What Else Happened?
By Rewire Radio
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In this age of information shock and awe, important stories that affect people's lives are getting drowned out by the rest of the news. What Else Happened? hosts Regina Mahone and Kat Jercich bring you those stories -- and a little bit of joy -- every Friday afternoon.
||CleanCongress Failed, Parents With Disabilities Sued, and a 'Concentration Camp' Closed||Rewire managing editors Regina Mahone and Kat Jercich explore this week’s important underreported stories: Congress creating a rural health crisis, #NoCopAcademy protests breaking out in Chicago, and the closing of "Tent City" in Arizona. Plus, Reg||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA North Carolina Mother Learns Whether She Can Leave Sanctuary||Rewire managing editor Regina Mahone talks with immigration reporter Tina Vasquez about a breaking development for Minerva Garcia, a North Carolina woman who had been forced to take sanctuary in a local church to fight her ICE deportation order. Where is||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHunger, Pregnancy Discrimination, and Progress in Birmingham||Rewire managing editors Regina Mahone and Kat Jercich discuss the hungriest states in the country; a surprising new ordinance in Birmingham, Alabama; and misspent state funds in Texas. Plus, Kat interviews the ACLU's Gillian Thomas and Regina finds he||9/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuried Stats, Forgotten Kids, and Court Shenanigans||Rewire managing editors Regina Mahone and Kat Jercich explore this week’s important underreported stories: the Department of Veterans Affairs glossing over alarming new data, the opioid crisis leading to kids left behind, and Chicago giving its las||9/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTons of Wildfires, Child Care Blueprints, and Tom DeLay—Again||In our first episode, Rewire managing editors Regina Mahone and Kat Jercich explore some of this week's most important underreported stories: the major natural disaster that's not a hurricane, alarming trends in racial wealth divides, and Tom DeLay's newe||9/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComing Friday, 9/15: What Else Happened?||Welcome to Rewire Radio's new podcast: What Else Happened? In this age of information shock and awe, important stories that affect people's lives are getting drowned out by the rest of the news. Hosts Regina Mahone and Kat Jercich will bring you those st||9/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
As with all the work that Rewire does, this is a refreshing, real, empowering source of meaningful news and inspiration. Keep at it, Rewire, Regina Mahone, and Kat Jercich!
Quick, witty and warm
The headline news really does exhaust me week after week, but I do try to stay aware of what's going on in the world. The hosts here are clever about the way they communicate overlooked stories. I really appreciate the fleet pace, friendly personalities and understated humor.
You know how sometimes important things slip through the cracks? Not to worry, the team at What Else Happened strives to keep you informed on all the crucial news that you may have missed.