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On today's show, we re-air two interviews with some of our favorite authors: Baratunde Thurston talks about his memoir How to Be…
Since the civil war in Syria began two and a half years ago, nearly two million Syrians have fled the country. About half a…
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We re-air our hour-long discussion on communism, with Jesse Myerson and friend-of-the-show Chepe.
2013 was a weird year for me personally, and I think it was also a weird year for a lot of people. For others – it was one of…
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During this magic time between Christmas and New Years', we revisit three of our favorite recent interviews: Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah…
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It's Radio Dispatch Live! Melissa Gira Grant and Michelle Chen join us to discuss civil rights, labor issues, and the cultural…
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We re-air our hour-long discussion on bell hooks' amazing book Feminism is for Everybody.
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The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and crazy…
On today's show, we re-air some of our favorites, including a marriage proposal you'll never forget, a short story about dog split…
This week on Art Uncovered I'm joined by Andrew Shea. He's the director of a new film called POW: Portrait of Wally. The film…
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On today's show, we re-air some of our favorites, including a marriage proposal you'll never forget, a short story about dog split…
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Mike Konczal joins us to give us a look back at 2013 from an economics perspective, John's last check in from his week at…
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Our third call with John from Guantanamo Bay, 1 in 7 children is receiving a diagnosis of ADHD, listener mail, and Radio Dispatch…
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Another check in with John at Guantanamo Bay, a year-in-review of the prison industrial complex, listener mail, and new Radio…
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John skypes in from Guantanamo, Molly witnessed some seriously blatant racial profiling, and listener mail revisiting our…
I first came across the work of week's guest Jesse Hulcher's at Interstate Projects here in Brooklyn, where he had a video piece…
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John's off to Guantanamo, Apuzzo and Goldman break a huge story about a US spy that was captured by Iran, and more listener mail…
When you drop your Diet Coke can or yesterday’s newspaper in the recycling bin, where does it go? Probably halfway around the…
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Shakina Nayfack joins us to discuss her project to crowdfund her gender confirmation surgery, a revenge pornographer gets charged…
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Meredith Clark joins us to discuss the changes to how the military will handle reports of sexual assault, Guantanamo NDAA changes,…
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Aaron Bady on the coverage of the death of Nelson Mandela, NSA basically played a lot of online video games, and listener mail on…
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Thoughts on smarm, bigotry, and the English language, and ice skating.
In 2006, after a year-long journey through space, a NASA probe called the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter settled into a circular…
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Ryan Deveraux joins us to discuss Bill de Blasio's appointment of Bill Bratton to police commissioner, two Algerians are sent home…
Dirty Hits collects together twenty short stories published in literary magazines, websites, anthologies and fanzines over the…
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Friend-of-the-show Chepe joins us to discuss political organizing in Brazil, the NSA is tracking about 5 billion cell phone…
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The Guardian's editor in chief is brought before a parliament select committee and asked whether he loved his country, our science…
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Six detainees are sent from Bagram to Pakistan, Greenwald and Ames go at it about the big new media venture, and some sweet…
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Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss the twitterstorm the RNC started when it claimed Rosa Parks helped end racism, the NSA is…
War/Photography, an expansive new exhibition curated by Anne Wilkes Tucker, opened last month at the Brooklyn Museum. The show…
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On today's show we re-air two amazing recent interviews: Ayesha Siddiqi talks about the Kanye West and Jimmy Kimmel feud, and Matt…