Ellen Frankman

Takeaway Senior Producer

Ellen Frankman appears in the following:

The Shift: Exploring America’s Rapidly Changing Workforce

Thursday, May 04, 2017

It's the free market that decides which jobs stay and which jobs go, and technology and innovation are changing the present and shaping the future of the U.S. labor market.

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In Venezuela, A Game of Constitutional Roulette

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Venezuela has seen 27 Constitutions in the past 200 years, and number 28 might be just on the horizon

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The GOP Renews Push to Repeal Obamacare

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

President Donald Trump has promised a new push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and the vote could come as early as this week.


Sanctuary Cities Fight Back and Win

Monday, May 01, 2017

A federal judge in San Francisco blocked President Donald Trump's plan to punish so-called "sanctuary cities." Here's what you need to know. 


John Ridley Pays Tribute to The L.A. Riots in New Doc

Friday, April 28, 2017

John Ridley, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter behind "12 Years a Slave," discusses his new film "Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992."


100 Days In, Appalachia Holds Cautious Optimism for Trump

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Donald Trump promised to bring jobs back to Appalachia, which won him 399 of the 420 counties that make up the 13 states across the region.


U.S. Toughens Trade Talk with Canada

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

After the White House announced that it would impose a 20 percent tariff on lumber imported from Canada, the president took to Twitter to criticize America's neighbor to the north.

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Debunking Myths About the Global Arms Trade

Monday, April 24, 2017

The global arms trade is at it’s highest level since the Cold War. Historian and writer Paul Holden argues that the present system undermines democracy and makes us less safe.


Politicizing Science? Some Take Aim at Earth Day March

Friday, April 21, 2017

Some within the scientific community says that this weekend's March for Science politicizes a field that should not be political at all.

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After Bill O'Reilly: What's Next for Fox News

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Bob Garfield, co-host of WNYC’s On the Media, examines the future of Fox News without its biggest star.

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Aaron Hernandez, Former NFL Star, Kills Himself in Prison

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Once a rising star in the NFL, the former Patriots tight end was serving a life sentence without parole for a 2013 murder. 


Activists Say Human Rights Are Under Threat in Turkey

Monday, April 17, 2017

The apprehension of teachers, police officers, and public officials have spiked while a crackdown on media criticism and scrutiny of the government has intensified.

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Deciphering America's Strategy in the Middle East

Friday, April 14, 2017

The U.S. dropped the largest ever non-nuclear bomb used in combat on Thursday in Afghanistan and also killed 18 allied fighters in Syria. What does it all add up to? 


Former ICE Official Challenges Trump's Tough Immigration Policy

Thursday, April 13, 2017

John Sandweg, former acting director and acting general counsel of Immigration and Customs Enforcement from 2013-2014, says the administration may be biting off more than it can chew.

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Former Joint Chiefs Chairman Mike Mullen Confident in Trump's Approach

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

When it comes to Syria, Russia and North Korea, Mike Mullen, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Presidents Bush and Obama, is encouraged by the Trump Administration.


Ohio Is Facing a High School Graduation Crisis

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

It is estimated that nearly 30 percent of Ohio's high school juniors will be unable to graduate in 2018. The "graduation crisis" is being reportedly being caused by new requirements.

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Student Loan Giant Accused of Predatory Lending

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Lawsuits filed by Illinois and Washington State, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, are accusing Navient of profiting off private loans that were "designed to fail."


The U.S. Attacks Syria: What's Next

Friday, April 07, 2017

The Pentagon says that there is no dispute "that Syria used banned chemical weapons of the people of Idlib," adding that the strike was "a proportional response to Assad's heinous act."

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Bannon Gets the Boot From the National Security Council

Thursday, April 06, 2017

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump removed Stephen Bannon from the National Security Council.


With Growing Brutality, An Uncertain Fate for Syria

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Six years into this brutal war that has left hundreds of thousands dead and millions displaced, what can the international community accomplish? 

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