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June 26, 2017: Hour 2
In hour two of Here & Now's June 26, 2017 full broadcast, we begin with a look at the Senate health care bill and whether it will have enough votes to pass this week. Also, we hear from Matt Salo, executive director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors, about what a rollback of the Medicaid program would mean at the state level for millions of Americans. And we meet Eqbal Dauqan, a woman who has made a career as a biochemistry professor in Yemen, which is ranked by the World Economic Forum as the worst country for women's rights.
June 26, 2017: Hour 1
In hour one of Here & Now's June 26, 2017 full broadcast, we'll discuss the Supreme Court letting a limited version of the Trump administration ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect. Also, groups of female Kurdish fighters, known as Women's Protection Units, have been fighting on the front lines against ISIS for years. One scholar tells us more about the women and their motivations. And vertical farming is like growing vegetables in a greenhouse on steroids. We visit one of the centers of vertical farming in the U.S.: Tennessee, where the technique is providing locally grown vegetables year-round.
June 23, 2017: Hour 2
In hour two of Here & Now's June 23, 2017 full broadcast, it's been a week since Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted in the shooting death of 32-year-old Philando Castile during a traffic stop. We talk with John Thompson, a community activist who was a co-worker and friend of Castile. Also, The Washington Post has published an in-depth look into the internal struggle within the Obama administration over how to respond to Russia's attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. We hear more from one of the reporters who worked on the story. And toxic posts, arguments and insults around politics are convincing many that they should avoid gatherings with their former classmates.
June 23, 2017: Hour 1
In hour one of Here & Now's June 23, 2017 full broadcast, Univision's Enrique Acevedo and Chad Pergram of Fox News join us to discuss the Senate health care bill released Thursday. Also, the ride-sharing company Uber says in-app tipping should be available to all drivers in the U.S. by the end of July. But how much should passengers tip? And the Interior Department will soon remove the Yellowstone grizzly bear from its endangered species list. We listen back to tips on how to stay safe in grizzly country from Yellowstone National Park bear biologist Kerry Gunther.