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The United States military currently views cyberspace as the “fifth domain” of warfare (alongside land, air, sea, and space),…
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We celebrate the day after Thanksgiving by re-airing our interview with Chepe in which we discuss alternatives to policing. Also,…
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Celebrate Thanksgiving with us by enjoying our previously aired interview with Daliya Karnofsky, as well as a bunch of listener…
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Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss the grand jury's lack of indictment in Ferguson, and thoughts on the protests, Darren…
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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…
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is resigning amid scrutiny on Obama's national security team, Rudy Guiliani's rampant racism on…
Claire Carter is a curator at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in Arizona. Her new show is called Covert Operations:…
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We spend the hour getting inside the largest physical security convention in the northeast.
George welcomes the wonderfully absurd Ben Kronberg (Late Night with Seth Meyers, Last Comic Standing) to the show to discuss his…
From the Olympics to the NBA Finals, from the World Series to the Tour de France, from high-tech labs in Canberra and Colorado…
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The Senate fails to pass a bill meant to reform the NSA, a rapper's album may send him to jail, the media gets very navel-gazey…
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A personal essay from journalist Gregory Johnsen about narrowly escaping a kidnapping in Yemen, thousands of Pakistanis flee into…
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Bryce Covert on mid-term minimum wage referenda, an Uber executive suggests conducting a smear campaign against a journalist, and…
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Frontline's Marcela Gaviria joins us to discuss their latest documentary examining the relationship between US tire manufacturer…
Photographer Liz Nielsen works in a room above a boxing gym that is just as much a laboratory as it is an artist's studio. The…
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Teachers respond to Time Magazine's anti-teacher cover, US officials engage in double speak at the UN convention against torture,…
Obstacle course races and mud runs such as Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, Warrior Dash, Rugged Maniac, and Muddy Buddy are all…
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Sharda Sekaran on the recent marijuana referenda, the UN reviews the US record on torture, and the merits of inviting a member of…
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Who judges the judges, why innocent people take plea deals, and listener mail about musicals.
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How the FBI ensnares people in terrorism cases with charges of lying, and Piers Morgan and Andrew Sullivan are feeling…
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A proposed rehab center for ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees in Yemen is making little progress, gendered toys for children, and…
Matt Jones is an artist working in Brooklyn NY. His paintings and drawings are deeply influenced by the big mysteries of the…
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Looking at why white women didn't vote for Wendy Davis, what a new AUMF might mean for US foreign policy, and listener mail.
In this episode George welcomes writer and performer Meredith Hackman to discuss her improv team's controversial name, pumpkin…
Bad Paper is a riveting exposé, a moving story of an unlikely friendship, and a gritty narrative of how scrappy entrepreneurs…
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Ron Krasnow on his cancer diagnosis and dealing with it with comedy, a Guantanamo prisoner is sent back to Kuwait, and more…
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Alexandra Tempus joins us to discuss the increasing effects of climate change, and thoughts on the terrible mid-term elections.
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Part Two of Radio Dispatch Live 4 year anniversary show. Our guests are Natasha Lennard, Kade Crockford, and Ali Gharib.
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Today we air part 1 of Radio Dispatch Live four year anniversary extravaganza. Our guests are Melissa Gira Grant, Mychal Denzel…
Brooklyn based painter Hiro Kurata paints hallucinatory scenes and portraits that revolve around a single character --- a baseball…
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Maya Schenwar joins us to discuss her new book, Locked Down, Locked Out, about why prisons don't work and better alternatives to…
Derrick Bowman's sophomore year is a grind. He's been looking forward to the basketball season all summer, but his girlfriend…