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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

Politics with Amy Walter: The Final Early State

2/28/2020
On Saturday, primary voters in South Carolina will decide which nominee has earned their votes. While Vice President Joe Biden is polling ahead of his rivals in the state, his lackluster performance in Iowa and New Hampshire has called into question his electability. Just a few days later, national attention will shift toward the 14 states casting ballots on Super Tuesday. Darren Sands of BuzzFeed News, Clare Malone of FiveThirtyEight, and Meg Kinnard of AP join Politics to discuss. Voters...

Duration:00:44:48

How President Trump Fits into the Global Rise of Authoritarian Leaders 2020-02-27

2/27/2020
How President Trump Fits into the Global Rise of Authoritarian Leaders The term “authoritarian” is being used to describe President Trump more frequently in some U.S. media. But is that an appropriate label? Why Innocent People Admit to Crimes They Didn't Commit Wrongful convictions and false confessions are more common than we think. Census 2020: Addressing Cybersecurity Threats to the First Online Census 2020 will be the first time ever that most people will use digital technology to...

Duration:00:35:01

Emergence of Sanders as Front-Runner Highlights Potential Fractures on the Left 2020-02-26

2/26/2020
Emergence of Sanders as Front-Runner Highlights Potential Fractures on the Left After a dominant win in Nevada, Bernie Sanders is the candidate to beat in the primaries. But his current strength has also highlighted potential fractures within the Democratic Party. Supreme Court Rules Border Patrol Agent Can't Be Sued for Killing A Mexican Teenager The court ruled that allowing the family of 15-year-old Sergio Hernandez to sue the Border Patrol agent that shot him could undermine border...

Duration:00:28:20

What Harvey Weinstein's Rape Conviction Means for the #MeToo Movement 2020-02-25

2/25/2020
What Harvey Weinstein's Rape Conviction Means for the #MeToo Movement Weinstein’s case has become synonymous with the #MeToo era. Yesterday’s verdict is a historic moment for the women at the center of this trial and survivors everywhere. Guns and Domestic Violence: Lisette Johnson's Testimony Lisette Johnson was shot four times by her husband in 2009 and survived, and has since become an advocate for victims and survivors of domestic violence. Remembering the First Civil Rights Era...

Duration:00:41:42

Trump Administration Targets U.S. Intelligence Community 2020-02-24

2/24/2020
Trump Administration Targets U.S. Intelligence Community Last week, President Donald Trump announced Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, as the acting director of national intelligence. Census 2020: Making Latino Communities Heard in Texas Texas lawmakers declined to fund census outreach efforts in their state, which could lead to an undercount in 2020, particularly among Latino communities. Guns and Domestic Violence: Overview In the United States, domestic violence...

Duration:00:39:28

Politics with Amy Walter (Extra): Nevada Goes for Bernie 2020-02-23

2/23/2020
The Nevada caucuses were held on Saturday. Senator Bernie Sanders easily claimed victory, proving he can build a broad coalition of voters. Host Amy Walter discusses the results of the Silver State with Joel Payne, a Democratic strategist; Tara Golshan, 2020 reporter at HuffPost Politics; and Zach Montellaro, campaign reporter for Politico.

Duration:00:15:43

Politics with Amy Walter: The Nevada Caucus and Beyond

2/21/2020
Democratic strategist Joel Payne, Maya King from Politico, and Jon Ralston from The Nevada Independent join Politics with Amy Walter to discuss Saturday's caucus in Nevada and how candidates fared this week. On Wednesday, Michael Bloomberg joined his rivals in Nevada for his first debate as a presidential candidate. The former mayor has positioned himself as a moderate businessman alternative to President Donald Trump. While he's spent millions on highly-produced advertisements, his debate...

Duration:00:47:08

Climate Change Finds Its Way onto the Debate Stage in Nevada 2020-02-20

2/20/2020
Climate Change Finds Its Way onto the Debate Stage in Nevada Studies have also shown that Latino voters are more engaged with the issue of climate change than other voting groups. Why Aren't There More Famous Female Magicians? Sexism and social biases have historically prevented female magicians from becoming as famous as male magicians. Indigenous-Led Pipeline Protests Bring Canada to a Standstill For two weeks now, activists across Canada have blockaded rail lines and ports to protest...

Duration:00:41:10

Mixed Messages As Secretary Pompeo Visits Africa 2020-02-19

2/19/2020
Mixed Messages As Secretary Pompeo Visits Africa It’s only the second visit by a Secretary of State during this administration. California to Apologize to Japanese Americans for Internment Camps The state of California is issuing an apology in the form of a bipartisan bill that’s expected to pass today. Bankruptcy Filing Complicates Future of Abuse Cases Against the Boy Scouts of America On Tuesday, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy. The bankruptcy filing has raised...

Duration:00:38:51

Census 2020: How Community Leaders in Oklahoma Are Working to Prevent an Undercount 2020-02-18

2/18/2020
Census 2020: How Community Leaders in Oklahoma Are Working to Prevent an Undercount Oklahoma is one of several states that has allocated no funds to the rollout of the 2020 census, leaving non-profit organizations to pick up the slack. Black Dance Creators Are Not Getting The Credit They Deserve The video game Fortnite and influencers on TikTok make massive profits from using dances made by black creators without even crediting them. The Amazon's Priest Shortage Reignites Debate over...

Duration:00:32:18

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