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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

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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Budget Showdown Begins in D.C.

Monday, February 02, 2015

President Obama is introducing a new $4 trillion budget for the 2016 fiscal year. Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington Correspondent, has the details.

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Bored & Brilliant Challenge: Put Away Your Phone!

Monday, February 02, 2015

WNYC's New Tech City is challenging listeners to put away their phones in their new "Bored and Brilliant" project.

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The Weekender: Code-Switching, Civics, and Gender Online

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender!

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The Sound Of Public Radio Beyond 'Middle Aged White Dudes'

Friday, January 30, 2015

What constitutes a proper “public radio” voice? One black contributor says minority voices often feel the need to code-switch to be heard.

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American Jails: A 'Desperate' Netherworld

Friday, January 30, 2015

Recent investigations have found myriad problems on Rikers Island, the biggest jail complex in New York City. A former corrections commissioner has ideas for lasting change on Rikers.

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Quiet Voices Not Required: Watching the Super Bowl in the Library

Friday, January 30, 2015

The sports bar might be the obvious spot for taking in the big game this weekend, but Seattle residents have found an unexpected gathering spot to watch their beloved Seahawks.

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As Ebola Case Drop, American Doctor Speaks Out

Friday, January 30, 2015

As the number of confirmed Ebola cases declines, Dr. Craig Spencer tells his story of being the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in New York City.

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New Novel Explores Pressures of Undercover Cops

Thursday, January 29, 2015

In Matthew Burgess's novel "Uncle Janice," a young undercover cop is anxious to meet her quota in order to earn a promotion.

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