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5/31/17 // Men’s Rights Activists Target Statues, Superheroes

Dumb men take a stand their rights with public art and comic book movie screenings. | read

5/1/17 // Frontline’s “The Fish on My Plate”

Paul Greenberg joins us to discuss his book and new Frontline documentary, “The Fish on my Plate.” Also, Nick Pinto joins us to talk more about the Fearless Girl, and catching up on listener… | listen

4/27/17 // Melissa Gira Grant on the Fearless Girl

Melissa Gira Grant is back for MGG Thursdays and we’re talking Wall Street’s Fearless Girl, the NYT tomboy op ed, and the politics of booing Ivanka. Also, John joins us to talk about Trump’s… | listen

4/18/17 // Cutting The Bull About That Statue

If Modica truly meant it as a gift for the American people, then the American people get to decide what it means. | read

3/16/17 // Preston Green on Charter Schools

Dr. Preston Green on how charter schools are like Enron, a look at the latest round of weirdos hired by Trump, and the BBC family speaks. Photo credit: Preston Green (Twitter) | listen

12/2/16 // Alexis Goldstein on Steven Mnuchin

Alexis Goldstein on Steven Mnuchin, sanctuary cities versus the federal government, and Trump's Carrier propaganda is a vision of things to come. | listen

8/18/16 // Shorts Sweeten the Pot

Short sellers are sometimes portrayed as betting against the greater good, but they play a crucial role in financial markets. | read

5/14/16 // Scotch & Cinema: Almost Paris

This week we review the new drama Almost Paris, directed by Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival! | listen

7/31/15 // Artist Profile: Nona Faustine Reclaims Space

Photographer Nona Faustine poses nude before former New York City slave trading spots, calling attention to history’s enduring legacy. The Brooklyn-born artist has been bringing awareness to the city's roots in slavery within her latest self-portrait series, “White Shoes.” | read

7/31/15 // Alexis Goldstein on bigotry against the rich

Alexis Goldstein on financial regulation, two animal rights activists are charged as terrorists under a terrible 2006 law, Bloomberg still exerts a disturbing amount of influence over NYC schools, and listener mail. | listen

12/16/14 // Alexis Goldstein on the Cromnibus

Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss how the recently passed spending bill weakens Wall Street regulations, Dick Cheney takes to Meet The Press to defend Bush-era torture methods, and tens of thousands turn out in several US cities to protest the killing of unarmed black people by cops. | listen

5/6/14 // The Women of Wall Street - Street Week

A parody trailer of 'The Wolf of Wall Street' illustrates how bad gender inequality is in the world of finance. | read

5/2/14 // BreakThru News, Ep. 9: The American Dream

Is the American Dream still alive and well for Millennials? | read

3/14/13 // Radio Dispatch

MSNBC's Ned Resnikoff on unelected Emergency Managers in Michigan, and an ABC report about Steubenville by Elizabeth Vargas engages in blatant victim blaming and rape culture perpetuation. | listen

3/11/13 // Radio Dispatch

Celebrating International Women's Day, Rand Paul's 13 hour filibuster, and an NYPD deputy inspector says a rape wasn't a violent act because the person was unconscious. | listen

3/6/13 // Radio Dispatch

An exchange between a independent journalist and an editor illustrates the state of freelance journalism, prosecutorial overreach from Aaron Swartz to Michael Premo, and a listener asks about tenure for elementary and secondary school teachers. | listen

3/4/13 // Radio Dispatch

It's our latest Radio Dispatch Live! We're joined by MSNBC producer Jamil Smith, comedian Keisha Zollar, and author Rich Benjamin to discuss Black History Month, the Voting Rights Act, Trayvon Martin, and the overwhelming whiteness and maleness of the Oscars. | listen

2/28/13 // Radio Dispatch

Academy Award nominee James Spione on his upcoming documentary Silenced, which examines the war on whistleblowers and the risks they take by bringing government abuse to the public's attention. Also, catching up on several listener mail letters. | listen

2/27/13 // Radio Dispatch

Mike Konczal (@rortybomb) joins us to explain the sequester: what it is, where it came from, and what it could mean for people throughout the country. Also, more fallout from the Onion's Quvenzhane tweet, and catching up on some sweet sweet listener mail. | listen

2/26/13 // Radio Dispatch

Nima Shirazi on the propaganda in Argo and Zero Dark Thirty, the Onion tweets out a horrible thing about Quvenzhane Wallis, and Seth MacFarlane's general sexism and racism. | listen

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