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  • The Low Country of South Carolina: Preserving the Rich Past of the Gulla...

    February 22, 2020

    The Low Country of South Carolina: Preserving the Rich Past of the Gulla...

    February 22, 2020

    South Carolina is home to the heart of the low country, home of the Gullah people. It’s a nearly 400-year-old community with a name that likely crosse...

  • Why South Carolina’s Presidential Primary Matters

    February 22, 2020

    Why South Carolina’s Presidential Primary Matters

    February 22, 2020

    This week the 2020 race for the White House shifts to South Carolina - the first in the south. While a lot of focus is placed on the “first in the nat...

  • Protecting Charleston From the Rising Tides

    February 22, 2020

    Protecting Charleston From the Rising Tides

    February 22, 2020

    Last year, the United States spent more than $45 billion dollars after weather and climate events. While South Carolina had a mild hurricane season la...

  • We’re Seeing an Economic Boom; But a “Boom” For Whom?

    February 15, 2020

    We’re Seeing an Economic Boom; But a “Boom” For Whom?

    February 15, 2020

    The United States is on track to record its first $1 trillion deficit since 2012, as government spending grows and revenue fails to keep up. A large p...

  • 2020 Census: How Millions Could be Seriously Undercounted

    February 15, 2020

    2020 Census: How Millions Could be Seriously Undercounted

    February 15, 2020

    In 2018, Trump administration fought to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. The Supreme Court ultimately blocked it from being added but 73...

  • Vertical Harvest: How A Farm Provides Upward Mobility for People with Di...

    February 15, 2020

    Vertical Harvest: How A Farm Provides Upward Mobility for People with Di...

    February 15, 2020

    In Jackson Hole, Wyoming, a town centered around its tourism industry, 78 percent of people living with disabilities are unemployed. But now, a local ...

  • The Low Country of South Carolina: Preserving the Rich Past of the Gulla...

    February 22, 2020

    The Low Country of South Carolina: Preserving the Rich Past of the Gulla...

    February 22, 2020

    South Carolina is home to the heart of the low country, home of the Gullah people. It’s a nearly 400-year-old community with a name that likely crosse...

  • Protecting Charleston From the Rising Tides

    February 22, 2020

    Protecting Charleston From the Rising Tides

    February 22, 2020

    Last year, the United States spent more than $45 billion dollars after weather and climate events. While South Carolina had a mild hurricane season la...

  • Vertical Harvest: How A Farm Provides Upward Mobility for People with Di...

    February 15, 2020

    Vertical Harvest: How A Farm Provides Upward Mobility for People with Di...

    February 15, 2020

    In Jackson Hole, Wyoming, a town centered around its tourism industry, 78 percent of people living with disabilities are unemployed. But now, a local ...

  • Fight to Vote: How Thousands of Voters Are Being Kept Away from the NH P...

    February 8, 2020

    Fight to Vote: How Thousands of Voters Are Being Kept Away from the NH P...

    February 8, 2020

    Following the chaotic caucus in Iowa, all eyes now turning to New Hampshire for the first primary in the nation. Every Democrat who has won both Iowa ...

  • The New Space Race Giving a Boost to the Space Coast

    February 1, 2020

    The New Space Race Giving a Boost to the Space Coast

    February 1, 2020

    A new space race is breathing new life into the space coast. When NASA retired the space shuttle program in 2011, the future of the Kennedy Space Cent...

  • Puerto Ricans Are Fleeing to Florida. What Does That Mean for 2020?

    February 1, 2020

    Puerto Ricans Are Fleeing to Florida. What Does That Mean for 2020?

    February 1, 2020

    Thousands of Puerto Ricans are fleeing the island after suffering a series of dangerous earthquakes since the end of last year. That’s while much of t...

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    February 15, 2020

    February 22, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact, the United States is on track to record its first $1 trillion deficit since 2012. Soledad O’Brien sits down with Joelle G...

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    February 15, 2020

    February 8, 2020

    February 15, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact, all eyes turn now to New Hampshire for the first primary in the 2020 election. Special contributor Joie Chen reports as t...

  • February 1, 2020

    February 8, 2020

    February 1, 2020

    February 8, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact is in Florida on the latest stop of the listening tour. First, Special Contributor Joie Chen speaks with Puerto Ricans liv...

  • January 25, 2020

    February 1, 2020

    January 25, 2020

    February 1, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact, correspondent Jessica Gomez travels to Pennsylvania where local lawmakers are working to help residents with student loan...

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    January 18, 2020

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    This week on Matter of Fact, Soledad O’Brien visits Stony Brook University to look into its groundbreaking program focused on creating upward social m...

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