Matt Ozug

Matt Ozug appears in the following:

Why you should talk to more strangers

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Recent research by The Harvard Business School found that people with a mix of weak and strong social ties report higher levels of happiness and wellbeing.

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Progressive Democrats withdraw a letter urging Biden to be more proactive in Ukraine

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Members of the congressional progressive caucus have withdrawn a letter urging President Biden to adjust his approach to the war in Ukraine.

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She survived a mass shooting — then created a graphic novel to help others

Sunday, October 23, 2022

In Kindra Neely's debut graphic novel, Numb to This: Memoir of a Mass Shooting, she opens up about surviving a mass shooting and dealing with the aftermath.

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Author Francesca Royster on her new book, "Black Country Music"

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with author Francesca Royster about her new book, "Black Country Music: Listening for Revolutions" which explores the history and future of Black country music.

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There's a family separation crisis in Massachusetts, and hearings are being delayed

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Mother Jones reporter Julia Lurie about her reporting on the family separation crisis in Massachusetts.

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Baking 'Pan Solo' might take more than 100 hours, but the time spent is worth it

Monday, October 17, 2022

A mother-daughter baking duo is responsible for the 6-foot tall "Pan Solo" sculpture that sits outside of the family business, One House Bakery, in Benicia, Calif.

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She survived a mass shooting in 2015, and she's sharing her story in a graphic novel

Monday, October 17, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with artist Kindra Neely about her debut graphic novel, Numb to This: Memoir of a Mass Shooting.

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A man from Minnesota drove 2,000 miles towing the largest pumpkin in North America

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Travis Gienger spent six months growing the largest pumpkin in North American history, then he drove it from Minnesota to California over the weekend.

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Former FEMA director Craig Fugate weighs in as Biden visits Florida

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with former FEMA director Craig Fugate on the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.

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In new memoir, Sen. Tim Scott discusses the GOP, goals and political grace

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks to Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina about his new book, America, a Redemption Story: Choosing Hope, Creating Unity.

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Encore: Artist Ai Weiwei on his father's exile and hopes for his own son

Monday, August 01, 2022

In this encore presentation, NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks to artist Ai Weiwei about his memoir, 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows.

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Beyoncé's new album 'Renaissance' pays homage to Black queer music history

Friday, July 29, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Danyel Smith, author of the book Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women In Pop and host of the podcast Black Girl Songbook, about the new Beyoncé album.

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Senate put $50 billion into chips semiconductor research

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Republican Sen. Todd Young of Indiana about efforts to build more computer chips in the U.S.

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Joni Mitchell returns to Newport Folk Festival

Monday, July 25, 2022

For the first time since 2000, folk legend Joni Mitchell took to the stage with some friends, to the delight of fans at the Newport Folk Festival.

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Blind loyalty is helping sustain Trump's power in the Republican party, new book says

Monday, July 11, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with journalist Mark Leibovich about his new book Thank You for Your Servitude: Donald Trump's Washington and the Price of Submission.

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Checking in with 3 teens who challenged a waste management company with their podcast

Monday, June 13, 2022

Three recent high school graduates — who were on the program in July 2019 — speak about their podcast set in their hometown of Gary, Ind.

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This secretive network helps Ukrainian refugees find abortions in Europe

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

Ukraine has very liberal abortion laws. In Poland, it is almost entirely illegal. Millions of Ukrainians discovered this when they fled the war in their home country and crossed the Polish border.

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The flow of Ukrainian refugees has changed direction in Poland. And so has aid relief

Monday, May 23, 2022

Medyka is the busiest border crossing between Poland and Ukraine. Aid workers flocked there to set up tents offering assistance when the war started. But these days, the flow of refugees has shifted.

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Warsaw mayor pleads for a strategic plan as city continues to welcome refugees

Friday, May 20, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the mayor of Warsaw, Poland, about how his city is managing the influx of Ukrainian refugees. He says Warsaw's population went up by 15% since the outset of the conflict.

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Millions rushed to leave Ukraine. Now the queue to return home stretches for miles

Friday, May 20, 2022

If you want to get into Ukraine by vehicle, you might have to wait hours at the Medyka border, where people sit in a line of cars that stretches for miles and takes hours to move.

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