For all the leaning in, women still made 82 cents on the dollar in 2017. Women of color fared even worse.
After the biggest nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, Japan is continuing its clean-up of Fukushima. And it's getting a little assistance from an unlikely helper: robots.
On Saturday night, actor and musician Donald Glover, working under his musician's alter ego Childish Gambino, released a music video for his song, "This Is America." The video quickly became a viral sensation on social media, and as of Tuesday morning the video had garnered 30 million views on YouTube. "This is America" presents itself as a jarring tableau of the American experience, specifically the black American experience. Abrupt, dissonant scenes transition freely from one to the next. Gambino guides us through them fluidly, wearing facial expressions that appear to caricature his performance. The Takeaway interviews one of the creators of Gambino's viral sensation. Plus, we consider the overlooked faces of the working class; the resignation of New York's A.G. Eric Schneiderman amid a sexual abuse scandal; and the series of federal judgeships that President Trump is making haste to fill.
Nov. 14, 2017: As many as 75 percent of women of all ages say that they have experienced sex-based harassment in the workplace. Today on The Takeaway, a look at how different demographics are disrupting the status quo, plus an analysis of the latest allegations facing Roy Moore; how Donald Trump is remaking the judiciary; police tactics in the interrogation room; an escalating humanitarian crisis in Yemen; why global carbon emissions are on the rise; and the EPA under Scott Pruitt.
May 04, 2017: It's the free market that decides which jobs stay and which jobs go, and technology and innovation are changing the present and shaping the future of the U.S. labor market. In this special episode co-hosted by Takeaway Host John Hockenberry and Queena Kim, the senior editor of KQED's Silicon Valley Desk, explore our changing labor market, and some innovative proposals that will help our society through this transformation.