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    • What Hillary Clinton Said on Stephen Colbert's Show, and What She Might Have Meant

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "What Hillary Clinton Said on Stephen Colbert's Show, and What She Might Have Meant" is from the October 29, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A 'Very Credible' New Study on Seattle's $15 Minimum Wage Has Bad News for Liberals

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund 
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    When Seattle officials voted three years ago to incrementally boost the city's minimum wage up to $15 an hour, they'd hoped to improve the lives of low-income workers. Yet according to a major new study that could force economists to reassess past research on the issue, the hike has had the opposite effect.

    "A 'Very Credible' New Study on Seattle's $15 Minimum Wage Has Bad News for Liberals" is from the June 26, 2017 Wonkblog section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund  and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Stunning — and Expanding — Gap in Life Expectancy between the Rich and the Poor

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "The Stunning — and Expanding — Gap in Life Expectancy between the Rich and the Poor" is from the September 21, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Analysis: By 2025, Most of Donald Trump's Tax Cuts Would Go to the Wealthiest 1% of Americans

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Donald Trump has called for historic tax relief for the rich, which would likely add trillions of dollars to the national debt. Hillary Clinton would ask the wealthy to pay much more than they do now, and she would use the money mostly to lessen the burden on middle-class families with small children.

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    • Violent Crime Is Rising. But That's Not the Most Provocative Finding in the FBI's Big New Report

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Murders in the United States jumped 11 percent last year, according to federal data released Monday, but nonviolent crimes declined, an unusual divergence that's puzzling criminal justice experts.

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    • A Majority of Millennials Now Reject Capitalism, Poll Shows

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "A Majority of Millennials Now Reject Capitalism, Poll Shows" is from the April 26, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Chinese President Xi Jinping Warns, ‘No … Winner in a Trade War’

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a defense of globalization at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, delivering a strong critique of the protectionist movement endorsed by Western leaders such as President-elect Donald Trump.

    "Chinese President Xi Jinping Warns, ‘No … Winner in a Trade War’" is from the January 17, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Cost of Slavery Reparations Is Now Within the Boundaries of the Politically Acceptable

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    A UN panel has declared the United States owes reparations to African Americans, as compensation for "the legacy of colonial history, enslavement, racial subordination and segregation, racial terrorism and racial inequality."

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    • Liberals and Conservatives Will Hate This Study on How to Help the Poor

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    It has been more than four decades since the federal government dedicated hundreds of millions of dollars to a massive experiment on poverty. Thousands of families in several cities participated, entering a program that guaranteed as much as $25,900 a year for a family of four.

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    • Why These Economists Say the Usual Explanation for the Financial Crisis Is Wrong

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    There is little that Democrats and Republicans agree on when it comes to American banking. Yet most of them believe that the cause of the financial crisis was a shift in banking practices that resulted in more poor and middle-class households obtaining mortgages, even if they could not afford them — especially the costly, risky mortgages known as subprime loans.

    "Why These Economists Say the Usual Explanation for the Financial Crisis Is Wrong " is from the January 16, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why Clinton's Pick for Vice President Might Contradict Her Message on Wall Street

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Why Clinton's Pick for Vice President Might Contradict Her Message on Wall Street" is from the July 22, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Chris Christie Is out of the Main GOP Debate. He Got Robbed.

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Chris Christie Is out of the Main GOP Debate. He Got Robbed." is from the November 07, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Why the IRS Puts White-Nationalist Groups in the Same Category as Orchestras, Planetariums and Zoos

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The U.S. tax system contains a valuable benefit for prominent white-nationalist groups, which for years have enjoyed a legal status that allows them to not pay levies and lets supporters write off their donations. This status also, for tax purposes, puts them in the same legal category as zoos, colleges, museums, orchestras and planetariums.

    "Why the IRS Puts White-Nationalist Groups in the Same Category as Orchestras, Planetariums and Zoos" is from the May 10, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Democrats' Internal Dispute Over the White Working Class Is About to Get Real

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Ever since Donald Trump shocked Hillary Clinton in November and Republicans won victories up and down the ballot, the Democratic party has been debating what it needs to do to connect with voters and put itself back in control of government.

    "Democrats' Internal Dispute Over the White Working Class Is About to Get Real" is from the July 10, 2017 Wonkblog section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Shutting down Backpage, 'the World's Top Online Brothel,' Could Hurt Sex Workers

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Even the world's oldest profession has not been immune to digital disruption. Advertising online has increased the supply and reduced the costs of illicit sex in the United States, data suggests. Advocates say it has improved safety for sex workers, as well.

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    • How Trump's Immigration Policies Could Put Americans out of Work

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "How Trump's Immigration Policies Could Put Americans out of Work" is from the September 03, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Researchers Have Found a Troubling New Cause of Death for Middle-Aged White Americans

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    This week, a pair of economists have advanced a new theory. They suggest that, for many workers, a major shift in the structure of the U.S. economy could have been fatal.

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    • The One Tax Break That Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Agree On

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A rare moment of agreement in Sunday's town-hall debate came when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump talked about managers at hedge funds and private equity firms, who enjoy a reduced tax rate on much of their income.

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    • The Major Flaw in President Clinton's Welfare Reform That Almost No One Noticed

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
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    • Length: 8 mins
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    "The Major Flaw in President Clinton's Welfare Reform That Almost No One Noticed" is from the August 30, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Interesting Thing That Happened When Kansas Cut Taxes and California Hiked Them

    • By: Jim Tankersley, Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    "The Interesting Thing That Happened When Kansas Cut Taxes and California Hiked Them" is from the June 17, 2016, Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jim Tankersley and Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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