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More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults. But where the public’s view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Lizzie Peabody sneaks listeners through the Smithsonian’s side door, telling stories that can’t be heard anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
 
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Danielle Elliott says it's a lot more difficult for teachers to engage with special needs students remotely. "My son does struggle with ADHD," she says. "I would think it'd almost be easier when my child gets distracted to just hit the mute button [...] and disable the camera." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscri…
 
How can you reach someone who's starting to believe conspiracies? "Part of QAnon is to completely reject reality ... you have to get to people before they get there," says NBC's Ben Collins. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.…
 
"Anarchism is actually a highly organized idea that requires a lot of cooperation and planning because it doesn't rely on forms of authoritarian and state violence," anarchist William C. Anderson says. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.…
 
"Music is one of the places in my life I think I feel the most empowered and safe to stretch my idea of what's right and wrong, what's possible and what's impossible, and to kind of blur those lines," says musician Jacob Collier. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Tw…
 
"I think that [Baker] has this ability to engage with people across many different lines...in a way, coming from this very patrician background gave him a kind of self-confidence others don't have, coming into Washington," co-author Susan Glasser says. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have q…
 
"I've spoken with five former residence staffers and they are losing sleep over this. They're concerned about the butlers in particular," journalist Kate Brower says about White House employees in close proximity to President Donald Trump, who has returned from the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus. Want to support 1A? Give to your lo…
 
"I find myself baffled by what we have tacitly or unknowingly agreed to with regard to the collection of personal data about each of us and its use by for-profit corporations to predict our behavior and therefore manipulate our behavior and sell us stuff," says historian and author Jill Lepore. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio st…
 
Women workers have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. "In March, the unemployment rate for women was about 4%, and now it's hovering around 14%...for Black women it's about 15% and for Latina women it's about the same," researcher Nicole Mason says. But she adds that problems for women workers go back further than COVID-19. "The system is …
 
"A lot of the complication [in the tax code] comes from carve-outs and special rates for particular types of activity ... particularly for wealth," says economist Chye-Ching Huang. Researcher Veronique de Rugy adds, "Every exemption in the tax code serves someone and some goal and if we use the tax code to achieve social goals, we make it more comp…
 
"After learning the effect that an undercount has on my community, it just really opened my eyes. Everything about the resources that are available to my community is determined by census data," says Rosemary Soto, who leads the census committee in Monterey, California. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to th…
 
What makes a boy band? Researcher Maria Sherman says generally, "they're young, they're cute, they don't have facial hair but their hair is a big deal." But there's a lot more to boy bands than that. Like what you hear? Find more of our programs (including our ongoing coverage of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett) on our website. And want to …
 
President Donald Trump raises questions about the 2020 election, while a grand jury ruling on the police officers that killed Breonna Taylor reignites protests. China commits to carbon-neutrality. The situation around Belarus remains contentious and Prince Harry ruffles feathers over statements about voting. Want to support 1A? Give to your local p…
 
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