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Stephen Bannon, the incoming White House chief strategist, previously headed Breitbart News. Critics call him racist, sexist and anti-semitic -- based on stories he published there.

Donald Trump’s presidential win is stirring up ideas about abolishing the Electoral College or working around it.

Imam Jihad Turk explains how Donald Trump’s victory has led to increased bullying and hate speech aimed at Muslim children, and what parents and other Americans can do going forward.

Image: South facade of the White House, Washington DC. The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States. Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. Photo by: Ad Meskens.

Does Steve Bannon believe the news he published? 9 MIN, 38 SEC

Incoming White House chief strategist, Stephen Bannon headed Breitbart News before running Donald Trump’s campaign. Critics call him racist, sexist and anti-semitic -- based on stories and headlines he published there. Others say he’s a provocateur or a populist.

Guests:
Hadas Gold, Politico (@Hadas_Gold)

More:
In Steve Bannon, Trump gets a fellow rogue and provocateur

Is it possible to get rid of the Electoral College? 8 MIN, 59 SEC

Last Tuesday, about 700,000 more Americans voted for Hillary Clinton than Donald Trump. Nevertheless, Trump won because of the Electoral College. Now there are ideas to get rid of it or work around it.

Guests:
Mark Joseph Stern, Slate (@mjs_DC)

Imam: Muslims are getting more support than hate, must organize 9 MIN, 16 SEC

Throughout this week, we talk to faith leaders about how they’re advising their congregations as America heads into a Donald Trump presidency. Imam Jihad Turk’s friends have called him about their kids being increasingly bullied at school.


Imam Jihad Turk
Photo by Amy Ta


Guests:
Jihad Turk, Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School (@jihad_turk)

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