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Moderna's chief medical officer on its blockbuster vaccine news

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2020 17:46

Moderna Therapeutics today reported a 94.5% efficacy for its COVID-19 vaccine, which needn't be stored at the same ultra-cold temperatures as does a similar vaccine developed by Pfizer. It also said short-term safety concerns, such as headaches and injection site soreness, self-resolved within days, and that it could have 20 million doses available by year-end. Dan speaks with Moderna chief medical officer Tal Zaks about the new data, distribution, politics, and how it was preparing for this moment even before COVID-19 was discovered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Bonus episode: The Hard Truth of school police

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2020 12:36

We’re sharing the second episode of the Hard Truths podcast series. We are a moment in American history where there is a reckoning and awareness about the way things have been done. The widespread protests this summer have injected further urgency - and change. That’s true when it comes to community policing. But it’s also now affecting police who work in nearly half of America’s public schools. Guests: Jackie Byers, executive director of the Black Organizing Project, and Clarence Cox, former chief of Clayton County Public Schools Police Department. Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Carol Wu, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Dan Bobkoff, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alex Sugiura and Naomi Shavin. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. Go deeper: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Election day's biggest winner was its technology

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2020 14:33

America's election infrastructure survived and thrived last week, despite pandemic complexities and President Trump's unfounded claims of widespread fraud. Yes, including software and machines made by Dominion Voting Systems. Dan checks in on the state of U.S. election technology with Michael Hanmer, research director for the University of Maryland's Center for Democracy and Civic Engagement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Inside the rapid rise of Parler with its chief policy officer

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2020 15:27

Parler has become the social network refuge for Trump supporters who believe that legacy platforms like Facebook and Twitter have become too restrictive, helping it shoot to the very top of the app store charts. Dan digs into Parler's popularity, process and controversies with Parler chief policy officer Amy Peikoff. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Lyft co-founder John Zimmer on the gig economy's big election day victory

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2020 12:25

Gig economy companies like Lyft and Uber got a huge win in California, when voters approved a measure that will let them continue to classify many of their workers as independent contractors instead of as employees. Dan digs into the ballot measure and what comes next, both in California and nationally, with Lyft co-founder and president John Zimmer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla on the blockbuster COVID-19 vaccine news

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2020 14:41

Pfizer on Monday announced that its COVID-19 vaccine has proven effective in preventing infection in over 90% of Phase 3 clinical trial patients, and added that it could have 50 million doses available by year-end. Dan talks to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla about data, distribution, politics, and how he reacted upon receiving the news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

What Biden faces

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2020 9:32

This is an Axios Election 2020 special. President-elect Joe Biden will enter office with some of the biggest challenges any American leader has ever faced. Axios’s Margaret Talev, Mike Allen, and Jim VandeHei join us break down what he’s up against. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Biden wins: What to expect next

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2020 6:45

This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. Joe Biden wins the presidential election, AP projects. We talk to Axios reporters Hans Nichols and Jonathan Swan to find out what’s next for both Joe Biden and Donald Trump. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Inside the battle for Arizona

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2020 13:04

Arizona remains one of the presidential election's most unsettled states, with Joe Biden clinging to a slight lead. Dan unpacks what happened in Arizona, including why Biden underperformed Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly and the supposed "Sharpiegate," with local reporter Hank Stephenson and University of Arizona professor Kate Kenski. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Why GA and NC are still too close to call

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 7:07

This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. Georgia and North Carolina were both seen as states in play this election cycle, but not many predicted they’d be among the last states to be called. We find out what’s happening on the ground and when a projected winner may be declared with Atlanta Journal Constitution reporter Greg Bluestein and Director of Research for Duke’s Polis Center for Politics Deondra Rose. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

What happens next in Wisconsin

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 5:26

This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. Wisconsin has been called for Joe Biden, but the Trump campaign has already asked for a recount. We dig into what happens next with WisconsinWatch reporter Nora Eckert, who says that the "irregularities" alleged by the Trump campaign is a misunderstanding of how the state's process works. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

How Trump wins, even if he loses

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 9:27

This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. Donald Trump may have solidified his control over the Republican Party, even if he doesn't pull out a presidential victory over Joe Biden, by expanding the GOP electorate and helping to reverse some 2016 Congressional losses. Dan and Axios CEO Jim VandeHei discuss Trump's sway over the GOP. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

America's wake-up reality check

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 9:23

This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. As America wakes up, here’s where we stand. Wisconsin, Michigan, Nevada and the all-important Pennsylvania hang in the balance. The states that have counted, but are too close to call are Georgia and North Carolina. Niala Boodhoo talks to Axios's Hans Nichols and Jonathan Swan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The early narrative of the election

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 5:58

What is the story that’s forming in real time? Niala Boodhoo talks to Axios’ White House and Politics Editor Margaret Talev in Washington DC and in New York — Jacob Weisberg, co-founder of Pushkin Industries and former editor in chief of the Slate Group. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

What the campaigns are saying

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 4:52

We talk to Axios' Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei about how Democrats and Republicans are interpreting the early results and the unknowns tonight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A good night for Trump in Florida

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 6:27

This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. President Trump did better in Florida than many expected. To understand why, we spoke to Peter Schorsch, the St. Petersburg-based reporter behind FloridaPolitics.com, who shared how demographic shifts, fears of socialism, and reactions to Black Lives Matter protests motivated voter turnout in the Sunshine State. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

What's happening in Pennsylvania?

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2020 7:26

This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. Pennsylvania could determine the outcome of this election. We check in on one county that voted blue for decades until it went for Trump by 20 points. We talk to WITF reporter Emily Previti about how things have changed since 2016. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

How is Election-Day voting going?

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2020 9:42

This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. There have been some significant voting problems so far today, including wrongly-programmed poll books in parts of Georgia, but "the whole country is not on fire," according to Kristen Clarke, president of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Rev. William Barber & Laurene Powell Jobs talk voter suppression

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2020 16:15

A record number of ballots are expected to be cast in tomorrow's election, but we don't know what the vote total would have been if some Americans weren't discouraged or prevented from voting. Dan discusses voter suppression and its ties to poverty with the Rev. William Barber and Laurene Powell Jobs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

How hospitals are prepping for the new COVID-19 surge

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2020 13:41

Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are surging, particularly in areas that had been largely spared in the spring. One big question now is if hospitals are better prepared for this spike and if they will be able to continue providing elective services. Dan discusses what hospitals have, and what they still need, with Lloyd Dean, CEO of CommonSpirit Health, one of America's largest operators of hospitals and health clinics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The vaccine race turns toward nationalism

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2020 13:35

The coronavirus pandemic is worsening, both in the U.S. and abroad, with cases, hospitalizations and deaths all rising. Dan digs into the state of global vaccine development, including why both the U.S. and China seem to be going it alone, with medicinal chemist and biotech blogger Derek Lowe. Plus, Axios financial correspondent Felix Salmon on U.S. GDP growth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Pete Buttigieg on Joe Biden's economic plans

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2020 13:56

Joe Biden has a very different prescription for America's economy than does President Trump. Not just in terms of how to tax and spend, but also in how to approach trading partners like China. Dan digs into Biden's policies and philosophies with former presidential candidate and current Biden campaign surrogate Pete Buttigieg. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The fight over fracking

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 13:56

Fracking for natural gas has become a flashpoint in the election's final week, particularly in Pennsylvania where both President Trump and former Vice President Biden made stops yesterday. But much of the political rhetoric has ignored that the industry has gone from boom to bust, beset by layoffs, bankruptcies and fire-sale mergers. Dan digs into the state of fracking, and what it means for the future of American energy, with Bob McNally, president of Rapidan Energy Group. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The art and business of political polling

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2020 13:15

The election is only eight days away, and it’s not just the candidates whose futures are on the line. Political pollsters, four years after wrongly predicting a Hillary Clinton presidency, are viewing it as their own judgment day. Axios Re:Cap digs into the polls, and what pollsters have changed since 2016, with former FiveThirtyEight writer and current CNN politics analyst Harry Enten. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The 2020 campaign money story

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2020 13:16

President Trump’s campaign says it just had its best-ever fundraising day, securing $26 million in the hours around last night’s debate. This just adds to what was already a record-shattering election season, in terms of money raised and money spent. Dan discusses the 2020 fundraising story, including what happens to a candidate's unspent money, with election law expert Ciara Torres-Spelliscy. Plus, Axios financial correspondent Felix Salmon joins to discuss Goldman Sachs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jason Hirschhorn on Quibi's death and what comes next

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2020 14:06

Short-form video streaming app Quibi announced yesterday that it will cease operations, just six months after a high-profile launch that was backed by $1.75 billion in funding from studios and venture capitalists. Dan digs into what went wrong and what happens next, with REDEF CEO Jason Hirschhorn. Plus, Axios White House reporter Alayna Treene on President Trump’s debate preparation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

House antitrust chair Rep. David Cicilline talks USA vs. Google

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2020 15:45

Description: The U.S. Justice Department filed a 63-page antitrust lawsuit against Google, related to the tech giant's search and search advertising business. This is just weeks after the House subcommittee on antitrust issued its own scathing report on Google and other Big Tech companies, arguing that they've become digital monopolies. Dan and Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), chair of the subcommittee on antitrust, discuss Google, the DOJ's lawsuit, and Congress' next move. Plus, Axios political reporter Hans Nichols analyzes a possible Biden campaign strategy on Cabinet appointments. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

China's post-COVID economic recovery

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2020 13:24

This week, the Chinese government reported third quarter GDP growth of 4.9%, year-over-year. This comes as the U.S. economy continues to be much weaker, year-over-year, given our relative inability to get COVID-19 under control. Dan examines China's economy, including its increased focus on domestic demand, with CNBC Beijing bureau chief Eunice Yoon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Joe Biden's pandemic plan

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2020 11:36

The presidential race has been dominated by President Trump's handling of the pandemic, but there's been relatively little talk of what Joe Biden would do were he to take office in January. Dan digs into the Biden pandemic plan — including mask mandates, shutdowns, and vaccine distribution — with campaign surrogate Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Bonus episode: The Hard Truths of voter suppression

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2020 12:30

This weekend, Axios is kicking off Hard Truths, a project examining systemic racism in our country. We’re sharing the first episode of the Hard Truths podcast series. This will be a year-long series covering a new topic each month - education, housing, technology, and health care. With a bitter election just days away, we start with voting, specifically voter suppression. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Operation Warp Speed's Moncef Slaoui on the new vaccine timeline

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2020 13:43

Pfizer today said it won't apply for an emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine until late November, all but guaranteeing that the FDA won't be asked to consider approval until after the election. Dan is joined by Moncef Slaoui, the White House's chief scientific advisor to Operation Warp Speed, the public-private partnership created to get a coronavirus vaccine deployed and developed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Ted Cruz on Big Tech and the NY Post's Hunter Biden story

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2020 16:30

Twitter today is alight with conversations about a New York Post story about Hunter Biden. But you can't find a link to the story on Twitter, and you'll be temporarily blocked if you try to share it — due to concerns that the story is based on hacked, or possibly manipulated documents. Facebook also has put sharing limits on the story. Dan is joined by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to discuss Big Tech censorship, election disinformation, and why he plans to subpoena Jack Dorsey but not Mark Zuckerberg. Plus, Lucy Dadayan of the Urban Institute joins to discuss her new report on state tax revenue in 2020 compared to 2019. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on the stalled stimulus

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2020 14:04

Earlier today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin spoke again about the stalled federal stimulus plan, yet they don't appear to be closer to a deal to help American families or businesses. Dan and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) discuss negotiating with the White House, sticking points, and why his caucus opposes stand-alone bills for consensus items like airline payroll support and small business loans. Plus, Kyle Pomerleau of the American Enterprise Institute joins to discuss his new report on the Biden campaign’s tax proposals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Ex-CDC director Tom Frieden on the state of COVID-19 vaccines

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2020 13:44

Johnson & Johnson has paused Phase 3 trials for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, after one patient reported an “unexplained illness.” This comes after AstraZeneca paused its Phase 3 trials due to an adverse event, and Moderna slowed its trial because of enrollment difficulties. Dan discusses these developments and more with Dr. Tom Frieden, who led the CDC between 2009 and 2017. Plus, Axios chief financial correspondent Felix Salmon joins to discuss official unemployment vs. “true” unemployment in the U.S. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jeffrey Epstein's money trail

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2020 13:14

Jeffrey Epstein died more than a year ago, but the investigation into how he made his money is heating up. The latest is a New York Times report that private equity titan Leon Black might have paid Epstein upward of $75 million over the years, which is much more than was previously disclosed. Dan is joined by Matthew Goldstein, a New York Times business reporter who co-authored today's story. Plus, Axios Tech reporter Ashley Gold joins to discuss the expectation that the U.S. Justice Department will charge Google with antitrust violations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

New England Journal of Medicine editor-in-chief on landmark election editorial

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2020 11:14

The New England Journal of Medicine yesterday published the first political editorial in its 208-year history, arguing that America's leaders have bungled the response to COVID-19, leading to unnecessary death and economic hardship. Axios Re:Cap goes deeper with Dr. Eric Rubin, an immunologist and infectious disease expert who serves as NEJM's editor-in-chief. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

How Big Candy is approaching a pandemic Halloween

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2020 12:56

Halloween this year will be unrecognizable. Much less trick-or-treating. Far fewer parties. For candy makers, 2020 presents a major challenge. Axios Re:Cap digs in with Ferrara Candy CEO Todd Siwak, whose company is the country's largest maker of candy corn, jelly beans, and all sorts of other confectionary treats. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

American health care held for ransom

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2020 11:15

Last month, one of America's largest hospital chains was hit by a type of cybercrime known as a ransomware attack. Then, just days later, the same thing happened to a Philadelphia company called eResearch Technology, whose software is used in COVID-19 vaccine trials. Axios Re:Cap digs into the growing threat with Nicole Perlroth, a New York Times cybersecurity reporter who broke the ERT news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Pilots union prez on the future of airlines

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2020 12:47

U.S. airlines have begun furloughing or laying off tens of thousands of employees, including pilots, after Congress failed to pass a new bailout bill that is supported by leadership of both parties and the White House. Axios Re:Cap digs into the current state of play, and why it could be very tough for airlines to "unscramble the egg," with Captain Joe DePeet, president of the Air Lines Pilots Association. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

What's next after Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2020 17:52

 President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19, raising questions about their current conditions, the health of others in their orbit, and also what this means for the campaign, the markets, public health policy and more. Dan is joined by Axios reporters Jonathan Swan, Mike Allen, Sam Baker, Dion Rabouin and Sara Fischer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Anne Helen Petersen on America's burnout epidemic

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2020 13:41

Many Americans, and millennials in particular, are experiencing burnout that's as much due to socioeconomic factors as to the pandemic. Dan and Anne Helen Petersen, author of the new book “Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation,” discuss the generational divide on burnout and what can be done to reverse the trend. Plus, Axios White House reporter Alayna Treene shares an update on stimulus negotiations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Palantir co-founder on its mission and controversies

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2020 13:01

Palantir Technologies today went public at an initial valuation of over $21 billion, giving investors a chance to buy into one of Silicon Valley's most talked-about tech companies. Dan and Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale dig into Palantir's mission and why it's so controversial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Cameo CEO on the business of fame

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2020 14:05

Cameo, a marketplace in which users pay for personalized video messages from celebrities, has gone from niche novelty to very big business. One celebrity just surpassed $1 million in earnings, and more than 5,000 messages are sold each day. Dan and Cameo CEO Steven Galanis dig into how the company came to be and how it's changing the monetization of fame. Plus: A "cameo" from one of the site's top stars and debate night analysis with Axios White House and politics editor Margaret Talev.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Digging into Trump's taxes with Francine McKenna

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2020 13:13

President Trump paid no federal income tax in 10 of the past 15 years, and just $750 in 2016 and 2017, according to a new report from The New York Times. He also is reported to have hundreds of millions of dollars in outstanding debts, most of which would come due during a second term. Axios Re:Cap focuses on what is and isn't surprising about the revelations, plus how real estate developers are taxed, with Francine McKenna, an independent financial journalist and certified public accountant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Substack and the future of media

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2020 11:22

Traditional media models and most of the digital models are either straining under pressure or outright broken. Some journalists have responded by going out on their own, leveraging a new group of startups that help them self-publish and monetize their work. To discuss this trend and what it means for the journalism industry, Dan is joined by Chris Best, CEO of Substack, which has over 250,000 paying subscribers on its writer network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The child care tax on America's economic recovery

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2020 14:30

American child care is in crisis, which makes it much harder for the American economy to recover — as providers struggle to stay in business and parents struggle to work. Dan digs into the problems and what can be done to solve them with Vox senior reporter Anna North. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Reid Hoffman and Mark Pincus on the rise of Silicon Valley SPACs

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2020 13:59

 Silicon Valley venture capitalists are no longer content with investing in startups and then eventually handing them off. Instead, many are now forming SPACs, or blank check acquisition companies, to ride tech unicorns into the public markets themselves. Dan discusses this trend with the co-founders of one such tech SPAC: Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn and partner with VC firm Greylock, and Mark Pincus, founder and former CEO of Zynga. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The big business of immigrant detention

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2020 13:32

Around 70% of all immigration detention centers are run by private companies, including the one at the heart of a new whistleblower complaint that alleges systemic medical neglect and malpractice. Dan digs into the business of immigrant detention, including oversight and profit incentives, with New Yorker staff writer Jonathan Blitzer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

RBG and the future of American health care

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2020 14:15

Before her death, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was preparing to hear a case that could determine the availability of affordable health insurance for roughly 20 million Americans. Dan is joined by University of Michigan law professor and Supreme Court expert Nicholas Bagley to discuss the case and what could happen next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Taylor Lorenz on Trump's threat to ban TikTok

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2020 12:39

President Trump has just 48 hours left to either follow through on his threatened ban of TikTok, or accept a proposed tech partnership with Oracle. Dan and New York Times tech reporter Taylor Lorenz dig into how the TikTok user community has reacted to this political drama and what comes next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Amazon exec on its Climate Pledge Fund

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2020 13:41

Amazon today announced the first companies to receive money from a $2 billion venture capital fund it formed to help combat climate change. Dan digs into how Amazon hopes the fund will help it achieve its own goals of getting carbon neutral by 2040, and if it's more substance than spin with Matt Peterson, Amazon's director of new initiatives and corporate development. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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