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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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Ukrainian activist pleads with Washington lawmakers for more military support

Friday, June 17, 2022

Hanna Hopko, a pro-democracy activist from Ukraine, traveled to Washington, D.C., to try and convince lawmakers to send Ukraine more aid. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly spoke with her to see if it's working.

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Emma Thompson on her new film — and the idea the female orgasm has to be performative

Friday, June 17, 2022

In her new film, Thompson portrays a widower who reckons with her own sexual discovery in an experience she calls "irresistibly delicious."

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A process that allows minors to get an abortion could disappear if Roe falls

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

The process of judicial bypass that lets minors seek an abortion without telling their parents may disappear if the Supreme Court overturns the Roe v Wade decision.

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There are 2 ways the media covers mass shootings. Here's why the difference matters

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

What is journalists' role when covering America's mass shooting crisis? It's a crucial question to answer, says an expert who studies the impact that news stories have on the public.

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A new generation of OBGYNs square personal views on abortion with their training

Monday, June 13, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with The New Yorker's Emma Green, who reported on how OBGYNs view abortion and how they choose their career paths accordingly.

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How media should cover gun violence

Friday, June 10, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Dr. Dannagal Young, professor of communications and political science at the University of Delaware, about how media coverage of gun violence affects news consumers.

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