podcast·2 min read

This is America

May 26, 2022
  • First: An 18-year-old gunman killed 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, TX. We’ll cover the deadliest school shooting since Sandy Hook, and the debate over what it will take to stop another classroom massacre.

  • Next: As Oklahoma passed the most restrictive abortion law in the US this week, we spoke to an abortion provider to learn how she’s thinking about the future reproductive care in a post-Roe America. PS: theSkimm is tracking the state of abortion rights

  • ICYMI: Analysts are saying Wall Street is on the cusp of a bear market. But what does it mean when stocks head into hibernation season? We'll explain what a bear market is, and what it means for your wallet...in 60 seconds.

  • Later: Have you been wondering WTF monkeypox is? Same. We talked to an expert to understand how it spreads, what symptoms to look out for, and whether or not we need to be concerned. 

  • Finally: This year’s AAPI Heritage Month theme is advancing leadership through collaboration. And we want to know: how are millennial women in the AAPI community bringing that theme to their work and lives? To find out, we spoke to the founders of Heart of Dinner, an org that provides food for the Asian elderly in NYC.

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