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We spend the hour on STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) in education, and whether or not there is a shortage in the…
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A Pakistani man traveled with his children to the US to tell the story of the drone strike that killed his mother, the case of Coy…
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The anti-surveillance rally in Washington, DC, Jinx Monsoon's off-Broadway show is amazing, and listener mail on misdiagnosis…
In his new book Bright Nights: Photographs of Another New York, photographer Tod Seelie documents New York's vibrant D.I.Y.…
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Private surveillance companies are marketing their products to cops as a way to monitor dissent, Nick Kristof thinks he's a cop,…
Alice Munro wins the Nobel Prize in Literature, Eleanor Catton wins the Man Booker Prize for her book The Luminaries and The…
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The White House downplays two human rights groups reports saying US drone strikes violate international law, the Daily Caller's…
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How the school system fails to support special ed kids, rewarding investors who don't finance nuclear weapons production, and a…
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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…
Two human rights groups issue scathing reports on the US drone programs in Pakistan and Yemen, misrepresentation of a school that…
Last summer, my guest photographer Benjamin Rasmussen went to Jordan along with photographer Michael Friberg to meet some of these…
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Edward Snowden says there is no way Russian or Chinese spies got any of his documents, and listener mail on technology,…
Savior's Day is a work of fiction taken out of today's headlines. Cardinal Arnold Ford, head of the Archdiocese of New York,…
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Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the problems with members of Congress owning stock and trading on positions they can…
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The NSA is bulk collecting the contacts and buddy lists of as many as 250 million Americans annually, Esquire's mediocre politics…
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Kanye West goes on Jimmy Kimmel and it's amazing, and listener mail about dating feminists and re-watching the X-files.
This week artist¬†Randal Wilcox talks about his self portraits, painting with saliva, and his experimental band Beat Cops. …
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Ryan Goodman joins us to discuss the capture and detention of Abu Anas al-Libi, and our thoughts on the undercover officer who…
The Lion Seeker by Kenneth Bonert (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, October 15, 2013) is the coming-of-age story of the irrepressible…
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Why the corporate reform movement is so bad for education, updates on Guantanamo, and listener mail on dating.
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Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah joins us to discuss the career of Dave Chappelle and his abrupt departure from the spotlight, and why…
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Deirdre Lally joins us to discuss efforts to stop fracking in the Marcellus Shale, the US conducts two raids in Africa, and…
This week Thilde Jensen talks about Canaries, her project that looks at people suffering from Multi Chemical Sensitivity. A book…
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More details on how the shutdown and sequestration are effecting Headstart, bad initial reporting on the shooting on Capitol Hill,…
Book Publishing for Entrepreneurs: Secrets From a New York Publisher by Karen Strauss In this insider's guide to publishing…
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The government shutdown continues, leaving thousands without necessary government services and as many as one million government…
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The NSA is making sophisticated graphs of your social interactions, and dating a feminist: is it necessary for a good…
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Ayesha Siddiqi on the Kimmel and Kanye controversy, and some non-spoiler-y thoughts on the end of Breaking Bad about masculinity,…
Martin Waldmeier is a curator based in London. In his new exhibition, Death of a Cameraman, Martin explores the complicated roles…