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John's second dispatch from Guantanamo, Gerardo Torres on immigration reform, and catching up on listener mail. Plus, it turns out…
John's first dispatch from his current visit to Guantanamo, Nick Pinto on the Spectra pipeline in the West Village, and Molly on…
It's Scariest Stories with Adam Newman, Adam Wade, and Anthony Atamanuik, hosted by David Martin.
It's the second ever Radio Dispatch Live! Recorded live at LPR on January 23rd, John and Molly are joined by Alex Pareene of…
Phyllis Baldino is a video artist based in Brooklyn, New York. In her latest exhibition, Baldino brings together pieces that…
PBS drools over drones but asks Michelle Rhee some tough questions, John Kiriakou gets more than two years in prison, and Seattle…
The Law of Strings and Other Stories is an existential yelp examining individual choices and our all-too-human response to…
Natasha Lennard on the US attorneys behind Aaron Swartz's prosecution, and how Aaron's case relates to Jeremy Hammond, a hacker…
Three defense contractors you haven't heard of but should know about, Roe turns 40, and catching up on some listener mail from…
Matt Stoller joins us to discuss Aaron Swartz's political goals beyond the open information movement, as well as broader…
This week on the show U.K.-based artist Sig Waller joins me to talk about her collage work and paintings. Through the use of found…
Micah Uetricht joins us to discuss the Chicago Teachers Union – what they won in their strike, how they're influencing teachers…
Stoney Nix can play anything, from Beethoven to the Blues, on his old rattletrap piano. It’s just a gift, and a good one. Music…
Sarah Jaffe and Melissa Gira Grant join us for the hour to discuss how feminism relates to labor, the role of women in the…
Trans writer Melissa Doom shares her thoughts on the Moore/Burchill situation, and we're joined by Gunner Scott, executive…
We spend the hour on recent transphobic comments and columns by two prominent UK writers, and we're joined by James Hetterley and…
We may not realize it now, but for much of the 19th and well into the 20th century, the circus was a really big deal in New York…
Guantanamo has been around for 11 years, Obama's cabinet has almost no diversity, and the trillion dollar platinum coin,…
It’s not easy for a messiah to grow up in the Badlands of North Dakota. And it’s even harder for him to share his message when…
A federal judge deals a significant blow to the NYPD's awful stop and frisk policy, Manning is awarded a 112 day reduction in…
Ali Gharib on the Brennan and Hagel nominations, and the latest news out of Israel and Palestine. Also, rape culture, Steubenville…
Kevin Gosztola on the prosecution of CIA agent John Kiriakou, the odious FISA renewal discussion, and the significance of John…
Joan Hall has been making collages, illustrations and assemblages for over 30 years. In 1984 she collaborated with computer…
2012 was the year with the second most state level abortion restrictions, several new instances of extreme state secrecy including…
2012 was a tough year for a lot of people. For others – it was one of the best. Only 5 days into 2013, I take a moment to pause…
NYPD says two people arrested in West Village apartment with weapons aren't terrorists, the Constitution has had a strange two…
Civil rights attorney Chase Madar on school safety, the failures of the high impact model, and successful alternative strategies.
The NYT's love letter to Maxim, catching up on listener mail, and Molly was on Melissa Harris Perry's television show. And, hey,…
This week on the show my guest is painter and illustrator Esther Pearl Watson. Esther's paintings draw on memories from her…