Buying a New Purse? This Startup Wants to Help You Pay For It — But Could Also Get You Into Debt.

Buying a New Purse? This Startup Wants to Help You Pay For It — But Could Also Get You Into Debt.

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Co-published with Vox. Afterpay is the latest company to target young shoppers looking for a deal.

Episode 11: Kirsten Gillibrand's Path to Power

Episode 11: Kirsten Gillibrand's Path to Power

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. What does Kirsten Gillibrand's rise tell us about the relationship between gender and power in American politics?

Episode 9: What Does the Right Kind of Woman Sound Like?

Episode 9: What Does the Right Kind of Woman Sound Like?

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. Shrill, strident, bossy. These are the misogynistic slurs women often face when they run for elected office. So what should power sound like?

Episode 8: The Right Kind of Woman

Episode 8: The Right Kind of Woman

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. Women running for office are often forced to play by different rules. We look at two candidates: Stacey Abrams in Georgia and Mikie Sherrill in suburban New Jersey.

Episode 7: The Women of Texas's Secret Resistance

Episode 7: The Women of Texas's Secret Resistance

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. In this episode, we bring you the story of a group of progressive, Texan women who are organizing — in secret — out of fear of retaliation from their neighbors.

Episode 6: Ida B. Wells

Episode 6: Ida B. Wells

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. Ida B. Wells is in some ways a forgotten figure, but her reporting on lynchings across the South was unwavering in its mission: calling America out on racial injustice.

Episode 9: 'You Just Sit There and Wait for the Next Day to Come'

Episode 9: 'You Just Sit There and Wait for the Next Day to Come'

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosIn many counties, pre-trial juvenile offenders are still put in solitary. In this episode, WNYC teams up with The Marshall Project to investigate how widespread the practice remains.

Episode 8: 'I Want Someone to Love Me Even for a Second'

Episode 8: 'I Want Someone to Love Me Even for a Second'

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosPolicy experts even use the term "sexual abuse to prison pipeline," and they say it’s why incarcerating a young girl perpetuates more negative behavior and makes it harder to exit the system. 

Episode 7: 'It’s the Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Done'

Episode 7: 'It’s the Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Done'

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosDesperate parents with means can turn to a whole network of private programs before their kids even get caught. For a young person named James, this type of intervention in his teenage years was life-changing.

Episode 6: 'Please Lock Up My Kid'

Episode 6: 'Please Lock Up My Kid'

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosStatus offenses are designed to keep at risk youth safe, but in practice, they can also become a pipeline into the juvenile justice system for kids who might otherwise not end up there.

 

Episode 5: 'The Teenage Brain Is Like a Sports Car'

Episode 5: 'The Teenage Brain Is Like a Sports Car'

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosStephen is one of thousands of so-called "juvenile lifers" who have an unexpected shot at freedom today. Up until 2005, most juveniles could be sentenced just as harshly as adults: that meant life without parole, even the death penalty.