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At THE LATEST, we pull together news stories from reputable sources from all across the web – and then we organize it all by topic – making it quick and easy for you to keep up with it all. Our podcast will mirror our website. Every week we’ll discuss politics, tech, sports, entertainment, culture, lifestyle – whatever’s “the latest” each week. THE LATEST PODCAST is a natural extension of TheLatest.com – the best news aggregator ever built (in our humble opinion.)

At THE LATEST, we pull together news stories from reputable sources from all across the web – and then we organize it all by topic – making it quick and easy for you to keep up with it all. Our podcast will mirror our website. Every week we’ll discuss politics, tech, sports, entertainment, culture, lifestyle – whatever’s “the latest” each week. THE LATEST PODCAST is a natural extension of TheLatest.com – the best news aggregator ever built (in our humble opinion.)

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United States

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At THE LATEST, we pull together news stories from reputable sources from all across the web – and then we organize it all by topic – making it quick and easy for you to keep up with it all. Our podcast will mirror our website. Every week we’ll discuss politics, tech, sports, entertainment, culture, lifestyle – whatever’s “the latest” each week. THE LATEST PODCAST is a natural extension of TheLatest.com – the best news aggregator ever built (in our humble opinion.)

Language:

English


Episodes

50. Creativity and Innovation: How We Can Better Ourselves and The World

4/18/2021
It's our 50th Episode, so let's get creative! In this week's episode, we discuss with Josh Linkner the power of innovation and how every person can tap their unlocked creative potential to better the world. Recorded Friday, April 16, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:31:42

49: Immigration on The Southern Border: What You Need To Know

4/4/2021
In this week's episode, we discuss a hot topic in the news lately: immigration on the southern border. Our guest Ruben Navarrette Jr. from the Washington Post shares insight on immigration reform, covering immigration, and what we need to know is happening on the border lately. Recorded Saturday, April 3, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:37:48

49. Immigration at The Border: Whats Happening and Why You Should Care

3/28/2021
This week's episode features Washington Post writer Ruben Navarrette as we discuss with him what is happening with immigration at the border. Under the new administration, immigration has been a hot topic in the news, and in this episode, we cover all you need to know and more! Recorded Friday, March. 26, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:30:33

48. Lets Talk Cannabis With Joyce Gerber

3/22/2021
"Everything we were taught about Cannabis is wrong!" - Joyce Gerber. In this episode, we profile Joyce Gerber on all things Cannabis! Tune in to listen about Joyce Gerber's The Canna Mom show, Cannabis news, and more Cannabis content! Recorded Friday, March. 19, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:27:44

47. The DemAWKracy Podcast: Political Conversations, New Points of View, and Why You Should Listen

2/28/2021
"Democracy... it can be awkward." - Lana Delasanta. In this day and age, talking about politics can be awkward! In this episode, we talk to two small-town friends Lana Delasanta and Ronak Patel who just started their new podcast - DemAWKracy. Lana and Ronak created this podcast to emphasize how the country is not unified, and having these conversations is a step in the right direction. Listen to their first episode here: https://anchor.fm/demawkracy Recorded Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 Check...

Duration:00:35:15

46. Presidents Day and Presidents Throughout US History

2/13/2021
Happy President's Day Weekend. In this episode, we sit down with David Webster, presidential minutiae expert, and discuss Presidents Day and presidents throughout US history. Tune in to listen! Recorded Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:33:09

45. Village For Vets: Key Services for Homeless and At-Risk Veterans in Greater Los Angeles

2/1/2021
"Through programs providing meals, emergency grants, support for basic needs, social support, and links to additional services, Village for Vets helps ensure Los Angeles’ homeless and at-risk veterans don’t fall through the cracks." - taken from https://www.villageforvets.org/about In this week's episode, we interview Marcie Polier Swartz and her non-profit organization - Village for Vets. We learn about what influenced her to create this organization, how it has changed over the years, and...

Duration:00:32:55

44. NFL Playoffs Round Two: Big Week For the Little Seeds

1/16/2021
Sportswriter and expert Millard Woods takes over again this week to discuss weekend two of the NFL Playoffs. He is joined by football enthusiasts Aiden Merrill-Skoloff, Deaven Rector, and Marco Wertheimer. It’s the second round of playoffs, there were a couple of big upsets last weekend, where lower-seeded teams beat higher-seeded ones. This weekend the two teams that had byes are now gonna play and whoever wins games this weekend will go to the conference finals. Here we discuss this...

Duration:00:26:42

43. The First Round of NFL Playoffs: What You Need To Know This Weekend

1/9/2021
It's Playoff Season! On this week's episode, Host Jeff Hall passes the mic to The Latest's football expert: Millard Woods. He is joined by football fans Brian Taylor and Aiden Merrill-Skoloff to discuss the pre-season, first-weekend playoff games, and their upcoming predictions in preparation for this year's Superbowl. Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic, this year's NFL season has been different compared to the past and this playoff season is predicted to be intense. Recorded 9 a.m. PST...

Duration:00:32:18

42. The Impact of Food Waste Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic

12/29/2020
Just in time for the holidays and the new year, in this episode, we discuss the food waste dilemma in the United States and how college students Jack Samuel Rehnborg and Stella Bush do their part in informing the public and aspiring to make a change. Recorded on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:39:27

41. A Look At Georgia Politics in 2020

12/5/2020
in this week's episode, we talk to Georgia residents Cindy Brown and Deaven Rector about what is happening in the peach state after the 2020 presidential elections and what is next to come. Recorded on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:31:49

40. Presidential Election: Discussions on Leadership and Country Division

11/7/2020
Recorded Before Election Results Were Posted. Since Election Day turned into Election Week, we discuss with Keri Thompson and David Iglesias the country's voting strategy, presidential campaigns, and what makes a great leader in a politically divided country. Recorded on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:30:14

39. As Election Day Approaches, Here's What You Should Know About Voting Laws and Voting Security

10/22/2020
“People should have faith in the system, and they should vote. Vote as quickly as you can!” - Brad Phillips, member of the Lawyers' Committee. We talk to Brad Phillips of The Lawyers' Committee about the voting process in the United States, how it has been impacted by the Pandemic, and what the Lawyers Committee Role is in the election. All this and more as Election Day approaches. Recorded on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback:...

Duration:00:25:52

38. Fighting Wildfires: What Its Like on The Front Line

10/10/2020
Wildfires have been on the news every day since the beginning of the fire season. In this week's episode, we delve into the logistics behind wildfires and the risk that firefighters face when facing them head-on. We talk to Fire Chief Sam Digiovanna about his experiences in the field and about what he thinks about the deadly wildfires on the West Coast. Recorded on Thursday, October 8th, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:22:41

37. Rett Syndrome: What It Is And Why We Should Know About It

10/3/2020
October is Rett Syndrome awareness month. In this week's episode, we talk to Tim Freeman, Chief Development Officer at Rett Syndrome Research Trust. We learn more about the disease and the impact it has on those who have it and their families. Recorded on Friday, October 2nd, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:28:26

36. College Students on COVID-19 And How They Are Adapting To Learning In A Pandemic

9/26/2020
In this week's episode, we talk to college students from the University of Southern California, Vanderbilt University, and Skidmore College about their experiences with COVID-19, like how school has changed, choice of attending parties, and navigating relationships as a college student. Aiden Merrill-Skoloff, Marisa Kim, and Mehak Rajpal share their adapted learning habits at their different colleges. Recorded on Thursday, September 24th, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us...

Duration:00:26:02

35. LA Policeman Speaks Out: Ambush Shootings & Public Opinions Of Cops

9/19/2020
"Nobody hates a bad cop more than a good cop,” LA police Sergeant Brian Churchill said. In this week's episode of THE LATEST, we talk to LA police Sgt. Brian Churchill. Churchill discusses recent ambush shootings, the public opinion of police during this time, and what safety means to the police force. Recorded on Friday, September 18th, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:31:22

34. Remembering 9/11 and How To Help Your Children Cope With Traumatic Events

9/12/2020
On the anniversary of 9/11, we discuss how to help children cope with trauma with host of the parenting skills podcast Raising To Rise’s Guy Michlin. Michlin shares his search for strategies to raise happy, successful and kind children. He also shares his guide for parenting through COVID-19 Recorded on Friday, September 11, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:31:27

33. LA Unified School District Board Member on how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated problems

9/5/2020
Los Angeles County Schools are currently running the nation’s largest food bank and providing hundreds of thousands of computers with hotspots to students. This started when schools first closed in March. Los Angeles Unified School District is the second largest public school system in the country, but it doesn’t just educate nearly 700,000 students. It provides a social safety net to the 82% of students who live in poverty and 18,000 homeless students. On this week’s episode of THE LATEST...

Duration:00:32:45

32: RNC Recap: “Are you better off now than you were 4 years ago?” & Hidden Meanings Behind Trump’s Set Design

8/29/2020
It’s another episode of agreeing to disagree. We welcome back Conservative writer Larry Jarvik from TheLatest.com and progressive political communications professor Keri Thompson of Emerson College to discuss the latest in politics this week: The 2020 Republican National Convention. Recorded on Thursday, August 27th, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:17:04