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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.

    How To Identify Misinformation (And Disinformation) About The Protests

    How To Identify Misinformation (And Disinformation) About The Protests

    "Misinformation is often optimized to appeal to our emotions," The News Literacy Project's Peter Adams says. "It deeply resonates with our values and most sacred beliefs, and that causes us to act too quickly."

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    • 34 min
    The Past And Present Of Protests In America

    The Past And Present Of Protests In America

    "You cannot be violent to property. You can be violent to human beings. The destruction of property cannot be deemed equivalent to the destruction of human life," says Dr. Imani Perry.

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    • 30 min
    The Trauma Of Being Black In America

    The Trauma Of Being Black In America

    "An entire community is grieving," Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia says. "What we really have to focus on is the subtext, and the subtext is racism."

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    • 48 min
    "To Be In A Rage, Almost All The Time"

    "To Be In A Rage, Almost All The Time"

    Nikole Hannah-Jones and Paul Butler join us to talk about the history and realities of police brutality and white supremacy in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, and the subsequent protests in cities across the U.S.

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    • 34 min
    The 1A (Mini) Spelling Bee + SpellPundit Online Bee Winner Navneeth Murali

    The 1A (Mini) Spelling Bee + SpellPundit Online Bee Winner Navneeth Murali

    "Think about your very favorite childhood memory and the biggest dream you've ever had and the first time you really felt celebrated for who you are and how you met your best friend. For me, the Bee was all of those things," says Sylvie Lamontagne, a former Scripps competitor.

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    • 35 min
    The News Roundup For May 29, 2020

    The News Roundup For May 29, 2020

    Two viral videos spark protest and unrest in America. The U.S. surpasses 100,000 coronavirus deaths. China crushes dissent in Hong Kong. A top U.K. official breaks quarantine, and an arms deal with Saudi Arabia raises questions.

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    • 1 hr 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
3.1K Ratings

3.1K Ratings

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Bring Todd Z back

Unfortunately, the show lacks balance. Top grievance driven. A more neutral host is needed

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1A

I too was a fan until the host change. This show is now terrible.

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Biased

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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