Isabel Angell

Takeaway Producer

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

A Defiant Optimist Creates a New Kind of Stock Exchange

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Durreen Shahnaz's social stock exchange has positively impacted 12 million people throughout Asia.

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Fighting Terrorism With a Cello

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Karim Wasfi, the conductor of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra, explains how he challenges terrorism with music. 


Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, December 30, 2016

Reviews of "Lion," "Hidden Figures," starring Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer, and Martin Scorsese's "Silence."

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Ecological and Political Fallout from California Drought

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

California is in the sixth year of a drought that is not only affecting the environment, but has political implications as well.


A Water Crisis in the Dallas County Town of Sandbranch

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

A Dallas County town that used wells for drinking water until they were contaminated, wonders why the wealthy city of Dallas can't help pay for running water in their town.

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One Woman's Quest to Fix Foster Care

Thursday, December 22, 2016

In 2014, 415,000 children passed through the foster care system. Child welfare advocate Marcia Robinson Lowry is using the courts to reform foster care in states across the country. 

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An Elector Receives Thousands of Pleas to Change Her Vote

Monday, December 19, 2016

Electors across the country are being swamped with calls to vote against President-elect Donald Trump.

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, December 16, 2016

Reviews of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," "Collateral Beauty" starring Will Smith, and "Fences" with Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.

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Feds Put Spotlight on Texas Special Education

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Federal officials are looking into claims that Texas intentionally keeps students out of special education. 


Tech Talk in The Golden Tower: Trump Meets With Silicon Valley Leaders

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The meeting brings together two groups that had little common ground during the election. 


The Big Business of 'Doubt Science'

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A look at how corporations rely on "doubt science" to help them win lawsuits and push for fewer regulations.

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Oakland Mourns in Wake of the Ghost Ship Tragedy

Friday, December 09, 2016

Gabe Meline, the online editor for KQED Arts, explains why spaces like the Ghost Ship are so important to artists and others who live outside normal society.

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What to Expect from Legal Marijuana in California

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

California voters passed a ballot measure legalizing recreational marijuana in November. Here's what to expect next. 

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Supreme Court Hears Two Gerrymandering Cases

Monday, December 05, 2016

The justices will decide whether Republicans in Virginia and North Carolina participated in racial gerrymandering, which is illegal.

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In Judicial Elections, Outside Spending Hits Record High

Monday, November 28, 2016

Outside groups spent over $19 million this year to sway campaigns for the highest seats in state supreme courts. That number is a striking record high — and it has serious implications.

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Tensions Rise Over Violence at Standing Rock

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Authorities are defending the use of water cannons in freezing weather against protesters at Standing Rock earlier this week.

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Hunger Inspires Teens to Help Community

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Seeing hunger affect their neighbors and classmates — or even their own families — empowered a group of teenagers in Portland, Oregon to help their community.

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Republicans Strengthen Hold in State Houses

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Republicans now control a record number of state legislatures, and have a distinct advantage looking forward to the 2018 midterms. 

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ISIS Reacts to President-Elect Donald Trump

Monday, November 21, 2016

Social media sites associated with ISIS and al-Qaeda celebrated Trump's victory, with one site expressing joy about "the imminent demise of America at the hands of Trump.”


Why One Man Didn't Vote for President: 'Nothing Really Changes'

Thursday, November 17, 2016

More than 40 percent of eligible voters did not cast a ballot for president last week — making "no thanks" the real winner of the election.

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