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Our hero Nathan Wavelsky moves into the burbs with his wife. Life is good. He’s a successful slacker. He doesn’t want to rock…
The biggest liberal protest of 2013+ data surveillance in the UK
Rick Perry revives abortion bill + NYC City Council approves Community Safety Act
Wendy Davis stages 13 hour filibuster to protect reproductive rights in Texas, checking in with the Supreme Court's evisceration…
A historic filibuster + a historic moment for marriage equality
John has returned from Guantanamo with stories of Inspire Magazine and 11-hour court days. Also, David Gregory suggests Glenn…
Most Texans oppose anti-abortion measures + immigration reform compromise
Michelle Markowitz, Tara Clancy, Adam Wade, and Ophira Eisenberg tell stories about their mothers, with David Martin as your host.
John has returned from Guantanamo with stories of Inspire Magazine and 11-hour court days. Also, David Gregory suggests Glenn…
Joe Gillette is the man behind Party Food, a multimedia art project that according to the project's website is "a story about 2…
Study finds gay couples have a harder time finding apartments to rent + transgender people join Turkish protests.
Benjamin Ramos on Puerto Rican independence and political prisoners, more John from Guantanamo Bay, and more thoughts on the late,…
Like film, literature has been no stranger to marijuana and hashish, going back to Charles Baudelaire’s 1860 Artificial…
Massive demonstrations in Brazil + unionizing home health care
France pressures Google for more transparency + anti-gay organization disbands and apologizes to LGBT community.
Today, we re-air our first live show as a tribute to the remarkable journalist and friend, Michael Hastings, who died Tuesday at…
Supreme Court cases awaiting decision.
John's back to give us more updates from Guantanamo, the nationwide assault on reproductive rights continues, and lots and lots of…
Did Facebook just block Tor? + Gov. Rick Scott's low blow to Florida workers
John was on This American Life, and he's skyping in from Guantanamo again! Plus, Patton Oswalt pens a thoughtful essay on how and…
Eric Lindveit makes work that might be more at home in a natural history museum than a gallery or museum: for the past few years,…
Apple releases figures on government requests of customer information + renewed protests in Egypt
John skypes in from Guantanamo Bay, Melissa Gira Grant on the anti-prostitution pledges being debated in the Supreme Court, and…
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House-the sources for the films…
The immediate results of yesterday's Supreme Court ruling + Australian government announces new gender guidelines.
New survey from Pew highlights LGBT discrimination.
John's first dispatch from Guantanamo Bay, Meredith Clark on Carl Levil blocking a crucial aspect of the military sexual assault…
Mississippi's poor in danger of losing Medicaid + 300 Cambodian workers fired during factory strike
The establishment's discrediting of Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald, the Obama DOJ changes course and allows access to Plan B,…
Obama embraces emergency contraception without a prescription + labor unions cry for real reform of Bangladesh's garment industry.
Molly is hosting solo and she spent the weekend in the woods while the most important story in recent history got even bigger.…
Like a scientist, artist Aspen Mays' work is about the search for knowledge. However, unlike a scientist, she's much more…
The latest on the pay gap.
The NSA knows everything and Glenn Greenwald broke the story, a grand jury refused to indict an 18-year-old rapper for his lyrics,…
Reintroducing hard-boiled detective Ben Drake to a whole new generation, By the Balls: The Complete Collection assembles all the…
Your gender/sexism news round-up
The issues to think about during Pride Month.
Female senators grill military leaders on their failure to address epidemic of rape and sexual assault in the military, an LGBT…
Stories about Guantanamo Bay that may have slipped under your radar.
Lindy West and Jim Norton debate on Totally Biased, and the grassroots campaign to hold Facebook accountable for gendered hate…
Native American student denied diploma + poultry plant fire kills 120 workers
Ryan Devereaux on the conclusion of the Stop and Frisk trial in New York City, and the historic context for the case. Also, a…
American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music, is a new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian on view now in New York at the…
A look at the Obama administration's crackdown on whistle-blowers
Checking your privilege and relationships over labels in the pursuit of being an ally. Also, airstrikes since Obama's national…
In this epic, mythical debut novel, a newly wed couple escapes the busy confusion of their homeland for a distant and…