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Friday, October 25, 2013

One of many houses in Staten Island, destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. November 6, 2012. (Cpl. Bryan Nygaard/flickr)

Fallout Continues from NSA Revelations in Europe | Mikhail Khodorkovsky: The Case that Defines Russian Justice | The Lasting Emotional Damage in Hurricane Sandy's Hardest Hit Community | New Movie Releases of The Week: 'The Counselor,' 'All Is Lost,' 'Blue Is The Warmest Color' | New Tech Shines Light on Human Trafficking in Supply Chains | Roundtable: Navigating Healthcare Changes Across the Country | Coping With Loss: The Mental Toll of Hurricane Sandy

Roundtable: Navigating Healthcare Changes Across the Country

More than three weeks after the launch of the federally facilitated and state-based health-care exchanges, things are clearly not going as well as some had planned. Three health reporters from different regions of the country describe what the roll-out has been like in their parts of the country: Veronica Zaragovia, KUT reporter joins from Austin, Texas; Jo Ingles, reporter and producer for Ohio Public Radio's Statehouse News from Columbus, Ohio and Charlotte Albright, VPR reporter in Norwich Vermont.

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New Tech Shines Light on Human Trafficking in Supply Chains

KnowTheChain.org is an online resource that lists which businesses have a policy against human rights abuses in their supply chains. Lori Bishop, director of investments at Humanity United, says its the first step in a long-term strategy to engage businesses in a dialogue about human trafficking. Also on the market: apps that allow consumers to examine a company's ethical practices before making a purchase. Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC's New Tech City, joins The Takeaway to discuss these apps.

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New Movie Releases of The Week: 'The Counselor,' 'All Is Lost,' 'Blue Is The Warmest Color'

This week in movies: mayhem on land at sea. Our Movie Date team, Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer, weigh in on Cormac McCarthy's debut screenplay, 'The Counselor,' Robert Redford in 'All is Lost,' and the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or winner, 'Blue is the Warmest Color.'

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Fallout Continues from NSA Revelations in Europe

European Governments remain outraged over allegations that the U.S. has eavesdropped on phone conversations in their countries. The political and diplomatic fallout has intensified, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande both demanding a "full explanation" from the U.S. Kurt Volker, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, joins The Takeaway to explain.

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky: The Case that Defines Russian Justice

Yesterday marked 10 years since former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky's arrest, in October 2003. Khodorkovsky maintains that his subsequent trial and sentencing were politically motivated, serving as punishment for his vocal opposition to what he saw as corruption in the Russian government. Pavel Khodorkovsky, Mikhail’s son, joins The Takeaway.

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The Lasting Emotional Damage in Hurricane Sandy's Hardest Hit Community

As we approach the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, we check in with Jim O’Grady, a reporter for The Takeaway's partner WNYC, who has been covering stories of emotional trauma and resilience from Ocean Breeze, Staten Island, a community that lost more lives than any other during the hurricane.

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