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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

The Missing Data on Police Killings

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

According to an analysis by The Guardian, black Americans are more than twice as likely as white Americans to be unarmed when killed during encounters with police.

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When The Need For a 'Good Fit' Goes Too Far

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Employers want to hire people that "fit in" with company culture. But when does a "good fit" cloud an employer's judgement about who is the best candidate for the job? 

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Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg Explains the World

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

The great Nobel laureate and theoretical physicist Steven Weinberg shares his thoughts on history, science, and the meaning of life. 

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Iranian Youth Are Ready for Change

Monday, June 01, 2015

The majority of Iran's population is under the age of 40, and much of the younger generation has a Western outlook—one defined by personal choice rather than religion or politics. 

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Rerun Nation: Is America Out of Original Ideas?

Monday, June 01, 2015

Whether it's at the movie theater or on the campaign trail, we're surrounded by reboots, reloads, remakes, and sequels. Where has American originality gone?

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Global Delegation Tackles the Rohingya Crisis

Monday, June 01, 2015

Delegates from 17 countries gathered in Bangkok on Friday to address an ongoing humanitarian emergency involving thousands of Muslim Rohingyas that are fleeing persecution in Myanmar.

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The Population Bomb That Wasn't

Monday, June 01, 2015

In 1968, the best selling book "Population Bomb" convinced everybody that if we didn't curb world population, we'd all starve to death within 15 years. 

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Extended Interview: Teen Porn Industry Exposed in 'Hot Girls Wanted'

Saturday, May 30, 2015

The team behind the new documentary "Hot Girls Wanted"—co-directors Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus, and producer Rashida Jones— discuss their new film.

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Can FIFA Still Clean Up Its Act With Blatter at The Helm?

Friday, May 29, 2015

How does an international sports organization go about reforming itself without changing its leadership in a meaningful way?

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Baltimore Sees Deadliest Month in 15 years

Friday, May 29, 2015

In the wake of the death of Freddie Gray, the number of arrests made by police in Baltimore have fallen. But the city is experiencing its deadliest month in 15 years.

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What the World Pays for Cheap Clothing

Friday, May 29, 2015

We now consume 400% more clothing than we did two decades ago, and a lot of it is affordable, fashionable and disposable clothing that's linked to human rights abuses across the globe. 

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Time Running Out for the NSA

Friday, May 29, 2015

Congress is running out of time to save two sections of the Patriot Act. On Monday, unless the Senate acts, the NSA may not be able to collect data in bulk. 

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Can the DOJ Crush FIFA Corruption?

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Who cares about soccer in the land of the Yankees, Lebron, and the Cowboys? Soccer isn't America's most popular sport, but FIFA is on the top of the agenda for the Department of Justice.

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The West's Man-Made Water Crisis

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Seven states depend on the Colorado River for water. A new investigation from ProPublica finds that much of the drought is man-made—and subsidized by the federal government.

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Teen Porn Industry Exposed in 'Hot Girls Wanted'

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Rashida Jones joins us to discuss her new documentary, which explores the realities of the “amateur” porn world, and the steady stream of 18-to-19-year-old girls entering into it.

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Millions in Limbo After President Obama's Immigration Action Blocked

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

On Tuesday, a federal appeals court denied a request from the Justice Department that would have allowed President Obama's executive action on immigration to go into effect.

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Slow Computing: The Conscientious Guide to Tech

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

In an homage to the slow food movement, an advocate for "slow computing" calls on consumers to understand how their devices and software affect the environment and their fellow man.

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Stranded in a Stadium as Flood Waters Rise

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

As the Lone Star State continues to face torrential rains and flooding, Texans have found themselves stranded on roads, in their homes, and yesterday morning, at the Toyota Center Arena.

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Obama Pushes for Cleaner Water with Sweeping Rule Change

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Obama Administration is expected to announce a major overhaul for clean water regulations. The decision has already seen opposition from Republicans and oil and gas producers.

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Scientists Link Dolphin Deaths to BP Oil Spill

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A new peer-reviewed study links the deaths of an unprecedented number of bottlenose dolphins to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster of 2010.

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