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Mexican Officials Attempt to Stop Migrant Caravan, Indicative of U.S. Pressure on Mexico 2020-01-22

Mexican Officials Attempt to Stop Migrant Caravan, Indicative of U.S. Pressure on Mexico

The Mexican National Guard deployed tear gas on the migrant caravan at the Mexico-Guatemala border.

Seeking Asylum: From the Southern Border to Japan

The asylum system, designed by major countries to deal with people fleeing persecution, is broken, everywhere.

New State Bills and Laws Could Have Lasting Impact on LGBTQ Community 

While Utah's law banning conversation therapy goes into effect today, a dozen of states have proposed new bills that many believe are discriminatory against transgender minors. 

Actor BD Wong and Writer Teresa Hsiao on Bringing Asian American Stories to the Small Screen

Awkwafina stars in a new sitcom based on her own life called 'Awkwafina is Nora from Queens.' Actor BD Wong and executive producer Teresa Hsiao discuss bringing the story to television.

Mexican Officials Attempt to Stop Migrant Caravan, Indicative of U.S. Pressure on Mexico 2020-01-22

"I Felt the System Was Raping Me All Over Again": Senator McSally Reveals Sexual Assault in the Military

"I Felt the System Was Raping Me All Over Again": Senator McSally Reveals Sexual Assault in the Military

Republican Senator Martha McSally from Arizona shared her story of assault in the military. Reports show things have not changed much since her rape by a superior officer.

Trans Athletes Navigate the World of High School Sports

As more high school students come out as trans, their experience as athletes can vary greatly depending on where they live. 

Trump Rescinds Drone Strikes Transparency Order

President Trump rolled back an Obama-era measure that requires the military and CIA to publish data on drone strikes carried out in non-combat zones. 

Guests:

Patricia Murphy

Lory Manning

Katie Barnes

Jeremy Scahill

Ned Price

"I Felt the System Was Raping Me All Over Again": Senator McSally Reveals Sexual Assault in the Military

How a Hate Crime Reverberates Through a Community

How a Hate Crime Reverberates Through a Community 

Empire star Jussie Smollett told police that his attackers shouted “this is MAGA country," referencing President Trump’s campaign slogan.

NFL Players and Activism, On and Off the Field

Although there has not been as much coverage, NFL players are still actively involved in social justice activism.

In a Just Society, is There Room for Billionaires?

Several high profile billionaires have come out against transformational social programs like Medicare for All, arguing the country does not have enough money.

Creator of Netflix's "One Day at a Time" on Making the Show a Love Letter to Her Family

The Takeaway sits down with the executive producer of Netflix’s "One Day at a Time," to discuss Latinx representation and balancing everyday realities with humor on the sitcom.

Guests:

Rebecca Carroll 

Tobin Low

Michael Fletcher

Anand Giridharadas

Gloria Calderón Kellett

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How a Hate Crime Reverberates Through a Community

A family comes out of the (racial) closet.

June 13, 2017: Julia Fornes kept her Puerto Rican identity hidden for years. She tells her story to her daughter, Alison, who also reveals how her mother's actions affected her own perception of race and identity. Plus, a look at the secret talks around healthcare reform, violence in Venezuela, body image in the LGBTQ community, and a case of justice delayed. 

A family comes out of the (racial) closet.

Fighting for LGBTQ Equality, The Vet-to-Cop Pipeline, Fresh Iranian Food

March 31, 2017:

1. Advocates Say N.C. Bathroom Bill Repeal is Not a Victory (8 min)

2. Federal Government Rolls Back Data Collection on LGBT Seniors (5 min)

3. Haze of PTSD Lingers When Veterans Put on The Police Badge (7 min)

4. Celebrating the Iranian New Year with Food and Family (7 min)

5. Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend (4 min)

6. Exploring the Evolution of Cuban Protest Music (4 min)

7.  Why Brexit Will Be a Boon for Russia (7 min)

Fighting for LGBTQ Equality, The Vet-to-Cop Pipeline, Fresh Iranian Food