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The Takeaway is a national morning news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. Hosts John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee, along with the BBC World Service, The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invite listeners every morning to learn more and be part of the American conversation on-air and online at thetakeaway.org.

The Takeaway is a national morning news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. Hosts John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee, along with the BBC World Service, The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invite listeners every morning to learn more and be part of the American conversation on-air and online at thetakeaway.org.
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The Takeaway is a national morning news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. Hosts John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee, along with the BBC World Service, The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invite listeners every morning to learn more and be part of the American conversation on-air and online at thetakeaway.org.

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@TheTakeaway

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


Episodes

The GOP in Colorado: Was it Really Even a Debate?

1/22/2018
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Last night was round three for Republican presidential candidates. At the Coors Events Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder, 10 Republicans took the stage to answer questions about the economy.

Reflecting on a Year of Trump

1/19/2018
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Coming up on today's show: Joe Gould sat downWayne McConnell Rafer GuzmanNewsday 22 years negotiatingKristen MeinzerWhen Meghan Met Harry: A Royal Weddingcast Holly Fernandez Lynch Michelle ObermanHer Body, Our Laws, This episode is hosted by Todd Zwillich

Duration: 00:44:59


Ashes to Ashes? Trump Administration Rethinks Nuclear Strategy

1/18/2018
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Coming up on today's show: Rachael Bade Brandt Williams From the jungles of Colombia to the suburbs of Ohio, the illegal gold mining trade can be found all over the world. Nicholas Nehamas, an investigative reporter for The Miami Herald, looked into the gold trade for the new series, “Dirty Gold, Clean Cash.” It’s a deep dive on the illegal gold trade, which has been going on for decades. Stephen Anderson Eric Schwartz, Michèle Flournoy massive Dr. Francis Collins This episode is...

Duration: 00:46:54


Seeking Accountability for 'The Monster'

1/17/2018
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Coming up on today's show: Lindsay Gibbs Dr. Arthur Caplan it’s getting biggerAndrew Freedman, runningWendell Roelf Representatives from 20 nations met in Vancouver on Tuesday to discuss a nuclear deterrence strategy for North Korea. On Tuesday, The Takeaway heard the argument for tougher sanctions. Today, Dr. Kee B. Park, a Harvard Medical School global surgery scholar and the director of the North Korean program at the Korean American Medical Association, argues against sanctions and...

Duration: 00:45:39


Are Sanctions The Best Way Forward With North Korea?

1/16/2018
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Coming up on today's show: pushrecently torpedoedunclear whether Speaker Paul RyanRachael BadeAndrea Bonilla meetingAnthony Ruggiero senior fellow Dave Weigel Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Public RadioPolitically Speaking Andrew Cohen, Jessica Bennett Koa Beck This episode is hosted by Todd Zwillich

Duration: 00:46:01


Fighting For The Dream of Economic Justice

1/15/2018
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Coming up on today's show: There is a new effort underway to renew Dr. Martin Luther King’s campaign against poverty. On this holiday honoring the late civil rights icon, Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-director of the Kairos Center and co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, discusses the new poverty campaign. Shaun King, a columnist at The Intercept and a social justice activist, reflects on the movement in the wake of recent racialized statements made by...

Duration: 00:44:36


In California, A Family's Struggle for Recovery

1/12/2018
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Coming up on today's show: In California, mudslides have blanketed the coast and killed at least 17 people. We hear from a father who, along with his son and dog, had to be rescued, and a school superintendent who is trying to keep the community informed. Ben Hyatt, a Montecito resident, and Anthony Ranii, superintendent for the Montecito Union School District, weigh in. The Trump Administration announced Thursday that states could impose a work requirement on many Americans who rely on...

Duration: 00:44:20


Kids and Smartphones: A Constant Battle

1/11/2018
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Coming up on today's show: strugglingDanica Coto Deborah PaskoAmerican Society of Health System Pharmacists Dr. Tom Frieden Oliver Ralph a recent report from The InterceptAlleen Brown filed paperwork to be listed as a publicly traded companyMarc HoganPitchfork Manoush ZomorodiNote to Self "Bored and Brilliant. This episode is hosted by Todd Zwillich

Duration: 00:45:10


America: The Most Dangerous Wealthy Nation for Kids

1/10/2018
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Coming up on today's show: Steele dossierByron Tau Leon Fresco Tens of millions of registered voters didn’t vote in the last presidential election. Maybe you were one of them. But if you don’t vote for a couple years, does that mean you should lose your registration status? The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments today on a case from Ohio that seeks to answer that question. M.L. Schultze, digital editor for WKSU in Northeastern Ohio, explains the case. More than a dozen people have...

Duration: 00:45:16


Banned Books: A Tool For Prison Control

1/9/2018
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Coming up on today's show: On Monday, the Trump Administration reversed more than decade of U.S. immigration policy by ending temporary protected status, or TPS, for Salvadoran immigrants. It’s the latest crackdown by the Department of Homeland Security. Mark Curnutte, the race and community reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer, and Andrew Selee, president of the Migration Policy Institute, explain. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether a driver should have an...

Duration: 00:45:02


The Oceans Are Suffocating

1/8/2018
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Coming up on today's show: Sung-Yoon LeeFletcher SchoolDavid Sanger a lawRuth Eglash 55 percentMaurice Chammah As of August 2017, records obtained by ProPublica show that 102 defendants in Mississippi — accused, but not yet convicted of various crimes — were waiting in county jails for forensic mental health evaluations. One had waited as long as 1,249 days. Former ProPublica reporting fellow Sarah Smith says it's a “statewide scandal.” A new analysis by the Smithsonian Environmental...

Duration: 00:40:42


Inside the Right-Wing Campaign Against Robert Mueller

1/5/2018
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Coming up on today's show: Susan PopkinsSuree Barnes Max Kutner Right now in Berlin, there’s at least one person piecing together what could be the world’s largest puzzle. Millions of documents shredded in 1990 by the Stasi, the state security service of East Germany, who spied on its citizens for more than 40 years with a single mission: To protect the ruling party. Dagmar Hovestädt is a spokesperson for the Stasi Records Agency. She explains the process, and why the technology isn't...

Duration: 00:48:20


States Could See More Election Hacking in 2018

1/4/2018
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Coming up on today's show: In some parts of the United States, midterm primaries are just eight weeks away, and voter turnout is expected to be high. But there are concerns about the vulnerability of the American election system after Russian hacking in 2016. How prepared are we to elect new leaders in November? Lily Hay Newman, security reporter for WIRED, and Marian Schneider, the president of Verified Voting, an election-integrity advocacy group, answer. Dave Philipps, military...

Duration: 00:52:38


As Tension Grows With the United States, North Korea Looks South

1/3/2018
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Coming up on today's show: Protests in Iran continued into Wednesday, and at least 21 people have died amid the demonstrations. Yesterday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei used Twitter to blame Iran’s “enemies” for the unrest. Thomas Erdbrink, Tehran bureau chief for The New York Times, and Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for BuzzFeed News, share the latest updates from on the ground and discuss how the current tension could potentially impact the stability of the...

Duration: 00:47:40


The Top Risks Facing the World in 2018

1/2/2018
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Coming up on today's show: Every year, Ian Bremmer, president and founder of the Eurasia Group, releases his top 10 risk predictions for the year ahead. Today on The Takeaway, Bremmer reviews his predictions from last year, and tells us what he is most concerned about for 2018. Trita ParsiLosing an Enemy: Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy National Iranian American Council Seung Min Kim Workers across the country rang in the New Year with a pay bump after 18 states raised the...

Duration: 00:46:17


Are You There Siri? It's Me, Margaret: A Look at The Rapidly Changing World of AI

1/1/2018
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Happy New Year from The Takeaway! As we take our first steps into the year 2018, we are diving into a rapidly changing technology that has the ability to completely reshape our future: Artificial intelligence. Here’s what you’ll find during this special podcast episode: BaiduGregory Diamos Joanna Bryson Sam HarrisWaking Up Podcast Rob NailSingularity University Earth: 2067Saci LloydMomentumThe Carbon Diaries respond to harassing languageLeah Fessler Charlie YuWestworld This episode is...

Duration: 00:48:03


How Technology Changed the World in 2017

12/29/2017
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Coming up on today's show: A look back at the intersection of technology, information security and privacy in 2017, including information breaches like Equifax, scrutiny of gig economy companies like Uber and several cool new gadgets designed to make your life better. Stan Horaczek, technology editor at Popular Science, joins The Takeaway to review 2017's biggest technological hits and misses. In Appalachia, efforts are underway to retrain workers, and one group is optimistic about the...

Duration: 00:45:09


Looking Back at the Year in Media

12/28/2017
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Coming up on today's show: 2017 saw repeated attacks on the media, some groundbreaking work, the shuttering of local news outlets, reporting failures and a new level of insecurity for many journalists operating around the world. Bill Adair, Knight Professor of Journalism and Public Policy at Duke University and founder of Politifact and Joanne Lipman, Chief Content Officer and Editor-in-Chief of USA Today, join The Takeaway to look back on the year in media and journalism. Two Reuters...

Duration: 00:43:22


How Sports and Politics Collided in 2017

12/27/2017
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Coming up on today's show: Jelani Cobb Nina Olson, On Sunday, the U.N. agreed to a reduced budget for the coming fiscal year. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley took credit for negotiating the smaller budget and said in a statement it would help with the organization’s "bloated management." But how much of a say did the U.S. actually have in the slimmed down U.N. budget? Alynna Lyon, author of "U.S. Politics and the United Nations: A Tale of Dysfunctional Dynamics," weighs in. Earlier...

Duration: 00:40:04


The Future of FEMA After a Year of Disasters

12/26/2017
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After Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and massive wildfires out west, we look at the future of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) following one of its most challenging years ever. Here’s what you’ll find in this special podcast episode: Brock Long Judith Enck Courtney CollinsOne Crisis Away Justin Wood facing an uphill climb toward normalcyLizzie O’Leary, Kenneth Klein This episode is hosted by Todd Zwillich

Duration: 00:47:34

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