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How to talk about monkeypox effectively, without stigmatizing gay men

Friday, August 05, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Gregg Gonsalves of the Yale School of Public health about the public messaging challenges around monkeypox, which is primarily affecting men who have sex with men.

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A teenager's 'I Voted' sticker design hits a nerve, and now everyone wants one

Saturday, July 30, 2022

When 14-year-old Hudson Rowan drew his spider-robot-humanoid character for an "I Voted" sticker competition, he didn't realize just how far the illustration would travel.

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A 14-year-old hopes his chaotic 'I Voted' sticker design brings people to the polls

Friday, July 29, 2022

Hudson Rowan, age 14, was doodling away on his iPad when a creature appeared. It's now the winning design of the Ulster County "I Voted" Sticker contest.

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Encore: A posthumous album captures the humor — and heartache — of Sam Mehran

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Underground musician Sam Mehran died four years ago, but his music continues to be published. His entire found body of work now lives online.

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After decades of opposing the Taliban, India may be forming a relationship with them

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

As the Taliban struggles to maintain control over Afghanistan, India may become an unlikely ally to help them stabilize.

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After decades of opposing Taliban, India may be forming a relationship with them

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with international security expert, Asfandyar Mir of the U.S. Institute of Peace, about India's budding, unexpected relationship with the Taliban.

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The impact that President Biden's executive order on abortion access will have

Friday, July 08, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Kim Mutcherson, dean and professor of law of Rutgers University, about the impact President Biden's executive order on abortion access will have.

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What the U.S. can learn from abortion rights wins in Latin America

Thursday, July 07, 2022

In the last two years, Mexico, Argentina and Colombia have decriminalized or fully legalized abortion. Here's what Latin America's green wave can teach the movement in the U.S.

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What the U.S. can learn from abortion rights wins in Latin America

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Ipas Central America and Mexico director Maria Antonieta Alcalde about what the U.S.'s abortion rights movement can learn from reproductive rights wins in Latin America.

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Surviving in a moment of rental hikes and inflation

Monday, July 04, 2022

Rents are up 15% nationwide and as much as 30% in some cities. Inflation and rising interest rates are also pricing many buyers out of the housing market — increasing the pressure to rent.

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5 protest songs that have taken on new meaning post-Roe

Saturday, July 02, 2022

Since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last week, many have turned to music to express the emotion that has overwhelmed them in this moment. We examine five songs and what they mean today.

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Beyonce? Lizzo? Drake? Here are the early contenders for song of the summer

Friday, July 01, 2022

What makes a song of the summer? And are there any early contenders for 2022? NPR Music's Stephen Thompson makes his predictions.

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Post-Roe, a look at how old and new protest music reflects political moments

Thursday, June 30, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with NPR music critic Ann Powers and music scholar Shana Redmond about how old and new protest music reflects political moments, following the Supreme Court overturning Roe.

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One man's outsized role in shaping the Supreme Court and overturning Roe

Thursday, June 30, 2022

A dedicated minority of conservative activists has been working for decades to dismantle Roe v. Wade. One man in particular has played an outsized role in that effort: Leonard Leo.

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Context and perspective on abortion and gun rights after this week's SCOTUS decisions

Friday, June 24, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Washington Free Beacon editor-in-chief Eliana Johnson and Washington Post politics reporter Amber Phillips about the overturning of Roe and developments on gun laws.

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Remembering Mary Ogden, lost at age 100 to COVID, with the lullaby 'Baby's Boat'

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Mary Ogden's children and granddaughter remember her through the lullaby "Baby Boat," which meant a lot to all of them. Ogden died from COVID-19 in 2020, not long after her 100th birthday.

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One man's outsized role in shaping the Supreme Court

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

The U.S. awaits a consequential Supreme Court decision that could overturn federal abortion rights, and one man has had a outsized influence on the conservative makeup of that court: Leonard Leo.

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Belgium returned a single tooth to the Congo this week. Here's why

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Patrice Lumumba was the first democratically elected prime minister of the Congo, and was assassinated in a Belgian-supported coup. Can the return of his remains help them reconcile over colonialism?

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Belgium returns remains of slain Congolese leader

Monday, June 20, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Congolese historian Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja about Belgium's efforts to reconcile over colonialism.

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Filipino archivist races to protect history of abuses ahead of Marcos presidency

Friday, June 17, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to Carmelo Crisanto, executive director of the Human Rights Violations Victims' Memorial Commission, about racing to archive human rights abuses in the Philippines.

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