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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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Episodes

What COVID-19 Means for the American South 2020-04-06

4/6/2020
What COVID-19 Means for the American South What was initially contained to the coasts is now starting to engulf the rest of the country, including states like Louisiana, Mississippi, and Georgia. COVID-19 Is Not An Equalizer: Early Data Shows African Americans Are Dying at Higher Rates Early data shows black people are being infected and dying at higher rates than other communities. Joking from a Distance: Ziwe Fumudoh on Processing Trauma Through Comedy Ziwe Fumudoh, a writer for...

Duration:00:46:28

Politics with Amy Walter: A Primary Election During a Pandemic

4/3/2020
The Latest: BREAKING: Wisconsin's Democratic Gov. Tony Evers issues order delaying Tuesday’s presidential primary election until June because of the coronavirus pandemic; court challenge expected. https://t.co/9l3Ui0tZZ4 April 6, 2020 NOTE: This is an evolving story, our Politics host Amy Walter be keeping up with it and tweeting her analysis throughout the weekend. You can find Amy at @amyewalter or click her Twitter thread below for all of the latest: Just now: WI Gov. Evers (D) calls...

Duration:00:47:04

Coronavirus Exposes Public Health Inequities in Indigenous Communities 2020-04-02

4/2/2020
Coronavirus Exposes Public Health Inequities in Indigenous Communities In American Indian communities, the coronavirus outbreak has exposed a number of longstanding public health inequities. What's the Role of Palliative Care During a Pandemic? Before the spread of COVID-19, palliative care was already in short supply. The Challenges India Faces Amid Coronavirus Lockdown Last week, India followed the lead of many countries facing the coronavirus pandemic by locking down the...

Duration:00:46:46

"An Open License To Pollute": EPA Relaxes Regulations Citing Coronavirus 2020-04-01

4/1/2020
"An Open License To Pollute": EPA Relaxes Regulations Citing Coronavirus The Environmental Protection Agency announced last week it is relaxing environmental regulations for companies including factories and power plants. How African Americans, and African Immigrants, Are Fighting Against Undercounts The 2020 census will have a significant impact on the distribution of political, and economic, resources for years to come. But the rollout has been mired in controversy and confusion. In...

Duration:00:45:45

The Looming Crisis of COVID-19 in America's Jails and Prisons 2020-03-30

3/30/2020
The Looming Crisis of COVID-19 in America's Jails and Prisons A coronavirus outbreak in the correctional system could cause chaos for thousands of inmates across the country. Emissions Are Going Down Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, What Does That Mean for Climate Change? Are there unintended climate benefits from the coronavirus pandemic? Or is this just a temporary dip in emissions that will be inconsequential in the long run? Joking from a Distance: Roy Wood Jr. on Fundraising for...

Duration:00:39:23

Politics with Amy Walter: How COVID-19 has Changed Small Business

3/27/2020
The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on every aspect of life. Hospitals and health care workers are overwhelmed as the number of those infected grows every day. The global economy has been upended and entire industries have come to a halt leaving millions without jobs. As Americans wait for a coordinated federal response, small business owners are running out of resources to keep their livelihoods afloat and their employees on the payroll. Lenore Estrada is the founder of Three Babes...

Duration:00:46:58

Faith Communities Find Creative Ways to Congregate Amid Pandemic 2020-03-26

3/26/2020
Faith Communities Find Creative Ways to Congregate Amid Pandemic Places of worship are transitioning to creative ways of holding services that protect their congregations from the spread of the coronavirus. What COVID-19 Means for VA Clinics in the U.S. For years, the Department of Veterans Affairs has had to deal with crisis after crisis. As COVID-19 spreads across the country, the VA is once again finding itself in hot water. Joking from a Distance: Maria Bamford on Workshopping New...

Duration:00:37:46

The Big Challenges Latin America Faces with Coronavirus 2020-03-25

3/25/2020
The Big Challenges Latin America Faces with Coronavirus In Latin America, the reported number of cases has remained low, and not all governments are taking precautions. Some leaders don’t seem to be taking the risks very seriously, either. How Coronavirus is Affecting the Primaries As the coronavirus pandemic continues, so does the campaign for President of the United States. But it looks different than just a few weeks ago. Online Games Like Animal Crossing are Giving People Ways to...

Duration:00:30:18

How Effectively is the Media Covering Trump's Handling of COVID-19? 2020-03-24

3/24/2020
How Effectively is the Media Covering Trump's Handling of COVID-19? Most television and radio news outlets are airing President Trump's coronavirus press briefings, despite the president's tendency to put out misleading information. Immigration Advocates Call on ICE to Release Detainees Immigration advocates and attorneys have called on ICE to release migrants and asylum seekers who are at risk of contracting COVID-19. Nurses Call for More Protective Gear, Training in the U.S. In some...

Duration:00:44:46

Across the Globe, Health Care Workers Are On the Front Lines of Pandemic 2020-03-23

3/23/2020
Across the Globe, Health Care Workers Are On the Front Lines of Pandemic In the U.S., health care workers are sounding the alarm on severe equipment shortages in the country. COVID-19: Are Rural Hospitals Prepared for the Pandemic? For years, rural healthcare facilities have struggled to stay afloat. How COVID-19 is Putting More Strain on Homeless Shelters The rapid acceleration of coronavirus is stressing an already overcrowded shelter system. How Sex Workers Are Impacted by...

Duration:00:38:14

Politics with Amy Walter: Governing, the Economy, and Coronavirus

3/20/2020
This week, a look at the way coronavirus is reshaping our worldview. Louisiana was the first state to postpone their primary contest as a result of the ongoing public health pandemic. Several states have since followed its lead. Louisiana's Secretary of State R. Kyle Ardoin joins Politics to explain the reasoning behind the decision to move their primary. The global economy has slowed considerably as communities attempt to contain the spread of coronavirus. Economist and Howard University...

Duration:00:47:29

Amazon's Sales Are Up But Their Workers Don't Feel Safe 2020-03-19

3/19/2020
Amazon's Sales Are Up But Their Workers Don't Feel Safe Americans are hunkering down to slow the spread of the coronavirus. As people spend more time at home trying to avoid contact, they’re also shopping online more. In Africa, Number of Reported Coronavirus Cases is On the Rise On Wednesday, the World Health Organization said Africa should “prepare for the worst” as the disease continues to spread across the region. Keep Calm and Stream On Let’s talk about entertainment in the age of...

Duration:00:40:01

Puerto Rico's Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic 2020-03-18

3/18/2020
Puerto Rico's Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic Governor Wanda Vazquez has issued stricter guidelines to citizens on the island than we have seen anywhere on the mainland U.S., with a curfew from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. How Much Will Workers Benefit from a Congressional Stimulus Package? From paid sick leave to $1,000 checks, The Takeaway looks at what potential stimulus packages from Congress could mean for workers across the country. DOJ Drops Charges Against Russian Firms Implicated in...

Duration:00:37:30

The Takeaway Answers Your Coronavirus Questions 2020-03-17

3/17/2020
The Takeaway Answers Your Coronavirus Questions The Takeaway gave your questions to two people who have been following this pandemic closely. Keep Calm and Shop On People across the nation may be noticing empty shelves in supermarkets, but experts say don't panic, there's enough food for all. The Best Artists Who Won't Get Their Big Breaks at This Year's SXSW Austin’s South by Southwest festival is one of many cultural events that was called off this year due to COVID-19, meaning that a...

Duration:00:36:13

Can Travel Bans Slow the Spread of the Coronavirus? 2020-03-16

3/16/2020
Can Travel Bans Slow the Spread of the Coronavirus? What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Our Mental Health As the U.S. and other countries struggle to contain COVID-19, there’s an epidemic of another sort taking place: mass anxiety. Local Officials Ease Water Shut-off Rules Amid Coronavirus Pandemic As the spread of the coronavirus continues across the U.S., leaders in some cities are taking action to make sure all residents have access to running water. NASA is Accepting...

Duration:00:39:37

Politics with Amy Walter: The Politics of Coronavirus

3/13/2020
Coronavirus has caused the cancellation of major sporting events, religious services, and other mass gatherings. It's even forced presidential contenders to rethink the way they campaign as people begin self-isolating. This week, Politics with Amy Walter takes a look at how the pandemic is reverberating across politics. Michigan will have an outsized role come November. This is why Biden's performance in the swing state mattered a great deal during Tuesday's primary where he won every...

Duration:00:45:23

As the Threat of the Coronavirus Grows, President Trump Addresses the Nation 2020-03-12

3/12/2020
As the Threat of the Coronavirus Grows, President Trump Addresses the Nation President Trump addresses the nation as the threat of the coronavirus grows. For Low-Income Americans, Coronavirus is Difficult to Avoid Though nobody is immune to coronavirus, it is expected to have a disproportionate impact on lower-income communities. How the Coronavirus is Affecting Washington's Homeless Population Washington State is dealing with one of the most serious COVID-19 outbreaks in the country....

Duration:00:34:06

Italy Issues Nationwide Lockdown Amid Growing Coronavirus Outbreak 2020-03-11

3/11/2020
Italy Issues Nationwide Lockdown Amid Growing Coronavirus Outbreak The death toll there has now reached more than 600, with a total of roughly 10,000 cases. Is the Coronavirus Changing How We Look At Public Spaces? More public spaces and events continue to close as the number of coronavirus cases increase, creating a fearful atmosphere in these areas. Primary Results Are In and Joe Biden Leads Joe Biden once again has a stellar turnout, this could almost ensure his nomination as the...

Duration:00:42:03

Bernie Sanders Dominates in the Muslim Vote 2020-03-10

3/10/2020
Bernie Sanders Dominates in the Muslim Vote It’s the second big contest of the Democratic primary and there’s a lot at stake. For Bernie Sanders, it’s a chance to show that he’s still competitive in this primary. 'A Day Without Us': Mexican Women Strike to Protest Femicide Women in Mexico's capital turned out for one of the largest protests in years on International Women's Day to call attention to gender-based violence. The Environmental Impact of Plastic Bag Bans On Sunday, New York’s...

Duration:00:35:16