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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Taylor Swift Is Not the Hero of The Music Industry

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The pop star convinced Apple to pay royalties during a free trial period of its new streaming service. But her complaint isn't fixing the fundamental problems with the music business.

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White Power Groups Thrive Online

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The wide reach and total anonymity of cyberspace has made the internet an ideal place for white supremacists to thrive and recruit new adherents.

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Vote for the Ultimate Summer Anthem

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Our friends at Soundcheck and New Sounds at WNYC are asking listeners to vote the ultimate summer anthem. Cast your ballot here—the winner will be revealed on Friday. 

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Lessons From a Harvard-MIT Online Learning Experiment

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Drew Gilpin Faust, the president of Harvard, and Rafael Reif, the president of MIT, discuss the lessons they're still learning from their pioneering online venture: edX.

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White Supremacy: A Long History in American Politics

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The leader of a white supremacist group that apparently influenced Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof donated thousands of dollars to GOP presidential campaigns. 

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Senate Votes on Obama's Free Trade Bill

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington Correspondent, explains whether this is the end of the line for President Obama's trade bill.

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Self-Driving Trucks Take to America's Roads

Monday, June 22, 2015

Self-driving trucks are on the road. Here's how they work, and how will they affect America's 3.5 million truck drivers.

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Judgement Day Arrives for Greece

Monday, June 22, 2015

In past debt talks, Greek negotiators have held out to the last minute and come out on top. But this time, it feels different.

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Afghanistan: A War That is Far From Over

Monday, June 22, 2015

The United States began withdrawing combat troops from Afghanistan last year. But, just because America's presence is dwindling does not mean the war is over.

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The Confederate Flag: Heritage or Hate?

Monday, June 22, 2015

Is there ever really a case for tradition when a symbol becomes twisted, gnarled, and repurposed throughout history?

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An App that Weeds Out Nightmare Roommates

Monday, June 22, 2015

In a city where individuals scraping by often share apartments with three or four other people, roommate horror stories are all too common. A new app seeks to change that.

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The Poetry of Grief and The Music of Protest

Saturday, June 20, 2015

U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera weighs in on the shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, and Grammy-winning musician Tom Chapin discusses protest music in the age of Instagram.

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The First Ladies of Space

Friday, June 19, 2015

Think "Mad Men" in space, or "Real Housewives" meets NASA—a new ABC show called "The Astronaut Wives Club" follows the spouses of astronauts in the 1960s.

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Raising Awareness About the HIV Prevention Pill

Friday, June 19, 2015

Truvada was approved as an HIV prevention medication back in 2012. But many outside affluent urban gay communities aren't aware of it or can't afford it.

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Why Alexander Hamilton Should Stay on the $10 Bill

Friday, June 19, 2015

A descendant of Alexander Hamilton thinks it's a horrible mistake to replace the founding father and former Treasury Secretary on the $10 bill. He explains why. 

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Facial Recognition: Who Owns Your Face?

Thursday, June 18, 2015

There are no real guidelines for how, where, and when facial recognition technology should be used.

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The Charleston Shooting: A Crime of Hate Amid Calls of Prayer

Thursday, June 18, 2015

On Wednesday night, a white gunman killed at least nine people at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina. 

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Holy Land: Pope to Call for Environmental Consciousness

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

While the earth is introduced in the first sentence of the Bible, it hasn't always been front and center at the pulpit. For Catholics, that's expected to change tomorrow.

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Administering Terror: Life Under ISIS Rule

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The self-proclaimed Islamic State publicly executes captives and trains children for guerrilla warfare, all while repainting roads, providing bus services, and building luxury hotels.

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Cardinals Investigated for Hacking Astros

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

On Tuesday, the FBI announced that it is investigating whether St. Louis Cardinals officials hacked into the computer databases of their rivals, the Houston Astros.  

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