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Femi Oke

News host and Reporter for The Takeaway

Femi Oke appears in the following:

How President Obama Should Handle the Iranian Crisis

Thursday, June 18, 2009

President Obama has said "it is up to Iranians to make decisions about who Iran's leaders will be." This stance has riled some Republicans who are urging the president to show solidar...

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Who Is the Real Mir Hossein Mousavi?

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Mir Hossein Mousavi is the public face of Iran's protest movement. His supporters claim he was the real winner of the election that returned President Ahmadinejad to power. But who is...

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(Gay) Friends with Benefits

Thursday, June 18, 2009

President Obama said yesterday that he will extend some benefits to the same-sex partners of federal employees. But with the Defense of Marriage Act still in place, how big a step for...

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Messages from Iran

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Protesters across Iran continue to dispute the election results that returned President Ahmadinejad to office. To help us understand what is happening on the ground in Tehran, we turn...

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Eliot Spitzer on Regulatory Reform (And His Own Future)

Thursday, June 18, 2009

President Obama has proposed sweeping changes to the regulation of the country's financial system. But do these changes actually address the root causes of our financial crisis? For o...

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The Low Cost of High Quality Health Care

Thursday, June 18, 2009

President Obama's prescription for health care reform is simple: cut the costs, but keep the quality care. But how would that work in real life for doctors and hospitals? We turn to D...

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In China, a Stimulus Plan that Works

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Today the World Bank is raising its forecast for China's economic growth this year. Strong government investment and increased domestic demand have helped supported the growth of Chin...

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In Iran, Echoes of Revolutions Past

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Tehran braces for another day of protests today despite governmental bans on "unauthorized gatherings." To help us analyze the protests and draw parallels to the past is an expert on ...

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Economists See Good News. Are They Right?

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Economic indicators show that the economy will see an upturn in the coming months. But Justin Fox, Editor-at-Large for TIME magazine, isn't too excited about the numbers. He joins The...

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Partners: Obama Will Extend Same-Sex Benefits

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

President Obama will sign a presidential memorandum today to extend benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees as far as allowed under the Defense of Marriage Act. It's a surp...

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Rocky Mountain Low: How Colorado Doctors Cut Costs

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

With the heath care debate heating up on the Hill, we’re examining how some communities cut costs and improve the quality of care. Recently, lawmakers have been looking to Grand Junct...

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The Future, Delayed

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Science's journey into the future is being delayed. A global attempt to create nuclear fusion is being threatened by rising costs and technical challenges. The ITER project was set up...

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Twittering @Madagascar

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Because of restrictions, the political crisis in the island nation of Madagascar hasn't been covered much by the global media. So those who want to follow the ongoing struggle have tu...

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Life, Inc.: The Corporatization of Us

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

In his new book Life Inc.: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take It Back, author Douglas Rushkoff says that to get out of the current economic crisis, Americans must reth...

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Tehran Unrest: How Tight is the Government's Control?

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Supporters of Iranian Presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi called for a rally to go ahead on Wednesday, despite the government's crackdown. The regime has banned opposition gath...

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President Obama Reshapes the Financial System

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The financial industry is getting a makeover. Today President Obama will lay out some of the most significant changes to the U.S. financial system since the Great Depression. For a lo...

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Is Yemen the New Front for al Qaida?

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

In a dramatic example of how the terrorist group may have reconstituted itself in Yemen, three German nationals were killed and six other foreigners remain missing after a kidnapping ...

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Lend Us Your Ears And Send Us Your Sounds!

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The modem. The rotary phone. "You've Got Mail!" These are sounds you may not hear much longer. The Takeaway is joining the BBC World Service in a project called Save Our Sounds. From ...

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Iran and the Media: Piecing Together the Puzzle

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The government in Tehran is trying to control the flow of information inside Iran and to the outside world. But Iranians and foreign journalists are using a jigsaw of communications t...

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Reporting Under Watchful Eyes in Iran

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

In Tehran it's the third day of street demonstrations. The BBC's Marcus George is there, reporting under restrictions: journalists are not allowed to cover what are called 'unauthoris...

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