Tanzina Vega

Host, The Takeaway

Tanzina Vega appears in the following:

President Trump's Report Card: The Promises He Made and Kept... Or Didn't

Monday, November 02, 2020

We break down the promises President Trump made in 2016, and what has happened in the four years, since.

Breaking Down Biden's Promises for Day One of His Potential Presidency

Monday, November 02, 2020

Over the course of his campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden has said that on day one he'd tackle issues ranging from COVID-19 to immigration reform to the wealth gap.

Ahead of Election Day, Misinformation Rampant on Social Media

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Both Facebook and Twitter have taken steps in 2020 to more proactively slow the spread of mis-and-disinformation, but misinformation has still been rampant on social media.

A Votar: Latino Voters Confront Disinformation in 2020

Thursday, October 29, 2020

In battleground states like Florida, Latino voters have been seeing a wave of mis-and-disinformation in recent weeks. 

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Why Some Black Men are Voting for Trump

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Hip Hop artists have supported the President — sort of.

Fans Will Have to Look Harder to Find Charlie Brown's Great Pumpkin This Year

Thursday, October 29, 2020

The Peanuts' Halloween special, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” will not air on network TV since it debuted in 1966, but on Apple's streaming service, APPLE TV plus. 

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Supreme Court Weighs In On Voting

Thursday, October 29, 2020

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided three major voting cases affecting the battleground states of Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. 

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What Remote Work Has Meant for Workplace Harassment

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Due to the pandemic, roughly one third of the U.S. workforce is working completely remotely, according to the latest Gallup polling from September. 

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In Minneapolis, Major Police Reform Is At a Standstill

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Following George Floyd’s killing by police, a majority of the members of the Minneapolis City Council boldly pledged to “end policing as we know it."

Hospitals Stretched Thin As COVID-19 Surges Across the U.S.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

COVID-19 numbers are rising dramatically nationwide, with more than 20 states reporting cases at or close to record levels.

Coping in the Kitchen: Sohla El-Waylly's Winter Cooking Tips

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Sohla El-Waylly joins The Takeaway to give her cooking tips for the coming months.

Judge Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed for U.S. Supreme Court

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Barrett is the third Supreme Court justice appointed by President Donald Trump, and her nomination and confirmation were among the fastest in history.

A Votar: A Look at the Latinx Congressional Candidates Making History in 2020

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

On the ballot are candidates who could become the first LGBTQ Latina in Congress, the first Afro-Latino, and the first Native American veteran.

Listeners Share Their Voting Experiences and Plans Ahead of Presidential Election

Monday, October 26, 2020

Across the U.S., approximately 60 million people have already cast their vote for president.

Spike in Food Insecurity Puts Strain on Households and Food Banks Nationwide

Monday, October 26, 2020

According to researchers at Northwestern University, the number of food-insecure households had doubled by June, and tripled for households with children. 

Why Witchcraft Still Enchants Us

Monday, October 26, 2020

In recent years, there's been an explosion in the popularity of witchcraft across the U.S., from practices rooted in English Wicca to African Yoruba to Latin American Brujeria. 

Picking Up the Pieces from the Trump Administration's Family Separation Policy

Thursday, October 22, 2020

It’s been three years since the Trump administration started separating families at the border. Today, lawyers say they’ve been unable to reach the parents of at least 545 children.

"Not Only Are Native American People Still Here, But We're Funny as Hell": Comedian Joey Clift on Native Representation in Hollywood

Thursday, October 22, 2020

This month, Joey Clift was announced as one of the writers for Netflix's, “Spirit Rangers,” the first U.S. animated show to have an all Native American writers’ room. 

Just Weeks Before the Election, Trump Administration Targets Big Tech

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Google, accusing the tech giant of abusing its monopoly in online search and search advertising.

How White Evangelicals Could Influence the 2020 Election

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

While faith is not at the center of Donald Trump’s personal life, Christian voters, and particularly white evangelicals, make up a significant portion of the president’s base.