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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

The Weekender: Stories of Surviving Breast Cancer

Saturday, February 07, 2015

This is a special podcast focused on our six-month-long audio storytelling series, "Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer."

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FCC Chairman: A Declaration of Independence for the Internet

Thursday, February 05, 2015

After 4 million responses from the public and a nudge from the president, the FCC chairmen sent a strong message yesterday: All internet must be treated equally.

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Twitter, Trolling & Being A Woman Online

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Most women have a story about sexism or harassment online. Longtime feminist blogger and journalist Jill Filipovic shares her story, and her advice for dealing with internet sexism.

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As Jordanians Mourn, A Look at The New Fight Against ISIS

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The Islamic State's murder of Moaz al Kasasbeh seems to have bolstered Jordanian support for the U.S.-led strikes against ISIS. But how long will that last?

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U.S. Vs. Russia: New Battle Lines Being Drawn in Ukraine

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kiev today, and President Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense said he would consider sending American military assistance to Ukraine. 

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Tavi Gevinson: Taking Back the Online Conversation

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

With the online magazine "Rookie," Tavi Gevinson curates an online community for young women—a magazine many older women wish they'd had in their teen years.  

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Fast, Fair & Open: FCC Chief Pushes For New Rules To Support Net Neutrality

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

In an op-ed posted today, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler made himself very clear: He wants the internet to be an unrestricted channel for communication and commerce.

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Brutal ISIS Execution Triggers Backlash

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

After a Jordanian pilot was burned to death by ISIS, Jordan responded rapidly by executing two prisoners. The Islamic State's latest casualty has consequences beyond the Middle East.

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Obama Proposes Radical Overhaul of Nation’s Food Safety Operations

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

President Obama is proposing a radical overhaul of the country’s food safety operations. We look at our current system and whether it's ever likely to change.

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Can The GOP & Dems Reach Common Ground?

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Democrats and Republicans interpret President Obama's $4 trillion budget proposal differently. Will they be able to find common ground? 

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Babies Made From DNA of 3 People May Soon Be Reality

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

British lawmakers voted Tuesday to allow scientists to create babies from the DNA of three people.

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How Fraud & Lazy Science Led Us to Vaccine Madness

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

A study linking autism to vaccines was debunked and retracted but the perception it created lives on. The journalist who exposed the faulty science weighs in.

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Autism, All Grown Up

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

For adults with autism, it can be difficult to find services and programs to help navigate the world and job market. 

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Workers Organize Largest Union Strike Since 1980s

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

In what's being called the biggest strike since 1980, union workers at U.S. oil refineries & chemical plants across the country have walked out over disagreements on working conditions.

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A Dating App For Women, By Women

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

While some women have found love on traditional dating sites, for many, the negatives often outweigh the positive. One of the first dating apps created by women aims to change that.

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Obama Calls for $1 Billion for Central America

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

In his latest budget, President Obama calls for Congress to provide $1 billion to help Central America improve security, education and the economic health of the region.

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U.S. & Russia Take Sides as Ukraine Nears Civil War

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

There's been intense fighting in eastern Ukraine, and pro-Russian separatist rebels have called for up to 100,000 men to take on the Ukrainian Army.

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The Anti-Vaccine Movement's Unhealthy Skepticism

Monday, February 02, 2015

As a cluster of unvaccinated children is being blamed for a resurgence of measles, Retro Report examines the origins of the anti-vaccine mentality.

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How Public Radio Listeners Reacted to the Super Bowl's Wild Ending

Monday, February 02, 2015

With the utmost graciousness. In this audio essay, hear remarkably kind words from fans of both the Seahawks and the Patriots, who seemed more interested in camaraderie than the score.

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Egypt Frees Al Jazeera Journalist

Monday, February 02, 2015

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste was released from an Egyptian prison over the weekend. Two other reporters with the company remain imprisoned. 

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