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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 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 2: 'They Look at Me Like a Menace'

Episode 2: 'They Look at Me Like a Menace'

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosIn our first episode, we met Z. Z is a kid who's had mental health challenges since he was small, and when he's gotten the support he needs, he has thrived. Inside lock up, that support is complicated.

Coming Soon: Mass Incarceration Starts Young

Coming Soon: Mass Incarceration Starts Young

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosRoughly a million kids a year get caught up in the criminal justice system. In Caught, a new podcast from WNYC, we'll listen as some of those young people tell their stories over nine episodes.

C is for Childcare: English Class Offers Free Babysitting Too

C is for Childcare: English Class Offers Free Babysitting Too

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosA new program in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, is trying to make it easier for moms who don't speak English to improve their language skills. 

Does This Avocado Toast Come With A Side of Gentrification?

Does This Avocado Toast Come With A Side of Gentrification?

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. Businesses like Avocaderia are creating jobs in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. But at what cost?

Birth of the NYC Co-op. Thank You, Finland.

Birth of the NYC Co-op. Thank You, Finland.

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosTo understand why cooperative apartments outnumber condos in NYC, you have to visit Sunset Park, Brooklyn.