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Wednesday, November 24, 2021
The infrastructure package sets aside billions for the power grid. That may not be enough to reshape a system not designed for the extreme weather brought about by a warming planet.
Monday, November 22, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Ashley Judd, a Time's Up board member, about the organization's decision to "reset" and lay off the majority of their employees.
Friday, November 19, 2021
For almost 60 years, Justus Rosenberg was a beloved professor at Bard College. But before he made a living writing and teaching about artists and intellectuals, he helped rescue them in World War II.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with U.S. Special Envoy for Belarus Julie Fisher about the migrant crisis along the Belarus-Poland border.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., about Biden's policy agenda and the future of the social spending package, Build Back Better.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with science writer Brendan Borrell about a patent feud between Moderna and the federal government over its COVID vaccine — and why it could have implications for the world.
Friday, November 05, 2021
Howard "Kingfish" Franklin was a beloved figure in the Washington, D.C., jazz scene. He died this year from COVID-19.
Wednesday, November 03, 2021
Parents react to the recent Food and Drug Administrations emergency use authorization for the Pfizer vaccine, which allows children ages 5-11 to receive the vaccine.
Monday, November 01, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rodney Carmichael, who is the host of the NPR series The Formula. The show looks at the collaborative relationship between hip-hip artists and their producers.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Portland's racial justice protests have their roots in a long protest culture in the Pacific Northwest. A new podcast from Oregon Public Broadcasting is exploring the roots of the movement.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
In the show Squid Game, the poor compete to the death for money to pay their debts. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with L.A. Times reporter Victoria Kim on the underground world of South Korea's loan sharks.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Zoe Schiffer, senior reporter at The Verge, about the latest developments surrounding Netflix and company accountability.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Brian Vines, a reporter for Consumer Reports, about the current popularity in dollar stores and why it has some communities worried.
Monday, October 18, 2021
What's it like to live with ghosts? What if you sense them, but you're not quite sure they're there? These questions are at the heart of a new picture book illustrated and written by Oliver Jeffers.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Bruce Busada, president of the Diesel Driving Academy, about how truck driver shortages are worsening supply chain struggles.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with reporter Meribah Knight about her investigation into Rutherford County, Tenn., where children were arrested and detained at a higher rate than elsewhere in the state.
Friday, October 08, 2021
When author Behrouz Boochani was seeking asylum in Australia, he was held on an island of Papua New Guinea. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with him about the closure of Australia's refugee processing center.
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the long-time head of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins, who has announced that he will be stepping down.
Friday, October 01, 2021
It seemed unlikely there would ever be a follow-up to 'The Sopranos' after lead actor James Gandolfini died. Now, prequel movie features a young Tony Soprano played by Michael Gandolfini, James' son.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Jan Egeland, secretary general of the Norwegian Refugee Council, about the looming economic crisis since Afghanistan's western-backed government collapsed to the Taliban.