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KERA's Think
Some hospice care is for-profit. Is that a problem?

KERA's Think

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 33:46


For-profit hospice-care providers can expect the highest profits with the least amount of care is provided. ProPublica reporter Ava Kofman joins host Krys Boyd to discuss why the yield margins are so high, and the ways some companies are maximizing Medicare benefits to the detriment of those in their care. Her article is called “Endgame: How the Visionary Hospice Movement Became a For-Profit Hustle.”

St. Louis on the Air
St. Louis can banish people from entire neighborhoods. Police can arrest them if they come back

St. Louis on the Air

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 18:42


Jeremy Kohler, St. Louis-based reporter for Pro-Publica, discusses his new investigation into St. Louis' unusual use of “neighborhood orders of protection.” Over the last two decades, the city's government, police and municipal court have used the the practice to effectively banish people — often those with mental health issues or who may be homeless — from entire neighborhoods or large swaths of the city. According to experts in law enforcement, it's an extreme use of the law, Kohler found.

Your Call
Media Roundtable: ProPublica investigation shows how easy money and a lack of regulation transformed end-of-life care into an industry rife with fraud and exploitation

Your Call

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 26:41


We discuss a Propublica investigation about the growing and profitable hospice industry

Think Out Loud
Department of Justice investigates company behind rent-setting software that affects Pacific Northwest renters

Think Out Loud

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 10:51


RealPage, a Texas-based company behind a software called YieldStar, is facing a Department of Justice investigation. The company has been accused of facilitating landlord collusion through its software and driving up rental prices beyond market values.In October, ProPublica, a nonprofit, investigative news outlet, reported on RealPage and its software. The investigation found that the company's software does seem to push rents higher than market prices. In one Seattle neighborhood, the outlet found that 70% of apartments were managed by landlords that used the software. Heather Vogell is a reporter with ProPublica and has reported on RealPage. She joins us with details of the outlet's findings.

Diane Rehm: On My Mind
How The Drive For Profits Changed Hospice Care In America

Diane Rehm: On My Mind

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 44:42


Hospice in America has become a big business. The hospice movement came to the U.S. from England in the 1960s, promising comfort and compassion at the end of life. Today, half of all Americans die in hospice care. But what was once a mission-driven sector run by not-for-profit organizations has become a booming industry – one that some experts say too often prioritizes profit over patients. In a piece for The New Yorker, ProPublica's Ava Kofman traces how this transformation happened. She points to lax regulations and a Medicare payment system that is easily exploited by companies looking to make a buck. Diane talked to Kofman about her reporting on rampant fraud, harm to patients, and what can be done about it.

Seattle Now
Sacred food in a polluted river

Seattle Now

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 10:58


In the Pacific Northwest, there's no food as iconic as salmon.But for members of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, it's sacred.And the salmon in the Columbia River Basin that they eat is contaminated with pollutants.We'll hear from ProPublica reporter Maya Miller about how tribal members are balancing health risks with tradition.We can only make Seattle Now because listeners support us. Make the show happen by making a gift to KUOW: https://www.kuow.org/donate/seattlenowAnd we want to hear from you! Follow us on Instagram at SeattleNowPod, or leave us feedback online: https://www.kuow.org/feedback

Fraudology Podcast
This is Changing Online Fraud Forever Pt. 2 w/ Shoshana Maraney

Fraudology Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 68:12


Fraudology is presented by SEON.Continuing the conversation from Tuesday's episode, Karisse & guest Shoshana Maraney discuss the factors that allow this particular organization to be as sophisticated & large as they are. Unfortunately, that will lead to some dark conversations about the cruelty in some parts of the world, and how this impacts financial & online fraud more than ever before. In the intro, Karisse provides a few more updates on the landscape of online fraud from the last few days. It is becoming more clear than ever that this is not the online fraud ecosystem of 2021....we are in new, uncharted territory.To connect with Shoshana, the brilliant freelance marketing strategist & writer for fintech & fraudtech: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shoshana-karin-maraney-26758736/To read the reports that were mentioned on MSHT (Modern Slavery/Human Trafficking), they can be found here:Pro Publica: https://www.propublica.org/article/human-traffickers-force-victims-into-cyberscamming?utm_source=sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=majorinvestigations&utm_content=featureBlog article by analysts at Nefture: https://medium.com/nefture/cyber-slavery-a-multi-billion-crypto-scam-industry-the-chinese-mob-1e8cbe6566ffFraudology is hosted by Karisse Hendrick, a fraud fighter with decades of experience advising hundreds of the biggest ecommerce companies in the world on fraud, chargebacks, and other forms of abuse impacting a company's bottom line. Connect with her on LinkedIn She brings her experience, expertise, and extensive network of experts to this podcast semi weekly, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Issues, Etc.
3342. A ProPublica Story on the Hospice Industry – Terry Mattingly, 11/30/22

Issues, Etc.

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 28:38


Terry Mattingly of GetReligion Pop Goes Religion: Faith in Popular Culture GetReligion.org

Alaska Teen Media Institute
Reporter Kyle Hopkins on ”Alaska Daily” | Film Club #24

Alaska Teen Media Institute

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 56:27


For this episode we're pivoting to TV, to talk about the new ABC drama "Alaska Daily." The show stars Hilary Swank as a journalist who takes a job at a newspaper in Anchorage, Alaska, after she is let go from her position at a national news outlet. It was inspired by the reporting of Anchorage Daily News reporter Kyle Hopkins. His series “Lawless,” which provides the basis for some of the show's storylines, won a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 2020.  Lawless explores stories of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Alaska, the lack of police resources in many villages throughout the state, and much more. It was published in May of 2019 in collaboration with ProPublica.  ATMI producer Madison Knutson spoke with Hopkins about his reporting being turned into a network drama. He talks about his role as an executive producer on the show, helping to capture Alaska authentically, and the responsibility of a journalist turning their work over to be fictionalized. They spoke on October 28th, 2022 just after the fourth episode of Alaska Daily aired. Hosted by Edison Wallace-Moyer. Music by Kendrick Whiteman and Devin Shreckengost.  Alaska Teen Media Institute is based in Anchorage, Alaska. We would like to acknowledge the Dena'ina people, whose land we work on. Many thanks to supporters of our podcast, including Alaska State Council on the Arts. The views expressed in this program do not necessarily represent the views of our sponsors.

This Is Hell!
Chicago's Housing Crisis / Mick Dumke

This Is Hell!

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 80:07


Mick Dumke is a reporter for ProPublica. His work has focused on politics and government, including investigations of local and federal gun policies, secret police databases and corruption at Chicago City Hall. Mick is on to discuss his reporting on the growing Chicago Housing Authority scandal. Mick's most recent article on the topic at ProPublica is headlined, "Chicago Officials Withhold Key Financial Information as City Hands Public Housing Land Over to Wealthy Ally of the Mayor.

Democracy Decoded
What If I Can't Vote in Person?

Democracy Decoded

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 20:21


Voting at a polling place on Election Day may be easy for some, but many voters  face significant challenges. Transportation, work schedules, and the location of polling places can make it tough for voters with families, jobs, a disability, and more to vote in person.During the 2020 presidential election, when the COVID-19 pandemic was in full force, many states expanded vote-by-mail access to protect voters from getting sick. There were also drive-thru voting and ballot drop-boxes, which  opened many voters' eyes to how accessible voting could be.In this episode we look at how vote-by-mail works, why it's secure and accurate and how it helps more voters make their voice heard.Host and Guests:Simone Leeper litigates a wide range of redistricting-related cases at CLC, challenging gerrymanders and advocating for election systems that guarantee all voters an equal opportunity to influence our democracy. Prior to arriving at CLC, Simone was a law clerk in the office of Senator Ed Markey and at the Library of Congress, Office of General Counsel. She received her J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 2019 and a bachelor's degree in political science from Columbia University in 2016.Reynaldo (Rey) Valenzuela has been working in the field of elections for over 32 years. He currently serves as the Director of Mail-In Voting and Election Services for Maricopa County, Arizona that presently serves over 2.4 million registered voters. He supports the administration of several election processes to include the candidate/campaign filing division, customer service division, early voting department, and shared oversight of the tabulation process. Rey serves or has served on various election related panels for various organizations to include as a local election official representative for Arizona on the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) or as a deputy member of the Election Officials of Arizona (EOA) Association. He also served for 15 years as one of the two Representatives from Arizona on the Election Assistance Commission Standards Board.Jonathan Diaz is Senior Legal Counsel for Voting Rights at Campaign Legal Center. He litigates voting rights cases on behalf of voters across the United States, and works to advance laws and policies that expand the freedom to vote for all Americans. Before joining CLC, Jonathan was a litigation associate in the New York office of Jenner & Block LLP, where he litigated a variety of civil and criminal matters. He represents voting rights plaintiffs and amici in numerous cases, including Raysor v. Lee, VoteAmerica v. Raffensperger, Thompson v. Alabama and Brnovich v. DNC. Jonathan also participates on behalf of CLC on a number of democracy reform coalitions, coordinating CLC's work with partner organizations at the national, state and local levels. He also frequently provides commentary on voting rights and election law issues in the media; he has been quoted in publications including the New York Times, the Miami Herald and ProPublica, and has appeared on Univision, NPR and CNN, where he was an election law analyst for the 2020 election cycle.Michelle Bishop leads a team to support NDRN's national network on voting rights and voter engagement for people with disabilities. She also works in coalition with the civil rights community in Washington, DC to ensure strong federal policy regarding voting rights and election administration from a voter-centric and intersectional perspective. Michelle loves democracy so much that she registered to vote on her 18th birthday, even though it wasn't an election year. It is ill-advised to get her started talking about the historical significance of the first peaceful transfer of the US presidency or the intricacies of the Electoral Count Act. Disabled herself, Michelle comes to NDRN with over 15 years experience in the disability vote.Links:Here's Why You Should Have the Freedom To Vote By Mail (Campaign Legal Center)Demystifying Vote-by-Mail for All Americans (Campaign Legal Center)Combatting State-Level Bills Restricting The Freedom To Vote (Campaign Legal Center)Voter Participation Nonprofits Are Crucial for Democracy. We Must Protect Their Work. (Campaign Legal Center)About CLC:Democracy Decoded is a production of Campaign Legal Center, a nonpartisan nonprofit organization which advances democracy through law at the federal, state and local levels, fighting for every American's right to responsive government and a fair opportunity to participate in and affect the democratic process. You can visit us on the web at campaignlegalcenter.org.

Mike Church Presents-The Red Pill Diaries Podcast
Monday New Christendom Daily Part 1-FTX/SFB Scandal Is Tied To The Big Tech PedoGrooming I've Been Warning About

Mike Church Presents-The Red Pill Diaries Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 9:32


HEADLINE: Sam Bankman-Fried still speaking at events and the community is furious by Brayden Lindrea  Why are these people still speaking at this event? FBI in McDonald's show, every single one of them used the phrase “Deprive them of their Liberties”. If you're not familiar with EA, you can read through the material on the website before realizing that it's just one more Geek Cult that young intellectuals of arrested development who yearn for a return to deep dorm room conversation by providing them with a largely pre-baked socially acceptable set of virtue signals that conveniently span a full narcissistic mask. And, like most cults, it seeks out that for which its target audience aspires while simultaneously demeaning the journey: "Hey, feckless white boy, this is the path to socializing with pretty women.” Caroline Ellison - Is this a fully mature CEO of a multi-billion dollar quant something or other crypto-Ponzi centerpiece, or the sexualized twelve-year-old daughter of one of the world's most powerful university professors?  There is a strange paradox among the whiz-kids-turned-finance-power-players muddying the story of FTX-A, and it needs to be untangled. Were these kids sloppy-stupid while organizing these Ponzi-like entities that would blow up under such a wide array of circumstances? That something seems incongruous about this story reveals a disturbing reality: the real security behind this whole operation was either a set of completing damning shared secrets, mafia security, or both. So in other words they were relying on heavies. HEADLINE: Big Media Implodes: The Intercept And Other Media Engulfed By Scandal: FTX Was Giving Millions To Outlets Including The Intercept, ProPublica, VOX. Semafor, Vanity Fair, And More by Celia Farber 

Story in the Public Square
Examining Conspiracy in a Post-Truth Age with Andy Kroll

Story in the Public Square

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 28:10


In the summer of 2016, Seth Rich, a young employee of the Democratic National Committee, was murdered in Washington, D.C. His death became fertile ground for conspiracy theories peddled by some Americans and certain foreign intelligence services. Andy Kroll gives us the truth about what happened that night and what those conspiracy theories have cost us. Kroll is an investigative journalist for ProPublica. A Michigan native, Kroll got his start at Mother Jones. While he was working there, he exposed a prominent law office that was profiting off of foreclosures and reported several stories on Donald Trump, which helped prompt multiple congressional investigations. In 2018, he reported on a series of cyber attacks on California's elections for Rolling Stone, which led to a political operative's indictment. Throughout his career, Kroll has received many accolades. While at Mother Jones, the magazine, which included his work, won the 2013 Izzy Award and 2010 National Magazine Award for general excellence. Mother Jones' “Climate Countdown” package, to which Kroll was a contributor, won the James Aronson award for social justice journalism. He also was named as an outstanding emerging journalist by The Society of Professional Journalists-NorCal in 2012. Kroll's newest project is his book, “A Death on W Street: The Murder of Seth Rich and the Age of Conspiracy,” which explores Rich's life, death, and the conspiracy theories that followed his murder.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Finding Sustainability Podcast
110: Carbon markets with Danny Cullenward

Finding Sustainability Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 79:36


In this episode, Michael speaks with Danny Cullenward. Danny is a lawyer and climate economist working on the design and implementation of scientifically grounded climate policy. He is the Policy Director at CarbonPlan and a Research Fellow at American University's Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy. He holds a PhD and a JD from Stanford University. Danny talks with Michael about his book, Making Climate Policy Work , which he co-authored with David Victor. In this book, Danny and David critique the dominance of carbon markets in the climate change policy space. They argue that such markets are layered onto existing regulations that are doing most of the work to mitigate carbon emissions. A central challenge that markets face is that their implementation is highly political and often coopted by those who are regulated. Danny and David also discuss carbon offset policies, which is essentially a payment for ecosystem services scheme that is often added to carbon market policies to provide regulated actors with an option to pay for carbon sequestration elsewhere to enable them to keep polluting where they are, with the presumption that the carbon budget can balance out. Danny and David are also critical of these, in particular due to their lack of additionality, or the lack of credible proof that the carbon sequestration being paid for is occurring because of the offset program and wouldn't have happened without it. Danny and Michael conclude the conversation by talking about the future of voluntary carbon markets and the promise of carbon removal technologies.   Carbon Plan website: https://carbonplan.org/   References: Cullenward, Danny, and David G. Victor. 2020. Making Climate Policy Work. Polity Press. Badgley, Grayson, Jeremy Freeman, Joseph J. Hamman, Barbara Haya, Anna T. Trugman, William R. L. Anderegg, and Danny Cullenward. 2022. “Systematic over-Crediting in California's Forest Carbon Offsets Program.” Global Change Biology 28 (4): 1433–45. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15943 (open access) Propublica reporting on Badgley et al. (2022) article: https://www.propublica.org/article/the-climate-solution-actually-adding-millions-of-tons-of-co2-into-the-atmosphere https://www.propublica.org/article/a-nonprofit-promised-to-preserve-wildlife-then-it-made-millions-claiming-it-could-cut-down-trees

Editor and Publisher Reports
164 A frank one-on-one with the LMA's Nancy Lane

Editor and Publisher Reports

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2022 34:05


Recently Meta (formally Facebook) made it official that it was leaving the news business, as they included most of the staff that worked within their “Meta Journalism Project Accelerator Program" in the 11,000 company positions eliminated in their mid-November 2022 mass layoffs. Since 2019, the U.S.-based Local Media Association (LMA) and associated Local Media Foundation worked in partnership with Meta as a facilitator providing administrative services and publishing case studies about how over $16.8 million in funds were distributed across North America to local publishers. The funds were to assist them in initiatives that included building reader revenue, monetarizing branded content and others. Some within the news publishing industry have criticized big tech companies like Google and Meta's journalistic philanthropy, stating it was just a means to help them lobby against pending legislation. That legislation — the Journalism Competition & Preservation Act (JCPA) (H.R. 1735 and S. 673) — would allow news publishers to collectively negotiate with the tech platforms for fair compensation for the use of their content. Others, like former ProPublica president Dick Tofel, have been adding their voice to many who feel that there are flaws in how these hundreds of millions in big-tech philanthropy have been allocated through organizations and not directly from the providers themselves. However, LMA CEO Nancy Lane has been very outspoken lately in defending the positive impact the Meta Journalism Project has had on the industry, posting a statement about their organization's Meta dollars, "Most of the $16.8 million ($12+ million) was distributed through the COVID-19 relief fund and nearly 80 percent of recipients were family- or independently-owned.” Lane stated: “More than half of the funds were used to benefit publishers by or for communities of color; nearly 40% were digitally native publishers, and over 1/3 were nonprofits." She also stated that "82% used the grants to expand their local reporting on COVID-19 issues. 23% said the funding outright saved their newsrooms from extinction.” In this 164th episode of "E&P Reports," we go one-on-one with Local Media Association (LMA) and associated Local Media Foundation CEO Nancy Lane on her impressions of how the millions of dollars that Meta/ Facebook has donated to the news publishing industry since 2019 has benefited local journalism and the impact it may have in the future as those funds cease to exist. We also posed questions on the future of local news enterprises and what she feels are viable, sustainable business models for local journalism.

Seattle Now
A lawsuit over Seattle's high rents

Seattle Now

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 13:52


We all know Seattle is an expensive place to live.But what you might not know, is that aside from some of the obvious supply and demand reasons, an algorithm may share some of the blame too.Heidi Groover of The Seattle Times explains.Read the ProPublica investigation here.We can only make Seattle Now because listeners support us. Make the show happen by making a gift to KUOW: http://bit.ly/seattlenowAnd we want to hear from you! Follow us on Instagram at SeattleNowPod, or leave us feedback online: https://www.kuow.org/feedback

Morning Shift Podcast
Many Stillbirths In The U.S. Are Preventable. What's Stopping Us?

Morning Shift Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 15:07


There are more than 20,000 stillbirths in the U.S each year, but research suggests that many of them could be preventable. Reset speaks with ProPublica investigative reporter Duaa Eldeib, and Dr. Bob Silver, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Utah, to learn about the obstacles to preventing stillbirths, and how more babies could be delivered safely.

Minnesota Now
Report finds Somali Muslim families may be targets for risky home ownership deals

Minnesota Now

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 8:05


Buying a house a part of the American Dream. Some people have a mortgage through a lender, others through a “contract for deed.” But this direct transaction between buyer and seller is risky. A new investigation from ProPublica and the Sahan Journal has found that local real estate investors are targeting Somali Muslim families to engage in these risky financial deals. Jessica Lussenhop is one of the reporters behind the investigation, and she joined host Cathy Wurzer to explain the issue. Use the audio player above to listen to the full conversation.  Subscribe to the Minnesota Now podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.    We attempt to make transcripts for Minnesota Now available the next business day after a broadcast. When ready they will appear here.

The Non-Prophets
The Non-Prophets 21.47 11-20-2022 with Jason Sherwood, August, and Cindy Plaza

The Non-Prophets

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2022 74:43


The Non-Prophets, Episode 21.47 airing Sunday, November 20, 2022 featuring Jason Sherwood, August, and Cindy PlazaThis week you can join Jason Sherwood with an amazing panel of August and Cindy Plaza!I know I say all the panels are amazing every week, but here's the thing: THEY ALL ARE!!! So check us out this Sunday at 3:00 PM Central. Let's get into it.First up, Texas churches broke the law, and the law… didn't seem to care. Uhh oh. Seems at least two different churches supported different candidates in this latest election. If only there was some kind of law that prevented that from happening. Maybe some Texas Senator could amend the tax code so that non-profit organizations couldn't do that. Oh wait, that is a thing that happened. So did anything happen? Did those churches lose their tax exempt status? Well you will just have to tune in to find out, but you can guess...Now over to the land of fine wine, fine food, and now racist nationalists? Seems a politician got into a little hot water for suggesting a boat of migrants go… well it was racist so you can guess which continent he wanted them to go to. We explore a little of the history of how they got here and hope that France can throw out their far right nationalists before very uncomfortable salutes become commonplace there.Ever hear that the more education you have the less likely you are to believe in a god? So have we, but it seems so very religious news/research sources have a very different take on that. They also have the numbers to prove it! So are Atheists big old dummies or is it possible these sites have a narrative they want to spin? Check out these sites, but make sure you do your own research. Cindy did!Lastly, we follow one man's journey from being a Hindu Nationalist to becoming a humanist. It is a tale of misinformation, hatred, and tragedy. We wonder if the reasons he became a humanist are ones that can stand the test of time and wish him the best even if there were any kind of back slide.That will do it for The Non-Prophets this week. Hope you have enjoyed all the studio shows this week and we will be back next week with another amazing panel and show!Segment 1: Texas churches violated tax law ahead of Tuesday's election, experts say, The Texas Tribune and Propublica, BY Jeremy Schwartz, Jessica Priest AND Perla Trevio, November 6, 2022 http://bit.ly/3EL0If9http://bit.ly/3UOv9XfSegment 2: In France, an Outburst Is a Setback for the Far Right, The New York Times, by Catherine Porter and Constant Méheut, November 10, 2022http://bit.ly/3Xk0rXJSegment 3: Does education ‘cure' people of faith? The data says no, Religious News Service, By Ryan Burge, November 10, 2022 http://bit.ly/3TRMnSiIn America, Does More Education Equal Less Religion?, Pew Research Center, Report, April 26, 2017http://bit.ly/3hX6dOJSegment 4: One man's journey from a Hindu nationalist to a humanist, The World, By Priyadarshini Sen, November 10, 2022http://bit.ly/3TR6gZYDon't like ads? Consider becoming a patron for commercial-free episodes: http://tiny.cc/patreonnp We welcome your comments on the thread for this show. ► http://tiny.cc/fbnp► Contact us with questions or news stories at: nonprophets@atheist-community.org

Reveal
How Democracy Survived the Midterm Elections

Reveal

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2022 50:36


Reveal host Al Letson talks with leading academics and journalists to take the temperature of American democracy: What did we expect from the midterms, what did we get, and what does that mean for 2024? Reveal's Ese Olumhense and Mother Jones senior reporter Ari Berman discuss how gerrymandering, abortion rights, election denial and fear of voting crimes played out in contentious states like Arizona, Wisconsin and Florida. Next, Andrea Bernstein and Ilya Marritz, who report on threats to democracy for ProPublica and are hosts of the podcast WIll Be Wild, join Letson to discuss how the violence and disinformation that sparked the Jan. 6 insurrection continues to shape the country's political landscape. The reporters tell the story of how the Department of Homeland Security backed off efforts to identify and combat false information after Republican pundits and politicians accused the Biden administration of stomping on the free speech rights of anyone who disagrees with them. Then, reporter Jessica Pishko delves into the world of a group called the constitutional sheriffs. This association of rogue sheriffs claims to be the highest law in the land and has increasingly come to see themselves as election police. Pishko attends a meeting in Arizona where Richard Mack, a leader of the movement who has also been involved with the far-right Oath Keepers, extols the rights of sheriffs to get involved in monitoring elections. In recent years, this right-wing group has grown from a fringe organization to one with national power and prominence. Pishko discusses the chilling effect these sheriffs have on voting. In his time as president, Donald Trump bucked the norms and mixed presidential duties with personal business, refused to release his tax returns and pardoned his political allies.This week, he announced he's running for president again in 2024. Letson speaks with two lawyers who have spent the past two years identifying how to rein in presidential power and close loopholes Trump exposed: Bob Bauer, former White House counsel for President Barack Obama, and Jack Goldsmith, former assistant attorney general in President George W. Bush's Office of Legal Counsel. They're also co-authors of the 2020 book “After Trump: Reconstructing the Presidency.” Support Reveal's journalism at Revealnews.org/donatenow Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to get the scoop on new episodes at Revealnews.org/newsletter Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

The Majority Report with Sam Seder
2970 - The Myths Around Gentrification; FTX Empire Collapses w/ Leslie Kern & Jacob Silverman

The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 72:57


Emma hosts Leslie Kern, professor of geography, environment, women's and gender studies at Mount Allison University, to discuss her recent book Gentrification Is Inevitable And Other Lies. Then, she is joined by writer Jacob Silverman to discuss the recent developments surrounding the crypto exchange FTX and its founder, Sam Bankman-Fried. First, Emma runs through updates on the GOP making their House Majority official, Mitch McConnell beating out Rick Scott for Senate Minority leader, same-sex marriage legislation making it past the filibuster, violence in Iran, and a mass Starbucks worker strike in the US, also parsing through the ProPublica leak of a discussion between various anti-choice lobbyists. She's then joined by Professor Leslie Kern, as she dives right into the nature of the monster of gentrification, first looking at the unnatural forces of modern neoliberalism that make it seem so inevitable today, with local and federal governments removing regulations and smoothing the path for capital and multinational organizations to turn housing into an asset class and use it as such. After diving deeper into this financialization of something necessary for life, taking spaces fundamental to the existence of urban communities and turning them into spaces of speculation and tourism built for outsiders, Professor Kern and Emma explore why the combination of a capitalist land market and mass disinvestment from certain communities will almost always point towards gentrification. Wrapping up, Professor Kern walks through the coining of the term in 1960s London to recognize a process that had been ongoing for a while, looking to explore the cultural drive that pushed certain middle-class homeowners away from suburban sprawl (not to mention the obvious economic elements), before the rise of neoliberalism in the ‘80s began to make urban centers a generally desirable investment for the rest of the middle-class, setting the stage for the third, finance-backed wave of gentrification that we see today. Jacob Silverman and Emma then dive into the rapid rise and fall of Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of a massive crypto empire in the FTX exchange and Alameda Research firm, diving into how his Ponzi scheme turned him into a billionaire on paper, while myriad liberal institutions offered him legitimacy, allowing him to effectively run wild, investing billions in others' money completely unregulated. Wrapping up that story, Jacob and Emma discuss the echo of the 2008 financial crash that can be seen in the recent Crypto crashes, and the greater implications of SBF effectively disappearing billions of dollars from investors. And in the Fun Half: Emma is joined by Brandon Sutton and Matt Binder as they tackle Karen Bass' W in the LA Mayoral race, who could actually beat Trump in a GOP Presidential race, and the culpability of Kirsten Gillibrand as she CONTINUES to campaign for crypto. Herschel Walker soft launches his Letterboxd, Ben Shapiro and Matt Walsh discuss whether marriage is just having a baby, Mitch in Dallas dives deeper into how the crypto crash echos 2008, and Meta continues its mediocre early 2010s VR grift. Nick Adams talks anti-woke NBA stars and Sean Hannity hates on that sweet skunky smell of freedom, plus, your calls and IMs! 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Direkt36 Podcast
Direkt36 podcast #49 - Kik Magyarország "árnyék diplomatái"?

Direkt36 Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 69:20


Hogyan lehet visszaélni a diplomácia egyik kevéssé látható intézményével, a tiszteletbeli konzuli pozícióval? Hogyan viselhetik ezt a címet bűncselekménnyel összefüggésbe hozható vagy kétes ügyekben szereplő emberek? Erről szól legújabb nyomozásunk, amely egy nemzetközi projekt keretében készült. Az "Árnyék diplomaták" nevű projekt vezetői az International Consortium of Investigative Journalists és a ProPublica voltak. A témában a cikkeinket itt találjátok: https://www.direkt36.hu/magyarorszag-gyanus-hatteru-diplomatai-is-fennakadtak-egy-nemzetkozi-ujsagirocsapat-nyomozasan/ https://www.direkt36.hu/szexualis-bunozok-drogdilerek-gyilkosok-is-megbujnak-a-vilag-tiszteletbeli-konzuljai-kozott/ Ezt a munkát csak akkor tudjuk végezni, ha vannak támogatóink. Csatlakozz a Direkt36 támogatói köréhez, és betekintést is kapsz ebbe az izgalmas munkába!https://www.direkt36.hu/en/tamogass-minket/ Borítókép: Somogyi Péter (szarvas) / Telex

KGNU Morning Magazine Podcast
Morning Magazine Podcast – Monday, November 15, 2022

KGNU Morning Magazine Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 24:31


On today’s Morning Magazine, a ProPublica investigation uncovered a pattern of irregularities within Colorado’s family court system. We'll get the details from the reporter. The midterm red wave didn’t materialize—but an emerging green wave did. That's coming up in H20 […]

We Dissent
Elections!

We Dissent

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 67:43


Rebecca, Liz, Monica, and Alison discuss the ways in which the separation of church and state surfaces during election season. They'll break down the Johnson Amendment, the rules and restrictions churches must adhere to in order to be tax-exempt, and then explore the unique complaints they receive involving voting in churches. FFRF, AHA, and American Atheists (like churches!) are 501(c)(3) organizations and therefore do not endorse or oppose candidates for public office. Background The Texas Tribune and Propublica (2022) - “Churches are breaking the law and endorsing in elections, experts say. The IRS looks the other way.” FFRF - “The Case in Support of the Johnson Amendment” FFRF - “Church Polling Places”  MTSU - “History of the Johnson Amendment” IRS - The Restriction of Political Campaign Intervention by Section 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Organizations FFRF - “Pulpit Freedom Sunday”  AHA (2019) - “Organizations to Congress: Protect the Johnson Amendment” AA - “Churches as Polling Places” Washington Post (2016) - “Florida Mosque Removed as Polling Place after Complaints, Threats” The Humanist (2018) - “On the Hill: How Arcane Senate Rules Saved the Johnson Amendment (For Now)” Humanists International (2007) - “U.S. District Court allows voting in churches” Newsweek (2022) - “Idaho Church Under Fire for Hosting GOP Rally Ahead of Midterms” Cases Berman v. Board of Elections (1969) Otero v. State Election Board of Oklahoma (1992) FFRF v. Trump (2017)   Check us out on Facebook and Twitter. Our website, we-dissent.org, has more information as well as episode transcripts.

KPFA - UpFront
Why Republicans can’t quit Trump

KPFA - UpFront

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 59:58


00:08 John Nichols, national affairs correspondent for The Nation, on why Donald Trump is still a favorite for the Republican presidential nomination, and what that means for the party.  00:35  Kavitha Surana, reporter at ProPublica, on how anti-abortion activists plan to defend and expand the nation's strictest abortion bans 00:48 Tarini Hardikar, graduate student researcher at UC Berkeley's College of Chemistry, on the multi-union strike covering 48,000 student workers in California.  The post Why Republicans can't quit Trump appeared first on KPFA.

Editor and Publisher Reports
163 ProPublica founder Dick Tofel speaks on funding/ philanthropy flaws and more

Editor and Publisher Reports

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2022 31:36


After senior management positions at Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal, Dick Tofel helped start and eventually led the well-known, nonprofit investigative journalistic entity ProPublica for 15 years. Today he consultants the industry as the principal of Gallatin Advisory. However, Tofel recently "lit up the Twittersphere" when he posted on his blog, "Second Rough Draft," an unabashed and unvarnished assessment and warning about how philanthropic funds are awarded to journalistic enterprises. He stated how there may be flaws within the process that some organizations and associations employ today — questioning that "Given limited resources, shouldn't more money go to news orgs directly, even if that means making hard choices?” In the November 3, 2022 post entitled "A Few Words of Warning About Funding Intermediaries and Philanthropy's Leaky Bucket,” Tofel states that he is concerned that organizations like LION (Local Independent Online News) Publishers, the Knight Foundationand others “may be getting a bit out of scale” in handling the millions of dollars of funds they allocate. He sees a "more pressing need for funding nonprofit news organizations directly." Tofel states, "To put a finer point on it, I am increasingly worried when I observe what I see as the increasing fragility of many nonprofit newsrooms juxtaposed with the robust growth of the intermediaries whose mission is to support them.” Within the piece, later "picked up" and published by Harvard's NiemanLab, Tofel cites data showing how half of LION Publishers' members, between the years 2020 and 2021, showed no revenue growth at all, while the association itself had in the same period revenue growth from less than $700,000 to $3.8 million. And The Knight Foundation spent more than $10 million on staff and trustees in 2020 to make $71 million in grants, while the much larger and more diversified Ford Foundation spent on staff and trustees in the same year about as much as Knight spent on grantees ($71 million again) to make about $805 million in grants. In this 163rd episode of "E&P Reports," we go one-on-one with ProPublica founder Dick Tofel, first on his latest opinion piece on how there may be some flaws in how organizations like LION Publishers and the Knight Foundation award millions in philanthropic journalistic funds. And his views that the only sustainable model for local journalism will be nonprofit enterprises.

Congressional Dish
CD262: Inside C-SPAN with Howard Mortman

Congressional Dish

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2022 90:07


As we wait for the final results of the midterm elections to determine which party will control the House, enjoy Jen's interview with C-SPAN Communications Director, Howard Mortman. Jen and Howard discuss all things C-SPAN, including what C-SPAN crews are and are not allowed to film and the network's funding sources and distribution, as well has Howard's podcast, the Weekly, and his book, When Rabbis Bless Congress. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Contribute monthly or a lump sum via PayPal Support Congressional Dish via Patreon (donations per episode) Send Zelle payments to: Donation@congressionaldish.com Send Venmo payments to: @Jennifer-Briney Send Cash App payments to: $CongressionalDish or Donation@congressionaldish.com Use your bank's online bill pay function to mail contributions to: 5753 Hwy 85 North, Number 4576, Crestview, FL 32536. Please make checks payable to Congressional Dish Thank you for supporting truly independent media! View the shownotes on our website at https://congressionaldish.com/cd262-inside-c-span-with-howard-mortman Executive Producer Recommended Sources Ecomodernist Society of North America CD261: Inflation Reduction Act CD258: Gain of Function Research Background Sources Howard Mortman Howard Mortman Bio C-SPAN's The Weekly Podcast Book: When Rabbis Bless Congress: The Great American Story of Jewish Prayers on Capitol Hill On Twitter @HowardMortman Jen on C-SPAN Washington Journal, August 9, 2019 Washington Journal, September 10, 2022 Alzheimer's Testimony Seth Rogan's and Charity “Alzheimer's Disease Research.” February 26, 2014. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services. Hilarity for Charity (HFC) Origins of COVID-19 Katherine Eban and Jeff Kao. October 28, 2022. “COVID-19 Origins: Investigating a ‘Complex and Grave Situation' Inside a Wuhan Lab.” ProPublica. Cover Art Design by Only Child Imaginations Music Presented in This Episode Intro & Exit: Tired of Being Lied To by David Ippolito (found on Music Alley by mevio)

This Machine Kills
207. Rent High? Blame Bob

This Machine Kills

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 68:11


We discuss a recent investigation by ProPublica into the convergence of real estate, private equity, and algorithmic pricing as they profile a particularly odious company (RealPage) that is selling a technology (YieldStar) to property management companies, which directly leading to severe upward pressures on rental pricing and vacancy rates. Troubled by real estate companies extracting higher margins out of renters in a tight market in ways that raise red flags of collusion? Well, just blame a guy named Bob. Stuff we reference: ••• Rent Going Up? One Company's Algorithm Could Be Why. https://www.propublica.org/article/yieldstar-rent-increase-realpage-rent ••• Senator Seeks Antitrust Review of Apartment Price-Setting Software https://www.propublica.org/article/yieldstar-rent-increase-senate-antitrust-apartment ••• Company That Makes Rent-Setting Software for Apartments Accused of Collusion, Lawsuit Says https://www.propublica.org/article/realpage-accused-of-collusion-in-new-lawsuit ••• RealPage Accused Of Price-Fixing In Student Housing Market https://www.law360.com/real-estate-authority/articles/1546168/realpage-accused-of-price-fixing-in-student-housing-market ••• JP Morgan Wants to Make Tenant Data Available to Every Landlord https://www.vice.com/en/article/k7bkyn/jp-morgan-wants-to-make-tenant-data-available-to-every-landlord Subscribe to hear more analysis and commentary in our premium episodes every week! https://www.patreon.com/thismachinekills Grab TMK gear: https://www.bonfire.com/store/this-machine-kills-podcast/ Hosted by Jathan Sadowski (www.twitter.com/jathansadowski) and Edward Ongweso Jr. (www.twitter.com/bigblackjacobin). Production / Music by Jereme Brown (www.twitter.com/braunestahl)

The Carbon Copy
The Ike Dike: the biggest civil engineering project in US history

The Carbon Copy

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 37:39


As the cost of living with hurricanes grows, coastal cities across the country are starting to ask the trillion dollar question: what can we build to protect ourselves, and how much are we willing to pay? This week, producer Alexandria Herr takes us to Texas, where the largest civil engineering project in U.S. history may soon put those questions to the test. The Houston area is a sitting duck for a hurricane that scientists say could cause an environmental and economic catastrophe. But the $31 billion “Ike Dike,” approved this summer by the House and Senate, would help protect the region. Will it be enough to prevent disaster?  Guests: Kiah Collier, you can read the Peabody award winning reporting on the potential impacts of a hurricane on the Houston area for Propublica and the Texas Tribune here. Dr. Bill Merrell is a professor emeritus at Texas A&M University at Galveston.  Dr. Jim Blackburn is a professor in the practice of environmental law at Rice and co-director of the Severe Storm Prediction, Education & Evacuation from Disasters Center. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

KPFA - UpFront
It’s election day!; Plus how a software firm created a cartel to raise rents

KPFA - UpFront

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 59:59


A vote-by-mail ballot | Photo by Chris Lee On today's show: 0:08 – It's election day! LaTosha Brown (@MsLaToshaBrown), co-founder of the Black Voters Matter Fund joins us from Georgia. 0:15 – John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), national affairs correspondent for The Nation magazine rounds up the key House and Senate races across the country as well as a few state initiatives and gubernatorial elections. 0:35 – Heather Vogell (@hvogell), who is currently investigating the rental housing market for ProPublica discusses her recent investigation of YieldStar, the algorithmic software developed by RealPage to help landlords set rental prices on apartments. The post It's election day!; Plus how a software firm created a cartel to raise rents appeared first on KPFA.

What Next | Daily News and Analysis
How the Dems Win Back the Rust Belt

What Next | Daily News and Analysis

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 27:46


Trump won Ohio handily, and it's been expected that JD Vance would cruise into a Senate seat this fall. But Democratic candidate Tim Ryan seems to have struck a chord with the very demographics that have been drifting away from his party. Does he have what it takes to win in Trump country? And could his success be replicated across the Midwest? Guest: Alec MacGillis, politics and government reporter at ProPublica. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Amicus—and you'll be supporting the work we do here on What Next. Sign up now at slate.com/whatnextplus to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Brian Lehrer: A Daily Politics Podcast
Election Day Information — And Disinformation — Are Upon Us

Brian Lehrer: A Daily Politics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 19:21


What reforms have there been to curb election-impacting misinformation, and what does the information landscape look like ahead of the 2022 midterms? On Today's Show:Andrea Bernstein, who covers Democracy for ProPublica and contributes to NPR covering Trump legal matters, co-host of "Will Be Wild", and the author of American Oligarchs: The Kushners, the Trumps, and the Marriage of Money and Power, and Ilya Marritz, freelance reported for ProPublica, NPR, and co-host of the podcasts "Trump, Inc." and "Will be Wild", talk about how the Biden administration's actions to address disinformation hasn't been as strong as they initially indicated.

Transition Virginia
Election Day Special: Guns, Cameras, and Sample Ballots at Polling Places (with Lauren Burke)

Transition Virginia

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 31:01


IN THE NEWS:Guns at Polling Places: This election cycle is seeing a rise in armed poll-watchers, raising concerns about voter intimidation. Guns are prohibited at polling places in Virginia, but that only applies to 40 feet from the front door of the voting location. As Thomas, Michael, and Lauren discuss, there's a clear difference between ordinary gun-carrying citizens and clear attempts at voter intimidation.Cameras at Polling Places: Polling places have become a hotspot for vigilante surveillance, with cameras attached to political signs pointed toward ballot drop-boxes and polling places. Other reports show people taking photos of license plates and individuals traveling to and from polling places. While journalists still need to be able to do their jobs at polling places, how do we draw the line between good-faith journalism and more voter intimidation?Sample Ballots at Polling Places: Local polling places have sample ballots to help explain the voting process, but political parties also mail out their own sample ballots--often indicating the party-endorsed positions. Analysts call this an important heuristic, especially for smaller races. But what about attempts at misleading sample ballots designed to confuse voters about their local party positions?At the Watercooler: Lauren Burke discusses her latest reporting on the campaign trail following incumbent Democrats Elaine Luria and Abigail Spanberger, Thomas notes a controversy at a Prince William County polling place where Republican policies have made it difficult to field enough poll workers, and Michael highlights a ProPublica story that reveals how many Fortune 500 companies have failed to uphold their pledges after January 6th (https://www.propublica.org/article/companies-funding-election-deniers-after-january-6)Lauren Burke's podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/burkefile/id1481418341 Learn more at http://linktr.ee/JacklegMediaSponsored by the Substance Abuse and Addiction Recovery Alliance of Virginia

Slate Daily Feed
What Next: How the Dems Win Back the Rust Belt

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 27:46


Trump won Ohio handily, and it's been expected that JD Vance would cruise into a Senate seat this fall. But Democratic candidate Tim Ryan seems to have struck a chord with the very demographics that have been drifting away from his party. Does he have what it takes to win in Trump country? And could his success be replicated across the Midwest? Guest: Alec MacGillis, politics and government reporter at ProPublica. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Amicus—and you'll be supporting the work we do here on What Next. Sign up now at slate.com/whatnextplus to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Trumpcast
What Next: How the Dems Win Back the Rust Belt

Trumpcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 27:46


Trump won Ohio handily, and it's been expected that JD Vance would cruise into a Senate seat this fall. But Democratic candidate Tim Ryan seems to have struck a chord with the very demographics that have been drifting away from his party. Does he have what it takes to win in Trump country? And could his success be replicated across the Midwest? Guest: Alec MacGillis, politics and government reporter at ProPublica. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Amicus—and you'll be supporting the work we do here on What Next. Sign up now at slate.com/whatnextplus to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apple News Today
Closing arguments in the midterm campaigns

Apple News Today

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 11:33


The Washington Post reports on each party’s closing arguments in the midterm campaigns. NPR looks at concerns over violence around Election Day, and what’s being done to keep politicians, voters, and poll workers safe. Apple News Today has a conversation with politics watchers in the final days of the 2022 campaigns. A ProPublica and Texas Tribune investigation found that several churches appear to be breaking the law by endorsing candidates in elections — while the IRS looks the other way. As Egypt hosts world leaders for a climate conference, there’s increased focus on the country’s most famous political prisoner, who is on a hunger strike. The Washington Post has the story.

The Brian Lehrer Show
The Biden Administration's Response to Disinformation

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 24:31


Early on, the Biden administration promised to address the spread of disinformation. Andrea Bernstein, who covers Democracy for ProPublica and contributes to NPR covering Trump legal matters, co-host of "Will Be Wild", and the author of American Oligarchs: The Kushners, the Trumps, and the Marriage of Money and Power, and Ilya Marritz, freelance reported for ProPublica, NPR, and co-host of the podcasts "Trump, Inc." and "Will be Wild", talk about how the administration's actions to address it hasn't been as strong as they initially indicated.

MinistryWatch Podcast
Ep. 220: Celebration Church, Seattle Pacific University, the $100-M “He Gets Us” Campaign

MinistryWatch Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 30:55


On today's program, a church does something it doesn't often do.  It apologizes for its past.  We'll share why.  We also look more closely at the $100-million evangelistic ad campaign called “He Gets Us.”  And we note the passing of an evangelical elder statesman.  Steve Douglass, who helped Cru grow into one of the largest ministries in the world, is dead at age 77.  We'll have an appreciation.  We begin today with news that Celebration Church's founders have reopened a defamation lawsuit against their former church. A final reminder that I'll be hosting a lunch for MinistryWatch friends in Newport Beach, California, on November 15.  If you live in LA, especially Orange County, you should be getting an email from me with more information, but if you want to make sure that you get an invitation, please email me and I'll make sure you get the details.  All of these lunches are FREE.  They're just our way of saying THANK YOU for being a part of our work. Secondly, we've started something new here at MinistryWatch.  We're doing a quarterly survey of the senior executive in each of the MinistryWatch 1000 ministries.  The first article based on that survey is on the website now.  And I describe the survey more fully in this week's MinistryWatch EXTRA episode, so if you haven't heard that episode, please check it out.  The producers for today's program are Rich Roszel and Jeff McIntosh.  We get database and other technical support from Cathy Goddard, Stephen DuBarry, Emily Kern, Rod Pitzer, and Casey Sudduth. Writers who contributed to today's program include Scott Barkley, Jeremy Schwartz, Jessica Priest, Alejandra Molina, Steve Rabey, Anne Stych, Jessica Eturralde, Christina Darnell—and you, Warren. Special thanks to The Baptist Press and ProPublica for providing material for this week's podcast. Until next time, may God bless you.

CBS This Morning - News on the Go
11/3: Pres. Biden deliver speech about democracy ahead of midterms. Police dispatch audio from the Uvalde shooting reveals widespread miscommunication.

CBS This Morning - News on the Go

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 16:17


The debate over what's at stake in Tuesday's midterms, as many GOP candidates refuse to promise they'll accept the results if they lose. Last night, in a speech at Washington's Union Station, President Biden argued democracy itself is at risk. Our polling shows that right now, the economy is the number one issue for voters, amid worries about high inflation. Many of those suspicions about the democratic process stem from former President Trump's false claims about the 2020 election. The man charged with federal and state felonies in the assault of Paul Pelosi is now also facing possible detention by U.S. immigration officials. Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be on the brink of taking power again. Netanyahu was forced to step down last year amid corruption charges, for which he's still on trial. Newly-released police dispatch audio from the school massacre in Uvalde, Texas reveals widespread miscommunication during the police response at Robb Elementary School. These recordings, obtained by the Texas Tribune and ProPublica, show the desperation inside the school during 77 minutes of terror. In Florida, the gunman who killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was sent to prison yesterday after a stormy court hearing. A judge sentenced Nikolas Cruz to life without parole, the only possible punishment, after a jury refused to unanimously endorse the death penalty in the case. CBS, our parent company Paramount Global, and former CBS President and CEO, Leslie Moonves, have agreed to a settlement, worth more than $30 million, to resolve allegations of insider trading, misleading investigators, and attempting to conceal sexual assault claims. Moonves was fired in 2018 after harassment allegations against him became public. He denies any wrongdoing.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

DH Unplugged
DHUnplugged #627: Financial WarZone

DH Unplugged

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 64:04


Landmines everywhere - it is a warzone when it comes to markets. October - one of the best in history - who would have thought? Talks of a windfall tax - say it ain't so Joe! PLUS we are now on Spotify and Amazon Music/Podcasts! OS Click HERE for Show Notes and Links DHUnplugged is now streaming live - with listener chat. Click on link on the right sidebar. Love the Show? Then how about a Donation? Follow John C. Dvorak on Twitter Follow Andrew Horowitz on Twitter Warm Up - It is a financial war-zone out there! - For all the market timers who got out on the breakdown this month - HOW IT GOING? - Fed meeting this week - The Media all a flurry (Obsessed) - Lockdowns in China AGAIN (Also reports that COVID lab accident released from Wuhan) - Big end of Week- FOMC decision and employment numbers - What are they smoking in the UK? Market Update - BIG-TOBER - DJIA up 14% - Crazy Numbers - Apple has one of its biggest days ever, Amazon, one of its worst - FANG Stock drop by record - Windfall Tax Update (Why not charge Apple? Pfizer?) - New Term Out - From Pivot to..... How Good Of  A Month? - DJIA Up 14%, Financials Up 11%, LONG Treasuries DOWN 6%,  SMALL Caps Up 12%, CHINA down 12%, Oil up 8% - VALUE still outpacing Growth - YTD -11% vs -27% Good Idea? - JP Morgan building Rental Payment system - Says checks are still most used to pay rent today - wants to digitize - The bank is piloting a platform it created for property owners and managers that automates the invoicing and receipt of online rent payments - As a result, about 78% are still paid using old-school checks and money orders, according to JPMorgan - JPMorgan has spent the past few years working on the software, called Story, which is meant to ultimately become an all-in-one property management solution. Of Course There Is This - Renters filed a lawsuit this week alleging that a company that makes price-setting software for apartments and nine of the nation's biggest property managers formed a cartel to artificially inflate rents in violation of federal law. - The lawsuit was filed days after ProPublica published an investigation raising concerns that the software, sold by Texas-based RealPage, is potentially pushing rent prices above competitive levels, facilitating price-fixing, or both. - The lawsuit accused the property managers and RealPage of forming “a cartel to artificially inflate the price of and artificially decrease the supply and output of multifamily residential real estate leases from competitive levels.” - RealPage's software uses an algorithm to churn through a trove of data each night to suggest daily prices for available rental units. All Eyes on the Fed - Wobble baby - Fed toning down hawkish stance but still aggressively tightening = wobble - Odds are for 0.75% hike this meeting and more than 50% chance for 0.50% in December - HOWEVER, spending still robust, employment solid Silly - Chief Economist and Economic Policy Adviser to Vice President of United States Jared Bernstein hit the wires at the top of the hour with: "Biden has endorsed Fed's policy pivot" FAANG - MASSIVE LOSSES 1 - Year FAANG Social Media - Total thrashing after earnings - SNAP +6% and META +4% lifting on the Axios report that the FCC Commissioner wants to ban TikTok - According to sources: A ban would be huge for META and SNAP, but seems unlikely. Perhaps the government will force ByteDance to sell TikTok, - Didn't we go through this once before? Brazil - All too Familiar? - Brazilian leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva narrowly defeated President Jair Bolsonaro in a runoff election - But Bolsonao (incumbent) did not concede defeat on Sunday night - Truck drivers believed to be Bolsonaro supporters on Sunday blocked a highway in four places in the state of Mato Grosso, a major grains producer, according to the highway operator. - Brazilian markets volatile

Texas Tribune Brief
“I'm so scared”: 911 recordings reveal fear and urgency of those trapped in Uvalde elementary school

Texas Tribune Brief

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 4:54


Audio obtained by The Texas Tribune and ProPublica and shows just how long police and dispatchers likely knew that children and teachers were in danger before taking action at Robb Elementary School.

Texas Standard
Texas Standard: November 2, 2022

Texas Standard

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 51:18


What exactly happened during law enforcement’s response to the school shooting in Uvalde? We’ll look at what newly obtained recordings reveal. More than 5 months after the Uvalde school shooting, the Texas Tribune and Propublica obtain 911 calls and communications between police and dispatchers showing the scale of miscommunication in law enforcement’s response. Also with […]

The Black Shutter Podcast
Ep 62 - Local Heroes

The Black Shutter Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 78:42


Rita Harper is a documentary photographer and photojournalist from Atlanta, Georgia. A quiet child, she grew interested in imagery and observing her surroundings – both skills that have greatly benefited her work. With no formal art education, she began to take to the streets of Atlanta and discover a style of her own. She quickly realized the affinity she had for capturing Black life and Atlanta culture simultaneously. It is her goal to show the beauty of the everyday person. Rita has captured images of everyone from unsung pillars of tight-knit communities to regular people fighting against powerful, faceless corporations. She wishes to amplify the voices and narratives of everyday, working-class Black people and people of color as a reminder that all our lives have a purpose, importance, and value. That you do not have to be famous to have a story worth telling. Her photos have been featured in exhibitions all around Atlanta, including shows at the Future Dead Artists Gallery, Mint ATL, Georgia State University, and the Auburn Avenue Research Library. She has also been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, National Geographic, The Today Show Digital, Pro Publica, The Guardian, and Ilford Photo. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/blackshutterpodcast/support

What Next | Daily News and Analysis
When Child Protective Services Gets It Wrong

What Next | Daily News and Analysis

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2022 29:52 Very Popular


An investigation into child welfare agencies around the country uncovered that the vast majority of searches of home environments happen without anything like a warrant, increasing the stress for parents as well as the children whose welfare is supposed to be being protected.  Guest: Eli Hager, ProPublica reporter covering issues affecting children and teens in the Southwest. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Dear Prudence—and you'll be supporting the work we do here on What Next. Sign up now at slate.com/whatnextplus to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Trumpcast
What Next: When Child Protective Services Gets It Wrong

Trumpcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2022 29:52


An investigation into child welfare agencies around the country uncovered that the vast majority of searches of home environments happen without anything like a warrant, increasing the stress for parents as well as the children whose welfare is supposed to be being protected.  Guest: Eli Hager, ProPublica reporter covering issues affecting children and teens in the Southwest. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Dear Prudence—and you'll be supporting the work we do here on What Next. Sign up now at slate.com/whatnextplus to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
What Next: When Child Protective Services Gets It Wrong

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2022 29:52


An investigation into child welfare agencies around the country uncovered that the vast majority of searches of home environments happen without anything like a warrant, increasing the stress for parents as well as the children whose welfare is supposed to be being protected.  Guest: Eli Hager, ProPublica reporter covering issues affecting children and teens in the Southwest. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Dear Prudence—and you'll be supporting the work we do here on What Next. Sign up now at slate.com/whatnextplus to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Longform
Episode 509: Andy Kroll

Longform

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 55:44


Andy Kroll is an investigative reporter for ProPublica. His new book is A Death on W Street: The Murder of Seth Rich and the Age of Conspiracy. “I think a book has ruined me for writing hot takes and spicy Twitter dunks and all of these other one- and two-dimensional bits of ephemera. I wasn't really a big fan of it in the first place, but I can't do it anymore. A book forces you to look at the world in a much more fine grained, humane, empathetic way, and there's no going back from that.” Show notes: @AndyKroll andy-kroll.com Kroll on Longform Kroll's ProPublica archive Kroll's Rolling Stone archive 01:00 A Death on W Street: The Murder of Seth Rich and the Age of Conspiracy (PublicAffairs • 2022) 21:00 "Ted Cruz's Secret Weapon to Win the Right" (National Journal • Jun 2015) 22:00 "Ted Cruz's Howitzer" (New Republic • Jan 2016) 22:00 "The Staying Power of Nancy Pelosi" (The Atlantic • Sep 2015) 22:00 "The Last Days of Jerry Brown" (California Sunday Magazine • Mar 2018) 31:00 "Seth Rich, Slain DNC Staffer, Had Contact with WikiLeaks, Say Multiple Sources" (Malia Zimmerman • Fox News • May 2017) 40:00 Longform Podcast #46: Nicholas Schmidle (Jun 2013) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

What Next | Daily News and Analysis
How DeSantis Redrew Florida's Map

What Next | Daily News and Analysis

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 26:19 Very Popular


Ron DeSantis broke with tradition when he rejected the Florida legislature's redistricting map and presented his own. But by splitting a majority Black district in northern Florida into four other districts, he may have violated both Florida and federal laws against gerrymandering. Guest: Joshua Kaplan, reporter at ProPublica.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Dear Prudence—and you'll be supporting the work we do here on What Next. Sign up now at slate.com/whatnextplus to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Trumpcast
What Next: How DeSantis Redrew Florida's Map

Trumpcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 26:19


Ron DeSantis broke with tradition when he rejected the Florida legislature's redistricting map and presented his own. But by splitting a majority Black district in northern Florida into four other districts, he may have violated both Florida and federal laws against gerrymandering. Guest: Joshua Kaplan, reporter at ProPublica.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Dear Prudence—and you'll be supporting the work we do here on What Next. Sign up now at slate.com/whatnextplus to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly
The surprising factors that affect who gets to live where

Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 16:54 Very Popular


There’s a lot that determines the cost of housing. And it goes beyond market forces like supply and demand. Kimberly Adams and guest host Janet Nguyen talk about the unexpected ingredients that are playing a role in housing prices and how they affect where people get to live. Plus, now that Fat Bear Week is over, meet the world’s chunkiest parrot! Here’s everything we talked about today: “ProPublica investigation: Rent Going Up? One Company's Algorithm Could Be Why.” from ProPublica “Florida Coastal Living Reshaped by Hurricane Housing Codes” from The Wall Street Journal “Hair straightening chemicals associated with higher uterine cancer risk” from the National Institutes of Health “Chemical hair straighteners linked to higher risk of uterine cancer for Black women, study shows” from NBC News “Fat parrot ineligible for ‘Bird of the Year' because it keeps winning” from The Washington Post “‘A Christmas Story Christmas' Teaser': Peter Billingsley As Ralphie” from Deadline If you've got a question for the hosts, call 508-U-B-SMART and leave us a voicemail. You can email makemesmart@marketplace.org.