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Convention Night Call-In: DNC Wednesday

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We continue our coverage of Day 2 of the DNC with a democratic round robin of the tri-state area. Also, That's My Issue stories from Democrats.  Featuring:

  • Dana Redd, mayor of Camden, and vice-chairwoman of the New Jersey Democratic Party
  • Keith Wright, co-chair of New York State Democratic Party and assemblyman from Harlem
  • Chris Murphy, Connecticut congressman (D-5th) and U.S. Senate candidate
  • Anna Sale, It's a Free Country reporter

Also on the program was WAMU's own Rebecca Blatt, who spoke about the impact that proposed cuts to the federal workforce could have on swing state Virginia.


Making Art Off The Grid: A Month-Long Residency At A Remote National Park

Filmmakers Carter McCormick and Paula Sprenger recently wrapped up a month as artists-in-residence at Dry Tortugas National Park, 70 miles west of Key West. No phone, TV, Internet or other people.

After A Long Day Of Fighting Climate Change, This Grain Is Ready For A Beer

Kernza is a kind of grassy wheat that traps more carbon in the soil than crops like wheat and rice. Now, a West Coast brewery is using the grain in its new beer called Long Root Ale.
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Why Millions Of American Men Have Left The Workforce, And How To Bring Them Back

Today’s unemployment rate is down sharply from the height of the Great Recession. But more than a fifth of American men had no paid employment last year, and seven million of them have stopped looking altogether. Why men are leaving the workforce – and how to bring them back.


Tesla Surprise: It's A Profit

The company posted a profit of nearly $22 million for the third quarter, the first quarterly profit since 2013. Tesla attributes the good results in part to new stores.

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