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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

iTunes Ratings

3138 Ratings
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416
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1A

By ant8003 - May 31 2020
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I too was a fan until the host change. This show is now terrible.

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By 15 Berkshire - May 30 2020
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This show used to make an effort to be balanced though it had a liberal bias. It’s guest now too often exaggerate or mislead in the way they phrase things. We have listened for a long time but are ready to give up if that does not change soon.

iTunes Ratings

3138 Ratings
Average Ratings
2199
416
190
124
209

1A

By ant8003 - May 31 2020
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I too was a fan until the host change. This show is now terrible.

Biased

By 15 Berkshire - May 30 2020
Read more
This show used to make an effort to be balanced though it had a liberal bias. It’s guest now too often exaggerate or mislead in the way they phrase things. We have listened for a long time but are ready to give up if that does not change soon.
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1A

Latest release on Oct 28, 2020

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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

Rank #1: The News Roundup for October 25, 2019

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The Justice Department is reportedly investigating itself. Major fires burn in California. And the Washington Nationals play the Houston Astros.

Around the world, Justin Trudeau survives re-election. This week was the first ever Russia-Africa Summit. And Carrie Lam and Benjamin Netanyahu are on their way out.

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Oct 25 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rank #2: The News Roundup for December 27, 2019

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Questions remain about where the articles of a presidential impeachment go from here. Protests continue to rock France, India and Iran. And Cuba has a prime minister for the first time in 43 years.

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Dec 27 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #3: The News Roundup for December 6, 2019

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House Democrats will begin drafting articles of impeachment. Attorney General William Barr weighs in on protests against police. And Sen. Kamala Harris drops out of the presidential race.

Around the world, world leaders convened in London for a NATO summit. The House steps up pressure on China for its treatment of the Uighurs. And Crimea shows up as being part of Russia on some of Apple's apps.

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Dec 06 2019

1hr 31mins

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Rank #4: The News Roundup For January 24, 2020

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The impeachment trial hit the Senate floor. A new strain of coronavirus claims more lives in China. And Saudi Arabia denies hacking Jeff Bezos' cell phone.

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Jan 24 2020

1hr 31mins

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Rank #5: The News Roundup for January 3, 2020

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The Pentagon confirmed the death of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani. What happens now?

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Jan 03 2020

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Rank #6: The News Roundup For March 13, 2020

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COVID-19 continues to shut down the world and influence global markets. Congress works to improve aid during the crisis. Russia and Saudi Arabia's oil agreement collapses. And the U.S. begins to pull out of Afghanistan.

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Mar 13 2020

1hr 31mins

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Rank #7: The News Roundup for November 15, 2019

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The House held the first public hearings of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Another candidate joined the 2020 presidential race. And the Supreme Court weighed the fate of about 700,000 immigrants.

Around the world, protests rage on in Iraq, Hong Kong and Chile. And President Evo Morales of Bolivia is out.

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rank #8: The News Roundup for December 20, 2019

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Donald Trump was impeached by the House. Democratic presidential candidates debated in Los Angeles. U.S. and China agree on new trade terms. Climate talks wrap up in Spain. And Australia declares a state of emergency as fires rage on.

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Dec 20 2019

1hr 28mins

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Rank #9: The News Roundup For April 17, 2020

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The President debates re-opening the country. U.S. unemployment reaches Great Depression levels. The EU apologizes to Italy for its response to COVID-19. And France joins others in questioning China's actions.

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Apr 17 2020

1hr 27mins

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Rank #10: The News Roundup For April 3, 2020

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The U.S. braces itself for thousands of deaths, as 6.6 million Americans claimed unemployment. Old rifts in Europe reemerge in the wake of the coronavirus. And, Brazil's president defies health leaders and urges people to get back to work.

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Apr 03 2020

1hr 28mins

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Rank #11: The News Roundup For February 14, 2020

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We cover a primary, political unrest in Europe and a budget proposal by President Trump. Plus, why an enormous swarm of locusts is threatening vulnerable countries in East Africa.

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Feb 14 2020

1hr 31mins

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Rank #12: The News Roundup For February 7, 2020

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President Trump is acquitted, while the DNC calls for recanvassing in Iowa. The coronavirus epidemic continues. And Kenya's longest serving president dies.

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Feb 07 2020

1hr 32mins

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Rank #13: The News Roundup for November 22, 2019

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E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland sounds off in impeachment hearings. Democratic presidential candidates debate in Atlanta.

Around the world, Israel's Prime was indicted on multiple charges. Iran shutdowns internet access. And the fallout continues over Prince Andrew's ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

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Nov 22 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rank #14: The News Roundup For March 27, 2020

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The U.S. leads the world in coronavirus cases, but Spain is already surpassing China's reported deaths. Boris Johnson self-isolates after testing positive for COVID-19. And millions of truck drivers are stranded in India.

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Mar 27 2020

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Rank #15: The News Roundup For January 10, 2020

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The Senate Majority Leader takes impeachment into his own hands. Fires continue to rage in Australia. And fallout continues over the assassination of Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani.

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Jan 10 2020

1hr 31mins

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Rank #16: The News Roundup For April 10, 2020

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Health care workers experience praise and abuse. Sen. Bernie Sanders leaves the Democratic presidential race, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves intensive care. And the U.S. unemployment enrollment jumps by another 6.6 million.

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Apr 10 2020

1hr 28mins

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Rank #17: The News Roundup For February 28, 2020

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Americans prepare for a spreading coronavirus, and the South Carolina primary. Harvey Weinstein faces more charges. Trump visits India, and the U.S. inches toward a peace deal in Afghanistan.

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Feb 28 2020

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Rank #18: The News Roundup For March 20, 2020

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Cases of coronavirus surpass 10,000 in the U.S. The Senate contemplates sending checks to taxpayers. And China responds to blame regarding the virus' spread.

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Mar 20 2020

1hr 32mins

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Rank #19: The News Roundup for November 8, 2019

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A top diplomat revises his testimony to impeachment investigators. Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces a run for Senate. And Virginia may no longer be a swing state.

Around the world, Delhi closes schools because of toxic smog. Haiti nears a boiling point. And there's a peace deal in Yemen.

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Nov 08 2019

1hr 30mins

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Rank #20: The News Roundup For February 21, 2020

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Roger Stone has been sentenced, and the Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy. COVID-19 continues to spread, and the U.S. reached a possible truce in Afghanistan.

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Feb 21 2020

1hr 30mins

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How Armed Militia Groups Are Preparing For Election Day And Beyond

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Guns & America reporter Heath Druzin defines a militia as "a group of people who do weapons training, for a potential conflict, often with the explicit or implicit idea that if a tyrannical government comes down on the people, they are there to defend against that tyrannical government."

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Oct 28 2020

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The 1A Movie Club: Bad Hair

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"Black movies and movies about the Black experience, they deserve to get criticism just like the white movies," says critic Ronald Young, Jr. But because there are not enough Black movies, we are afraid to criticize them.

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Oct 27 2020

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Tech Check: The Google Antitrust Suit And Section 230

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"Big Tech have [...] become gatekeepers over things like commerce and speech," says reporter Cecilia Kang. "There are a handful of tech companies with tremendous power."

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Oct 26 2020

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The News Roundup For October 23, 2020

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Days before the election, we watched the final presidential debate. Judge Amy Coney Barrett now faces a full Senate vote for her Supreme Court confirmation.

Plus, we have the latest on protests in Nigeria against police brutality, Bolivia's election of a socialist president and Pope Francis' support of civil unions for same-sex couples.

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Oct 23 2020

1hr 31mins

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W. Kamau Bell And Hari Kondabolu On 'Politically Re-Active's' Return

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"Satire has gotten hard under this president. Every headline sounds like an "Onion" article. What we're competing with is reality," says comedian Hari Kondabolu. "There is always a need for comedy and politics to intersect," W. Kamau Bell adds.

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Oct 22 2020

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The FDA's Role In A COVID-19 Vaccine

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"There's a distinction between the public perception that politicians are trying to influence the agency and what's actually going on in the FDA's day-to-day regulatory work," says former FDA commissioner Dr. Mark McClellan.

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Oct 21 2020

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Is 'Latinx' The Future Of Latino Identity?

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"Unless we start understanding the collectivity of us, and what makes us one...we risk falling into a pretty big identity crisis," author Paola Ramos says. She says exploring the term "Latinx" forces those hard questions.

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Oct 20 2020

35mins

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How Young Activists Are Fighting For Change

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"Grassroots activism is so important for an issue like climate," says Kiera O'Brien, of Young Conservatives for Carbon Dividends. "What we've seen for the last 20, 30 years is a complete punt by our government."

Plus, we start the show with a trip to to the exurbs. They're a type of suburb that traditionally leans Republican. Are residents standing with President Trump? 1A's Sasha-Ann Simons and James Morrison talked with voters in Virginia and Michigan to find out.

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Oct 19 2020

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The News Roundup For October 16, 2020

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Trump and Biden answered questions at two separate town halls, while Amy Coney Barrett answered questions at her SCOTUS hearings. COVID cases rise in the US--and Europe--as the holidays near, causing France in particular to declare a state of emergency. Protests in Thailand grow unruly, and the UN welcomes some new countries.

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Oct 16 2020

1hr 32mins

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The Challenge Of School Discipline During The Pandemic

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Danielle Elliott says it's a lot more difficult for teachers to engage with special needs students remotely. "My son does struggle with ADHD," she says. "I would think it'd almost be easier when my child gets distracted to just hit the mute button [...] and disable the camera."

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Oct 15 2020

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How Conspiracy Theorists Are Disrupting Efforts To Fight Human Trafficking

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How can you reach someone who's starting to believe conspiracies?

"Part of QAnon is to completely reject reality ... you have to get to people before they get there," says NBC's Ben Collins.

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Oct 14 2020

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Unpacking The Amy Coney Barrett Nomination Hearing (So Far)

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We broke down what Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court could mean for the future of the court and the country.

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Oct 13 2020

34mins

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What Is Anarchism?

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"Anarchism is actually a highly organized idea that requires a lot of cooperation and planning because it doesn't rely on forms of authoritarian and state violence," anarchist William C. Anderson says.

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Oct 12 2020

35mins

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Jacob Collier Hasn't Let Lockdown Pause His Music

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"Music is one of the places in my life I think I feel the most empowered and safe to stretch my idea of what's right and wrong, what's possible and what's impossible, and to kind of blur those lines," says musician Jacob Collier.

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Oct 10 2020

35mins

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The News Roundup For October 9, 2020

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The president is home from the hospital after a positive diagnosis for coronavirus. German leaders are preparing for the possibility of a new COVID-19 outbreak. And conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh continues to escalate.

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Oct 09 2020

1hr 31mins

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What Matters To Urban Suburban Voters

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Suburban women are a coveted voting demographic. They were key to President Donald Trump's win in 2016, and they're shaping up to be a pivotal demographic in this year's election too. But President Trump's version of the American suburb is largely pulled from the history books.

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Oct 08 2020

29mins

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Power Player: Why James Baker Is The Man Who Ran Washington

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"I think that [Baker] has this ability to engage with people across many different lines...in a way, coming from this very patrician background gave him a kind of self-confidence others don't have, coming into Washington," co-author Susan Glasser says.

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Oct 07 2020

30mins

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Tracking The Coronavirus Cluster At The White House

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"I've spoken with five former residence staffers and they are losing sleep over this. They're concerned about the butlers in particular," journalist Kate Brower says about White House employees in close proximity to President Donald Trump, who has returned from the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.

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Oct 06 2020

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Historian Jill Lepore On The Corporation That Invented The Future

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"I find myself baffled by what we have tacitly or unknowingly agreed to with regard to the collection of personal data about each of us and its use by for-profit corporations to predict our behavior and therefore manipulate our behavior and sell us stuff," says historian and author Jill Lepore.

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Oct 05 2020

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The Struggle For Working Mothers During The Pandemic

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Women workers have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. "In March, the unemployment rate for women was about 4%, and now it's hovering around 14%...for Black women it's about 15% and for Latina women it's about the same," researcher Nicole Mason says.

But she adds that problems for women workers go back further than COVID-19. "The system is broken and it has been for some time."

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Oct 03 2020

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iTunes Ratings

3138 Ratings
Average Ratings
2199
416
190
124
209

1A

By ant8003 - May 31 2020
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I too was a fan until the host change. This show is now terrible.

Biased

By 15 Berkshire - May 30 2020
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This show used to make an effort to be balanced though it had a liberal bias. It’s guest now too often exaggerate or mislead in the way they phrase things. We have listened for a long time but are ready to give up if that does not change soon.