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1A aspires to be the most important daily conversation about the issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world. 1A explores important issues such as policy, politics, and technology, while also delving into lighter subjects such as pop culture, sports and humor.

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The Vote In The Exurbs Isn’t As Red As It Looks

22 hours ago

Exurbs sit on the fringe of major metropolitan areas, in the space between suburban and rural America. They are inhabited mostly by white residents who are generally well educated and relatively wealthy. 

The Young Activists Fighting For Change In 2020

22 hours ago

Events like the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School and the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police have galvanized a new generation of young activists to begin working for a brighter future for all Americans.

What In-Person Voting Looks Like From The Ground

22 hours ago

More than 27 million Americans have already voted in the election, according to the U.S. Elections Project, a turnout-tracking database run by University of Florida political scientist Michael McDonald. Some voted in person in early voting states. But despite voters turning out in record numbers, elections officials are still preparing for a rocky month come November.

The News Roundup — International

Oct 16, 2020

Despite an announced ban on attending a pro-democracy protest in Bangkok, Thailand, thousands of Thai citizens are publicly expressing their opposition to the Thai government. The country’s prime minister declared a state of emergency and authorities arrested more than 20 people on Oct. 15, including protest leaders calling for governmental reforms.

The News Roundup — Domestic

Oct 16, 2020

The Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration is allowed to end counting in the 2020 census early despite originally being planned to finish at the end of the month. Oct. 15 marked the end of this decade’s count.