Wonkcast Episode 7: Breaking Down the Opioid Epidemic

Welcome back loyal listeners as we dig deep into the foundations of the current opioid crisis, including the current health care debates and the demographics of this latest drug epidemic. Shelley Starkey, GW MPP student, joins contributors Elizabeth Morehead, Adam Brooks, Haley Dunn, and Nathan Rupp to provide her in-depth knowledge. We also discuss the Supreme Court docket, special elections, and immigration lawsuits in Texas in this week’s exciting episode!

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To follow up on any of the stories from this episode’s Below the Fold segment, see the links below:

House Authorization Would Keep A-10s Flying, Defense News

Dunford Arrives in Kabul for Change of Command, Consultations with Afghans, U.S. Department of Defense

Teens Handcuffed for Selling Water on National Mall, Associated Press

Will Texas’s Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities Hurt Law Enforcement? The Atlantic

With Human Trafficking Report, Tillerson Rebukes China on Human Rights, Foreign Policy

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