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TSI Weekend: Zika

“If you divorce economy from ecology then you end up crumbling the mechanisms by which the forest has typically been able to keep the worst of the pathogens from emerging beyond merely hitting a village or two.” -Rob Wallace In this edition of The Secret Ingredient Weekend, Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy summarize…

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Texas Standard: August 2, 2016

In election cycles where there’s high volatility, third parties can affect outcomes. As the Greens gather in Houston, is anyone listening? We’ll explore. Also: The Zika virus? According to Texas researchers, a treatment could be right in front of us. We’ll have the latest. And what’s in a name? When it comes to prescriptions in…

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Texas Standard: June 24, 2016

“Brexit.” It’s no longer just a clever nickname for a British referendum. It’s now a geopolitical reality. We’ll explore what it could mean for Texas. Also another reality Texans are grappling with is the Supreme Court tie vote on immigration. So what happens now and does Texas remain at the center of the issue? And…

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Texas Standard: February 8, 2016

As the US celebrated the big game, North Korea staged a surprise missile launch. Are America’s eyes on the right ball? Also, Victory tomorrow in the Granite State may be important but it pales in comparison to what’s up for grabs in Texas. We’ll hear how the democrats are chasing Texas delegates. And explosions, fires…

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Texas Standard: February 2, 2016

File under Trumped: Did the army of Texans in Iowa put Ted Cruz over top? The Lt. Governor joins us from Des Moines. Also the spread of the Zika virus now an international emergency and more cases discovered in Texas. 5 things you need to know now. And is technology turning Texas police officers into…

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