Brianna Sacks

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The U.S. Forest Service is struggling to hire enough firefighters to handle what’s expected to be a brutal wildfire season.

Firefighters are quitting en masse amid burnout, staff shortages

The U.S. Forest Service is struggling to hire enough firefighters to handle what’s expected to be a brutal wildfire season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Grocery store workers nationwide are protesting this week, citing unsafe work conditions.

Amazon, Instacart grocery workers protest the lack of safe working conditions

Grocery store workers nationwide are protesting this week, citing unsafe work conditions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The appeal of fraternity life to college students is no mystery.

The Dark Power of Fraternities

The appeal of fraternity life to college students is no mystery.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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