuts Prevent Many from Accessing Subsidized Summer...

Duration:00:57:00

Calls for Financial Transparency Grow as Money Pours Into Racial Justice Organizations 2020-06-17

6/17/2020
Calls for Financial Transparency Grow as Money Pours Into Racial Justice Organizations People have been donating to racial justice organizations as calls to give to these causes continue online. But not everyone eagerly donating may know exactly where that money is going. Listeners Tell Us: Creating Joy in This Moment What small things are you doing to create joy in this moment? Postpartum Mental Health During a Global Pandemic As the coronavirus pandemic continues, some experts worry...

Duration:00:52:23

Progress for LGBTQ+ Rights in the Supreme Court 2020-06-16

6/16/2020
Progress for LGBTQ+ Rights in the Supreme Court On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision protecting LGBTQ-plus employees from discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. GBI: The Agency Investigating Police-Involved Killings in Georgia The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into the killings of Ahmaud Arbery and Rayshard Brooks. The agency has a complicated history in Georgia. Music Behind Bars: How BL Shirelle Helps...

Duration:00:47:40

Deaths of Rayshard Brooks, Robert Fuller, and Malcolm Harsch Underscore Nationwide Anger with Law Enforcement 2020-06-15

6/15/2020
Deaths of Rayshard Brooks, Robert Fuller, and Malcolm Harsch Underscore Nationwide Anger with Law Enforcement The killing of Rayshard Brooks in Georgia and the deaths of Robert Fuller and Malcolm Harsch in California underscore systemic issues that demonstrators are marching against nationwide. Amid Civil Unrest, Police Fatally Shoot Latino Man Two weeks ago, Sean Monterrosa was shot and killed by police in Vallejo, California. "I'm Not OK": Rep. Terri Sewell of Alabama on Racism and...

Duration:00:52:42

Politics with Amy Walter: The Politics of "Defund the Police"

6/12/2020
Georgia’s Primary, George Floyd’s Funeral, and Congress’ Approach to Police Reform As the coronavirus pandemic has created uncertainty for the upcoming general election, many Americans are reconsidering how they’ll cast their ballots. This week, many primary voters in Georgia were greeted by long lines and malfunctioning voting machines. The chaos surrounding Georgia’s recent election has raised questions about whether or not the same issues will reoccur in November. Also, George Floyd was...

Duration:00:42:07

Does Objectivity in Journalism Exist? 2020-06-11

6/11/2020
Does Objectivity in Journalism Exist? Reporters of color have long disputed the notion of objectivity in journalism. Georgia Primaries Were a Mess. Will We See the Same Later This Year? Communities of color were disproportionately affected by long lines and equipment malfunctions. COVID-19 Cases Are on the Rise in Nearly Two Dozen States While the world’s eyes have been turned to the uprising against racism and police violence, some parts of the country are seeing new upticks in...

Duration:00:50:04

The Value and the Toll of Documenting Police Brutality 2020-06-10

6/10/2020
The Value and the Toll of Documenting Police Brutality As more and more deaths of Black people at the hands of police are caught on film, The Takeaway looks at the responsibility, legality, and consequences of documenting police brutality. Is Camden, New Jersey the Prototype for National Police Reform? The city disbanded its police department and replaced it with a new one in 2013. Seven years later, the department's reforms seem to be working. The Uprising and Its Leadership: What Does...

Duration:00:56:45

Small Towns and Cities Protest Against Police Brutality Across the U.S. 2020-06-09

6/9/2020
Small Towns and Cities Protest Against Police Brutality Across the U.S. From Portland, Maine, to Carrollton, Texas, communities are coming together against racism like never before. George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery: Where Do Their Cases Stand? We check in on developments in response to nationwide protests. White Parents Need to Talk to Their Kids About Race Today, while more white parents might finally want to have conversations about race with their young children, they...

Duration:00:49:10