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Choosing A Cell Phone And Mobile Data Plan

A wave of new offers from cell phone carriers leaves consumers confused about data plans, phone upgrades and how to save money. We explore changes in the industry and how to find the best deal.

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New Insights Into The Underground Sex Economy

A new landmark study by the Urban Institute explores the economics of the sex industry in Washington, D.C., and seven other major cities.

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Fair Pay and the Workplace

Although the Equal Pay Act has been on the books since 1963, court decisions over the years have weakened the law, and a culture of secrecy around salaries is still the norm in most workplaces. We explore the complex issues around pay equity.

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Kojo In Your Community: The Changing Face Of North Capitol Street

The District is a city in flux, and nowhere are the changes more dramatic than North Capitol Street, NE, just blocks from the U.S. Capitol. A panel of guests joins a live studio audience at NPR's headquarters for this "Kojo In Your Community" to discuss how both longtime residents and newcomers see the changes.

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Kojo In Your Community: Public Safety In NoMa And Across The District

D.C. Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier joins "Kojo In Your Community" to discuss how rapid changes in the NoMa neighborhood and across the city have affected public safety.

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The Changing Nature Of Workplace Benefits

We explore changes in workplace benefits like pensions and health care, as well as what health care reform means for those who are locked into a job for the benefits.

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El Salvador's New President

As Salvadorans choose between two candidates in a presidential runoff election, we explore the challenges the victor will face, including gangs, drugs and poverty.

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The Future Of Amateurism In College Sports

As football players at Northwestern University attempt to form a union, we explore legal and ethical questions about money in college sports and the rights of student athletes.

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From Ukraine To Venezuela, Is There A Global Democracy Crisis?

From Ukraine to Egypt to Venezuela, some see a recurring and distressing global pattern of popular protest movements failing to live up to their espoused democratic ideals. We consider whether democracy as a political idea is losing its luster around the world.

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Local And National Marijuana Debate

We consider local debates and proposed legislation amid a changing national landscape around decriminalizing marijuana.

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