Joe Rosenberg

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Republicans Struggle for a Unified Response to Obama's Immigration Order

Monday, June 18, 2012

This past Friday, President Obama announced a shift in his administration’s immigration policy that changes the lives of hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens, but the Republican ...

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The Quantum Kid: High School Senior Authors a Groundbreaking Physics Paper

Monday, June 11, 2012

The physics journal Physical Review A has recently published a paper whose lead author is only 18-years-old. Ari Dyckovsky recently graduated from high-school, but his recent work on ...


Rio de Janeiro Closes One of the World's Largest Garbage Dumps

Friday, June 08, 2012

Rio De Janaeiro had finally closed the infamous Jardim Gramacho garbage dump. Lucy Walker, director of the Oscar-nominated documentary "Waste Land," weighs the environment good agains...


The Immortal Driver: Chicago's Plan to Eliminate Traffic Deaths

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Is zero traffic fatalities a utopian pipe dream? Chicago’s transportation commissioner Gabe Klein explains why he thinks otherwise. He lays out the city's new initiative to eliminate ...


Humor in Dark Places: A Listener Jumps on His Father's Grave

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Yesterday, The Takeaway spoke with Kaylin Andres, a 23-year-old diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer who uses comedy as her coping mechanism. And the conversation led to more que...


Death On Everest: A Mountaineer Explains The Psychology of Peril

Thursday, May 24, 2012

A world-class mountaineer explains why the deadly accident on Mount Everest this past weekend was inevitable, but also preventable, and lays out the combination of factors – both phy...


Facebook vs. Google: The Ad Model Cage Match

Thursday, May 17, 2012

How much are Facebook ads — and by extension, Facebook itself — really worth? To find out, The Takeaway speaks with Ralph Folz, CEO of Wordstream, a Boston-based software company in t...

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Is The Filibuster Unconstitutional?

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

It’s hard to imagine the Senate without the filibuster, but now the non-profit group Common Cause is filing a lawsuit against the Supreme Court claiming that the notorious senate proc...

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Obama Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

President Obama endorsed same-sex marriage on Wednesday in an interview with ABC News, ending speculation following Vice President Biden's seemingly off-hand remarks in support of gay marriage rights earlier this week. The endorsement also comes one day after the passage in North Carolina of a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman, and raises, at least for the moment, a controversial social issue in a campaign season that has largely been focused on the economy.

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Measuring Wealth, One Big Mac at a Time

Monday, May 07, 2012

How do you compare the wealth of nations? An economics professor at Princeton University thinks such a big question has a bite-sized answer: buy a Big Mac. Orley Ashenfelter is the au...

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Saudi Woman Driver Reprieved

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Police in Saudi Arabia have announced that Shaima Jastaniah, the Saudi woman sentenced to ten lashes for driving last summer, has been offered a reprieve. Explaining the decision and ...

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Gingrich Drops Out: Determining The Political Upshot and the Nature Of Newt

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Newt Gringich has announced that he he will be dropping out the Republican Primary. We talk with Republican strategist Ron Christie to figure out how Newt has affected both Romney and...

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Home of Walmart HQ Reacts To Bribery Scandal

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Walmart’s bribery scandal may be rocking the halls of the Bentonville-based retailer, but what about the streets of Bentonville itself? The Takeaway finds out what local people think ...