Caitlin Pierce

Freakonomics

Caitlin Pierce appears in the following:

Episode 5: 'The Teenage Brain Is Like a Sports Car'

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Brain science convinced the Supreme Court to give thousands of so-called "juvenile lifers" a shot at freedom. Stephen is one of them.

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Episode 3: 'He Really Wants to Shoot Someone'

Friday, March 16, 2018

In 1978, Willie Bosket murdered two people on the New York City subway. His crimes changed everything for kids and criminal justice.

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Episode 2: 'They Look at Me Like a Menace'

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Z navigates a Catch 22 that's familiar to kids in the system: He only gets the help he needs when he acts out, but "turning up" means he can't go home.

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Episode 1: 'I Just Want You to Come Home'

Monday, March 12, 2018

Z is a teenager serving time for armed robbery. Dwayne Betts is a lawyer who spent nine years of his youth incarcerated. The same criminal justice policies landed them in jail.

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She Wants to be Treated Equally in the Kitchen

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Radio Rookie Jessica Eng wants to be a pastry chef, so she's done internships in professional kitchens all over. But she's learning her biggest challenge is not what she expected.

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Making Decisions When Not Everyone in Your Family Is a Citizen

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Sisters Sonia and Sara Martinez and their friend Yesica Balderrama talk about how they and their immigrant families have felt and reacted to President Trump's immigration policies.

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Is This Pizza Worth Waiting For?

Thursday, August 11, 2016

We visit a legendary pizzeria with a famously long line, then talk to scientists to try to figure out whether waiting to eat makes our food taste better -- or worse.