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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 7m. Bisher sind 88 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

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Mar 2, 2021: More Cuomo Allegations


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Life is starting to look a lot more normal in much of America, but experts worry that some places may be re-opening too soon, even with all the good news on the vaccine front. We’ll break down the latest Covid news today.

Meanwhile, the New York Times reports that far right groups are starting to fall apart after Trump’s defeat...


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 2021-03-02  7m
 
 

Mar 1. 2021: Parliamentarian Pummels Minimum Wage


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

House Democrats pass a sweeping coronavirus aid package, and send it on to the Senate, where it will be gutted and stripped of a $15 minimum wage by Republicans and bureaucratic nonsense alike.

Meanwhile, President Biden releases a statement on the Amazon union drive in Bessemer, Alabama -- sort of. He forgets to mention the company itself, of course, but it’s a start...


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 2021-03-01  6m
 
 

Feb 26, 2021: Ocean Currents Worry Scientists


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Scientists warn in a new study that global warming is seriously messing with Atlantic Ocean currents. The consequences for marine life, not to mention people living on the Eastern Seaboard, could be catastrophic...


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 2021-02-26  8m
 
 

Feb 25, 2021: States Pass Pandemic Relief


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

With businesses and residents struggling, states are getting impatient waiting for pandemic aid from the federal government. Some passing their own relief packages before Congress acts.

Meanwhile, McDonald’s reportedly and illegally spies on workers it suspects of activism and labor union support...


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 2021-02-25  8m
 
 

Feb 24, 2021: Coronavirus Variant Bedevils Scientists


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

First, the bad news: A new variant of the coronavirus has emerged in California, and doctors are warning that it’s both fast-spreading and deadly. The good news is, drug companies say they are ready and able to boost vaccine production...


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 2021-02-24  8m
 
 

Feb 23, 2021: Supreme Court Turfs Up Trump Tax Returns


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

The Supreme Court rejected Donald Trump’s last-ditch legal attempt to keep his financial records out of the hands of prosecutors in New York.

Meanwhile, the Daily Beast reports that the Biden Administration has started a classified review of drone strikes and other weapons in America’s war on terror, as activists push him to end our decades-long wars abroad...


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 2021-02-23  7m
 
 

Feb 22, 2021: Biden Backs Off Progress


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

The Biden Administration is already starting to let down progressives on some of his key campaign promises, continuing deportations at a rapid rate and preparing state governors to give up on a minimum wage hike in the new stimulus bill.

Meanwhile, the U.S...


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 2021-02-22  7m
 
 

Feb 19, 2021: Cruz Vacations Amid Crisis


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Power is slowly being restored in Texas and other states where the electric grid buckled under severe weather. But millions remain without drinking water, and at least forty people around the country have died due to the storms and the resulting infrastructure crisis...


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 2021-02-19  8m