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Stateside: GM pushes for full EV; transgender military ban reversal; women in the COVID economy


Today on Stateside, General Motors has announced that it's working toward a fully electric fleet. Two journalists talk us through what the change could mean for consumers, as well as the auto industry. Also, a Michigan National Guard Specialist discusses the recent reversal of the federal ban on transgender people serving openly in the military. Plus, a look at the disproportionate losses women have suffered in the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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GM’s push into electric vehicles has gone into overdrive

Stateside’s conversation with Erin Marquis and Daniel Howes

What the reversal of Trump’s transgender military ban means to LGBTQ service members

Stateside's conversation with Blaire McIntyre

  • Blaire McIntyre is a Michigan Army National Guard specialist and a transgender service member.

The pandemic has been hard on women in the workforce, and it’s not getting better soon

Stateside’s conversation with Betsey Stevenson

  • Betsey Stevenson is a labor economist and professor of public policy and economics at the University of Michigan.
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