Dagmar Hovestadt

Spokeswoman of the Federal Commissioner for the Stasi Records.

Spokeswoman of the Federal Commissioner for the Stasi Records.

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Last month in Berlin, Warren visited the archives of Stasi, the Communist secret police of East Germany.

Autocracy, Theocracy and… paperwork

Last month in Berlin, Warren visited the archives of Stasi, the Communist secret police of East Germany.

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Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the Biden’s trip to Europe.

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For most of American history, abortion has been legal, outlawed only from 1867 to 1973. Now the U.S. Supreme Court might outlaw it again by overturning Roe v. Wade.

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Some of the world’s largest corporations like Amazon, Walmart, Google, and UPS are all looking into using drones to deliver small packages.

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With the state’s color-coded reopening tiers riding off into the sunset, there’s no more social distancing, and masks in almost every indoor situation are being retired.

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Vice President Kamala Harris visited Central America this week. She told would-be migrants in Guatemala “do not come” (to the U.S.), which drew criticism from progressive democrats.

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President Joe Biden signed a bill into law today declaring June 19, commonly referred to as Juneteenth , a federal holiday.

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KCRW’s Press Play asked audience members to share one habit they’ve picked up in the past year that they hope to keep.

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It’s been two weeks since a gunman in San Jose reported to work, opened fire, and killed nine people before killing himself.

Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.

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