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Food Insecurity Increases | "No Compromise" Podcast

Segment 1, beginning at 4:00: Food insecurity is on the rise in the midst of a global pandemic.

Just a few months ago, food insecurity was said to be at its lowest point since before the Great Recession. Now, as many as 18 million children may be not be getting enough to eat and 38% of students at 4-year colleges report experiencing limited or uncertain access to adequate food since the coronavirus struck.

Segment 2, beginning at 29:45: Discover a social media empire with an unapologetic vision of gun rights.

A new podcast from the Guns & America team is shining a light on a family of far-right activists who manage more than a dozen nonprofits spread around the country. Together, the Dorr brothers have built a grassroots fundraising empire with messages targeting gun control, abortion rights and pandemic-era face mask rules.

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Steve Kraske is an associate teaching professor of journalism at UMKC, a political columnist for The Kansas City Star and has hosted "Up to Date" since 2002. He worked as the full-time political correspondent for The Star from 1994-2013 covering national, state and local campaigns. He also has covered the statehouses in Topeka and Jefferson City.
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Luke X. Martin is an assistant producer for KCUR's Up To Date.