Jillian Weinberger

Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:

Exploring Hearing Loss in American Life

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Around 20 percent of Americans over age 12 have some hearing loss. Why do so few of us get tested, or treated? 

Comments [6]

What the NFL Can Learn from Boxing's Decline

Monday, November 09, 2015

The Retro Report documentary team looks at the rise and fall of boxing, and the potential lessons the NFL can take away.


Racial Tensions Inflame Missouri Campus

Monday, November 09, 2015

A student activism group says complaints of recent racist incidents have fallen on deaf ears. After several days of protests, the university president announced he would resign.

Comments [1]

A New Direction: Secretary LaHood on the Dangers Ahead for the GOP

Friday, November 06, 2015

Ray LaHood, former secretary of transportation and an Illinois congressman, is a Republican, but he celebrates his bipartisan accomplishments and urges other lawmakers to do the same. 

Comments [1]

Gov. Shumlin on Sanders's Rise and Vermont's Heroin Crisis

Thursday, November 05, 2015

As The Takeaway broadcasts from Vermont Public Radio, Governor Peter Shumlin discusses Senator Sanders's Presidential prospects and his state's heroin problem. 

Comments [1]

Inside New England's Coastal Fish Crisis

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

In recent decades, overfishing has caused a decline in the types of fish that were once plentiful in New England. Now scientists say that climate change is also to blame.

Comments [1]

Marijuana, LGBT Rights on Some Ballots This Election Day

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Though many of us are focused on the 2016 presidential race, this Election Day voters will decide a number of important ballot initiatives across the country. 

Comments [2]

Afghanistan: A Bright Future or An Economic Wasteland?

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

One Afghan presidential advisor sees economic opportunity in transportation, while the inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction sees a history of economic waste.


Fareed Zakaria on The Future of The Middle East

Monday, October 26, 2015

A new CNN documentary hosted by Fareed Zakaria reexamines the lead-up to the Iraq War, the diplomatic missteps on the ground, the debate over the troop surge and the American withdrawal.

Comments [1]

U.S. Soldier Killed Freeing ISIS Captives in Iraq

Friday, October 23, 2015

An American-Kurdish mission against the self-proclaimed Islamic State freed scores of Kurdish hostages this week. The raid also led to the first American casualty in Iraq since 2011.

Comments [1]

Distorting History for Political Gain

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu disputed the historical record this week, claiming that a Palestinian leader gave Hitler the idea for the Holocaust. 

Comments [7]

The Democratic Party May Be in Real Trouble

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Republicans control the vast majority of state legislatures, governors' mansions, and both houses of Congress. Can Democrats still win beyond the White House?

Comments [3]

The Benefits of a Borderless World

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

As migrants clamor to enter the European Union, and as U.S. presidential candidates debate immigration policy, an economist argues for an end to all national borders. 

Comments [9]

FCC Moves Towards More Wireless Power, Fewer Local TV Stations

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

To get more and better access to data on our smartphones, customers might have to give something up: Our local television stations. 

Comments [8]

The Past, Present and Future of the U.S. Drone Program

Friday, October 16, 2015

With help from a whistle-blower, The Intercept has published a cache of secret documents on the U.S. drone program. Here's how the government's use of drones has changed over time.

Comments [2]

Using DNA Encryption to Combat Art Forgery

Thursday, October 15, 2015

A new technology will help artist authenticate their work through specks of synthetic DNA.


Is Police Misconduct a Secret in Your State?

Thursday, October 15, 2015

A WNYC investigation finds that the public's access to police personnel records—including disciplinary files—varies widely from state to state. 

Comments [3]

Florence, Colorado: The Gitmo of the North?

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

President Obama promised to close Guantánamo Bay when he ran for president in 2008. Pentagon officials are now examining prisons in and around Florence, Colorado to house the detainees.

Comments [4]

Why Our Mental Health System Is 'Badly Broken'

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Dr. Thomas Insel has led the NIMH for 13 years, but he'll soon step down for a job at Google. Here, he discusses developments our "badly broken" mental healthcare system.

Comments [7]

Sen. Ben Cardin on The U.S.'s Responsibility in Syria

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Senator Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) discusses Russia's incursion in Syria, and the U.S.'s response to the self-proclaimed Islamic State.

Comments [2]