A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how to fix the world’s energy emergency without wrecking the environment, the Biden-Harris problem (10:15), and China’s worsening mental-health crisis (16:45).
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Morning News: VP Kamala Harris Travels To France, Unrest In Georgia, COP26
Kamala Harris heads to Paris to repair the diplomatic damage done by the Aukus snub, and we assess the latest as political unrest continues in Georgia. Plus: Bosnia’s ‘existential crisis’ and the latest from Cop26.
Reviews: TIME Magazine – Person Of The Year (2020)
The Biden-Harris ticket represents something historic. Person of the Year is not just about the year that was, but about where we’re headed.
Politics Monday: Tamara Keith & Amy Walter On 2020 Campaign Final Week
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including President Trump’s and Joe Biden’s campaign strategies in battleground states, Vice President Mike Pence’s decision not to quarantine despite a staff COVID-19 outbreak and predictions for the balance of power in the House.
Morning News Podcast: Debate Review, Kamala Harris Role, Hurricane
Kamala Harris and Mike Pence hit the debate floor last night, Hurricane Delta restrengthens to Category 2, and family’s cat found 23 months after Camp Fire disappearance.
Political News: ‘VP Debate’ Top Takeaways (NPR Video)
Vice President Mike Pence and Calif. Sen. Kamala Harris faced off in the first and only vice presidential debate, touching on issues ranging from the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus to Joe Biden’s position on fracking. NPR’s Scott Detrow has the highlights. •
Read “4 Takeaways From The Mike Pence – Kamala Harris Vice Presidential Debate” at https://www.npr.org/2020/10/08/921323…
Morning News Podcast: VP Debate, Stimulus Bill & Rural American Health
NPR News Now reports: Vice President Debate tonight, Stimulus Bill update, health care needs in rural America, and other top news.
Morning News Podcast: The Democrats Virtual Convention Begins, Covid-19, Sheryl Sandberg
Axios Today reports: Democrats are going ahead with a mostly virtual convention, starting tonight. But how TV networks will cover the event, and how the millions of American voters watching it will react is still up in the air.
- Plus, the Trump administration is eyeing another unproven coronavirus treatment.
- And, Sheryl Sandberg shares some key takeaways from Lean In’s new report on Black women in the workplace.
Guests: Axios’ Margaret Talev, Jonathan Swan, and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.
Morning News Podcast: Facebook Improvements, Kamala Harris & Thailand
NPR Up First reports: Facebook is launching a tool to help users register to vote. Kamala Harris’ ethnicity will be important to voters of color. And, Thai students protest the military’s involvement in Thai politics.
Morning News Podcast: Will Joe Biden & Kamala Harris Have Chemistry?
Last night, Joe Biden made the most important decision in his campaign with a historic pick of Senator Kamala Devi Harris as his vice-presidential candidate. But it’s the next 48 hours that are truly crucial for the campaign to prove they have the chemistry to win the presidency.
- Plus, how the coronavirus has pulled the plug on college sports.
- And, where to look for the best meteor shower of the year.
Guests: Axios’ Hans Nichols and Jeff Tracy