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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

What is a Real Man?

Friday, March 13, 2015

The “International Conference on Masculinities” isn't about eradicating feminism, it's about working to improve gender equality by researching, or engaging, men.

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Using Faith, Community & Art to Heal Ferguson

Friday, March 13, 2015

A pastor and an arts and education organization in St. Louis have been working to bridge divides in the community over the last seven months.

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Lessons from Forgotten Bavarian Fairy Tales

Friday, March 13, 2015

A retired teacher in the city of Regensburg, Germany found more than 500 fairytales that had been forgotten for over a century and a half in the city's municipal archive.

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The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, March 13, 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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Movie Date: Films to See & Avoid This Weekend

Friday, March 13, 2015

The Takeaway's Movie Date Podcast team reviews this weekend’s releases, which include “Run All Night," "Cinderella," and "It Follows.”

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Beware of False Tales About the Ides of March

Friday, March 13, 2015

The phrase "Beware the Ides of March" was never uttered to warn Julius Caesar about his imminent assassination. 

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Two Officers Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The officers were within a crowd of protesters that had gathered outside the station after the city's police chief, Thomas Jackson, agreed to resign.

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A Return to Battle: U.S. Vets Volunteer to Fight ISIS

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A number of American veterans have volunteered with the Kurdish pesh merga to fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

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How Hate Speech and Extremism Went Mainstream

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The number of hate groups in America is on the decline, but there is a growing trend of extremist ideology making its way into mainstream politics.

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Sugar Lobby Scores Sweet Deals by Souring Government Research

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Takeaway discusses how the influential and powerful sugar industry has shaped government research on dental care for years.

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Drama With The Dalai Lama

Thursday, March 12, 2015

In China, government officials are locked in a bureaucratic battle with the Dalai Lama over the Tibetan Buddhist leader's plans for the afterlife.   

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Sorry. The Iran Letter Is Not Treason.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Hyperbole isn't unprecedented in Washington, and neither is the behavior of the 47 Senate Republicans who penned an open letter to Iran's leaders, undermining the Obama Administration.

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The Poetry of Immigration

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Writer Luis Alberto Urrea's latest book is a collection of poems that explores the fractured identities of men and women torn between Mexico and the United States.

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A Second Nuclear Age

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Nuclear weapons have become an inextricable part of how major powers conduct international politics.

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What the Hillary Clinton Email Drama Means for 2016

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

One thing this controversy highlights is Clinton's lack of a real press team apparatus, and it may force her to declare her bid for the presidency and hire a team earlier than planned.

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Former Navy SEAL Considers Bid for Missouri Governor

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Former Navy Seal Eric Greitens is the author of a new book all about resilience. And now he says he's exploring running for governor of Missouri as a Republican next year.

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The Hills Are Alive With a New Generation of Von Trapps

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

When we hear the name Von Trapp, the "Sound of Music" often comes to mind. But a new generation of Von Trapps is reinventing their family's musical identity.

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Our Social Media Profiles, Ourselves

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Jacob Silverman is author of "Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection." He says that our use of social media is fundamentally changing how we live. 

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Pay Attention To Ellen Pao

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

In her gender discrimination lawsuit against Silicon Valley's top venture capital firm, plaintiff Ellen Pao takes the stand.

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Florida Officials Ban The Term 'Climate Change'

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Former employees at Florida's Department of Environmental Protection say they were banned from using phrases like "climate change" and "global warming." 

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