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    The 'For The People Act' And The Future Of Voting In America

    The 'For The People Act' And The Future Of Voting In America

    The House of Representatives is set to vote on a sweeping set of voting rights measures known as H.R. 1 or the "For the People Act." The bill is an attempt to expand access to voting — something at least one GOP attorney is on record as saying would be bad for the Republican party.

    What does HR-1 mean for the future of voting in the U.S.?

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    • 43 min
    Music Education In The Pandemic And Beyond

    Music Education In The Pandemic And Beyond

    Teaching orchestra, choir or band virtually in a pandemic presents some unique challenges. Even with schools reopening, it's difficult to hold in-person band practice in a way that's safe and socially distant.

    How has music education changed during the pandemic? And what does its future in U.S. education look like?

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    • 43 min
    Priced Out: The Federal Minimum Wage And Pandemic Childcare Credits

    Priced Out: The Federal Minimum Wage And Pandemic Childcare Credits

    The latest COVID-19 relief plan recently passed the House and is on its way to the Senate. But the provision regarding an increase to the minimum wage and child allowance could prove a hurdle to the bill passing.

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    Comparing COVID-19 Vaccines After A Conversation With Dr. Anthony Fauci

    Comparing COVID-19 Vaccines After A Conversation With Dr. Anthony Fauci

    Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control over the weekend.

    We answer questions regarding its efficacy and talk to Dr. Anthony Fauci about the new vaccines' impact as Americans begin thinking about returning to normal.

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    • 45 min
    The News Roundup For February 26, 2021

    The News Roundup For February 26, 2021

    Over 500,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States. The Biden administration conducted its first known military operation, against Iranian-backed militias in Syria.

    Meanwhile, the Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo was killed in an attack on a United Nations convoy earlier this week. And the push to distribute vaccines for COVID-19 continues around the world.

    We got to those stories and more on the News Roundup.

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    Rooting Out Extremism In The Police

    Rooting Out Extremism In The Police

    "We need to talk about increasing diversity in police forces," says Vida Johnson, law professor at Georgetown University.

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