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OFF-KILTER with Rebecca Vallas

Jun 6, 2020

Rebecca talks to sociologist Rashawn Ray about the George Floyd protests and how we move from "bad apples" to uprooting the "rotten trees" in policing that keep producing them.

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May 30, 2020

Rebecca sits down with Rep. Don Beyer, Vice Chair of Congressional Joint Economic Committee, and Heather Boushey of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, for the latest on where things stand in Washington on the federal COVID response.

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May 21, 2020

Rebecca talks to social insurance scholar Michael Graetz about his book "The Wolf at the Door" and how the U.S. might begin to address the rampant economic insecurity that long predated COVID--even in our current political climate.

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May 15, 2020

Rebecca sits down with Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) for a look at the agenda Dems in Congress are trying to advance to get much-needed help to workers and families amid COVID19.

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May 8, 2020

Rebecca sits down with Gbenga Ajilore and Greg Kaufmann for a deep-dive on why many rural communities—and the Black rural south in particular—are extra vulnerable amid the pandemic—and what we can do to ensure they aren’t left behind in our COVID response.

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