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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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New York, NY

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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.

Twitter:

@TheTakeaway

Language:

English

Contact:

WNYC Radio 160 Varick St. New York, NY 10013 1-877-869-8253


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Episodes

Homelessness on the Rise Amid Coronavirus Pandemic 2020-10-01

10/1/2020
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Duration:00:47:35

Wisconsin and Other Midwestern States See Concerning Rise in COVID-19 Cases 2020-09-30

9/30/2020
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Duration:00:58:15

Will Trump's Tax Record Matter to Voters? 2020-09-29

9/29/2020
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President Trump Picks Amy Coney Barrett as Nominee for Supreme Court 2020-09-28

9/28/2020
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Duration:00:44:47

Politics with Amy Walter: What's Next for Amy Coney Barrett's SCOTUS Nomination?

9/27/2020
On Saturday, President Trump nominated 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat. If confirmed, conservative Judge Barrett would become the youngest member serving on the court. Senate Republicans will scramble to confirm Judge Barrett ahead of Election Day, while Democrats argue that Judge Barrett's nomination could hurt the Affordable Care Act and Roe v. Wade. The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to start hearings on...

Duration:00:16:37

Politics with Amy Walter: A Look at the SCOTUS Nomination Fight

9/25/2020
The U.S. has observed a week of mourning since Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, in addition to partisan warfare regarding her replacement. Senate Republicans have decided they will move to confirm President Trump's nominee ahead of the general election. His announcement is expected Saturday. President Trump has said that the election could be decided by the Supreme Court and has implied that a justice appointed by him would be loyal in any case involving the election. NBC...

Protests Erupt Around the Country After Grand Jury Announcement on Breonna Taylor Case 2020-09-24

9/24/2020
Protests Erupt Around the Country After Grand Jury Announcement on Breonna Taylor Case Protests erupted around the country last night in reaction to the long-awaited decision in the case of the killing of Breonna Taylor. Senator Cory Booker on the Fight to Replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Senator Cory Booker joins The Takeaway to discuss the battle shaping up over the Supreme Court, as well as what he's doing on issues including police reform and the racial wealth gap. As School Year...

Duration:00:58:13

Court System Backlogs Leave Foster Families in the Lurch 2020-09-23

9/23/2020
Court System Backlogs Leave Foster Families in the Lurch Although virtual hearings were often substituted, family courts are administered at the local level, meaning responses to the pandemic were inconsistent. The FinCEN Files: How Banks Move Trillions of Dollars for Organized Crime and Shady Characters A new investigation from Buzzfeed News and ICIJ reveal the vast network of dark money. How Senate Races Are Being Impacted By RGB's Death Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death and her...

Duration:00:45:57

The Power of Teachers Unions in the U.S. 2020-09-22

9/22/2020
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Duration:00:52:55

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Her Life and Legacy, and the Path Ahead 2020-09-21

9/21/2020
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Duration:00:45:55

Politics with Amy Walter: How Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Death will Affect the Battle for the White House

9/19/2020
After serving 27 years on the Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday from complications associated with metastatic pancreatic cancer. Justice Ginsburg was the second woman to be appointed to the highest court in the land. Early in her career as a lawyer, she was a champion for gender equality and in the time since has been elevated to a feminist icon. Clara Spera, Ginsburg's granddaughter said her grandmother dictated the following statement before her death: "My most...

Duration:00:25:14

Politics with Amy Walter: Raising (Votes in) Arizona

9/18/2020
Arizona has been a reliably Republican state at the presidential level in every election since 1952 — except when Bill Clinton won in 1996. But a rapidly growing population has chipped away at the Republican advantage. In 2020, Arizona is rated a toss-up. The state has had no-excuse absentee voting since 1991 and the numbers of voters who use this method continue to grow. As the president continues to malign the U.S. Postal Service and absentee ballots and question the integrity of the...

Louisville Settles with Breonna Taylor's Family for $12 Million 2020-09-16

9/16/2020
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Duration:00:42:30

In Wisconsin, Joe Biden Maintains Lead Over Donald Trump 2020-09-15

9/15/2020
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Duration:00:55:54

Wildfires in the American West: A Lockdown within a Lockdown 2020-09-14

9/14/2020
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Duration:00:53:36

Politics with Amy Walter: How North Carolina's Electoral Process is Unfolding

9/11/2020
While the bedrock of democracy is free and fair elections, the President has been sowing seeds of distrust throughout the course of the campaign. He's used his platform to spread conspiracy theories about the integrity of absentee ballots to his millions of followers. The consequences of those lies can be seen in a recent Monmouth University poll that found almost 40 percent of Americans don’t believe that the elections will be conducted fairly and accurately. A majority of Americans say...

Duration:01:04:54

How Policy Makers Can Capitalize on Public Support for Racial Justice 2020-09-10

9/10/2020
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Duration:00:59:13

California Farmworkers Continue to Harvest Amid the Wildfires 2020-09-09

9/9/2020
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Duration:00:45:16

Trump Directs Agencies to End Racial Sensitivity Trainings 2020-09-08

9/8/2020
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Duration:00:46:52