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Jun 10, 2016

Jazz pianist Robert Glasper remixes Miles Davis with modern hip-hop, soul and R&B. He joins us.

 
Jun 10, 2016

Hillary’s milestone. Obama meets Sanders. Mourning Muhammad Ali. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Jun 9, 2016

Newly-minted college graduates on the job hunt. We’ll look at who’s hiring, starting salaries, and strategies for landing that first job.

 
Jun 9, 2016

Europe, India and China, are taking on American tech giants over privacy, monopolies, and more. We’ll look at the global technology pushback against the U.S.A.

 
Jun 8, 2016

Outrage over the lenient sentence for a Stanford swimmer convicted of sexual assault. Feminist Jessica Valenti weighs in on the case and talks about her memoir, “Sex Object.”

 
Jun 8, 2016

California votes. We’ll look at what’s next for the Democrats, and the 2016 matchup.

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May 18, 2016
Last month, millions of American workers who work more than 40 hours per week became eligible for overtime pay under a new rule from the Labor Department. We looked at the plan and the pushback. [Listen back]
 
May 17, 2016
The controversial payday lending industry will be subject to stringent new federal regulations, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced this week. Changes in the market could be swift. [Listen Back]
 
Apr 22, 2016
The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office announced this Thursday that music legend Prince died from an accidental overdose of the synthetic opiate fetanyl. We looked at the icon's career when he died in April. [Listen Back]
 
Apr 23, 2015
The German Bundestag formally recognized the 1915 mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as a genocide, leading the Turkish government to recall their Ambassador to Germany. We looked at the centennial of the killing last April. [Listen Back]
 
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Jessica Valenti: ‘Objectification Is About Dehumanizing People’
Wednesday, June 8, 2016

“There is some power in laying claim to the word victim.” — Jessica Valenti on the Stanford sexual assault case, and the importance of language.

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Why The ‘Roots’ Remake Matters (And What Stays The Same)
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

The recent remake of “Roots” on the History Channel makes important changes, Morehouse College’s Stephane Dunn argues. But it also holds true to the original story.

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Former Trump Advisor Roger Stone: ‘Trump’s Going To Be The Next President’
Monday, June 6, 2016

Longtime political consultant Roger Stone apologizes for his “two martini tweets,” even as he predicts Donald Trump will be the next U.S. president.

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Sen. Mitch McConnell: ‘Put Me Down In Favor Of Boring’
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Sen. Mitch McConnell has endorsed presumptive Republican presidential Donald Trump — and says in his mind, any extreme positions candidate Trump takes will be constrained by the U.S. Constitution should President Trump be sworn into office.

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