Full episode - October 01, 2018
What Will the Kavanaugh FBI Investigation Look Like? With all the limitations the White House has placed on the FBI, we look at how this investigation will shape out throughout the week. National Sexual Assault Hotlines Track Spike in Calls During Emotional Hearings Calls to the National Sexual Assault Hotline spiked last week during an emotional testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.  Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Faces Rape Accusations Allegations about the international celebrity had been an open secret for years. Hundreds Dead in Devastating Tsunami in Indonesia  The 18-foot waves hit the city of Palu on Friday. More than 800 people are confirmed dead and the number is expected to climb. 'Raise the Age' Goes Into Effect in New York as Minors Must Be Moved Off Rikers Island All minors have to be out of Rikers Island by Oct. 1 according to Raise the Age legislation passed in 2017.  Guests:  Jerri Williams Brad Moss  Patricia Teffenhart Shireen Ahmed Timothy McLaughlin Cindy Rodriguez  You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - September 28, 2018
Rage, Fear and Unraveling at Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings The nation watched as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified under oath about an alleged sexual assault. Supreme Court Nominations are Supposed to Assuage Fears About Partisanship, So What Happened Thursday? What will the Kavanaugh hearings do for the partisan divide? Former Secretary of State John Kerry on America's Shifting Place in Geopolitical Landscape John Kerry and Amy Walter discuss America's place on the world stage. Guests: Noah Rothman Clare Malone Amanda Terkel Professor Barbara Perry Former Secretary of State John Kerry You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - September 27, 2018
Kavanaugh, Ford Testify: What To Expect Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford are set to testify Thursday.  Inside the "Boys Club": Then and Now A look at the "boys club" of D.C. through the eyes of a pioneering Senator who built her career in the 90s, and a journalist who’s been inside Washington for decades. Advocate Who Was Offered a Second Chance, Helps Others on the Path Away from Prison Stanley Richards of the Fortune Society helps other formerly incarcerated men and women as they return to their lives on the outside.  Guests: Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun Sheryl Gay Stolberg Lawrence Hurley Brian Lyman Richard Newton Stanley Richards You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - September 26, 2018
Cosby in Prison and Its Implications in the MeToo Era Bill Cosby, once known to millions as “America’s Dad,” was sentenced to three to ten years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in his home in 2004. Trump Inc. Looks at Elliott Broidy's Influence in the Presidency Elliott Broidy is a relatively minor character in the intersection of Trump's business and his presidency. DNC Chair Keith Ellison Fights Off Claims He Was Physically and Emotionally Abusive to Ex The chairman of the Democratic National Committee Keith Ellison is fighting back allegations from his ex-girlfriend that he was physically and emotionally abusive. Transitioning Out Of Prison: Empowering Women to Find Jobs How do you find a job after being released from prison? A non-profit in Miami is helping women make that transition. How Criminal Records Make Life Harder in California Amika Mota was jailed for seven years in California. But after her release, she found that life with a criminal record could be just as difficult. The Alt-Right Has a New (Super)Hero A new episode from Reveal looks at a new racist alt-right superhero. Guests: Lisa Bloom Graham Bowley Brittney Cooper Andrea Bernstein Briana Bierschbach Nadege Green Al Letson You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - September 25, 2018
Women Grapple with Sexual Assault Allegations Against Kavanaugh The Takeaway talks to three women about how they are watching the Kavanaugh story unfold and what their expectations are for the future. Trump's Speech at the United Nations Reveals Fault Lines in US Foreign Policy President Trump's speech before the United Nations General Assembly stressed American sovereignty over international cooperation. Opioid Overdoses are Affecting Workers on the Job Employers have been slow to respond to workers' opioid addiction. But labor unions may be helping fill the void. Emotional Scars Haunt Frederick Clay as He Reintegrates Back Into Life Outside of Prison After serving 38 years in prison for a murder that he insisted he did not commit, Frederick Clay was exonerated last year, but he has a fight on his hands for compensation. Guests: Robin Wright Jenny Gold Chris Burrell Frederick Clay You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - September 24, 2018
Rocky Terrain for Supreme Court Confirmation as Accusations Against Kavanaugh Mount More accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have emerged. Gloria Steinem and DeRay McKessen on How To Sustain Activism  Tanzina Vega talks with two prominent activists about the difficulties in keeping a movement going and why they're both "hopeaholics."  Trump Administration Moves to Restrict Green Card Access for Legal Immigrants The Department of Homeland Security wants to restrict green cards for any immigrant who legally accepts public benefits, like food assistance or Section 8 housing. Advocates Help Released Prisoners Transition Back Into Outside World with Ride Home  The Ride Home Program picks up from prisons in California and helps them reemerge into the world after years of incarceration.  Guests: Karoun Demirjian Leon Fresco Michael Romano Carlos Cervantes You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - September 21, 2018
Why They Speak Out: What Sexual Assault Survivors Risk When Going Public In light of the sexual assault accusation against Brett Kavanaugh, Jennie Willoughby, ex-wife of Rob Porter, explains why she came forward with abuse allegations against her ex-husband.  Kavanaugh Confirmation: What Happens Next? A Senate hearing over an allegation of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh is still up in the air. As we approach the Monday deadline, The Takeaway breaks down what to expect. In Accusations Against Brett Kavanaugh, Echoes of Anita Hill Hearings Former Senator Dennis DeConcini, the only Democrat on the Judiciary Committee to vote for Clarence Thomas, talks about the parallels between now and 1991.  Guests: Jennie Willoughby Susan Page Elana Schor Dennis DeConcini  You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - September 20, 2018
One year after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the island is still feeling the effects of the devastating storm. In this special episode, "After the Storm," Tanzina Vega explores questions of status, economic resilience and activism at the ground level. What does it mean to be Puerto Rican post Maria? And is Maria the event that could fundamentally change the trajectory of the island? The Takeaway finds out. Take a look at our coverage from this week in Puerto Rico. You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - September 19, 2018
Can There Be Redemption for the Accused in the #MeToo Movement? On Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, one rabbi explains what the Jewish faith can teach men trying to redeem themselves following allegations of sexual misconduct. Trump's Trade War with China Hits a Fever Pitch  President Trump's escalating trade war with China ratcheted up another notch this week. Community Health Workers and Churches Band Together After Florence We talk to a director at a community health center in North Carolina, about how elderly residents and those with limited resources, have been coping after Hurricane Florence. "I Will Fight Colonialism Until My Last Breath": Longtime Political Prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera Speaks Out, One Year After Maria Oscar Lopez Rivera, long-time Puerto Rican independence activist, talks about the effects of U.S. colonialism. Guests: Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg Amber McKinney Anna Kinsey  Oscar Lopez Rivera You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - September 18, 2018
As Detroit Schools Shut Down Water Over Lead Concerns, Contamination Points to a National Crisis Days before Detroit's public schools opened for the school year, drinking water was shut off district-wide when test results showed elevated lead and copper levels. Sexual Assault Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh Could Derail Confirmation Process We get the latest on how a sexual assault allegation could impact the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and hear from listeners on how they feel about the accusation. Democratic Districts Under Scrutiny for Lucrative ICE Contracts Left-leaning counties in New Jersey rely on millions of dollars from ICE to maintain the county's jails.  Young Puerto Rican Journalists Work to Tell Their Own Story Almost one year since Hurricane Maria made landfall, we talk to a journalism student, at the University of the Sacred Heart, about the role of the media after the storm. Guests: Jennifer Chambers  Terrence Martin  Alfredo Gómez Elana Schor Matt Katz  Sofia Bozzo Gutierrez You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.

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