Russia Approved A COVID Vaccine. Will It Be Available In America?
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Russia is the first country in the world to approve a vaccine for COVID-19. To do so, they’ve reportedly sped through multiple steps in the testing process. Judy Twigg, a political scientist from Virginia Commonwealth University, talks about the state of medical research in Russia, and the political implications of this move.

Also, we hear about the people who want to get COVID, for science! And we explore a new vaccine with promising early results.

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Where does labor go from here?
The global economy is still fighting the pandemic and digging itself out of a recession, while jobs and training will surely change going forward. What other actions need to be taken by government, business, education and other institutions to ensure that people have access to the resources necessary for good jobs? Hosts Ryan Heath and Luiza Savage talk with leaders in job training and tech about the big, structural changes that need to happen. Ryan Heath is the host of "Global Translations".  Luiza Savage is a host of "Global Translations". Kara Tabor is a producer for POLITICO Audio.  Annie Rees is a producer for POLITICO Audio.  Jenny Ament is the senior producer for POLITICO Audio.  Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO Audio. Zoë Baird is the CEO and president of the Markle Foundation. Constantijn van Oranje is the envoy for Check out Ryan Heath's article here: And check out the other POLITICO newsletters:  Global Translations: Corridors: Morning Tech: Morning Energy: Weekly Shift:
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