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For months after three white men chased Ahmaud Arbery to his death, Georgia of 2020 looked disconcertingly like Georgia of 1950. This is the story of the long arc of injustice in the American South -- and of the persistence that brought worldwide attention to coastal Georgia. Prior seasons tell the story of Isaiah Nixon, who was killed for voting in 1948 (season one), and A.C. Hall, who police shot in the back in 1962 because they mistakenly thought he was a thief (season two). Hosted by Han ...
 
The Writer Wrong Podcast is a chapter-based fiction serial that invites the audience to participate in the craft of storytelling. With a focus on original tales of the strange and unexpected, host Patrick Emile creates and presents exciting audio plays, leads spirited discussions with a bullpen of highly diverse co-hosts, and ultimately offers two prompts of plot continuation. Listeners then go online to vote for what they feel is the strongest choice, and tune-in to see if their selection w ...
 
Battleground Wisconsin is Citizen Action of Wisconsin’s weekly podcast that features the latest political news from the front lines in the embattled state of Wisconsin. The show features: · Tanya Atkinson, Executive Director, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin · Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin · Matt Brusky, Deputy Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin.
 
Each week The Intercept’s Washington, D.C. bureau brings you one important or overlooked story from the political world. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and a rotating cast of journalists, politicians, academics and historians tell you what the rest of the media are missing.
 
In the digital world, identity has evolved far beyond its old definitions. It’s the way we consume products. Our ability to vote. Our financial security. Digital identity can be created quickly, accessed broadly and even stolen...easily. And it doesn’t just live online. Welcome to Hello, User: the podcast that covers modern identity across every facet of our lives, from personal to public to professional.
 
Let’s vote through this apocalypse together. The executive directors of Vote.org and Spread The Vote are here to answer your voting questions with activists, politicians, and your favorite celebs. Vote! is for anyone who has ever felt powerless, overwhelmed, under-resourced, or just plain lost when it comes to voting -- aka pretty much all of us!
 
Editors’ Notes: “I think there's a lot of valid, complicated, hard differences in America right now,” says Sarah Stewart Holland, co-host of Pantsuit Politics, a biweekly podcast in which she and longtime friend Beth Silvers tackle the ideological polarization in US politics head-on with nuanced, intelligent discussions. “I think what we try to do is say, 'We see it. We see how hard it is.' Sometimes, it's not a political question or a political solution as far as who you vote for or what pa ...
 
This is our retrospective series that is a podcast within a podcast! Games Gone By is done bi-monthly to monthly, with the rule being any game that we discuss has to at least be a year old. In season one we covered gems like Doki Doki Literature Club, God of War (2018), and Dead Space, as well as controversial titles like Charles Barkley: Shut up and Jam Gaiden and Megaman x Street Fighter. What else will we play? You can decide during our fan vote sections!
 
Hi, we are Juan Fernandez and Cecile Muñoz. We are fascinated by the intersection of business and relationships and how to thrive in your life. We explore issues affecting the workplace and how it impacts culture, interpersonal relationships, and how to grow as a human being. What makes us qualified? Juan Fernandez has covered some of the biggest stories in the Southland Los Angeles as part of the CBS News. His favorites include Presidential visits and the arrival of the Space Shuttle Endeav ...
 
Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered. Published weekdays by 5 p.m. Eastern time.
 
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About 71% of Amazon workers at a warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., voted against forming what would have been the company's first U.S. union. Tech editor Bradley Olson joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss the outcome, as well as the possible ramifications for other unionization efforts elsewhere in the tech industry. Learn more about your ad choices. V…
 
Understanding Georgia’s controversial new voting law. And, how to tell if it’s allergies … or covid. Read more: Georgia just passed a new voting law. Amy Gardner reports on the background of the controversial law and what actually ended up in it. As spring reaches full bloom, some allergy sufferers are wondering: Are their stuffy noses and itchy ey…
 
Trust is the foundation for democracy; without it, people don't willingly engage with government policy. Our guest today is Jennifer McGuirk who keeps government agencies accountable. Jennifer is Multnomah County’s Auditor which means that she examines data to determine if there's been, abuse or mismanagement of government programs. Since being swo…
 
This week, New York became the first state to launch a vaccine passport, called the Excelsior Pass, developed with IBM. IBM's Jason Kelley explains how it works. And, Brennan Center for Justice voting rights expert Myrna Perez explains how states are changing their voting rules and what federal legislation would do to counterbalance state laws if p…
 
Georgia, a once reliably red state, has been turning more and more purple in recent years. In response, the Republican state legislature has passed a package of laws aimed at restricting voting. Today, we look at those measures and how Democrats are bracing for similar laws to be passed elsewhere in the country. Guest: Nick Corasaniti, a domestic c…
 
Last week, Georgia's Republican governor signed into law sweeping changes to the state's voting procedures. The legislation, which passed with only Republican support, mandates photo ID for mail-in ballots, trims the window for requesting an absentee ballot and places new restrictions on ballot drop boxes, among other provisions. Iowa also adopted …
 
The Skagit Valley choir last sang together on the evening of March 10, 2020. This rehearsal, it would turn out, was one of the first documented superspreader events of the pandemic. Of the 61 choristers who attended practice that night, 53 developed coronavirus symptoms. Two later died. The event served as an example to other choirs of the dangers …
 
Today rather than a new episode of Clotheshorse, Amanda wanted to share one of her favorite episodes of her other podcast The Department. This is part one of two about #girlboss, the commodification of feminism as a marketing story, and the nefarious beast and capitalist rebrand that is #hustle culture. And oh yeah, there's actually a bonus third e…
 
We are launching an all-new authors’ season, focusing on books that get into the weeds of America’s most vexing problems. We’ll be talking about everything from criminal justice, philosophy, to economics, labor, and poverty. Our first guest is the legendary Kurt Andersen, on his latest book: Evil Geniuses, The Unmaking of America: A Recent History.…
 
The White House has announced a deadline for US troop withdrawals from Afghanistan and the government in Kabul looks isolated. The Taliban are in control of large parts of the country, running a parallel administration. Secunder Kermani visited a Taliban-controlled zone in Balkh province to hear how Talib commanders and fighters have reacted to the…
 
President Joe Biden: mass shootings, gun violence "A national embarrassment"; Vice President Kamala Harris: "We've had more tragedy than we can bear"; FedEx shooter who killed 8 identified, was a former employee; FBI: mother of shooter who killed 8 at FedEx warned law enforcement in 2020 he might try to "commit suicide by cop" To learn more about h…
 
Police say the gunman who opened fire at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis killing eight people was a 19-year-old former employee. Ali Brown, a member of the Indianapolis City-County Council, speaks with Anderson about how the community is reacting. Also, perspective from neuroscientist Dr. Charles Morgan on the split-second decision by a Chicago Po…
 
Protests continue in the Minneapolis area after the police killing of Daunte Wright. And the defense rests in the Derek Chauvin murder trial. Read more: Tim Craig reports on how the suburbs of Minneapolis are dealing with fallout from the killing of Daunte Wright. On Thursday, after two days of witness and expert testimony, the defense rested its c…
 
Amy Baer is launching Landline Pictures, a production company aimed at making movies for the over-50 crowd. She talks about Hollywood's age diversity problem. And, if approved, Vineyard Wind in Massachusetts will be the biggest and first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the U.S. Miriam Wasser of WBUR reports.…
 
Verno and KOC start off this Friday talking about the Bucks continuing their run in the second half of the season and how Jrue Holiday could be the piece that allows them to compete with the two other top teams in the East (0:30). Then they discuss a league report that says the injury rate is actually down 6 percent this season, contrary to popular…
 
Eight states are experimenting with cloud seeding to try to create more precipitation to mitigate the effects of droughts. Climate science reporter Chelsea Harvey discusses whether the technology is effective. And, "Fernandomania" was the excitement surrounding Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Fernando Valenzuela, who made his first start for the team 4…
 
Protests against February’s military coup are only growing, even as the army becomes more murderous. The economy is paralysed. What can be done to put the country back together? In Cuba, the end of the Castro-family era is nigh; a new leader inherits a cratered economy and an ambitious vaccine-development effort. And some surprising road-fatality s…
 
When Michelle Lujan Grisham defeated Eric Griego in the race for New Mexico’s 1st congressional district in 2012, it put the left wing of the state’s Democratic Party on the backfoot. 9 years later, the state’s legislature is routinely passing some of the most progressive legislation in the country. What happened? Griego joins Ryan Grim to discuss.…
 
This episode contains strong language and emotional descriptions about the challenges of parenting during the pandemic, so if your young child is with you, you might want to listen later. Several months ago, The Times opened up a phone line to ask Americans what it’s really been like to raise children during the pandemic. Liz Halfhill, a single mot…
 
Cities are on edge as a video shows the police shooting of a 13-year-old child, an ex-officer faces judge in Wright killing and the Chauvin trial nears end. The ex-officer in the fatal Wright shooting makes her first court appearance. Brooklyn Center, Minnesota is bracing for the fifth night of unrest. The body camera video of 13-year-old Adam Tole…
 
Apple is set to roll out a feature that would require apps to ask users' permission before tracking them. Facebook has been among the most vocal opponents to the change, saying it could hurt its advertising business. But small businesses could bear the brunt of it. Tech columnist Christopher Mims joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss. Christopher Z…
 
Topics Discussed: Derek Chauvin Trial & Daunte Wright Shooting Troop Removal from Afghanistan Nicholas Holland’s Politics National Parks Outside of Politics: Jimmy Buffett Thank you for being a part of our community! We couldn't do what we do without you. To become a financial supporter of the show, please visit our Patreon page, purchase a copy of…
 
As the governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, tries to cling on to power, Jonathan Freedland and Alexis Grenell discuss why the state with one of the most liberal cities in the world has failed to match its politics with modern society. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
 
Global equities reached new heights and Treasuries rallied sharply on Thursday on the back of upbeat economic data in the US, and Dubai has become the first city to sign a contract with an autonomous taxi manufacturer. Plus, US president Joe Biden imposed new sanctions on Moscow on Thursday. The FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, explains how inves…
 
Chicago police released video today in the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo. The Toledo family attorney joins Anderson. In the trial of Derek Chauvin, testimony ended today in court. Closing arguments will be heard on Monday. George Floyd's brother, Terrence Floyd, talked to CNN’s Sara Sidner about his brother and the nearby fatal p…
 
We discuss the Daunte Wright murder by Brooklyn Center police, the announcement that Jacob Blake’s shooter will face no consequences, and a state Department of Public Instruction finding that the Burlington school district is a hostile environment for Black students. We analyze the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause in the face of a new COVID variant …
 
Being a Good Neighbor Solving community problems can begin with a simple, common goal of being a good neighbor. Deep human relationships with people make the hard conversations—where we don’t agree—possible. Finding common ground with different backgrounds can be hard, but focusing on caring for your neighbors strengthens communities and personal r…
 
The United States imposes sweeping new sanctions against Russia. And, how former Trump allies are faring in the private job market. Read more: On Thursday, the Biden administration imposed the first significant sanctions to target the Russian economy in several years. Shane Harris reports on the administration’s effort to punish the Kremlin for a c…
 
Inuk throat singer Shina Novalinga captured audiences last year when she posted a video of her and her mom throat singing on TikTok. She talks about preserving her culture. And, millions of Americans don't have access to high-speed internet, according to the White House. Getting them online is a key component of Biden's American Jobs Plan. Two expe…
 
Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" every April 15. Professor Yohuru Williams talks about Robinson's legacy today as the country deals with the police shootings of Black men. And, Georgetown University Law Center professor Paul Butler discusses the case presented by the defense so far in the murder trial of former Minnesota polic…
 
Few believe President Joe Biden’s withdrawal plan is wise; it is already prompting allied forces to go. We ask about the risks of that untimely vacuum. Much climate-change angst focuses on carbon dioxide, but addressing sources of methane would be an easy way to slow warming—and even to save money. And Bhutan’s world-beating vaccination drive took …
 
Curfew in effect tonight amid unrest over police shooting; officer who killed Daunte Wright charged with manslaughter; The Officer who Killed Daunte Wright has posted bail and has been released from jail. Protesters gathering as officer is charged with manslaughter; Defense expert: Floyd had "sudden cardiac" event during restraint; Also, Defense pa…
 
Federal health agencies on Tuesday called for a pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus shot as they examine a rare blood-clotting disorder that emerged in six recipients. Every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico halted their rollout of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine almost immediately. The same went for the U.S. military, f…
 
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are making their way into the mainstream. Some recent developments, including the public listing of the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase and a new SEC chairman seen as friendlier to crypto, have some believing that the time is ripe for a bitcoin ETF. Heard on the Street columnist Telis Demos joins host Amanda Lewe…
 
Three of the largest US banks beat profits expectations on Wednesday on the back of a strengthening US economy, and Egyptian authorities have seized the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal as they seek compensation of more than $900m from the Ever Given’s owners. Plus, the FT’s deputy editor, Patrick Jenkins, discusses Deutsche Bank’s turnar…
 
Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter was arrested and charged with second-degree manslaughter today for shooting and killing 20-year-old Daunte Wright. Protesters are calling for justice and are on the streets for a fourth consecutive night. Former Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau weighs in on how a 26-year veteran of the police d…
 
A deadline to end the war in Afghanistan. Biden’s vision for the future of infrastructure. Plus, how Native communities are tackling vaccinations. Read more: Biden announced that the United States will withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021. Missy Ryan explains that the decision tells us a lot about the administration’s priorities. …
 
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