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Undercover at a Private Prison

Today at 10:00am

In December 2014 Mother Jones senior reporter Shane Bauer took a job as a corrections guard at a Louisiana prison run by the country's second largest private prison company – Corrections Corporation of America. His experiences...

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Here & Now

Eyes on Airbnb

Today at 11:00am

As Airbnb grows, it's facing increasing scrutiny... like recent claims that some renters experience racial discrimination when they use the site. Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk joins the program.

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Fresh Air

What We Know About Zika

Today at 1:00pm
Repeats at 7:00pm

What we know about Zika, the first known mosquito-borne virus that can cross over into the placenta—and the first known mosquito-borne virus that can be sexually transmitted.

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