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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Greeks Grapple With a Life Marred by Crisis

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Peter Charitopoulos moved to the U.S. from Greece with his family in 2011 after austerity measures made it impossible to find work in Greece.

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Republicans Block CDC Research on Gun Violence

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

In the immediate aftermath of the Charleston massacre, the House quietly rejected an amendment that would've allowed the CDC to study the underlying causes of gun violence.

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Chris Christie Enters the Race for 2016

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Today, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has announced that he's running for the Republican nomination for president of the United States.

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How The University of Phoenix Preys on Veterans

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The online graduation rate for University of Phoenix stands at just 7.3 percent, but the for-profit school has made more than $1 billion from veterans in the last five years.

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The Quick Fix That Isn't: Why Another Bailout Won't Save Greece

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

As economist Daniel Altman sees things, no short-term solution is going to fix the crisis in Greece—and he counts bailouts among those short-term solutions.

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The Radical & Distinctly Modern Sound of Sam Lee

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Mercury Prize-nominated British folk polymath Sam Lee drops by to discuss his new album and perform in-studio.

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Puerto Rico's Financial 'Death Spiral'

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Puerto Rico says that their financial debts are "unpayable." Here's what their nearly certain default means for the Puerto Rican economy and the United States.

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Religious Leaders Embrace Climate Science

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Over the last 20 years, religious leaders have been more vocal about accepting science.

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Time Running Out for Iran Nuclear Deal

Monday, June 29, 2015

As Secretary of State John Kerry negotiates with his Iranian counterparts in Vienna, one former Iranian negotiator weighs in on the prospects for a nuclear deal.

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'Nightmare' Prison Manhunt Comes to a Close

Monday, June 29, 2015

David Sweat, one of the escaped prisoners from the Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York, was captured on Sunday after his accomplice, Richard Matt, was killed on Friday.

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Default Looms Over Greece

Monday, June 29, 2015

After a state of emergency was announced over the weekend, banks in Greece will be closed until July 6 as Greece tries to make a deal to restructure its debt before a deadline tomorrow.

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Why Militants Join Boko Haram

Monday, June 29, 2015

How and why do militants join terrorist groups like Boko Haram? One reporter got an inside look.

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Is Obamacare Living Up To Its Promise?

Monday, June 29, 2015

Republicans opposed to the Affordable Care Act are forced to live with it after last week's Supreme Court decision. But are insurance companies the real beneficiaries?

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How Straight Couples Redefined Traditional Marriage

Monday, June 29, 2015

Contrary to what popular culture tells us, traditional marriage was never about love. 

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For-Profit Schools Eat Taxpayer Money & Give Vets Questionable Education

Friday, June 26, 2015

Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat from Illinois, has introduced legislation to prevent for-profit schools from taking advantage of veterans and taxpayer dollars. 

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Marriage Equality Ruling: Reactions From The Web

Friday, June 26, 2015

In a historic decision issued Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states.

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Man Beheaded in French Factory Attack

Friday, June 26, 2015

An attacker stormed an American-owned industrial chemical plant in France and beheaded a man and injured several others. A flag with Arabic writing was found near the site of the attack.

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Supreme Court Protects the Fair Housing Act

Friday, June 26, 2015

Though many were focused on Thursday's decision on Obamacare, the Supreme Court also issued an unexpected win to civil rights advocates.

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The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, June 26, 2015

Taylor Swift eats Apple for lunch, a high school dance-off saves America, and Pixar gives everyone (and everything) the feels.

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Vaccines: Science Trumps Free Choice in California

Friday, June 26, 2015

On Thursday, the California Assembly approved a bill requiring all children to be vaccinated unless there is a medical reason not to. Should the state force people to receive healthcare?

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