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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

A Slow-Moving Natural Disaster Overcomes Boston

Monday, February 23, 2015

Boston has been hit with more than seven feet of snow. It's not an earthquake, but some are arguing that this is a slow-moving natural disaster devastating the city.

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An Identity Shaped by The 'War on Terror'

Monday, February 23, 2015

In his latest book, author Mohsin Hamid reflects on how his identity as a Pakistani has been changed in the years since 9/11 by the ongoing “War on Terror” forged by the west. 

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How Much Does It Cost To Buy A Climate Scientist?

Monday, February 23, 2015

Dr. Wei Hock "Willie" Soon is a prominent climate researcher who argues that climate change is not the result of human actions. But all of his money comes from the energy industry.

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College Campuses: A 'Hunting Ground' for Rapists

Monday, February 23, 2015

The new film "The Hunting Ground" looks at the rape epidemic on college campuses, and how colleges contribute to the issue by deliberately erasing the truth.

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The Weekender: How The Takeaway is Made

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Have you ever wondered how The Takeaway is made? Now's your chance to find out.

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CDC Director on America's Battle Against Deadly 'Superbugs'

Friday, February 20, 2015

Drug-resistant bacteria kills at least 23,000 patients in the U.S. each year. The director of the CDC discusses the Obama Administration's measure to combat this growing problem.

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Half a Million Walmart Workers Finally Get a Raise

Friday, February 20, 2015

America's biggest private employer announced this week that nearly half its workforce is getting a raise. Walmart's wage increases tell us a lot about the health of the economy.

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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, February 20, 2015

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, a producer with Studio 360 and host of the podcast Sideshow, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.

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The 2015 Oscars: Who Will Win & Who Should Win

Friday, February 20, 2015

All this week, in the lead up to the Oscars, we've been looking at the films nominated for Best Picture. Today, we talk predictions with our Movie Date Podcast team. 

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One Nation, Under ISIS?

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The self-proclaimed Islamic State wants to re-establish the Caliphate across the Middle East and into Turkey and Spain. We explore what a nation under ISIS would look like.

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Lunar New Year: Fighting to Keep Tradition Alive

Thursday, February 19, 2015

For a younger generation of Asian-Americans growing up in the United States, celebrating the Lunar New Year has become an afterthought.

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An Unlikely Slice of Americana Joins Chinese Lunar New Year Feasts

Thursday, February 19, 2015

As millions around the globe celebrate Asian Lunar New Year, this year, China is adding an unlikely slice of Americana to the traditional New Year's Eve dinner.

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Bomb Trains: The Dangerous Business of Hauling Oil

Thursday, February 19, 2015

On Monday, a freight train carrying more than 3 million gallons of oil derailed in West Virginia and exploded into a massive fireball. Yet, "bomb train" accidents are not uncommon.

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The Afghan War Told Through The Eyes of An Orphaned Soldier

Thursday, February 19, 2015

An orphaned Afghan soldier is the protagonist of Elliot Ackerman's new novel, "Green on Blue."  

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Assimilated Me: Why is it So Hard to Celebrate Lunar New Year?

Thursday, February 19, 2015

January 19th marks the start of the Lunar New Year. But a younger generation of Asian-Americans says they feel increasingly disconnected from the holiday.

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9/11 Attorney Moves to Hold Saudi Arabia Accountable

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In 2002, the families of 9/11 victims filed suit against Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in aiding Al Qaeda. And now new testimony may raise the stakes on accountability.

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A Best in Show Beagle and Plenty of #WestminsterRejects

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

At this year's Westminster dog show there were nearly 3,000 entrants, but only one winner: A beagle named Miss P. Listeners like you have also been sharing photos of your own pups.

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The Smugglers, Dealers and Buyers of Antiquities Stolen by ISIS

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

After oil, stolen antiquities are the largest source of funding for the self-proclaimed Islamic State. A BBC reporter investigates, tracing the goods from smuggler to dealer to buyer.

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Judge's Immigration Ruling Leaves Millions in Limbo

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

President Obama's executive action on immigration has been halted by a judge. One 21-year-old undocumented immigrant weighs in on his uncertain future.

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Israel Is Your Home? Rabbi Urges European Jews To Stay Put

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu has called for mass immigration from Europe to Israel after recent attacks in France and Denmark, but many want to fight anti-Semitism in their home countries.

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