Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

Massachusetts Lawsuit: A Blueprint For Other Sanctuary Cities?

Thursday, April 06, 2017

In Massachusetts, two of the state’s poorest communities are challenging President Trump's executive order that has threatened to strip federal aid to so-called "sanctuary cities."

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Designing The Public Library of The Future

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

What are the effects of good and bad design on our physical health and well-being? Much more than you might at first think.

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Why Brexit Will Be a Boon for Russia

Friday, March 31, 2017

Britain’s departure from the European Union could increase Russia’s influence in the region.


Brexit Stirs Anxiety About Irish Peace

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

With Great Britain’s divorce from the European Union, there is growing anxiety in Ireland that the border between North and South will once again be a point of division.

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Britain’s Brexit Timeline: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Britain's plan to exit the E.U. becomes official this week when the government triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. It's never been done before. What potential pitfalls lie ahead?

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Former EPA Head: Trump's Budget an 'All Out Assault' on the Environment

Friday, March 17, 2017

"This budget is literally and figuratively a scorched-earth budget," says Gina McCarthy, former head of the EPA. "It really represents an all out assault on clean air, water, and land."

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Community College Students Struggle With Hunger, Homelessness

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A new report out shows that hunger and homelessness are serious concerns for some students, even if they are also working and receiving financial aid.

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Despite Legal Uncertainty, Trump Issues New Travel Ban

Monday, March 06, 2017

The Trump Administration issued a new, updated immigration ban via executive order today. The administration's original ban is still tied up in court challenges.


Repeal and Replace: Can the GOP Get on the Same Page on Healthcare?

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Republicans are trying to come together on a plan to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, but just can't seem to reach an agreement — yet.

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Trump’s Tough Talk on China Rattles U.S. Colleges

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Some American colleges and universities could lose billions of dollars in tuition revenue from Chinese students if President Trump's tough talk on China disrupts their business model.


Former GOP Attorney General: Trump Is Wrong on N.H. Voter Fraud

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thomas Rath, former New Hampshire attorney general and a longtime GOP consultant, says President Trump is "wrong on the facts" when it comes to voter fraud in the Granite State.

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Asylum Seekers Flee U.S. for Refuge in Canada

Friday, February 10, 2017

Why has the Canadian province of Manitoba become a destination point for an increasing number of asylum seekers who are fleeing from the United States?

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Resettling Refugees Once Again, With Eye on the Courts

Thursday, February 09, 2017

The fate of President Trump’s travel and refugee ban will be decided by the courts, but it has already caused "chaos and confusion" for refugees around the world, says one aid group.


Britain’s Charm Offensive with President Trump

Friday, January 27, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May, who finds herself the steward of the Brexit movement, meets today with President Trump.


How President Trump Wasted Precious Time During the Transition

Monday, January 23, 2017

Political scientist Martha Kumar discusses the potential pitfalls for President Trump's his first term, and the lessons that can be learned from previous administrations.


Gun Control: Obama's Biggest Policy Failing?

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Barack Obama described the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School as the worst day of his presidency. Despite the horrific violence of that day, he wasn’t able to bring about change.

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President Obama’s Lasting Foreign Policy Legacy

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Is the United States stronger or weaker because of President Obama's foreign policy decisions? Two experts debate that question here. 

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After Russian Hacks, House Dems Face an Uphill Battle for Accountability

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Donald Trump finally admitted that he believes Russia was behind hacking operations carried out during the 2016 election. Here's what Democrats on Capitol Hill are planning next.

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Examining Obama's Economic Legacy

Friday, January 06, 2017

Is it safe to say that Obama’s finest achievement in office was stopping the Great Recession from turning into another Great Depression?

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The Uncertain Legacy of Obamacare

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

More than 20 million Americans have gained coverage since the Affordable Care Act was signed. Now, Republicans are on track to repeal President Obama's landmark healthcare law.

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