Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Post-Brexit, Hip-Hop Artist Akala Uses Music to Speak Truth to Power

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Musician and remain campaigner Akala tell us about Britain after the Brexit vote, and why music is more powerful than politics.

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Trump Visits Mexico, Veterans for Kaepernick, Hip-Hop Brexit

Thursday, September 01, 2016

On today's show: Trump flip-flops on immigration; veterans support 49ers quarterback who sat during national anthem; Hip-hop artist Akala gives a Brexit update.

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'Life Is Hell': Some Cuban-Americans Wary as Commercial Flights Begin

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

For the first time since 1961, regular commercial flights between the U.S. and Cuba begin today. How this will have any positive impact on impoverished Cubans is not clear.

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Indiana Town Sees Lead Contamination

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Since early July, officials found that 29 residents in the town of East Chicago, Indiana — including 19 children younger than 8-years-old — had elevated levels in their blood.

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The Windy City's Blood Summer

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

August was the deadliest month in Chicago in nearly 20 years, with 78 homicides and over 400 people shot.

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U.N. Paid Tens of Millions to Syrian Regime

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

An analysis from The Guardian has revealed that the United Nations has paid tens of millions of dollars in aid to the Syrian government, or companies connected to the regime.

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The Windy City's Bloody Summer, A Return to Cuba, Saul Williams

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

On today's show: A look at gun violence in Chicago; the first direct flights from the U.S. to Cuba begin; Poet and musician Saul Williams on protesting in an election year. 

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Senate Republican Majority In Jeopardy?

Monday, August 29, 2016

The polarizing Trump candidacy has some incumbent Republicans worried, and Democrats hopeful. 

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Trump Stumbles in Push to Reach Black Voters

Friday, August 26, 2016

Observers have said that Trump's appeal to African-American voters and his apparent pivot on issues like immigration are actually designed to win over white Republicans.

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Pick a Side in the Great Ice Cream Debate: Wafer or Sugar Cone?

Friday, August 26, 2016

When it comes to ice cream, which is better: Wafer cones or sugar cones? There’s more of a difference than you might think, and there are strong opinions on both sides.

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The Best Web Series on The Internet Right Now

Friday, August 26, 2016

Go beyond Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. 

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Clinton Attacks Trump for 'Radical Fringe' Ties

Friday, August 26, 2016

Hillary Clinton denounced the "alt-right" as a racist and paranoid fringe group on Thursday. The movement has been a big supporter of Donald Trump since day one.

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Racism, Misogyny & Tech: What We Learned from the Leslie Jones Hack

Friday, August 26, 2016

Leslie Jones has been the target of an aggressive online harassment campaign and subsequent hack, something that's triggered a debate about cyberbullying, racism, and sexism.

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The Alt-Right, Racialized Web Harassment, The Great Ice Cream Cone Debate

Friday, August 26, 2016

On today's show: A look at Hillary Clinton's latest attack on Donald Trump; the harassment campaign against actress Leslie Jones; whether sugar cones or wafer cones are better.

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The Earth Next Door: What You Need to Know About Proxima B

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Astronomers announced Wednesday that they had detected an Earth-like planet, Proxima B, in our neighboring solar system.

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Zika Fight: GMO Mosquitoes Spark Calls for Referendum in Florida

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Residents of Key Haven, Florida, aren't happy that their community has become a testing ground for genetically modified mosquitos. But such mosquitos may stop the spread of Zika.

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California Fights for Voting Rights for Disabled People

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Ahead of the 2016 election, one California non-profit is fighting to make sure people with disabilities can keep or regain the right to vote.

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An Attack on Progress at American University in Afghanistan?

Thursday, August 25, 2016

On Wednesday, the American University in Afghanistan, thought to be of the major successes of America’s long presence in the country, came under attack by militants.

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Liquor Bans: The Solution to Alcohol Problems on Campus?

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Stanford has banned hard alcohol at parties after Brock Turner blamed campus culture for his sexual assault. But is a ban truly the most effective policy to curb excessive drinking?

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Child Soldiers, Alcohol and Assault on Campus, Life in the 'Goldilocks Zone'

Thursday, August 25, 2016

On today's show: What the U.N. is doing to help children forced into combat; tackling rape and drinking on campus; the discovery of an Earth-like planet in a neighboring solar system.

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