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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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Episodes

Trump Administration Escalates Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities 2020-02-17

2/17/2020
Trump Administration Escalates Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities It will deploy dozens of border patrol agents in cities that have pushed back against its immigration enforcement policies, including Los Angeles and Houston. Why Public Transportation Is Such an Important Site of Civil Rights Protest Transportation has long been a staging ground for civil rights protests. And U.S. history is filled with the stories of those who stood up to discrimination on public transit. The Exploitative...

Duration:00:30:20

Politics with Amy Walter: Black Voters and the Democratic Primary

2/14/2020
Andrew Prokop of Vox, Adam Harris of The Atlantic, and Philip Bump of The Washington Post join Politics with Amy Walter to discuss the results from New Hampshire, Senator Bernie Sander's perceived lead, and Attorney General William Barr's handling of sentencing recommendations for Roger J. Stone. Also, The Democratic Party of Nevada is trying to avoid the tech issues that disrupted the final result of the Iowa caucuses. Rebecca Katz of New Deal Strategies and Megan Messerly of The Nevada...

Duration:00:50:43

What Bernie Sander's New Hampshire Victory Means for the Democratic Primary 2020-12-20

2/12/2020
What Bernie Sander's New Hampshire Victory Means for the Democratic Primary Sen. Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday. The Takeaway's Amy Walter weighs in on what the results mean for the weeks ahead. Is Abortion the Litmus Test for Democrats Today? At Friday's debate in New Hampshire, almost all the candidates went out of their way to reaffirm their support of abortion. Siba, a Standard Poodle, Wins 144th Westminster Dog Show Siba, a standard poodle, was crowned...

Duration:00:31:10

Coronavirus Continues to Spread Despite Mass Quarantines in China 2020-02-11

2/11/2020
Coronavirus Continues to Spread Despite Mass Quarantines in China As the number of confirmed infections continues to climb in China, how effective has quarantine been? 'Birds of Prey' Director Cathy Yan on Crafting Her Own Vision of Gotham City The Takeaway speaks with Cathy Yan about helming 'Birds of Prey' and why studios are finally acknowledging that the fan base for superhero movies extends far beyond teenage boys. The National Archives Is Deleting Records About Trump’s ICE...

Duration:00:37:34

Will Radical Resistance Movements Shaking up the Globe Reach the U.S.? 2020-02-10

2/10/2020
Will Radical Resistance Movements Shaking up the Globe Reach the U.S.? Protests in the U.S. have typically focused on changing "the system," rather than overthrowing it. Gayle King Comes Under Fire for Interview About Kobe Bryant's Legacy This taps into longstanding cultural expectations of black women and the black family, and the priority of upholding and defending black men.

Duration:00:32:52

Politics with Amy Walter: Behind the New Hampshire Primary

2/7/2020
On Tuesday, voters in New Hampshire will cast their votes in the first primary contest of the 2020 election. Typically, the candidate who emerged as the winner in Iowa would slingshot to New Hampshire where the momentum picks up or gets checked, but a delay in the final tally has muddled the outlook. Priscilla Thompson, 2020 campaign embed with NBC and Josh Rogers, Politics Reporter at New Hampshire Public Radio join Politics with Amy Walter to discuss. Executive Director...

Duration:00:41:22

Following Acquittal, What's Next for the Democrats? 2020-02-06

2/6/2020
Following Acquittal, What's Next for the Democrats? Rep. Steve Israel argues that Democrats should continue to expose Trump's misdeeds and focus on November. The Murky Waters of Social Media and "Objectivity" in Newsrooms Is there even such a thing as "objectivity?" Prada to Address Racist Incidents in Landmark Settlement In late 2018, luxury fashion house Prada came under fire for a racist window display in its flagship shop in SoHo. Student Homelessness is at an All-Time High In the...

Duration:00:38:22

President Trump's State of the Union: Immigration, Economy, 2020 Elections 2020-02-05

2/5/2020
President Trump's State of the Union: Immigration, Economy, 2020 Elections The President avoided one major topic: impeachment. Fear of the Coronavirus Spurs Surge in Xenophobia and Anti-Chinese Sentiment The long standing stereotype of the sick foreigner is playing into how we are dealing with the Coronavirus. Veteran Journalist Diane Rehm on the Right-to-Die Movement In her new book "When My Times Comes," Rehm explores the highly divisive field of medical aid in dying. The Growing...

Duration:00:38:24

Iowa Caucus: Is It Time to Overhaul the System? 2020-02-04

2/4/2020
Iowa Caucus: Is It Time to Overhaul the System? After months of campaigning, the Iowa caucuses are finally over, well almost over. CTE: The State of the Science Another NFL season is over, but chronic traumatic encephalopathy, often associated with repeated head injuries from football, remains in the news. In "The Other Latif," a Reporter Investigates His Namesake at Guantánamo Bay Radiolab's director of research Latif Nasser discovers that there's someone else who shares his unusual...

Duration:00:39:03

Trump Administration Expands Controversial Travel Ban 2020-02-03

2/3/2020
Trump Administration Expands Controversial Travel Ban On Friday, President Trump expanded the ban to include six new countries: Nigeria, Eritrea, Tanzania, Sudan, Kyrgyzstan, and Myanmar. Miscarriages, a Common Issue We Don't Discuss Miscarriage has long been a sensitive topic, The Takeaway takes an in-depth look at the impact it can have on women. Taika Waititi Breaks Down the Process Behind 'Jojo Rabbit' The Takeaway speaks with Taika Waititi about the risks of making a comedy about...

Duration:00:53:38

Politics from Amy Walter: Caucus Time

2/1/2020
In the second installment of Politics with Amy Walter from Iowa, we contextualize the caucuses set to take place on Monday. Democratic Strategist Matt Paul fills us in on why many voters are undecided until the last minute and what it will take to convince them to get behind a candidate. Chair of the Iowa Democratic Party Troy Price and Iowa Public Radio's politics reporter Clay Masters explain how the caucus process has changed since 2016. Iowa State University student Megan Johansen...

Duration:00:49:22

The Questioning Phase of the Impeachment Trial Begins 2020-01-30

1/30/2020
The Questioning Phase of the Impeachment Trial Begins Senators began questioning House Managers and President Trump’s attorneys about the president’s conduct with Ukraine. Despite Its Troubled History, the Border Patrol is Training Kids to Apprehend Migrants The Border Patrol has been training teens for years to take part in law enforcement work. Why Boris Johnson and Trump are Butting Heads on Trade While much of the rhetoric around Brexit has been about isolationism, the split also...

Duration:00:46:31

Trump Unveils So-Called Peace Plan for the Middle East 2020-01-29

1/29/2020
Trump Unveils So-Called Peace Plan for the Middle East On Tuesday, President Donald Trump announced his long-awaited plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. The Harvey Weinstein Trial is Moving Quickly And the defense has worked to undermine the allegations by pointing to one victim’s continued contact with Weinstein after the alleged assault. Could "She" Be President? A Look at Pronoun Bias in Politics Presidential candidates have been using female pronouns to talk about...

Duration:00:32:27

Is the World Prepared for the Next Pandemic? 2020-01-28

1/28/2020
Is the World Prepared for the Next Pandemic? As fears over the spread of the coronavirus continue to spread, it raises questions about how prepared countries around the world are for the next pandemic. World's Largest Money Manager to Make Investment Decisions Based on Climate Change The world’s largest money manager, BlackRock, announced recently that it plans to make climate change a central part of its investment strategy. What Exactly is the Relationship Between India's Prime...

Duration:00:42:31

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Verbally Attacks NPR Host Mary Louise Kelly 2020-01-27

1/27/2020
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Verbally Attacks NPR Host Mary Louise Kelly It’s just the latest example of the Trump administration demonizing members of the news media. The Life and Legacy of Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant was one of 9 killed during a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday. How to Write About Experiences Other Than Your Own After the controversy around "American Dirt," we wanted to discuss how people can successfully write about identities and...

Duration:00:42:31

Politics with Amy Walter: The View from Iowa

1/24/2020
This week, Politics with Amy Walter took a trip to Iowa to get a sense of how voters are feeling ahead of the upcoming caucuses. We asked politicians, economists, pollsters, and caucusgoers about what issues are important to them and which candidate could deliver the White House to Democrats. The issues of foremost concern included race, healthcare, labor protections, hyper-polarization, climate change, and defeating President Trump. J. Ann Selzer, whose poll is considered the “gold...

Duration:00:47:58

House Managers Begin Their Case Against President Trump 2020-01-23

1/23/2020
House Managers Begin Their Case Against President Trump Each of the seven House managers will present different aspects of the case. Women are Leading Protests Against Controversial Citizenship Law in India In India, people are still protesting a law passed over a month ago that many see as discriminatory against Muslims because it grants citizenship based on religion. Glenn Greenwald Responds to Accusations of Cybercrimes by the Brazilian Government The Brazilian government alleges...

Duration:00:48:24

Mexican Officials Attempt to Stop Migrant Caravan, Indicative of U.S. Pressure on Mexico 2020-01-22

1/22/2020
Mexican Officials Attempt to Stop Migrant Caravan, Indicative of U.S. Pressure on Mexico The Mexican National Guard deployed tear gas on the migrant caravan at the Mexico-Guatemala border. Seeking Asylum: From the Southern Border to Japan The asylum system, designed by major countries to deal with people fleeing persecution, is broken, everywhere. New State Bills and Laws Could Have Lasting Impact on LGBTQ Community While Utah's law banning conversation therapy goes into effect today, a...

Duration:00:52:48

Iowa Prepares to Caucus as Impeachment Trial Kicks Off 2020-01-21

1/21/2020
Iowa Prepares to Caucus as Impeachment Trial Kicks Off How The Trumps and Kushners Got Rich Off Federal Policies President Trump is no stranger to using his influence to seek favors. It’s a strategy that is not out of the ordinary in the world where he made his fortune, New York real estate. In Puerto Rico, Fallout Over Unused Aid Raises Questions about Government Mismanagement Over the weekend, a video went viral on social media, showing a warehouse full of unused disaster supplies in...

Duration:00:45:39