Arun Venugopal

Reporter, WNYC News

Arun Venugopal appears in the following:

The Exploitative Contracts Between Strippers and Strip Clubs

Monday, February 17, 2020

Genea Sky fell from a 15-foot pole in Dallas. As a contract worker, she cannot access workers compensation or employee insurance. 

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Trump Administration Escalates Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities

Monday, February 17, 2020

It will deploy dozens of border patrol agents in cities that have pushed back against its immigration enforcement policies, including Los Angeles and Houston. 

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Why Millennials Love Greeting Cards

Thursday, February 13, 2020

After Christmas, Valentine’s Day is the second most popular holiday for sending cards. An estimated 145 million cards will be exchanged tomorrow. 

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Parents are Fighting Gun Violence Through Their School Boards

Thursday, February 13, 2020

As federal and state legislation around gun safety continues to stall, some parents are taking matters into their own hands, by going through their local school boards.

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U.K. Deports 17 People to Jamaica

Thursday, February 13, 2020

In the U.K., people are subject to immediate deportation if they’re not a citizen and receive a sentence of more than 12 months for a crime. 

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A New Wave of Plays Takes On the Immigration Crisis

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

From ICE raids, to electronic surveillance, to the fate of DACA recipients, theater performances have been placing migrant stories center-stage.

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What Are the Repercussions of Linking Overdose and Homicide?

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Overdose-homicide arrests are on the rise. What does this mean for people caught up in addiction?

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Is Abortion the Litmus Test for Democrats Today?

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

At Friday's debate in New Hampshire, almost all the candidates went out of their way to reaffirm their support of abortion.

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What Bernie Sander's New Hampshire Victory Means for the Democratic Primary

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday. The Takeaway's Amy Walter weighs in on what the results mean for the weeks ahead.

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Siba, a Standard Poodle, Wins 144th Westminster Dog Show

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Siba, a standard poodle, was crowned "Best in Show" at the 144th West Minister Dog Show in New York on Tuesday.

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'Birds of Prey' Director Cathy Yan on Crafting Her Own Vision of Gotham City

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The Takeaway speaks with Cathy Yan about helming 'Birds of Prey' and why studios are finally acknowledging that the fan base for superhero movies extends far beyond teenage boys.

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Coronavirus Continues to Spread Despite Mass Quarantines in China

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

As the number of confirmed infections continues to climb in China, how effective has quarantine been? 

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The National Archives Is Deleting Records About Trump’s ICE Policies

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

In 2017, the Archives agreed to let Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials delete or destroy documents that detail the sexual abuse and death of undocumented immigrants

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Gayle King Comes Under Fire for Interview About Kobe Bryant's Legacy

Monday, February 10, 2020

 This taps into longstanding cultural expectations of black women and the black family, and the priority of upholding and defending black men.

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Will Radical Resistance Movements Shaking up the Globe Reach the U.S.?

Monday, February 10, 2020

Protests in the U.S. have typically focused on changing "the system," rather than overthrowing it.

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New Hampshire Voters Ready for Primary on Tuesday

Monday, February 10, 2020

Tomorrow, all eyes will be on New Hampshire as the state readies for the country’s first presidential primary.

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Should We Be Concerned About Election Security in the U.S.?

Monday, February 10, 2020

The problems with the Iowa caucuses have led to new concerns about voting system vulnerabilities across the country. 

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The Murky Waters of Social Media and "Objectivity" in Newsrooms

Thursday, February 06, 2020

Is there even such a thing as "objectivity?"

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Following Acquittal, What's Next for the Democrats?

Thursday, February 06, 2020

Rep. Steve Israel argues that Democrats should continue to expose Trump's misdeeds and focus on November.

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Prada to Address Racist Incidents in Landmark Settlement

Thursday, February 06, 2020

In late 2018, luxury fashion house Prada came under fire for a racist window display in its flagship shop in SoHo. 

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