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Link Between Mistrust, Mortality
New data shows that people living in the most conservative counties in the U.S. are dying at higher rates from COVID-19. A link between vaccine mistrust – and mortality. Also, what does a change in leadership mean for Germany's foreign policy?
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Morning Edition
Link Between Mistrust, Mortality
New data shows that people living in the most conservative counties in the U.S. are dying at higher rates from COVID-19. A link between vaccine mistrust – and mortality. Also, what does a change in leadership mean for Germany's foreign policy?
9:00 am – 10:00 am
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Electric Vehicle Future Brightens As Charging Infrastructure Set to Expand
With gas-burning vehicles the largest source of California's greenhouse gas emissions, transitioning to clean energy sources in transportation is considered key to slowing climate change. In recent weeks California has been allocated a major boost in federal and state funds to expand the electric vehicle charging network. We'll discuss the plans and how much they might move the needle on e-vehicle adoption. We’ll also look at promising new technology to make EVs more attractive and affordable, and innovative proposals for improving charging, including electrified roads that charge the car while you drive.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Forum
'What Roe Could Take Down With It' if Abortion Rights End
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization in what looks to be the beginning of the end of Roe v. Wade, according to legal scholars. If that is the case, and Roe is reversed, there stands to be a number of ripple effects beyond abortion rights, too. In a new article for The Atlantic, "What Roe Could Take Down With It," constitutional law expert Kimberly Wehle writes that "the logic being used against Roe could weaken the legal foundations of many rights Americans value deeply" including laws regulating marriage equality and contraception use, for example. We'll consider the different layers of what's at stake with abortion rights and beyond.
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Here & Now
Preventing White Supremacy
A former neo-Nazi who renounced his ways is shutting down his nonprofit that tries to reform white supremacists. That's because he thinks it's now much more important to focus on preventing white supremacist ideas from taking hold in the first place. That story, and the latest on a disrupted supply chain amid fears of an omicron variant.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Takeaway
‘West Side Story’
On Dec. 10, Steven Spielberg’s highly-anticipated remake of “West Side Story” hits theaters. The new film attempts to correct some of the problems of the original 1961 film, specifically its depiction of Puerto Ricans on the screen. The Takeaway hears from a media scholar about what the original film got wrong, and more.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The World
Future of Fake Meat
Authorities in China want to reduce greenhouse gasses by cutting back on meat consumption. But upwardly mobile Chinese now have an appetite for meat. The answer may be found in plant-based substitutes. The future of fake meat in China, on The World.
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