Jillian Weinberger

Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:

Ungovernable Chaos: How Failed States Give Rise to Terrorism

Thursday, February 12, 2015

As Boko Haram terrorizes Nigeria, and ISIS threatens the Middle East, The Takeaway examines the threat of failed states, and how such countries give rise to terrorism.

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Controversy and Asbestos in Nevada

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Two geoscientists and an epidemiologist found cause for concern in Nevada: A high incidence of asbestos, and a high incidence of mesothelioma. Why is the state blocking their research?

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Ukraine: A Crisis Slipping Towards the Brink?

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Tomorrow, the leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia will meet to discuss the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. How will Putin respond?

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All the Corrupt Foreign Money Flowing into U.S. Real Estate

Monday, February 09, 2015

Years after Michael Bloomberg said it'd be a godsend for the world's billionaires to move to New York, a Times investigation found foreign buyers using luxury condos to hide corruption.

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The Weekender: Stories of Surviving Breast Cancer

Saturday, February 07, 2015

This is a special podcast focused on our six-month-long audio storytelling series, "Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer."


New Testimony Renews Attention On Saudi Arabia's Role in 9/11

Friday, February 06, 2015

Twenty-eight pages of the Congressional report on 9/11 were classified by President George W. Bush. Sources say the pages implicated Saudi Arabia, and new testimony affirms that claim. 

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As Jordanians Mourn, A Look at The New Fight Against ISIS

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The Islamic State's murder of Moaz al Kasasbeh seems to have bolstered Jordanian support for the U.S.-led strikes against ISIS. But how long will that last?

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Twitter, Trolling & Being A Woman Online

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Most women have a story about sexism or harassment online. Longtime feminist blogger and journalist Jill Filipovic shares her story, and her advice for dealing with internet sexism.

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Tavi Gevinson: Taking Back the Online Conversation

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

With the online magazine "Rookie," Tavi Gevinson curates an online community for young women—a magazine many older women wish they'd had in their teen years.  

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A Dating App For Women, By Women

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

While some women have found love on traditional dating sites, for many, the negatives often outweigh the positive. One of the first dating apps created by women aims to change that.

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Congresswoman Steps Up to Fight Revenge Porn

Monday, February 02, 2015

Revenge porn—usually posted by men, targeting women—destroys the reputations of the women pictured. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) is working on legislation to combat the phenomenon.

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Foreign Investment Drives Housing Booms in San Fran, NYC

Monday, February 02, 2015

Chinese investors are buying up American real estate in expensive urban areas like New York & San Francisco. Find out how foreign investment is driving the housing crunch in these cites.

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American Jails: A 'Desperate' Netherworld

Friday, January 30, 2015

Recent investigations have found myriad problems on Rikers Island, the biggest jail complex in New York City. A former corrections commissioner has ideas for lasting change on Rikers.

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Domestic Violence: Has the NFL Really Changed?

Thursday, January 29, 2015

After a controversial NFL season, The Takeaway looks at what the League has actually done to stop domestic violence as the Super Bowl approaches.

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President Putin 'Intent On Moving Borders'

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The commander of the U.S. Armed Forces in Europe says that President Putin has ambitions to re-draw the map and is intent on creating a new rift in Europe.


The Battle Against Hitler: A Portrait of Courage

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Dietrich von Hildebrand spoke out against Nazism a decade before Hitler's political rise. A historian reflects on Hildebrand's legacy, as the world remembers Auschwitz's liberation.

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California Keeps Parents in the Dark on Child Care

Monday, January 26, 2015

More than a million children attend day care or preschool programs in California, but it's nearly impossible for parents to access state records on the quality of these programs. 


Measles Hit Epicenter of Anti-Vaccine Movement

Friday, January 23, 2015

Over the few years, a number of Southern California parents have decided against vaccinating their children. A new measles outbreak in the area has public health officials concerned. 

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How to Combat Anti-Semitism in Europe

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Israel expects 15,000 Jews to leave France for Israel in 2015, and Jews throughout Europe have seen an uptick in anti-Semitism. We explore how the E.U. should deal with this problem.

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Can American Presidents Still Do Big Things?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

What we expect of our president likely differs by party affiliation, but the historical records shows that some presidents are more effective than others. Why?

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