Tanzina Vega

Host, The Takeaway

Tanzina Vega appears in the following:

Workers Call for Better Conditions As Public Becomes More Reliant on Food Delivery Apps

Monday, December 14, 2020

Amid the pandemic, many consumers have become reliant on food delivery apps, but many of their workers say that they haven't been treated appropriately in return.

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Comedian Mary Holland on Writing a Holiday Hit with "Happiest Season"

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The Takeaway speaks with “Happiest Season” co-writer Mary Holland about making the film and finding joy in this dark year. 

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Push for Accountability at Fort Hood Leads to Personnel Shake-Up

Thursday, December 10, 2020

This week, 14 officers and soldiers were fired or suspended in connection to a series of alarming incidents that point to a toxic culture at Fort Hood, a U.S. Army post in Texas.

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As More States Legalize Marijuana, People with Past Convictions Rarely Profit

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

The Takeaway hears from a woman who served time in prison for a marijuana-related offense about how her conviction impacted her life and how she feels about legalization efforts.

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Breakdancing Will Be an Olympic Sport: Hip Hop and Break Legends Discuss

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Two figures in breaking history discuss their take on breakdancing added as an Olympic sport. 

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Puerto Rico's Move to Privatize the Electric Utility

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

It is an example of a broader trend of privatization on the island.

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How to Help Students Falling Behind During the Pandemic

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Data released in recent weeks indicates that many of the country’s most vulnerable students are the ones experiencing the most severe setbacks in schools. 

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The Collapse of the Iconic Arecibo Observatory Telescope

Monday, December 07, 2020

On December 1, the iconic telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico collapsed to the ground after decades of astronomical discoveries. 

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Political Organizations Are Trying to Win Georgia Latino Voters for Senate Runoffs

Thursday, December 03, 2020

Organizations are attempting to win over Latinos before the January Senate runoff elections.

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Major Corporations Reportedly Lobby Against Congressional Forced Labor Bill Aimed at China

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

According to The New York Times, companies including Apple, Nike, and Coca-Cola are lobbying to weaken a bill aimed at ending the use of forced labor in products sourced from China.

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The CDC Eviction Moratorium is Ending. What Will Happen in January?

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

40 million people are at risk of eviction, signaling a forthcoming housing crisis.

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NFL Season Forges Ahead Despite Rise in COVID-19 Cases

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

The NFL season is looking increasingly risky, as multiple teams deal with COVID-19 cases amid the nationwide surge.

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Domestic Violence Victims in the U.S. Are Lacking Resources During Pandemic

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

In our next Justice Delayed segment, we break down how courts are leading domestic violence victims to further precarity.

Killing of Iranian Nuclear Scientist May Limit Biden's Ability to Negotiate with Iran

Monday, November 30, 2020

The killing of an Iranian scientist believed to have once been a leader in the country's nuclear program makes diplomacy with Iran under the Biden administration more complicated.

What to Watch This Holiday Season

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

The Takeaway checks in with film critics Rafer Guzman and Alison Willmore on their streaming recommendations for the holiday season.

Small Business Owners Brace for Next Wave of COVID-19 Restrictions

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Many small businesses are likely to have to shut down as states reinforce restrictions during the current wave of COVID-19 cases.

Trump Administration's Final Policy Actions Could Have Long Term Impacts

Monday, November 23, 2020

Trump administration officials are planning policy actions the president can take during his final weeks in office that will be difficult for a Biden administration to quickly reverse.

Election Results Are Still Being Held Up in a Few States

Monday, November 23, 2020

Analysts are ringing the alarm for the certification process in Michigan.

The Airline Industry, Once Again, is Feeling the Crunch

Monday, November 23, 2020

Airlines recently laid off 35,000 employees.

Millions of Low-Income Americans Never Got Relief Money from the CARES Act

Monday, November 23, 2020

An estimated 10 million low-income people never got the money that the government sent to some 160 million taxpayers. Now, people are waiting for another bill that may not come soon.