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March 29, 2020
"The church will never close in this country because the church is not a building ... It is a gathering of people," says Rev. Angela Denker.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 27, 2020
The U.S. leads the world in coronavirus cases, but Spain is already surpassing China's reported deaths. Boris Johnson self-isolates after testing positive for COVID-19. And millions of truck drivers are stranded in India.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 26, 2020
"This is not a time for thinking about things in the way we did yesterday," Senator Bernie Sanders says. "While this bill didn't go near as far as I thought it should go, it did expand unemployment benefits more than ever has been done before."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 25, 2020
"Are there other stories that need to be told? Are they being told? And are we listening?" says Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden about reexamining history through recorded sound.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 24, 2020
"It's something that I can't avoid, I have to go to work," Scott, who delivers tortillas to grocery stores in Maryland, told us. "A lot of my well-being right now relies on the well-being of others."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 23, 2020
Amy Putens, a hair stylist based in Washington, D.C., says her biggest fear is whether she'll have a business to go back to, once the coronavirus pandemic is over. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 21, 2020
Radio consultant Scott Fybush says while the number of commercial radio DJs has waned, college radio has been a significant growth point. "It's far from dead," he says.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 20, 2020
Cases of coronavirus surpass 10,000 in the U.S. The Senate contemplates sending checks to taxpayers. And China responds to blame regarding the virus' spread.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 19, 2020
"You're going to want different things on different days," NPR's Linda Holmes says. She recommends two documentaries, "Brooklyn Castle" and "May At Last."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 19, 2020
"You're going to want different things on different days," NPR's Linda Holmes says. She recommends two documentaries, "Brooklyn Castle" and "May At Last."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 18, 2020
"A lot of these books are setting the authors up to be who we aspire to be. Maybe some of us don't want that," podcaster and author Kristen Meinzer says. "Unfortunately, a lot of the self help books we've lived by say there is one way we should be."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 17, 2020
In at least 10 states around the country, thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have legal guardians lose their right to vote.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 16, 2020
"Too many people in our prisons and jails don't need to be there in the first place," Amy Fettig of the ACLU says. "We should be looking at who is in our prisons and jails and who can go home right now."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 13, 2020
COVID-19 continues to shut down the world and influence global markets. Congress works to improve aid during the crisis. Russia and Saudi Arabia's oil agreement collapses. And the U.S. begins to pull out of Afghanistan. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 12, 2020
"There are also very real public health concerns for sending kids home," NPR's Cory Turner points out. He says food insecurity and housing insecurity are huge issues facing students and families.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 11, 2020
Prior to 2006, there was no mandated sick leave in the United States. "I believe it makes sense for all Americans to get sick pay and sick leave, not just those who are lucky to live in 13 states," says Aquent CEO John Chuang.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 10, 2020
Desmond Meade worked his way up from drug addiction and homelessness to law school, but when his wife ran for office in Florida he had a rude awakening. "It hit me like a ton of bricks...I cant even vote for my wife" he said.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 9, 2020
"When this opportunity came along, it felt like the right time to come home," says author Jacqueline Woodson. "But I questioned, do they want my African diasporic self, or do they want my American dollars?"Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 7, 2020
"We aren't seeing major marches for black women," author Mikki Kendall says. "We saw a lot of pink hats at the Women's March. Those numbers would've been great at a Black Lives Matter march or at Standing Rock."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 6, 2020
Coronavirus continues to impact the nation, and the world. Joe Biden comes roaring back in the 2020 race for president. And the peace deal between the U.S. and the Taliban remains in limbo.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 5, 2020
"Eighty percent of people who get COVID-19 recover in the same way you recover from a cold," says Dr. Leana Wen. "They don't go to the hospital. You feel bad for a few days and then you're back to normal."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 4, 2020
"The last couple of weeks are going to be a real study in the power of media, the power of prominent institutions, and the power of endorsements," says The Hill's Reid Wilson.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 3, 2020
"The activism of students is vitally important, that's where things will change," says Horace Huntley, founding director of the Oral History Project at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
March 2, 2020
"At this time, it looks like the Taliban is actually getting the better end of the deal," says Jason Essazay, former local interpreter in Afghanistan and enlisted member of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 28, 2020
Americans prepare for a spreading coronavirus, and the South Carolina primary. Harvey Weinstein faces more charges. Trump visits India, and the U.S. inches toward a peace deal in Afghanistan. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 27, 2020
"Authoritarianism is the thing I'm most concerned about, and that's why I could never, never vote for President Trump," says Lucy Caldwell, former presidential campaign manager for GOP candidate Joe Walsh.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 26, 2020
Both Democrats and Republicans want to see something happen around immigration. "It motivates their base" says one of our guests.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 25, 2020
"The 150 million Americans who do have insurance increasingly can't afford to go to the doctor because they have $2,000 deductibles," says health care reporter Noam Levey.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 24, 2020
Listener Jessica, from Denver, said she's voting based on gun policy. "I have a 6-year-old little boy, and gun violence is the second leading cause of death among children in this country. We need to tackle it as a public health issue." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 22, 2020
"I was followed by private investigators. I'd get calls from reporters about rumors about me. They were trying to discredit me. It was a terrifying experience," says whistleblower Susan Fowler.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 21, 2020
Roger Stone has been sentenced, and the Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy. COVID-19 continues to spread, and the U.S. reached a possible truce in Afghanistan.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 20, 2020
Former Trump advisor Jacob Monty says President Trump hasn't done enough to gain more of the Latino vote, and it's going to show when they show up to vote. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 19, 2020
"We've been socialized to be certain ways. I think a lot of men are performing a certain type of masculinity that they've been taught," Tatyana Fazlalizadeh says.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 18, 2020
"I think there is an openness to prison as rehabilitation," former inmate and alum of the Bard Prison Initiative Jule Hall says. "However, there's a long way to go." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 17, 2020
"School psychologists need to be brought in at the front end...what is the trauma history of some of the staff and the students? We need to know this," says school psychologist Melissa Reeves.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 14, 2020
We cover a primary, political unrest in Europe and a budget proposal by President Trump. Plus, why an enormous swarm of locusts is threatening vulnerable countries in East Africa. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 13, 2020
Trying to make transportation free for users? "Don't listen to the bureaucracy," Lawrence, Mass., Mayor Daniel Rivera says. "Pick the route and do it."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 12, 2020
"She wrote about Black southern people with regard to their dialect and vibrancy," author Morgan Jerkins says about Zora Neale Hurston. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 11, 2020
"In our show, there are lots of Mr. Rights. The point was not to do a love story between two people...our mission was to make sure there were a lot of viable options for our Rob," says "High Fidelity" writer Veronica West.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 10, 2020
"It's getting a little bit ugly" on the ground in New Hampshire, says Vice News' Daniel Newhauser. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 7, 2020
President Trump is acquitted, while the DNC calls for recanvassing in Iowa. The coronavirus epidemic continues. And Kenya's longest serving president dies. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 6, 2020
"One really has to ask whether we should be listening to what's considered the gold standard," says #OscarsSoWhite creator April Reign. "They're only the gold standard because they said so."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 5, 2020
"Is the safe candidate someone who finished fourth in the Iowa caucus (former Vice President Joe Biden)? Or someone who has a limitless checkbook (former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg)," says The Hill's Reid Wilson.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 4, 2020
"Sign stealing is code breaking. It's a skill, and it has a long tradition in baseball," says baseball writer Marc Carig. "But what's new is the use of technology in sign-stealing."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 3, 2020
"They carved out that position in 1972 but have also fought like mad to keep it in that position," says political scientist Josh Putnam about the Iowa Caucuses. "This isn't the first time we're talking about this."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
February 1, 2020
"When we found out she had stage 4 cancer, I wasn't exactly thinking about shopping for the lowest price." says Summit County resident Glenn Brady.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 31, 2020
Democratic candidates compete with only days to go before the Iowa caucuses. The Supreme Court approves Trump's "wealth test" for immigrants. The coronavirus spreads. And Brexit finally arrives. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 30, 2020
"I was raised in deep, deep poverty in America," says financial educator Alvin Hall. "I always watched my parents put something aside. Set aside the savings first...don't wait until the end to see what's left, do it off the top."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 29, 2020
"John Bolton should know everything, as the National Security Advisor," John Gans says. "But he was in some of those meetings but on the outs with Donald Trump," so he says it's hard to know what Bolton might testify.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 28, 2020
"Especially here in Los Angeles, you see the connection [Kobe] built up with these people," writer Paolo Uggetti says. "He played with a hard-nosed dedication...and inspired people to do better, regardless of their walk of life."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 27, 2020
"We're not telling people you can't write about another community, we're saying you can, but here's how you do it well," says writer and educator K. Tempest Bradford. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 25, 2020
"Over the past few years, [USCIS] has gotten far more difficult to navigate, it is much more difficult to speak to a human being, to make an appointment...so if there is a snafu, it's very difficult to get that resolved," says immigration lawyer Eleanor Pelta.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 24, 2020
The impeachment trial hit the Senate floor. A new strain of coronavirus claims more lives in China. And Saudi Arabia denies hacking Jeff Bezos' cell phone.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 23, 2020
"We don't want to blame students for being the victims of a crime," says John Vinson, campus security expert. "We have to look at: Are there failures in the process?"Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 22, 2020
Yiddish has been featured in pop culture from Mel Brooks in the '70s to more recently in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. "Yiddish is a part of American life, and people don't want to lose that," says Yiddish expert Josh Lambert.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 22, 2020
Yiddish has been featured in pop culture from Mel Brooks in the '70s to more recently in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. "Yiddish is a part of American life, and people don't want to lose that," says Yiddish expert Josh Lambert.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 21, 2020
"No marriage is the same, and nobody understands a relationship from the outside...every break is different and complicated," writer Lyz Lenz says. "You don't have to play chicken with your life! You can make a choice to be happy."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 18, 2020
"Witnesses can be clever in their answers," says impeachment manager Rep. Zoe Lofgren, (D-Calif.) "but the documents don't lie." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 17, 2020
President Trump's impeachment trial begins while candidates debate in Iowa. A Russian cabinet resigns. And protests continue in Iran over a downed flight. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 16, 2020
Recode's Kara Swisher on the clash between Apple and the Department of Justice: "If you want a surveillance state, that's where this is headed."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 15, 2020
"Democrats are shooting themselves in the foot," says Kathleen VanPopplen, a former Republican who left the party because of President Trump. "If you don't want Trump getting reelected, you have to give us somebody that we can vote for."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 14, 2020
"When we have less acute conditions, most of the public can get care quickly and economically," one of our guests says. "Clinics are an important part of addressing that, but nurses can provide a variety of primary care."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 13, 2020
"Any time that a physical environment in a city is not set up to allow for a new type of vehicle, you're in trouble," journalist Clive Thompson. "If you want that vehicle there, you've got to change the shape of the city."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 11, 2020
One listener said he went to see 'Little Women' without his wife. "I was happy to be a single male alone in the movie, and it was great."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 10, 2020
The Senate Majority Leader takes impeachment into his own hands. Fires continue to rage in Australia. And fallout continues over the assassination of Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 9, 2020
"Internet blackouts are more like a hammer, they don't take that much sophistication, but there are other censorship techniques that are more like a scalpel," says cyber security policy expert Justin Sherman.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 8, 2020
"It is clear in polling that Democrats believe [former Vice President Joe] Biden is the candidate can beat Trump. It is not clear in fundraising standards," says The Hill's Reid Wilson.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 7, 2020
"Were these U.S. citizens, sleeping on the floor of the detention center in Washington state, free to leave? It doesn't sound like it. This was a detention," says immigration attorney David Leopold.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 6, 2020
The federal minimum wage is $7.25, and that hasn't changed in over 10 years. Is it enough to make ends meet? Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 3, 2020
The Pentagon confirmed the death of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani. What happens now?Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 2, 2020
As many as 1.5 million families homeschool their kids. Who gets to decide how homeschooling should happen? And how are the rules enforced?Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
January 1, 2020
"If we are not able to have conversations across the aisle as Gen Z or Millennials, it's going to make it harder and harder as we get more entrenched in our beliefs," student Republican MyChale Cooper told us.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 31, 2019
"I feel like over the course of ten years, I've found writing music my form of therapy," Van Etten told us.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 30, 2019
"The NCAA maintains as a legal fiction that the reason people care about college sports is that they are true college students," says economist Andy Schwarz.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 27, 2019
Questions remain about where the articles of a presidential impeachment go from here. Reaction as Boeing fires its CEO. Protests continue to rock France, India and Iran. And Cuba has a prime minister. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 26, 2019
Robyn Crawford said that she and Whitney Houston "just were," and their love was bigger than anything imaginable. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 25, 2019
What is it that makes so many artists want to sing about Christmas? And after decades of holiday hits, is there anything new to do with the genre? Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to our podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1a.
December 24, 2019
"Sometimes you are going to lose a few plants. Sometimes leaves will turn yellow," plant blogger and author Darryl Cheng told us.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 23, 2019
"The last time I was able to directly speak with anyone in the country was July 2017," said Salih Hudayar, founder of the East Turkistan National Awakening Movement.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 20, 2019
Donald Trump was impeached by the House. Democratic presidential candidates debated in Los Angeles. U.S. and China agree on new trade terms. Climate talks wrap up in Spain. And Australia declares a state of emergency as fires rage on.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 19, 2019
Professor Nicholas Cull told us that Star Wars was an instant hit. He said George Lucas brought a blend of movie genres to the big screen in a way that reassured Americans.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter: @1A.
December 18, 2019
"The moment of [Christine] Blasey Ford's testimony was so searing because it was so real," author and reporter Ruth Marcus told us. "She didn't even understand fully that this would be televised nationally."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter: @1A.
December 17, 2019
"It might not sound hard driving a truck to get something to a front door," reporter Ken Bensinger told us. "But try doing it 250 times in a day."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter: @1A.
December 16, 2019
Flight attendant Sara Nelson told us that yes, you do need to listen to the pre-flight safety briefing. "Every part of that briefing is there because someone lost blood." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter: @1A.
December 13, 2019
House Democrats submitted two articles of impeachment, federal workers scored a win and the military has a new Space Force branch.Around the world, Saudi's Ambassador to the U.S. traveled to Pensacola. A new climate change report about the Arctic was released. And Boris Johnson won the election.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 12, 2019
"It's been my faith in God that guided me to come out of the closet as someone who likes girls, then someone as non-binary," guest Alex Griffin told us. "It was always a feeling of God loving me exactly as I was."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 11, 2019
"I don't think anyone should ever be told to stick to sports. It's a false statement," Only A Game's Karen Given told us. "However, as a journalist, I avoid putting my political opinions out there."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 10, 2019
"What we want to do is understand why songs edge up to the top of the charts and get in our ears. What are the qualities that make them so sticky?" music journalist and podcast host Nate Sloan told us.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 9, 2019
"To me, it was a very clear case. How could that have been a consensual encounter if that was how I was abandoned?" Chanel Miller told us. "Instead, I found that my assailant was pushing back as hard as he could and would use every resource to try to discredit and silence me."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 6, 2019
House Democrats will begin drafting articles of impeachment. Attorney General William Barr weighs in on protests against police. And Sen. Kamala Harris drops out of the presidential race.Around the world, world leaders convened in London for a NATO summit. The House steps up pressure on China for its treatment of the Uighurs. And Crimea shows up as being part of Russia on some of Apple's apps.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 5, 2019
"It's important not to think of basketball as the only way out, but it's absolutely a cohesive and coherent force," author Michael Powell told us.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 4, 2019
Robyn Crawford said that she and Whitney Houston "just were," and their love was bigger than anything imaginable. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 3, 2019
"There is absolutely a grain of truth to all this," but they're not functionally extinct, National Geographic wildlife reporter Natasha Daly told us.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
December 2, 2019
"The fundamental problem is that the U.K. thinks about Brexit as a nationalist revolution," journalist Fintan O'Toole told us. "But the EU is not an empire like how Britain was ... it's not oppressed."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
November 29, 2019
"Audio fiction is a form of performance for fiction. You have a story that you want to tell and sometimes you do that with one voice or many voices with sound design or music," podcast critic Elena Fernández Collins told us.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
November 28, 2019
A lot of time people say "stick with the food," food writer Osayi Endolyn told us. "But it's never just about the food."Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
November 27, 2019
Experiencing an active shooter situation last fall, "made me more aware of the gun control policies...but it has not changed my core beliefs that we should have our second amendment rights," says MyChale Cooper, a young conservative at the University of Alabama. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
November 26, 2019
"I think that a lot of adults, myself included, really don't know what to do with our feelings," writer Beandrea July told us.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
November 25, 2019
Research shows people will successfully defend themselves with a gun in less than 1% of violent crimes. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
November 23, 2019
"I don't like to limit myself and make one type of thing ... I really like flexing my muscles in all types of ways," Charli XCX told us.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
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