Ryan Kailath has reported for NPR's All Things Considered and Weekend Edition, as well as APM, PRI, and member stations like WNYC, KUT, Marfa Public Radio and more.
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Gov. Newsom wants to transform the state’s oldest prison — San Quentin — into a rehabilitation center inspired by prisons in Scandinavian countries like Norway.
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The Federal Reserve is not working for the people but for wealthy individuals and corporations that can afford to have a say in the rules.
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Nature’s gifts: The hidden life of trees and the joy of animalsEnvironment
German forester and author Peter Wohlleben explains how trees have a sophisticated method of communication and the ability to feel and heal.
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Violinist Randall Goosby rose to fame when he was 13 years old. Now he’s working to make classical music more inviting to other kids of color.