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Feb 25, 2021

  • First up: A few places, including the U.K. and Israel, have successfully rolled out COVID-19 vaccinations. We want to know: how did they do it? And can copy what they got right?

  • Then: We’ll fill you in on what you need to know about Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, which should get FDA approval this week.

  • Next: We’ve got the context on two of the week’s headlines, involving former President Trump’s taxes and Illinois eliminating cash bail.

  • ICYMI: The racial wealth gap is still a huge obstacle for Black women. We’ll talk to one woman who’s helping make that gap smaller. 

  • Finally: A lot of Texans are still without running water after last week’s winter storm. This week, we’re talking to one of the volunteers hoping to fix that — literally. 

P.S. For more info on the racial wealth gap, check out this handy guide from the Skimm Money team.

On this episode, you’ll hear from: 

  • Claire Hannan, executive director, Association of Immunization Managers

  • Saskia Popescu, assistant processor, Biodefense Program, George Mason University

  • Jala Eaton, founder, "On My Own Financial"

  • Ryan Gossen, volunteer, Austin Guerilla Plumber Corps

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