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Ecuador Chooses Conservative Banker As Its Next President

Monday, April 12, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with political scientist Thea Riofrancos about the surprise victory for the right wing in Ecuador's presidential election.


Phill Wilson: HIV/AIDS Can Teach Us Something About COVID-19 in Black Communities

Saturday, March 20, 2021

AIDS activist Phill Wilson said fighting HIV/AIDS can teach us a lot about how to handle COVID-19 in Black communities.


One Man Is Using His Experience With The HIV/AIDS Epidemic To Help With COVID-19

Monday, March 15, 2021

Phill Wilson is the founder of Black AIDS Institute. He's retired but still connecting the dots on illness. Now he's focused on the coronavirus pandemic and how to fight COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.


Judge Blocks Biden Deportation Ban, Jeopardizing Former DACA Recipient

Thursday, January 28, 2021

A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked President Biden's 100-day moratorium on most deportations. One man who was scheduled for deportation is tangled in the bureaucratic morass.


Some Health Care Workers Are Hesitant About Getting COVID-19 Vaccines

Friday, January 01, 2021

Dr. Nikhila Juvvadi, chief clinical officer at a Chicago hospital, says about 40 percent of the staff distrust the vaccines — in part because of deep-rooted cultural mistrust based on past abuses.


Power Of The Petition: Nonprofit Helps Front-Line Workers Fight For Their Rights

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Eight out of every nine American workers don't have a union to represent them in workplace disputes. A nonprofit website is helping push for better wages and working conditions amid the pandemic.


Front-Line Workers Use Online Tools And Public Shaming To Fight For Fairer Workplace

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Front-line workers at grocery and retail stores have been flocking to a nonprofit site,, to make demands such as better pay and better schedules — with a fair degree of success.


Amid A Deep Recession, Outdoor Equipment Is Flying Off The Shelves

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Kayaks and bicycles are now almost impossible to find in stores across the country. People who were able to keep their jobs and those who got expanded unemployment benefits have been driving demand.


As Journalists Work From Home, Their Newsrooms Are Shutting Down

Thursday, August 13, 2020

In closing five of its newsrooms permanently, Tribune Publishing said it saw "no clear path forward in terms of returning to work." But affected unions argued the closures were unnecessary.


Top Facebook Official: Our Aim Is To Make Lying On The Platform 'More Difficult'

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Facebook's head of security policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, said that the company is working harder than ever to counteract efforts to interfere in the 2020 presidential election.


Economic Uncertainty Drives Gold Price To A Record High

Monday, July 27, 2020

Gold has soared nearly 30% this year, reaching a record settlement price of $1,931 per ounce Monday. Many analysts see it heading even higher as investors look for a "safe haven."


'The Wrong Complexion For Protection.' How Race Shaped America's Roadways And Cities

Sunday, July 05, 2020

An expert in urban planning and environmental policy explains how race has played a central role in how cities across America developed — often in ways that hurt minority communities.


NNAMDÏ On 'Brat' And Channeling A Decade Of Chicago DIY Influence Into Pop Music

Sunday, May 10, 2020

The experimental artist Nnamdi Ogbonnaya talks about not limiting his creative ceiling when making his latest album and his conflicted feelings about pursuing music over taking a traditional job.