180 posts categorized politics

6/26/17 // Pride NYC with Taia and Kimberly

BTRtoday's Taia Handlin joins the show to discuss the encouragement of Pride and discords within the LGBT community. Then, BTR's Kimberly Ruth calls in to talk about her experience photographing the New York Pride March. | listen

6/26/17 // New York Pride March

Tens of thousands lined the streets of Manhattan on Sunday for the 48th NYC LGBT Pride March. The first march was held in 1970 and has since become an annual civil rights demonstration. Over the… | read

6/23/17 // Dr. Steve Billet on Special Elections, Nancy Pelosi & Healthcare

Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the special election results, criticism of Nancy Pelosi, the new AHCA, and the removal of cameras from press briefings. | listen

6/23/17 // Ep 11 // (Amazon + Whole Foods) x (Facebook - Media Companies) / ‘Rough Night’

This week, we welcome back contributor Matt Ruby, along with new contributor Charles Gould, to discuss Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods and friction in the relationship between Facebook and media… | listen

6/22/17 // Whitewashing Illegal Immigration

Putting a face on a problem always helps it stand out. But in America, a white face works best. | read

6/22/17 // Pavel Goldstein on The Touch Effect

Pavel Goldstein joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effect of touch in synchronizing body functions between romantic partners. | listen

6/22/17 // BCRA Lesson: Republicans Hate Women More Than Anything

Women’s health care coverage extends as far as the male authors of the bill want it to. | read

6/22/17 // Molly Knefel // Political Art in the Age of Trump

Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch -- offers her take on the creation and criticism of political art in the midst of a… | watch

6/22/17 // NASA Again Promises Aliens and Doesn’t Deliver

Stop toying with us, NASA. You’re the boy who cried aliens one too many times. | read

6/22/17 // Relationships By Design, With Effy Blue

Today we're talking all about "relationships by design," with relationship coach and expert Effy Blue. Open relationships, exclusive relationships, polyamory, there are a million and one ways to… | listen

6/21/17 // Dr. Wei Luo on Martian Water

Dr. Wei Luo joins the show to discuss his recent study calculating the amount of water need to carve the ancient network of valleys on Mars. | listen

6/21/17 // Here Comes Iron Stache

A Wisconsin steelworker is challenging Paul Ryan's Congressional seat. And he seems like the coolest normal guy in America. | read

6/21/17 // We Can’t Afford Guns Anymore

There have been about 153 mass shootings this year alone. America's love of guns is destroying us. | read

6/21/17 // In App Form, At Least, Trump's a Great President

We’ve seen how Trump has operated as a president, but how does he operate as a creative muse for app developers? His Oval Office actions might be reckless and chaotic, but he’s inspired elegance and simplicity in coders. | read

6/20/17 // Arif Razvi on Hello Alvin and Telehealth

Arif Razvi of Hello Alvin discusses the future of telehealth and making healthcare more appealing to younger generations. | listen

6/19/17 // Adam Bulger on Father's Day

BTRtoday's Editor-in-Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss his Father's Day, what the holiday means to him, and the shameful masculinity of hiding in man caves. | listen

6/16/17 // Dr. Marino Bruce on Spiritual and Physical Health

Dr. Marino Bruce joins the show to discuss his recent study that suggests attending church or religious services could help you live longer, and the impact spiritual health can have on physical health. | listen

6/16/17 // Ep 10 // Senate Hearings on Russia / Apologies From Kathy Griffin & Bill Maher / ‘It Comes At Night’

This week, we welcome back contributors Oriana Leckert and Matt Ruby to discuss the ongoing hearings in the Senate Intelligence Committee on possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign,… | listen

6/15/17 // Tasseli McKay on Anti-LGBT Bullying

Tasseli McKay joins the show to discuss her study exploring the rise in anti-LGBT bullying and harassment. | listen

6/15/17 // John Knefel // The Trump Counterpunch To Comey

John Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch -- offers his take President Trump’s response to the Senate testimony of former FBI… | watch

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