The Obama Administration has made tackling sexual assault on university and college campuses a top priority. While the efforts to bring reform to campuses have been welcomed by many, including victims of rape, others have been critical of the response and have raised concerns about potentially denying the right to due process for those accused of sexual assault. Harvey Silverglate, a criminal defense and civil liberties attorney and author, argues that some colleges and universities may be overreaching with sexual assault investigations.
Brooklyn-based drum and brass ensemble Red Baraat joins us live in studio as The Takeaway house band. In addition to playing all hour long, they talk with us about their latest album.
We're taking a trip deep into space with a four-part series on exoplanets. In part one of our series, we take a tour of Kepler-438b, an exoplanet that orbits around an M-class dwarf star.
Far underneath the snow in the state of Maine sits potential riches of gold and copper. But these precious metals have some people arguing about issues of mining rights and the environment.
The Takeaway looks at the assassination of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, we launch a new four-part series on exoplanets, and the band Red Baraat joins us all hour long.