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Airing on Tuesday, April 28, 2015: Tyson announced that it will stop routine feeding of antibiotics to chickens. But the USDA reports the dispensing of antibiotics to livestock like cattle and hogs continues to grow. Plus, Charles Koch says his company, Koch Industries, will no longer ask job applicants to check a box attesting to whether or not they’ve been convicted of a felony in the past. He joins a national movement that seems progressive on its face, yet includes a number of prominent right-wingers. What’s in it for these companies to “ban the box”?

Segments From this episode

Learning Curve

How one high school is closing the AP gap

by Adriene Hill Apr 28, 2015
Research and outreach at Roosevelt High is putting more kids in advanced classes.

West Baltimore business owners pick up the pieces

by Amy Scott and Tony Wagner Apr 28, 2015
After protests turned violent, some storefronts were completely gutted.

Koch Industries 'Bans the Box'

by Tim Fitzsimons Apr 28, 2015
Charles Koch's company won't ask applicants if they've been convicted of a crime.

Tyson cuts antibiotics in chickens, are hogs next?

by Dan Weissmann Apr 28, 2015
Eliminating routine antibiotic use is most challenging in cattle

The Orioles will play in an empty stadium this week

by Kai Ryssdal Apr 28, 2015
Amid riots, Wednesday's game against the White Sox will be closed to the public.

Music from the episode

What You Know Two Door Cinema Club
The High Road Broken Bells
Without You Rainbow Arabia
Brother Down Sam Roberts Band

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