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Working Through History

Jim Crow continues to impact the American labor market, and COVID-19 is making the workplace increasingly inequitable for women of all races.

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Goodbye My Tribe

We tell ourselves stories in order to survive, says the great novelist Joan Didion. What stories sustain you? This week, we talk about belief.

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No One Cares Alone

Sammy was just a month old when he started experiencing symptoms of heart failure. Hear about the doctor who performed the groundbreaking surgery that saved the boy’s life, and the resource he created to help doctors avoid burnout.

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Cycle of Life

Cyclists are taking to the streets in unprecedented numbers, and CO2 emissions are down. Is this a silver lining to the pandemic, or just a fad?

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Swipe Right for Love

For Valentine’s Day, we dispel the four myths about sex, discuss how to find love online, and pair wine and chocolate.

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Seeing the Future of Medicine

Macular degeneration causes vision loss in more than 10 million Americans, but a cure may be on the way.

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Replay: Meet Your Maker

During this holiday season, skip the department stores and opt for handmade gifts instead.

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The Conflicting Ideals in Jefferson’s Architecture

The most important architectural thinker of the young American republic was Thomas Jefferson. He also held captive more than 600 enslaved men, women, and children in his lifetime.

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Furious Flower: A Celebration of the Greats of African American Poetry

On Sept. 27th and 28th, the most notable poets of our time will gather in the nation’s capital to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Furious Flower Poetry Center, the first academic center devoted to African American poetry in the United States.

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Selling the Sights

In the early 19th century, Americans began to journey away from home–not for work or migration, but simply for the sake of traveling. It gave rise to a new cultural phenomenon: the tourist.

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Presenting: Sacred & Profane

This week we’re excited to share an episode of a new podcast called Sacred & Profane, hosted by two University of Virginia Religious Studies professors.

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Replay: WGR’s Summer Reading Recs

Your summer vacation packing list has some key items: cell phone charger, swimsuit, toothbrush. We’re here to add some essentials to your list, with the best book recs from the With Good Reason universe.