Ari Shapiro

Ari Shapiro appears in the following:

60 years after a massacre in Paris, French-Algerians are still pushing for justice

Thursday, October 21, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Melissa Chemam, a French-Algerian journalist, about the 60th anniversary of a massacre of Algerians in Paris.

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A now-repealed law will weigh on the trial of Ahmaud Arbery's accused killers

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Joseph Margulies, a criminal law expert, about how citizen's arrest laws factor into the trial of three white men charged in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery.

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The underground world of debt collection in South Korea

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

In the show Squid Game, the poor compete to the death for money to pay their debts. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with L.A. Times reporter Victoria Kim on the underground world of South Korea's loan sharks.

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Netflix employees call for accountability

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Zoe Schiffer, senior reporter at The Verge, about the latest developments surrounding Netflix and company accountability.

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Rep. Jayapal on negotiations between Biden and House Democrats over Build Back Better

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Washington State Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal about negotiations with President Biden over the infrastructure bill and reconciliation package.

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Fewer cars on the road during lockdowns was good news for frogs and salamanders

Monday, October 18, 2021

Fewer cars were on the road during pandemic lockdowns. And for Maine's frogs and salamanders, that translated to far fewer roadkill deaths.

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Benton Harbor mayor talks about his city's lead water crisis

Monday, October 18, 2021

Officials have known for years that Benton Harbor, Mich., has high levels of lead in the water. Now, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has set an 18-month goal for replacing the lead pipes throughout the city.

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With Biden's climate plan in jeopardy, can America lead on climate change?

Monday, October 18, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with environmental policy expert Leah Stokes about what the Democrats' spending plan can achieve on climate, with President Biden's clean electricity performance plan in limbo.

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Novelist Margaret Verble on history, family and identity

Thursday, October 14, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Margaret Verble, author of When Two Feathers Fell from the Sky, a story about a young Cherokee horse-diver who is finding her way in the Jim Crow South.

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American Indicators check-in: A machine company faces supply chain disruptions

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Lisa Winton, owner of Winton Machine Company, about the supply chain issues making it difficult for her to complete machinery to deliver to her clients.

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New book brings foodies on a global culinary adventure

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Cecily Wong, one of the co-authors of a new book called Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide. It explores culinary delicacies from every continent.

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Encore: Book expresses still-fresh feelings about a tumultuous year

Monday, October 11, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with poet Tracy K. Smith about the book she co-edited, There's a Revolution Outside, My Love: Letters from a Crisis, which was published earlier this year.

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Author describes his years in an Australian processing center ahead of its closure

Friday, October 08, 2021

When author Behrouz Boochani was seeking asylum in Australia, he was held on an island of Papua New Guinea. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with him about the closure of Australia's refugee processing center.

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Cimafunk's 'El Alimento' blends Afro-Cuban rhythms with classic American funk

Friday, October 08, 2021

The sophomore album from the Cuban artist is a wildly danceable collection of songs, including a collaboration with funk legend George Clinton and some family wisdom.

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Host of 'Making Gay History' reflects on coming of age during the AIDS crisis

Thursday, October 07, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Eric Marcus, the host of the podcast Making Gay History, about his audio memoir on coming of age during the AIDS crisis of the 1980s.

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Why energy prices are surging in Europe

Thursday, October 07, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Andrea Rizzi, global affairs correspondent for El Pais, about the surge of energy prices in Europe and the impact it's having on its citizens.

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Young kids 5 to 11 are a one step closer to a COVID-19 vaccine

Thursday, October 07, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Grace Lee, a pediatrician and chair of the CDC's Committee on Immunization Practices, about what's ahead for approving vaccines for younger kids.

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Reggaeton rules Latinx music, but not at the Latin Grammys

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Julyssa Lopez, writer for Rolling Stone magazine, and NPR's Felix Contreras, about the controversy around this year's Latin Grammys nominations.

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The head of the National Institutes of Health on why he's stepping down

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the long-time head of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins, who has announced that he will be stepping down.

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After weeks at a Wisconsin army base, one Afghan woman says she's bored, but grateful

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Khwaga Ghani, who was NPR's producer in Afghanistan for the past few years and is now at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin awaiting her visa.

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