The Scarlet E, Episode 3: "Landlords & Tenants"

The Scarlet E, Episode 3: "Landlords & Tenants"

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. This is the dollars-and-cents episode of The Scarlet E, in which On the Media sets their sights on the practicalities and pitfalls of housing America’s poor families in the private rental market.

The Scarlet E, Episode 2: "40 Acres"

The Scarlet E, Episode 2: "40 Acres"

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. Eviction isn't without its own historical context. In vulnerable communities of people of color, displacement and denial of housing are phenomena centuries in the making. This episode maps the persistent line between racist housing policies, localized profiteering, and the devastating plunder of generations of wealth. 

The Scarlet E, Episode 1: "Why?"

The Scarlet E, Episode 1: "Why?"

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. We have an eviction epidemic in this country. We’ve had one for a long time. And in this new four-part series from On the Media, host Brooke Gladstone will seek out the why and the wherefore — in search, ultimately, of a cure.

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.

Susie Cagle

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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.