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  1. In Free Speech Debates, LGBTQ and People Of Color At RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | WNYC-AM New York

    Demonstrators gathered near the University of California, Berkeley to show support for free speech and condemn the views of Ann Coulter and her supporters Commencement speakers and visiting lecturers are feeling the heat from the free speech debates raging on college campuses across the country. Both conservative and liberal speakers feel caught in the cross-hairs, though columnist Steven Thrasher from The Guardian argues that those most likely to experience real threats are the speakers who are neither white nor male.

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  2. The Challenges Of The Big City Boom, The Groups Targeting White...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    A fire set by demonstrators protesting a scheduled speaking appearance by Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos burns on Sproul Plaza on the University of California, Berkeley campus. Senior editor at The Atlantic and University of Toronto professor Richard Florida examines what it means when young and affluent residents move into neighborhoods that older generations had abandoned years before.

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  3. The Anti-Hate Groups Targeting White NationalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    A fire set by demonstrators protesting a scheduled speaking appearance by Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos burns on Sproul Plaza on the University of California, Berkeley campus. Mother Jones reporter Wes Enzinna joins us to talk about his recent article, "This is a War and We Intend to Win: Inside the Underground Anti-Racist Movement That Brings the Fight to White Supremacists."

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  4. Free Speech Free-for-AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Protesters watch a fire during a rally against the scheduled speaking appearance by Breitbart News editor on the U.C. Berkeley campus. Berkeley is where the 1960s free speech movement started and has become a battlefield over partisan speech issues.

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  5. #AskTheMayor; Free Speech Free-for-All; Questions for the Big DisruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Protesters watch a fire during a rally against the scheduled speaking appearance by Breitbart News editor on the U.C. Berkeley campus. Berkeley is where the 1960s free speech movement started and has become a battlefield over partisan speech issues.

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  6. Financial Uncertainty, The 1920s Osage Murders, Brain Breakthroughs, Racial Bias In Car InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    New York University economics professor Jonathan Murdoch discusses how American families manage their finances. His work is based detailed data from a year-long project that tracked more than 200 American families.

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  7. Dr. Marian Diamond's Brain BreakthroughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Wendy Suzuki , a Professor of Neural Science and psychology at New York University, joins us to discuss the new film, "My Love Affair With the Brain: The Life and Science of Dr. Marian Diamond." The film profiles University of California, Berkeley professor Dr. Marian Diamond, who is one of the founders of modern neuroscience.

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  8. What the Media Got Wrong About the Latest WikiLeaks DumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Last week, Wikileaks released an enormous cache of CIA documents that seemed to reveal the spy agency's sophisticated and scary ability to hack into our phones, computers, televisions, and all manner of internet-enabled devices. The rush of coverage that followed was duly hysterical, falling right in line with Wikileaks' exaggerated analysis of the data.

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  9. A Misguided Vendetta Against Globalization? Robert Reich Talks Jobs and TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    President-elect Donald Trump talks with workers during a visit to the Carrier factory, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Indianapolis, Ind. In a meeting with manufacturing executives last week, President Donald Trump reiterated a promise he made over and over again throughout the course of his campaign: He'll bring back jobs, jobs, jobs.

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  10. How To Counter Milo's Trolling PlaybookRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    A man puts a wooden board over a window of the Student Union on the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif. Ryan Holiday literally wrote the book on how to generate attention by stoking controversy -- it's called Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator .

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  11. What's Changed for Trump VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Arlie Hochschild , professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley and a finalist for the National Book Award for her book, , discusses her reporting on conservative Americans and what has changed for them since the election of Donald Trump. Host Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.

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  12. Trump's 'Global Gag Rule'; How Trump Became President; The Extra Work Black People DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    In this Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump signs an executive order to withdraw the U.S. from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership. Francoise Girard , president of the International Women's Health Coalition , discusses President Donald Trump's executive order, which reactivated what critics call the 'global gag rule,' which bans international NGOs that receive U.S. funding from providing or offering information about abortions.

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  13. Debate Preview; America's Ostracized RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    The New York Times columnist, Maureen Dowd , has covered both the Clintons and Donald Trump since the 90s. Today she talks politics, her book, and previews tonight's debate at Hofstra University.

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  14. Sweet Dreams (and Nightmares) Are Made of ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    Dreams are a natural part of life, and throughout human history, people have tried to interpret their dreams. But dreaming, in many ways, still remains mysterious .

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