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More thoughts on street harassment, Chuck Hagel acknowledges the US war in the middle east will never end, and listener mail.
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The pros and cons of a viral street harassment video, the technologist who helped Snowden talk with Poitras and Greenwald shares…
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The Post Office has monitored far more letters than previously known, the relationship between discourse on the left and…
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Alexis Goldstein on whether Democrats actually want to address wealth inequality, Governors Cuomo and Christie engage in some…
The History of the Future in 100 Objects. You've probably seen a lot of these "History of .... in 100 Objects" books. they've…
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A doctor in New York City tests positive for Ebola, thoughts on Ross Douthat, the future of military commissions at Guantanamo,…
On this episode of Spit Take Comedy George gets bodyslammed by the hilarity of Casey James Salengo as they discuss dad kisses,…
If only her father weren’t addicted to meth. If only she wasn’t such a bad girl (according to her mother). If only she…
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There's no end in sight to the US drone war in Afghanistan and Pakistan, four former Blackwater mercenaries are found guilty of…
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Academics and early childhood education, more on the US's waffling on the convention against torture, and the listener mail just…
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A Washington Post columnist writes the most irresponsible column in recent memory, a new report shows that marijuana arrests are…
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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…
The dangers of the rhetoric of terrorism, more thoughts on employees freezing their eggs, and listener mail on GamerGate.
Chinese artist and free speech activist Ai Weiwei is famous for butting heads with Chinese authorities. In 2008 he accused the…
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The multiple ways special operations forces are stretched thin after 13 years of war, some additional thoughts on GamerGate, and…
In 1938, nineteen-year-old ranch hand Bud Frazer sets out for Hollywood with his sights set on becoming a stunt rider in the…
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The Pentagon covered up numerous instances of US soldiers being exposed to old chemical weapons in Iraq, Apple and Facebook will…
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Discussing the Yes Mean Yes law in California, Jill Abramson regrets her stance on not pushing to publish James Risen's Iran…
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Thoughts on privacy and privilege, the effects of telling young black Americans they are “at risk,” and Rosie's weekend…
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Todd Miller joins us to discuss how the US is militarizing the southern border of Mexico, Malala Yousafzai wins the…
This week on the show, Alex Handy talks about the Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment, a non-profit based in Oakland,…
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Sarah Silverman and the National Women's Law Center biff it in an effort to raise awareness about the gender pay gap, and checking…
SPIT TAKE COMEDY is BTR's newest video series and podcast, hosted by George Flanagan. In this inaugural episode, George sits down…
A small town girl leaves her troubled family and starts stripping—which introduces her to a community that keeps her sober and…
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How ISIS gets its hostages, and the schools that are keeping their fun military weapons.
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Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss Eric Holder's failure to jail bankers and how banks are colluding with the NSA to share your…
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John Oliver's great segment on drones, a federal judge rules against the government and keeps a Guantanamo force-feeding hearing…
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Andrea Grimes joins us to discuss a court ruling that will close all but eight abortion clinics in Texas, and charter schools…
In 1952 USAF Intelligence Chief Major General John Samford held a press conference to address a flood of UFO sightings above…
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Molly's back at School, Syrian rebels are apparently not happy about US strikes, and a bunch of listener mail and tweets.
With stories by Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, L. Frank Baum, Edith Wharton, Stephen…
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Danny Gold joins us to discuss his recent trip to Liberia to cover the Ebola outbreak, checking in on Ferguson, and…
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The US and Afghanistan sign an agreement that will keep 10,000 troops in that country after 2014, an NYC literary figure is…
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Dispatches from a juvenile justice conference, and de Blasio's revised school discipline plan.