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Shira Rascoe

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  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Shira Rascoe

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Episode 92: A Seat at the Table (21:53)
From: Shira Rascoe

Residents are experts on their neighborhoods, but their voices often go unheard in local decision making. Professor Tia Gaynor discusses initiatives that bridge the gap ...
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Episode 91: Heat or Eat (25:59)
From: Shira Rascoe

Millions of Americans struggle to pay their utility bills, and some families are even forced to choose between groceries or energy bills. Professor Tony Reames lays out ...
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Episode 90: The Past and Future of the Constitution (30:06)
From: Shira Rascoe

Is the U.S. Constitution about to change? Professor David Marcus lays out why some states are calling for a constitutional convention to introduce amendments. And Professor ...
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Episode 89: Charismatic Campaigning (25:58)
From: Shira Rascoe

The Sanders and Trump presidential campaigns both capitalized on emotional speeches and rallies. But politics weren’t always this way. Professor Jeremy Young examines the ...
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Episode 88: How Discrimination Hurts (25:45)
From: Shira Rascoe

Many transgender Americans report being denied a job because of their identity, but that’s just one result of the discrimination they face. Professors Eric Grollman and Lisa ...
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Episode 87: NAFTA Winners and Losers (26:18)
From: Shira Rascoe

Since the North American Free Trade Agreement, American processed foods have flooded the Mexican food market -- with dramatic effects on people’s health. Professor Alyshia ...
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Episode 85: Iran Deal or No Deal? (25:55)
From: Shira Rascoe

What do Iran’s elections and Trump’s international trip mean for the nuclear deal and U.S.-Iran relations? Professor Kevan Harris discusses the history behind the latest news ...