posts tagged north-korea

7/10/17 // John on North Korea

John is in the studio to catch us up on North Korea, listeners weigh in on IPAs, and listeners respond to Chepe’s interview on post-carceral solutions.  Goses Photo by Danibelami courtesy of… | listen

6/22/17 // Georgia Special Election Takeaway

John checks in on Trump, North Korea and Otto Warmbier, and Jon Ossoff’s loss in Georgia 06. Plus, catching up on listener mail.      Photo by Anupamtree courtesy of Wikimedia Commons | listen

5/2/17 // Reuben Safire on North Korea

Reuben Safire joins us to discuss the regional context around North Korea, John on the Congressional deal that averted a government shutdown, the New York Times op-ed staff shows contempt for its… | listen

4/28/17 // Weekly Rundown: Not So Easy

Joe discusses the current unpredictability of American foreign relations, as well as Donald Trump's interview with Reuters, where the president admitted he thought the job "would be easier." | listen

4/20/17 // Dr. Steve Billet, Part II: Trump's Foreign Policy & Unpredictability

In the second part of our conversation, Dr. Steve Billet discusses the troublesome nature of President Trump's unpredictability with foreign affairs, his shift toward mainstream Republican foreign policy, and the media's curious reverence for military intervention. | listen

4/20/17 // Melissa Gira Grant on Ivanka Feminism

Melissa Gira Grant is back for MGG Thursdays and we go deep on Ivanka and Lean In feminism. Also, John checks in on North Korea. Photo credit: Twitter (@melissagira) | listen

4/18/17 // Frontline's 'Last Days of Solitary'

Dan Edge on his new Frontline documentary Last Days of Solitary, John on the Trump administration’s escalation with North Korea, and Ross Douthat continues to be employed by the New York… | listen

3/9/17 // Women On Strike

Escalating tensions with North Korea, Trump's lies about Guantanamo, Happy International Women's Day, and listener mail. Photo Credit: Public Domain | listen

9/27/16 // Are You Unethical? The Anatomy of a Trip to Cuba

Travel to Cuba is fine so long as one is a mindful traveler; he or she must be aware of the issues that the citizens are facing, and do so with both open eyes and an open mind. | read

9/13/16 // Freeing North Korea With Your Dusty Old USB Stick

BTRtoday talks with James Warnock, Director of Outreach for the Human Rights Foundation, about liberating the repressed citizens of North Korea through supplying USB sticks filled with information about the outside world. | read

2/4/16 // Parallel Week

This week we speak with a Swedish photographer on his trip to North Korea and a plastic surgeon on America's obsession with youth. | listen

1/15/16 // North Korea Gets Creative With Fascism

North Korea, one of the most oppressive countries in the modern global landscape, harnesses creative means to reinforce its power and nationalistic rhetoric. | read

8/17/15 // Kate Yu

This week I give you my top five things that might surprise you about studying abroad plus chat with relocation specialist Kate Yu about choosing the right country for yourself and travel in North Korea! | listen

12/19/14 // US begins normalizing diplomatic relations with Cuba

The US begins normalizing diplomatic relations with Cuba, US officials claim North Korea was behind the Sony hack, New York state bans fracking, the NYC police union has harsh words for Mayor Bill de Blasio, and a Missouri lawmaker proposed a bill that would require a woman to get a man's signature… | listen

11/6/14 // Worldwide Censorship

Cyber Week - Places in the world where you definitely can’t update your online status. | read

7/3/14 // Korean Artistic Unison

The 'KOREA' exhibit at Brooklyn’s FiveMyles combines contributions from the North and South. | read

6/12/14 // Legacies of the Empty Haunt - Legacy Week

Exploring some of the most iconic and underground examples of abandoned architecture. | read

3/6/14 // In the Echo Chamber: Australian Missionary's Release From North Korea

An Australian missionary is released from North Korea. | read

2/21/14 // In The Echo Chamber: Contemporary Comparative Totalitarian Rhetoric

Headlines spring up comparing contemporary North Korea to World War II-era Nazi Germany following a UN report. | read

10/15/13 // Korean DMZ’s Natural Development - Development Week

Perspectives the Demilitarized Zone’s ecology and the separation of North and South Korea. | read

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