Hiba Ahmad

There's an old saying that all politics is local, but that doesn't seem so apt anymore.

In Virginia, thorny cultural issues that have divided people across the country like race and vaccine mandates are all jumbled up as voters decide who to pick as their new governor on Tuesday.

GOP nominee Glenn Youngkin plainly stated that if he wins a state that's become reliable for Democrats, it will ripple across the country.

The pandemic. Protests for racial and social justice. An economic crisis.

All of these things and more have impacted every facet of life for many Americans, especially how we work and look for work.

Weekend Edition wants to hear from people who are either entering the workforce during the pandemic or are considering a career change after witnessing all of the events from the past year.

When the genre-defying British artist FKA twigs was 26, she came out with her debut album. Originally a dancer, twigs paired her experimental, highly-produced sound with artistic choreography and sweeping visuals. At 31, she's back with her follow-up, Magdalene.