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Learning about how enhancing the productivity and incomes of smallholder family farmers is key to progress, according to…
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's disingenuous charity scam, our end-of-the-year round-up, and listener mail.
We learn about the state of food insecurity in the world and how about 793 million people are undernourished globally,…
The US has a new name for its endless war, and listener mail.
Barbara Ekwall begins with the various ways FAO of The United Nations defines hunger and what regions are primarily…
Congress finally jettisons the punishments imposed by No Child Left Behind, and listener mail.
Ann Fensterstock is the author of the book Art On The Block. The book charts the history of the New York art world over…
We speak with Barbara Ekwall, Senior Liaison Officer at the North America Office of the Food and Agriculture…
Obama expands the ground war in Iraq, and listener mail.
To cut back on the food we waste, Dana Gunders gives some simple steps, like making strategic grocery lists or putting…
A love story about second chances, and also Merry Christmas.
Main causes of waste occurs due to poor planning and overbuying as well as from food being stored improperly, according…
We revisit two of our favorite holiday segments, the insecure chef and a story about being a gift wrapper at Cartier.
Practical strategies, checklists, and educational infographics on reducing waste with recipes like Sour Milk Pancakes…
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss how and why we should do away with private housing, robots who can say no to humans,…
Dana Gunders talks with us about why she wrote the Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook and how 40 percent of food in America…
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
We run down some of our favorite Christmas movies.
Hannah Barrett is a painter based in Brooklyn. Her work draws from a range of subject matter including old cookbooks,…
Dana Gunders, staff scientist focused on food and agriculture, speaks with us about reducing food waste and her book,…
The got to go list and the importance of keeping the most challenging students, and listener mail on education.
Dr. Azra Raza discusses how the FDA has created inertia as it continues to recognize these models as the gold standard…
Julia Carrie Wong joins us to discuss a fatal police shooting in San Francisco, Paige Shell-Spurling joins us to discuss…
Dr. Azra Raza discusses her decision early on to concentrate research on freshly obtained human cells and not to rely on…
Ayesha Siddiqi joins us to discuss Islamophobia in the US, Britney Summit Gil joins us to discuss the empathy gap in the…
Dr. Azra Raza speaks with us about the case of Sepsis where mice modeling proved to be a useless tactic in developing a…
Ryan Schleeter joins us to discuss the Paris Climate Summit, sex panic over a Serena Williams magazine cover, and…
Part 2 with Dr. Azra Raza, the Director of the MDS Center at Columbia University, discusses the history and…
The final agreement from the Paris climate summit is historic but leaves much to be desired, details on the end of No…
Video artist Janaye Brown makes single-shot videos based around the surreal and mundane moments of everyday life. In a…
Dr. Azra Raza, the Director of the MDS Center at Columbia University in New York, NY, speaks with us about the hazard in…
Anna Lekas Miller joins us to discuss how Syrians are reacting to Trump's proposal to ban Muslims, former cop Daniel…
Dan Sharp scours Toronto’s seamy underbelly after the murder of a notorious nightspot owner, and finds his own life on…
The struggle to sustain quality international reporting in a digital age, yet it's importance in understanding…
A new poll shows GOP voters overwhelmingly support Trump's plan to ban Muslims from entering the US, a political science…
Marvin Kalb continues the conversation on how to build future relations with Russia despite Putin's purely nationalistic…
Trump's rhetoric and the US media's struggle to retain the veneer of objectivity.
Part 3 with Marvin Kalb on the world was stunned when Vladimir Putin invaded and seized Crimea in March 2014.
Maysoon Zayid joins us to discuss Donald Trump's latest comments on banning Muslims from entering the US, our thoughts…
Part 2 with Marvin Kalb, a former journalist and Harvard professor, wrote a book called Imperial Gamble: Putin, Ukraine,…
Todd Miller joins us to discuss his time at the Paris Climate Summit, thoughts on Texas' anti-Syrian refugee lawsuit,…
This week on the show I speak with multi-media artist Orlando Estrada. Orlando creates installations, sculptures, and…
We speak with Marvin Kalb, a former journalist and Harvard professor, wrote a book called Imperial Gamble: Putin,…
Mariame Kaba joins us to discuss the police killing of Laquan McDonald in Chicago, Texas sues to keep the government…
The outrageous Maria Heinegg pays George a visit to discuss her active bisexual-vegan-crossfit-and-many-more-hyphens…
Jason Cooper is a brilliant student whose flawless academic record is jeopardized by the tribulations of pledging a…
Learning how LeanPath Inc. creates a technological system that addresses the food waste crisis in America.
Reactions to the mass shooting in San Bernardino, Texas sues federal government to halt Syrian refugee resettlement, and…
Part 2 with Andrew Shakman, the CEO of LeanPath, Inc., on personal ways to prevent food waste.
World AIDS Day and the continuing criminalization of people with HIV, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fires police chief, and…
We speak with Andrew Shakman, a food waste prevention advocate and the CEO of LeanPath, a food-saving technology…
Peter Cole joins us to discuss how unions can combat xenophobia, Paris clamps down on climate summit protests.
David and Austin have continued the collaborative work. Fallen Fruit began by mapping fruit trees growing on or over…
Thoughts on the Planned Parenthood shooting, and Trump and Cruz each put forward total falsehoods.
Stephen Fan is a designer and adjunct assistant professor in the Art History and Architectural Studies department at…
The collective seeks to bring reflection and activism in taking an artistic approach to agriculture in America.
We spend the hour on listener mail.
Our mission is to bring students together with outstanding, well-respected educators and to repurpose collaborative…
Part 2 with Scott Zdrazil discusses shareholder engagement with fossil fuel companies and The Accountability Project.
The most exciting activism at a recent drug reform conference, and listener mail about teaching.
Scott Zdrazil, Director of Corporate Governance at Amalgamated Bank, discusses shareholder engagement with fossil fuel…
John went to a surveillance conference for the third year straight, and listener mail about classroom management…
Reid Capalino coordinates and advises the firm’s work on behalf of companies seeking to make New York City more…
White supremacists are suspected of shooting five black protesters in Minneapolis, and Turkey shoots down a Russian…
Helen Rosenthal discusses the responsibility of public officials and calls for a financial study on the detriment of…
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
Natasha Lennard and Lukas Hermsmeier join us to discuss Germany's treatment of refugees, and catching up on Trump and…
Mika Kaurismäki is the director of the new film The Girl King. The film tells the story of Queen Kristina of Sweden,…
We speak with Austin Young, cofounder of Fallen Fruit, an art collaboration bringing people together with fresh fruit.
The FBI is tasked with preventing ISIS-inspired rampage shooting but not other gun violence, the media response to…
The hilarious Joe Zimmerman drops in for a visit with George at the Spit Take Comedy studio. They discuss the highs and…
What motivates students to learn, work hard, and persevere through life’s toughest challenges? Why is it so difficult…
Cynthia Ogden, epidemiologist and expert in obesity, discusses results from a study on the prevalence of obesity in…
Indiana's governor attempts to block a Syrian family scheduled to be resettled in Indianapolis, and listener mail in…
Part 2 with Robert Blum from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public health on the corporate and political influences…
The increasingly hawkish US press calls on Obama to intensify war against ISIS, anti-refugee historical parallels in the…
Everything from advertisement to undisclosed sugar additives in food are some of the leading causes of the childhood…
Ali Gharib joins us to discuss the Paris attacks, and our thoughts on the anti-refugee aftermath.
Part 2 with a member of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public health on the advertising strategies used by Food…
The US enters a new phase in the war against ISIS, Boston looks to charterize 36 public schools, and listener mail.…
Artist Roxanne Jackson has taken an unconventional approach to her life as an artist. Before going to grad school to…
Professor of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public health discusses corporate advertising and the strategies used to…
Ryan Schleeter on Obama's rejection of the Keystone Pipeline, the selective conservative defense of free speech, and…
Ever wondered how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust and an interior that's perfectly medium-rare from edge to edge…
Ksenia Gnedeva, from the Laboratory of Sensory Neuroscience at Rockefeller University , on research into super-fine ear…
Catching up on the GOP debate, and listener mail.
Part 2 of our interview with Allen Gibbs who has been conducting an unusual series of studies on obese fruit flies.
Dave Zirin joins us to discuss the protests at the University of Missouri, the Senate torture report is in a bizarre…
Allen Gibbs, a professor of Life Sciences at the University of Nevada who has been conducting an unusual series of…
The student protest at Mizzou forces top school two administrators to resign, and the ethics of media interacting with…
Part 2 with Blaire van Valkenburgh, a paleontologist, on how hyper-carnivores, such as the sabre-tooth tiger, used their…
MSF releases its investigation into the US bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, a tasteless Bronx is Burning party in the…
Photographer Carolyn Russo has been traveling the world photographing the architecture of air traffic control towers.…
Valkenburgh uncovers Pleistocene-era teeth and examines them to determine exactly how these giant predators survived.
Parker Molloy joins us to discuss a loss for trans rights in Houston, and the ethics of autonomous machines.
You should get the gold medal for your diet and exercise efforts. You’ve done it all - juice cleansing, vegetarianism,…
Part 2 of our interview with Matthias Ruth on NASA-sponsored study that points to the interrelated factors that cause…
The continuing disgrace of family detention, the similarities between de Blasio and Bloomberg on school segregation, and…
Matthias Ruth is speaking us about a new study partly-sponsored by NASA that highlights the unsustainable human-nature…
Sarah Leonard and Atossa Abrahamian join us to discuss austerity, Greece, and buying and selling citizenship.
Kathryn Morris, a chemical ecologist at Xavier University, speaks with us about her study of interconnected fungi.
Will Potter joins us to discuss CMUs, otherwise known as Little Guantanamo Bay prisons, restarting negotiations on how…
Part 2 of our interview with Dr. Eran Tauber on the potential in finding a synergy of how ancient DNA sequences…
Frontline's AC Thompson joins us to discuss his investigation into a string of murders in the 1980s that targeted…
Jenni Olson is the director of the new film, The Royal Road. She describes the film as a cinematic essay, and it's…
We speak with Dr. Eran Tauber on his research into 700 million year-old DNA sequences from ancient animals and how they…
Anna Lekas Miller joins us to discuss Turkey's crackdown on the press and leftists in advance of the election, the US…
Brave Girls: Raising Young Women with Passion and Purpose to Become Powerful Leaders is the story and the science behind…
We look into the potential benefits of electronic health services for chronic diseases and the future of healthcare.
The GOP debate leaves all of us a little worse off, the secret story of how four lawyers gave the OK on the bin Laden…
Listen to part 2 of our interview with Dr. Abdel-Kader, an assistant professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University.
The DOJ opens an investigation into a school officer's assault of a young black woman in a South Carolina high school,…
Listen to part 1 of our interview with Dr. Abdel-Kader, an assistant professor at the school of Medicine at Vanderbilt…
A school cop assaults a child in a South Carolina high school, Jim Comey repeats allegations of the so-called…
Listen to part 2 of our interview with Vanessa Mason, founder of Riveted Partners, on the need for more diversity in…
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
Frontline's Martin Smith joins us to discuss his new documentary Inside Assad's Syria, the Obama administration decides…
Photographer Brian Ulrich has spent the last 15 years photographing the landscape of American consumerism. After 9/11,…
We speak with Vanessa Mason, a digital health product strategist, on how e-health products can help underserved…
Climate change is threatening the security of Iraq, Clinton testifies before the Benghazi committee, and more listener…
Social networking has grown into a staple of modern society, but its continued evolution is becoming increasingly…
Allison Sutter, a certified coach, best selling author, and entrepreneur talks with us about overcoming the fear of…
Cora Currier on the Kill Chain and the Drone Papers, fact checking MSNBC's apology for its Israel map, and the…
Listen to part 2 of our interview with Dr. Edward Day, Chair at the Department of Sociology at Chapman University on…
PBS runs a story critical of Success Academy, Benjamin Netanyahu blames a Palestinian mufti for the holocaust, and…
Dr. Edward Day, Chair at the Department of Sociology at Chapman University talks about his study into the top fears of…
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss Operation Haymaker and the Drone Papers, a defendant in the 9/11 trial at Guantanamo…
Part 2 of our interview with David Altheide on how much of the fear around us is unwarranted.
Frontline's Michael Camerini joins us to discuss his new documentary on immigration reform, a US drone strike kills an…
This week on the show I talk with filmmaker and anthropologist J.P.Sniadecki about his new documentary The Iron…
Professor David Altheide speaks with us about fear-mongering in American media.
Obama's delayed drawdown in Afghanistan means the next president can scale back up, NYPD cop gets felony for lying about…
The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each…
Listen to part 2 of our interview with Zi Jing Wong in creating a scalable invisibility cloak for potential military…
Anna Lekas Miller joins us to discuss the worsening Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon, the Intercept publishes a new set…
Listen to Zi Jing Wong speak about the breakthrough research at UC Berkeley in creating a scalable invisibility cloak.
Meredith Clark joins us to discuss the first Democratic presidential debate, catching up on the violence in Israel and…
Listen to our interview with Dr. Steve Croft from the SETI Center at UC Berkeley and his work on advanced radio…
The wife of a jailed Saudi blogger speaks out against her husband's imprisonment, and listener mail.
Listen to part 2 of our conversation with professor Ann Ross, an anthropologist at North Carolina State University on…
GOP in disarray after leading replacement for Boehner drops out of speaker race, and listener mail.
Rodney Asher is the director of the new documentary, The Nightmare. The film tells the stories of eight people who…
Listen to our conversation with professor Ann Ross who led a forensic-anthropological study on fingerprints.
A Guantanamo Bay art exhibit goes where Obama fears to tread, activists claim potential Internet domains for Eva…
Stephanie Abrams and Courtney Spritzer knew even in the earliest days of Facebook the undeniable truth of today's…
Solutions on mending a system of many holes as our justice system by Sean Arthurs, Harvard Professor.
Mike Konczal joins us to discuss free college, Afghanistan is the deadliest country in the world for aid workers, and…
Part 2 of speaker Sean Arthurs, a Doctoral Candidate in the Education Leadership Program at the Harvard Graduate School…
US keeps changing its story on how it bombed a hospital in Afghanistan, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is leaving…
A discussion on the many existing cases of the U.S. federal government's policy of preemptive prosecutions of innocent…
Obama waives sanctions for the sixth year for countries that use child soldiers, and advice from one listener to another…
Listen to part 2 of Harvard Law Professor on the faults in America's justice system and recounting stories of false…
A parable about integration in Dumbo, Brooklyn, thoughts on the mass shooting in Oregon, and the US bombs a Doctors…
Michael Madsen is an artist and filmmaker. In his new documentary The Visit, he tackles perhaps one of the biggest…
Seán Arthurs, a Doctoral Candidate at Harvard Law School, discusses the problematic holes in America's justice system.
Anna Therese Day and Mouaz Moustafa join us for Radio Dispatch Live to discuss the war in Syria and the resulting…
Too many Americans die each year as a result of preventable medical error — mistakes, complications, and misdiagnoses.…
Makers at the faire explain their showcases of different technology, from funky piano synthesizers to different fun…
Victoria Law joins us to discuss the lack of prenatal care in prisons, Russian airstrikes target rebels instead of ISIS,…
We speak with a host of scientists, engineers, and innovators on cutting edge technology at the Maker Faire in Flushing,…
Laurie Penny joins us to discuss Jeremy Corbyn's election to head of the Labour party in Britain, a Congressional…
We speak with a host of scientists, engineers, and innovators on cutting edge technology at the Maker Faire in Flushing,…
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss the latest developments in the disappearance of 43 students from a school in Mexico,…
We speak with representative of Google's drone-delivery system and learn a bit more on the advancing technology of laser…
Ben Carson and Jeb Bush show their true selves, and a Brooklyn story about how gentrification works.
Artist Rithika Merchant's new series, Luna Tabulatorum, tell a story inspired by the moon. In the paintings human-like…
We speak with the president of an Italian digital company creating some of the fastest 3D printers and also developing a…
We spend the hour catching up on listener mail.
It’s not that he’s just not that into you—it’s that there’s not enough of him. Using a combination of…
Check out people spilling the details on what makes them the most stressed and the tactics they use to mitigate that…
Obama has promised to allow ten thousand Syrian refugees into the US in the coming year, police response to the arrest…
Listen to people from New York City explain the greatest stressors in their life and give helpful tips on how to manage…
Newspaper editorial boards criticize the opt-out movement, and listener mail.
Listen in to part 2 of our interview on the uses of neurological research to create wearable technology that relieves…
Black children get fewer painkillers in the ER than white kids, Matt Damon is wrong on the importance of black directors…
We speak with representatives of Thync, the first wearable technology to influence how you feel.
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
A Slate piece on the first-person essay economy, thoughts on Biden, Hillary, and Bernie, and listener mail.
For the several years photographer Daniel Cronin attended The Gathering of the Juggalos, an annual festival for die-hard…
We speak with Lee Rainie, the director of internet, science and technology research at Pew Research Center.
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the second GOP debate, and Molly's latest story on how what happened to Ahmed…
The delightful Maeve Higgins pays a visit to the Spit Take Comedy couch to discuss living in NYC, her prowess at pranks…
Constance Kopp doesn’t quite fit the mold. She towers over most men, has no interest in marriage or domestic affairs,…
Climate change activists share stories of protesting and demand the building of a renewable future.
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the latest developments in Guatemala, a round up of the second GOP debate, and listener…
We hear from a senior climate change activist who shares stories about protesting with 350.org in Washington DC.
Texas police officers arrest a Muslim teenager for building a clock, the Assad regime continues to bomb the suburbs of…
We learn from the Climate Change rally the greatest obstacles towards using renewable energies and how to combat them…
Anna Lekas Miller joins us from Turkey to discuss the refugee crisis, the Seattle Teacher Strike enters its second week,…
Bill McKibbens and Naomi Klein lay out the calculations on fossil fuel's damage to the environment and how July was the…
New study says age of criminal responsibility should be 21, are top officials cooking the books on airstrikes against…
Fred Ritchin is an authority on the future of photography. He's written several books on the subject, and his newest,…
Hear from Bill McKibbens and Naomi Klein on the global movement in demanding climate change action from world leaders.
Obama promises to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming year, Biden goes on Colbert for an emotional interview,…
When Mark Zuckerberg announced to a cheering Oprah audience his $100 million pledge to transform the downtrodden…
Check out part 2 of our interview with Brian Nosek about how open source software connects scientists like never before.
Nearly a decade and a half after 9/11 it's clear bin Laden changed the US forever, update on the citywide Seattle…
Learn about the Center for Open Science with Executive Director, Brian Nosek and the changing transparency in science.
Obama's drone policy gets adopted by Britain and Pakistan, schools in NYC propose an integration plan, and listener mail…
Listen to part 2 of our interview with Jason Hibbets on the possibility of an Open Source City.
David Petraeus’s weird, wild plan to defeat ISIS, white people on Trump, the wrong ways that coupled people talk to…
Listen to our interview with Jason Hibbets, a senior community evangelist in Corporate Marketing at Red Hat where he is…
Secretary of Defense Carter is tepid on closing Guantanamo Bay, a historic victory against indefinite solitary…
Photographer Ryan Spencer spent about two years watching dozens of disaster movies. As he went he photographed stills…
Listen to our Labor Day Special episode as Lisa Autz hits the streets of NYC to learn about the best and worst jobs out…
It’s back to school season! We finally get to Jelani Cobb’s beautiful New Yorker article on the history of a…
1973. That's fourteen years of prison time after Delpha Wade killed a man who was raping her. She’d wanted to kill the…
Listen to part 2 of our interview with Eileen Appelbaum, Senior Economist for the Center for Economic and Policy…
Mike Konczal joins us to discuss the ups and downs of the stock market, Obama’s legacy with Dodd Frank, and the…
Check out our interview with Eileen Appelbaum, Senior Economist for the Center for Economic and Policy Research, on…
Jeff Abbott joins us to explain the latest protests in Guatemala and the political scandal that preceded them. Also,…
Listen as we speak with people on the streets on NYC about raising the minimum wage to $15/hour.
Hocine Dimerdji joins us to discuss the protests in Beirut and the history and context behind them. Also, John and Molly…
Check out part 2 of our interview with Willy C. Shih, professor of management practice at Harvard Business School's…
Yana Kunichoff joins us to discuss the Dyett hunger strike for a public school in Chicago, homelessness amongst NYC’s…
This week we speak with Jane Brown, editor of the new photo book Both Sides of Sunset. The book examines how…
Check out our interview with Willy C. Shih, prof. of management practice at Harvard Business School, on the changing…
Ryan Schleeter joins us to talk about the intersection of the environment and social justice, checking in on the migrant…
Comedian, writer, and rock aficionado Dave Hill gets his mettle AND metal tested as he and George discuss the soothing…
What if instead of trying to avoid the pain and uncertainty of labor, we asked what we could learn from it? In telling…
We speak with Dina Dicenso, owner of a vegan tattoo shop called Gristle, on the entire vegan process in tattooing and…
The journalist who Donald Trump kicked out of a press conference was Univision host Jorge Ramos, a horrific shooting in…
Part 2 of our interview with Bruce Klitzman, senior director of Duke's Kenan Plastic Surgery Research Laboratories,…
It’s our first show without a guest all month, so John and Molly can catch up on the news. Also, there’s always more…
We speak with surgeon Bruce Klitzman about his development of a less harmful tattoo ink alternative.
David Banks joins us to discuss the Atlantic’s tired, tired cover story on supposedly coddled college students and why…
Listen to part 2 of our interview with Monona Rossol, chemist, artist, and industrial hygienist, on the health hazards…
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
Justin Tyme joins us to discuss his project “I Wore Lipstick,” which invites people of all genders to share their…
Marc Fischer is the administrator of Public Collectors an online archive dedicated to preserving cultural artifacts that…
Listen to Monona Rossol, chemist, artist, and industrial hygienist, speak about the researched dangers of tattoo ink.
Todd Miller joins us to discuss the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates’ immigration policies, as well…
He was more than just a cowboy. He was the top male motion picture box-office star, 1933-34-35, as selected by Motion…
We talk with your average gym-goer and fitness instructors on the effects of soda on the body when working out.
Michelle Chen joins us to discuss how childcare and early childhood education workers are undervalued and underpaid.…
Part 2 of our interview with Niraj Naik who explains what soda does to the body and healthier alternatives.
Parker Marie Molloy on Caitlyn Jenner, inclusive language around reproductive rights, and what happened with the…
We speak with Niraj Naik, former pharmacist and holistic health practitioner, on the pervasive addiction to sugar…
Anna Lekas Miller on the Lebanese diaspora, mixed identity as identity, and the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon. Also,…
We speak with Anahad O'Connor, NY Times writer on health, diet and nutrition, about his latest article on the details of…
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss why politicians are not our friends, a beautiful Guardian essay on how the victors are…
Photographer Meryl Meisler grew up on the South Shore of Long Island, and in the 1970s she began photographing her…
We speak with Marion Nestle, expert nutritionist at NYU, on Coca-Cola funding scientists to shift the blame for obesity…
Sarah Jeong joins us to discuss her new book The Internet of Garbage, tech, law, and Lenny Kravitz. Also, so much…
The dazzling Becky Yamamoto visits George to show off her German accent, talk about her award-winning web series,…
Marvel and a Wonder is a darkly mesmerizing epic and literary page-turner set at the end of the twentieth century. In…
We speak with an environmentalist on the EPA disaster in the Colorado river.
Sarah Leonard joins us to discuss the debt crisis in Greece, why austerity doesn’t work but won’t die, and how…
We speak with an environmentalist on the recent Gold King Mine defunct that has lead to a massive contamination of the…
Kambri Crews on her community space in Astoria Queens offering “after-school for grown ups,” This American Life…
Activists discuss some of the greatest polluted waterways in America.
Emily Schorr Lesnick joins us to discuss diversity in comedy, talking about racism as a white person, and teaching…
Part 2 of our interview with Christopher Swain, an activist that has been swimming and advocating for our waterways…
Josh Eidelson joins us to discuss where unions stand so far in the presidential race, Molly has an essay on sports, of…
This week on Art Uncovered I talk with artist Sarah Rothberg. Her virtual reality installation Memory/Place: My House is…
We speak with environmental activist, Christopher Swain, whose been swimming and advocating for our waterways since…
Will Potter joins us to discuss the recent decision ruling Idaho’s AgGag laws unconstitutional, a teacher sues New…
No substance on earth is as hotly debated as marijuana. Opponents claim it’s dangerous, addictive, carcinogenic, and a…
Lara Aknin, professor of psychology at Simon Fraser University whose research focuses on generosity, money and…
Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss Amnesty’s new recommendations to support the human rights of sex workers, and…
We hear from Peter Stearns, a professor at George Mason University who researches the historical culture of happiness.
Andrea Grimes joins us to discuss attacks on Planned Parenthood and abortion access in Texas and across the country, the…
Learning through positive psychologists the ability to balance work-life and happiness.
Chepe joins us to discuss reform versus revolution, connecting social movement in the United States to movements in…
We hear part 2 of our interview with Sonja Lyubomirsky on building an architect of sustainable happiness.
Collier Meyerson and Ned Resnikoff join us for the live show.
If you lived in Romania in the 1980s and happened to catch a government sanctioned screening of a foreign film or TV…
Dr. Lyubomirsky speaks with us about her research on developing a science of human happiness.
A federal judge says the US can continue to hold an accused Taliban member at Guantanamo, NYC millionaires donate…
Only a guest like Jacqueline Novak would have the zest for living that would inspire her to lie, rather than sit, on the…
Born out of a global expedition fearlessly undertaken by a young woman, Project Animal Farm offers a riveting and…
Uber is getting a lot of heat for it's aggressive disregard for the existing yellow cabbies, but how are they treating…
Alexis Goldstein on financial regulation, two animal rights activists are charged as terrorists under a terrible 2006…
We hear from the New York Taxi Workers Alliance on their strategy to fight Uber.
New York Magazine puts 35 women who have accused Cosby of rape on their cover, the Trump show continues unabated, and…
Javaid Tariq, NYC yellow cab driver of more than 20 years, struggles to maintain his only source of income in face of…
Indiana authorities shut down a holographic performance of Chief Keef, Cleveland police pepper spray activists outside a…
Part II with Sarah Lacy focuses on the questionable morals of Uber's culture in impacting the larger culture of Silicon…
Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those…
A deputy sheriff’s lies lead to a SWAT raid that injured a baby with a flashbang, NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo's has…
This week on Art Uncovered I sit down with artist Eileen Maxson. Her new solo show at Microscope gallery in Bushwick is…
Sarah Lacy, founder and editor of PandoDaily, speaks with us about the cautionary culture of Uber as one of Silicon…
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss the reasons why Bernie Sanders should run as a proper Socialist, a white man commits a…
What if you woke up with the alarming suspicion that you were being watched?
We hear the ideas of a re-imagined city that cares better for the soil, ecosystem and environment.
Maya Schenwar on Obama's prison visit and mass incarceration, an essay by Lindy West on being a fat bride, and listener…
We hear part 2 of our interview with Starhawk, author and permaculture designer and teacher and director at Earth…
New disturbing video in the Sandra Bland case, state guidelines for how schools should protect trans students, Obama's…
We hear from Starhawk, author and permaculture designer and teacher and director at Earth Activist training.
A website that facilitates affairs gets hacked, Gen Wesley Clark calls for a new round of internment camps, efforts to…
Today we hear part 2 of our interview with Claudia Joseph on perma-design techniques and it's importance in an urban…
Black Lives Matter protesters interrupt Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley at NetRoots, Gawker posts and then retracts a…
Michael Kamber is a veteran photojournalist and founder of the Bronx Documentary Center. His is also co-curator of the…
Founder and Director of New York Permaculture Exchange, Claudia Joseph, talks with us about permaculture and sustainable…
Early thoughts on the shooting at two military offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Angela Merkel makes a Palestinian girl…
The fashionably bespectacled and hilarious Luke Thayer swings through the Spit Take Comedy studios to chat with George…
For more than 25 years, Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader has helped readers amazing things they didn’t know (and amazing…
The discussion gets into the complex cultural tensions in the neighborhood of Brooklyn and importance of public debate.
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss the escape of drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Molly's new piece about…
We hear part 2 of our interview with Olasov on elevating civic conversation in Brooklyn with Brooklyn Public Philosophy.…
Katie Klabusich joins us to discuss the efforts to affirmatively protect abortion rights, a doctored video of Planned…
We speak with Ian Olasov, the founder of Brooklyn Public Philosophy, on bridging academia and public philosophy.
Ali Gharib joins us to discuss the historic Iran nuclear deal, the US military takes steps to allow trans people to…
Part two of our interview with Jonah Minkoff-Zern brings to light the realities that public debate has in terms of…
Frontline's Edward Watts joins us to discuss his new documentary Escaping ISIS, the American Federation of Teachers…
Artist Danielle DeJesus was born and raised in Bushwick. About ten years ago, when she was in high school, she realized…
We speak with Jonah Minkoff-Zern, co-director of Public Citizen’s Democracy Is for People campaign.
Above-board weed delivery comes to California, Greece takes steps toward austerity, debating Hillary Clinton's brand of…
Twenty-one-year-old Lizzie Adler had everything a young woman could want: she was beautiful, bright, and had both a…
Part two of our interview with the host of Shanghai Mermaids in NYC leads to a discussion on the reflective enjoyment of…
Jeff Sharlet on a police killing on Skid Row in LA, FBI director Jim Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence…
We speak with a woman who has managed to host extravagant, underground parties throughout NYC.
New York City will offer non-bail options for non-violent offenses rather than sending every arrestee to Rikers,…
We speak with an 81 year-old yoga instructor who has been flexing her limbs for years to retain youth.
Parents share their experiences with Success Academy, US law enforcement agencies have a shady relationship with a…
Part two of our interview with Isabel Allende gives us a perspective in how attitude and health have the greatest impact…
Greek voters reject austerity in weekend referendum, the ed reform origins of stressing grit and perseverance in…
In Japan 3/11 refers to the earthquake, tsunami and meltdown off the Fukishima nuclear power plant that occurred on …
We speak with Isabel Allende, a Chilean writer who has given speeches about living more passionate lives as people age.
The UK government has admitted to spying on Amnesty International, less weigh on standardized tests meaning more…
Comedian Abbi Crutchfield takes a break from her hosting gig at People Now to fill George in on her favorite celebrity…
Before he collided with a limousine, Gabriel, an Anna’s hummingbird with a head and throat cloaked in iridescent…
We speak with Matt Schultz, founder of the Generator, a manufacturing hub for artists and large-scale architecture.
JW Mason joins us to discuss the on-going financial chaos in Greece, the fight for marriage equality for people with…
We are looking into Part 2 of our interview with Steven Barrison about the specific policy work being made to support…
The US remains vague on the status of a detained ISIS widow, Cuomo and de Blasio trade barbs over control of city…
We talk with the Small Business Congress on how they are working to develop more domestic jobs in New York City.
The Supreme Court rules that unreliable drugs can still be used to execute death row inmates, data mining children,…
Today we continue our conversation with Willy Shih on the paradigm shift of US manufacturing into highly technical…
Frontline's Karen O'Connor joins us to discuss her new documentary Growing Up Trans, two New York Times columnists write…
This week on the show, artist Jessamyn Lovell talks about photography, surveillance and what it was like tracking down…
We will be speaking with Harvard professor, Willy Shih on his perspective and skepticism in the urge to bring…
Moira Meltzer-Cohen and William Eric Waters of Just Info join us to discuss how they're providing legal information to…
Cam Scott resents his mother for uprooting him from his home in Ottawa and relocating to Vientiane, Laos, and is…
Today we wrap up the week understanding the instability Puerto Rico faces throughout these challenges.
Today we wrap up the week understanding the instability Puerto Rico faces throughout these challenges.
The ACLU argues for more drone memos before the appeals court in lower Manhattan, Obama backs off his promise to move…
We look at the crippling dependence of Puerto Rico on US currency and goods.
We look at the crippling dependence of Puerto Rico on US currency and goods.
Collier Meyerson joins us to discuss her reporting from Charleston, Gov Andrew Cuomo fails to raise the age in New York,…
Today on we hear about the history of US colonization and why freeing Oscar Rivera is so monumental.
Today on we hear about the history of US colonization and why freeing Oscar Rivera is so monumental.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley calls for state legislators to bring down the Confederate flag, Obama's interview on…
Today we hear stories of Puerto Rican war veterans fighting for the US without representation.
Today we hear stories of Puerto Rican war veterans fighting for the US without representation.
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
Frontline's Andres Cediel joins us to discuss his documentary Rape on the Night Shift, catching up on the shooting in…
Carla Gannis, The Garden of Emoji Delights, 2015 This week on the show, Brooklyn multi-media artist Carla Gannis…
Today on we hear from protesters in front the UN asking for the release of Oscar Rivera and the independence of Puerto…
Today on we hear from protesters in front the UN asking for the release of Oscar Rivera and the independence of Puerto…
Julia Carrie Wong joins us to discuss the on-demand economy, a report from Amnesty International finds that not a single…
Shalewa Sharpe drops in at Spit Take Comedy to talk about 90's slang, record store sexism, and recording her new live…
In this powerful debut novel, three American soldiers haunted by their actions in Afghanistan, search for absolution and…
Today we finish our week-long investigation into fracking with a conversation with Dr. Ingraffea about a greener…
The top AQAP commander is killed in a US air strike, Israel's weird video criticizing foreign media's coverage of Gaza,…
We hear from Dr. Anthony Ingraffea, a civil and environmental engineer who examines the environmental detriment of shale…
Ned Resnikoff joins us to discuss class war in Iceland, the relative danger of right-wing terrorism compared with…
Today we get an inside perspective of worker conditions and safety on oil rigs and fracking sites.
More on Rachel Dolezal, and listener mail on the history of the word gender and deadname.
We end on a discussion about how the EPA and other oil companies are working to undermine the hazardous effects.
David Banks on Reddit banning a disparaging subreddit, and thoughts on Rachel Dolezal.
Sharon Shattuck's father came out as transgender and changed her name to Trisha when Sharon was in middle school. As a…
Today we look into the work of NYPIRG in helping to ban fracking in New York State.
We devote the hour to listener mail. That's it. Nothing but listener mail.
Allan Ageman is a highly dedicated and ethical professional leader with the ability to quickly and effectively implement…
Today on the Daily Beat we wrap it up learning about the humanitarian art of journalism and it's ability to build a…
Cora Currier joins us to discuss the powerful friends of David Petraeus, initial thoughts on the case of Usaama Rahim,…
Today on the Daily Beat we continue to discuss the benefits and disadvantages of freelance work and the importance of…
FBI intrusion into defense teams at Guantanamo further delays the 9/11 trial, an education reform spokesperson says…
Today on the Daily Beat, we discuss some of the blurred boundaries of journalism in the technological age.
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss a recent video of Dallas police assaulting black teenagers at a pool party, and…
Today on the Daily Beat Molly Knefel discusses her work in writing about the US juvenile justice system and how to use…
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss a recent video of Dallas police assaulting black teenagers at a pool party, and…
In his book, Disappearance of Darkness: Photography at the End of the Analog Age, Robert Burley documents the…
On today's episode, we dissect some of the in-depth reporting that has beat the odds by the day's journalistic…
It's the two year anniversary of the Edward Snowden revelations, a ridiculous New York Times debate on whether police…
The sharply dressed and sharp witted Colin Burgess pays a visit to Spit Take Comedy to chat with George about his…
Today he is the inspiration for fiction adaptations, blockbuster movies, hit television shows, raucous Twitter banter,…
Today's break down: We wrap up our week-long discussion with Steven Weinberg on the future of the evolving modern…
Faiza Patel joins us to discuss the recently approved NSA reform known as the Freedom Act, class trumps ability when it…
Today's break down: We hear about the complicated interplay of science and religion during the scientific revolution by…
Mike Konczal joins us to discuss the war on higher education and the new rules for the economy, the USA Freedom Act…
Today's break down: We learn about the scientific methods of the golden age of Alexandria compared with New York City.
Dave Zirin joins us to discuss the ongoing FIFA scandal and the reelection of Sepp Blatter, Molly's latest story on how…
Today's break down: Steven Weinberg speaks about some of the greatest ideas we had to "unlearn" in order to develop the…
Murtaza Hussain of The Intercept and Danny Gold of Vice join us for our latest Radio Dispatch Live, in which we talk…
My guest this week is Antwerp-based photographer Jan Kempenaers. Jan broke out on the photography scene in 2010 when he…
Today's break down: Steven Weinberg begins us on a the journey of human scientific thought with the pre-socratic era of…
Jamil Smith joins us to discuss the rampant police abuse in Ohio, going beyond the simplistic reactions to trigger…
Before his life went totally off the rails, Patrick O’Neil was living the punk rock dream, working at San…
Today's break down: Listen in to Sara Chipps, developer and entrepreneur creating interactive jewelry with LED lights…
Jason Leopold joins us to discuss his latest stories on the CIA's internal torture report, Molly trolls herself with…
Today's break down: We hear from women CEOs on starting their own tech and media companies despite obstacles.
John's latest story from Beirut on the LGBT Syrian refugees who often wait months or years for asylum in a third…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are checking out all things digital and tech at The Internet Week Festival.
John's first major story from Beirut examines the crisis of Syrians born in Lebanon without proper identification and…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are checking out all things digital and tech at The Internet Week Festival.
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
Frontline's Martin Smith joins us to discuss his new documentary on the Obama administration's response to the Syrian…
When photographer Patrick Gookin moved to Los Angeles he found himself spending a lot of time in the car. Driving to…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are checking out all things digital and tech at The Internet Week Festival.
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the negotiated plea deal that will keep individual bankers out of jail despite…
The charming comedian and writer Alison Leiby swings by the Spit Take Comedy studio to discuss her self-help parody…
Why would we ever want to prohibit literature from young people? Rather than banning books and the written word in our…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are looking at New York's next healthcare revolution with technology, digitization…
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss protest and corruption in Guatemala, five international banks plead guilty to felonies…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are looking at New York's next healthcare revolution with technology, digitization…
The increasingly revised history of the build up to the war on Iraq, restorative justice in NYC schools, and listener…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are looking at New York's next healthcare revolution with technology, digitization…
Obama plans to limit transfer of some military weapons to local police departments, belated thoughts on the Tsarnaev…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are looking at New York's next healthcare revolution with technology, digitization…
Frontline's Michael Kirk joins us to discuss his new documentary on secrecy and torture, ISIS captures a key city in…
Jonathan Monaghan makes short films that combine high end computer animation, with surreal and fantastical scenes drawn…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are looking at New York's next healthcare revolution with technology, digitization…
Families respond to Hillary Clinton's criticism of mass incarceration, Jeb Bush waffles on Iraq war, and Marco Rubio…
Through historical data, typewritten letters, chapter challenges and personal accounts, The Joy of Missing Out, leads us…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are looking at violence and the city and investigating the nature and effects of…
Thoughts on Sy Hersh's blockbuster account of the untold story of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, a tech castle is…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are looking at violence and the city and investigating the nature and effects of…
John is back from Beirut, and listener mail.
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are looking at violence and the city and investigating the nature and effects of…
Page May joins us to discuss the Chicago Torture reparations package, Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss the labor…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are looking at violence and the city and investigating the nature and effects of…
David E. Hoffman joins us to discuss Fronline's upcoming documentary “The Trouble with Chicken.” Also, a listener…
In the 1960s singer Ros Serey Sothea was one of the biggest stars in Cambodia. In those days the capital Phnom Penh was…
This week theme on the Daily Beat we are looking at violence and the city--investigating the nature and effects of…
John joins us from Beirut to discuss his visit to an art therapy program for teen refugees, the New York Times exposes…
George invites funny dude and overall great guy Jason Saenz to Spit Take Comedy to show off his new desk and classic…
The Turners have lived on Yarrow Street for over fifty years. Their house has seen thirteen children grown and…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We take a look at the FOMO phenomenon from people on the streets as well as experts…
Katharine Heller joins us for an impromptu Friday Funday to discuss bartending, storytelling, and New York's most…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We take a look at the FOMO phenomenon from people on the streets as well as experts…
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss his two part story on 43 disappeared students in Mexico, and John skypes from Beirut…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We take a look at the FOMO phenomenon from people on the streets as well as experts…
Ben Ramos joins us to discuss Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera, John Oliver covers standardized…
This week theme on the Daily Beat: We take a look at the FOMO phenomenon from people on the streets as well as experts…
Dan Edge joins us to discuss his new Frontline documentary Outbreak about the Ebola crisis, John skypes in from Beruit,…
Artist Tuur Van Balen is interested in the grey areas between art and science, biology and technology, mass production…
This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the FOMO phenomenon from people on the streets as well as experts in the…
Bill de Blasio tells New York protesters to listen to the police, the second prisoner in the Freddie Gray van speaks…
We struggle to manage complexity every day. We follow intricate diets to lose weight, juggle multiple remotes to operate…
This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political…
New York City takes to the streets in solidarity with Baltimore, Baltimore police claim that Freddie Gray injured…
This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political…
Bryce Covert and Sarah Jaffe join us for our live show to discuss the fight for a living wage, the uprisings in…
This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political…
Residents of Baltimore take to the streets to protest the police killing of Freddie Gray, and Molly's new story on how…
This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political…
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
Parker Molloy joins us to discuss Diane Sawyer's interview with Bruce Jenner, protests continue in Baltimore following…
Photographer Tessa Traeger has been using a trove of victorian glass negatives to create her new project The Chemistry…
This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political…
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss how to cope when liberals get angry about protests inconveniencing them, Saudi halts…
The hilarious Nick Naney drops by and helps instigate the filthiest installment of Spit Take Comedy yet! Nothing is off…
Wakefield spent years living in squatted buildings in Europe and New York and brings firsthand knowledge to Sid’s…
This week on the Daily Beat we look at Tribeca Film Institute's Interactive Summit for 2015 and the immersive, new…
Germany's role at the center of the US drone campaigns, and listener mail.
This week on the Daily Beat we look at Tribeca Film Institute's Interactive Summit for 2015 and the immersive, new…
Gideon Oliver joins us to discuss policing in de Blasio's New York, Jonathan Chait has no idea how charter schools work,…
This week on the Daily Beat we look at Tribeca Film Institute's Interactive Summit for 2015 and the immersive, new…
Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss how a tech start up appears to be helping cops investigate sex workers, the cop…
This week on the Daily Beat we look at Tribeca Film Institute's Interactive Summit for 2015 and the immersive, new…
The US State Department approves a one billion dollar arms sale to Pakistan, examining a study that finds black and…
Julia Haslett is the director of the documentary An Encounter with Simone Weil. The film tells the story of French…
This week on the Daily Beat we look at Tribeca Film Institute's Interactive Summit for 2015 and the immersive, new…
NY Mag asks what is the Bronx, diversity in media matters for a whole host of reasons, and US officials have begun…
It’s Care Week here at BreakThru Radio and today on Book Talk I will draw a connection between the generations of…
This week on the Daily Beat we look into NYC's vanishing local, small businesses and the action taking to save them.
Officials from Iraq and Saudi Arabia spar over the bombing of Yemen, protests nationwide on fight for 15 and Black Lives…
This week on the Daily Beat we look into NYC's vanishing local, small businesses and the action taking to save them.
The new AUMF has died in Congress, thoughts on public shaming, and listener mail.
This week on the Daily Beat we look into NYC's vanishing local, small businesses and the action taking to save them.
Four former Blackwater contractors are sentenced to lengthy prison terms, and listener mail about our ethics in media…
This week on the Daily Beat we look into NYC's vanishing local, small businesses and the action taking to save them.
The Staten Island DA's office continues to mess with the man who filmed Eric Garner's death, an Oklahoma reserve deputy…
This week on the show, I talk with Brooklyn-based artist Sara Marie Miller. Sara works primarily in printmaking and her…
This week on the Daily Beat we look into NYC's vanishing local, small businesses and the action taking to save them.
Analyzing media coverage of the shooting of Walter Scott, and the practice of listing the criminal history of black…
The delightful Sue Smith pays a visit to the new Spit Take Comedy headquarters to discuss how she gets through bleak…
Tommy Wallach - We All Looked Up
This week on the Daily Beat we learn about the rally taking place across the country to shine light on corrupt money in…
Micah Uetricht joins us to discuss Rahm Emanuel's reelection as Chicago mayor, Dzhokar Tsarnaev is found guilty on all…
This week on the Daily Beat we learn about the rally taking place across the country to shine light on corrupt money in…
A white police officer is facing murder charges after shooting and killing an unarmed black man and falsifying his…
This week on the Daily Beat we learn about the rally taking place across the country to shine light on corrupt money in…
Sarah Macaraeg joins us to discuss her report on Chicago cops mischaracterizing police-involved fatal shootings, a…
This week on the Daily Beat we learn about the rally taking place across the country to shine light on corrupt money in…
Safa al Ahmad joins us to discuss her documentary on the Houthi movement in Yemen and the continuing political unrest,…
San Francisco based photographer Jin Zhu's project Endless Stream looks at California's Central Valley. Jin has been…
This week on the Daily Beat we learn about the rally taking place across the country to shine light on corrupt money in…
Flint Taylor joins us to discuss the history of Chicago Police abuses, the US and Iran reach a preliminary nuclear deal,…
Our first book is titled, Food Truck Road Trip: A Cookbook, published by Page Street Publishing (distributed by…
This week on the Daily Beat we are looking at the tenure debate in our education system: Is it unconstitutional or not?
The increasing criminalization of people who can get pregnant, US-backed Saudi strikes in Yemen may amount to violations…
This week on the Daily Beat we are looking at the tenure debate in our education system: Is it unconstitutional or not?
Lynne Rosenberg joins us to discuss horrible casting notices, the continuing controversy over Trevor Noah, and an…
This week on the Daily Beat we are looking at the tenure debate in our education system: Is it unconstitutional or not?
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the environmental impacts of the TPP, New York State will not tax the purchase of…
This week on the Daily Beat we are looking at the tenure debate in our education system: Is it unconstitutional or not?
The worst parts of Gov Cuomo's school budget have been deflected or delayed, how to respond to the Indiana law that…
Amy Franceschini is an artist and one of the founders of Future Farmers, an collective of artists, designers,…
This week on the Daily Beat we are looking at the tenure debate in our education system: Is it unconstitutional or not?
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss the differences between politics and feelings, Yemen draws ever closer to a proxy war,…
Comedian Matt Ruby pays a visit to the Spit Take Comedy lair to discuss his transition from the music world to the…
Dr. Scott Sampson - How To Raise A Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling in Love with Nature
This week on the Daily Beat, in honor of Women's History Month, we will be looking at global feminization and gender…
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion by the US military, a sportswriter with a history of domestic…
This week on the Daily Beat, in honor of Women's History Month, we will be looking at global feminization and gender…
An outrageous Hollywood magazine questions whether too many actors of color are getting cast, David Brooks' not so…
This week on the Daily Beat, in honor of Women's History Month, we will be looking at global feminization and gender…
Pardiss Kebriaei joins us to discuss her story on two Guantanamo detainee's lives after leaving the prison, the FBI is…
This week on the Daily Beat, in honor of Women's History Month, we will be looking at global feminization and gender…
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
The US pulls all its people out of Yemen as the security situation deteriorates, the Jinx is a totally wild documentary,…
Jill Bugajski and John Paul Murphy are the curators of the exhibition The Left Front: Radical Art in the Red Decade…
This week on the Daily Beat, in honor of Women's History Month, we will be looking at global feminization and gender…
Bill de Blasio unveils a new plan to subject NYC schools to the controversial compstat program, and David Petraeus…
There are a million bad dates in the city that never sleeps. Mary Geneva has been on 999,999 of them. When she moved to…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at 3D printing and all the technological advances from biomedical…
Starbucks wants baristas to help solve racism, the French government is attempting to block websites that promote…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at 3D printing and all the technological advances from biomedical…
Parker Molloy joins us to discuss badly named make-up and trans-exclusive all women's colleges, Benjamin Netanyahu's…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at 3D printing and all the technological advances from biomedical…
Perpetual war is unlikely to end and we need to find ways to reign it in anyway, parent fundraising at wealthy public…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at 3D printing and all the technological advances from biomedical…
Emanuel Sferios on MDMA the movie, protests in NYC around Cuomo's education agenda, and listener mail.
Australian artist Tega Brain is interested in re-imagining the systems, infrastructures, and networks that govern our…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at 3D printing and all the technological advances from biomedical…
Does native advertising mean the death of outrage, Congress debates whether to authorize a 7-month-old war, and listener…
Joe Rumrill stops by for this episode of Spit Take Comedy and charms both George and his mom. This nice young man not…
You are under surveillance right now. Your cell phone provider tracks your location and knows who’s with you. Your…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the changing landscape of universities in our world of information…
Hillary Clinton admits to deleting 30,000 emails from her private email system, the politics of media outlets publishing…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the changing landscape of universities in our world of information…
Morning Joe hosts blame rappers for racist frat boy chants, Lindy West's column on how frats perpetuate male domination,…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the changing landscape of universities in our world of information…
Ali Gharib joins us to discuss Senator Tom Cotton's letter to Iran, The Intercept reveals the CIA is attempting to break…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the changing landscape of universities in our world of information…
Obama celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Selma march, thoughts on International Women's Day, and listener mail.
This week on the show my guest is artist Doug Young. Doug has just begun a new body of work of paintings on glass, …
This week the Daily Beat will be looking at the changing landscape of universities in our world of information…
The Department of Justice issues a scathing report on the Ferguson Police Department, examining Hillary Clinton's email…
A tense Western and an assured debut, Black River tells the story of a man marked by a prison riot as he returns to…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the legalization of Medical Marijuana.
Elissa Eisenberg on how Gov Cuomo's teacher evaluation system will hurt students, Molly's new essay on growing up and…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the legalization of Medical Marijuana.
Jamil Smith joins us to discuss his latest article on how newspapers do or don't cover race, former general David…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the legalization of Medical Marijuana.
Laura Hanna joins us to discuss a new student debt strike, old and new abuses at Attica prison, and listener mail.
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the legalization of Medical Marijuana.
Joel Handley joins us to discuss how Chicago police are using license plate readers and cell phone trackers, attempting…
Creepiness by Adam Kotsko, Zero Books
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the legalization of Medical Marijuana.
On today's Radio Dispatch, we spend the hour with ONE PERSON, for the first time in our live show history. Rick…
The inimitable Dave Rosinsky drops by for a spirited conversation with George that covers everything from his advanced…
Brian Chen, Shane Harris, and Dave Crenshaw
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at NYC's attempt to compete with Silicon Valley with growing tech community.
Sarah Leonard joins us to discuss the rise of the left-wing Syriza in Greece, three men are arrested in Brooklyn for…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at NYC's attempt to compete with Silicon Valley with growing tech community.
The dangers of using the word muscular to describe pro-war foreign policies, Taylor Swift donates $50,000 to NYC public…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at NYC's attempt to compete with Silicon Valley with growing tech community.
Naureen Shah joins us to discuss the flaws in Obama's countering violent extremism summit, the bizarre backstory of a…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at NYC's attempt to compete with Silicon Valley with growing tech community.
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
Josh Eidelson joins us to discuss the almost-union at Volkswagen's plant in Tennessee, DHS head warns shoppers at the…
The documentary My Brooklyn, directed by this week's guest Kelly Anderson, examines the forces that are rapidly…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at NYC's attempt to rival Silicon Valley with a growing tech community.
Cops continue a decades-long practice of surveilling and harassing methadone patients outside their clinics, and why…
It’s What I Do, What Pet Should I Get, and The Road Less Traveled
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the community garden protests in NYC.
A cop brings torture techniques from Chicago to Guantanamo, additional thoughts on Kanye West courtesy of Arthur Chu,…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the community garden protests in NYC.
The US announces new rules to allow armed drone exports, a cis-gender woman argues that women's colleges are under…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the community garden protests in NYC.
NYC charter school policy violates state and federal law, Beauty and the Beast, and listener mail.
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the community garden protests in NYC.
Molly Crabapple joins us to discuss her latest series of sketches from an ISIS-controlled city in northern Iraq, an ISIS…
How would you go about writing a 1000-year long piece of music? Jem Finer has figured out at way to do just that. The…
Brendan McLaughlin drops by to chat with George about his recent appearance in Wasted Frasier, as well as being named…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at the community garden protests in NYC.
Sarah Jeong joins us to discuss the recently concluded Silk Road trial, night raids surge in Afghanistan, David Carr is…
The Other Side of The Wall is a paranormal memoir/psychological thriller set in Venice, Italy. The stories deal with the…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at civic data hacking and the strive to create more transparency on…
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the latest accusations against international bank HSBC, Obama calls for another…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at civic data hacking and the strive to create more transparency on…
Ayesha Siddiqi joins us to discuss the killing of three Muslims in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, by a white…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at civic data hacking and the strive to create more transparency on…
Mychal Denzel Smith is back to discuss what's wrong about the ways people hate Kanye West and Marshawn Lynch. Also,…
Obama lays out his new national security agenda, and a ton of listener mail.
Artist Fernando Orellana may have invented a device to help ghosts reconnect with the world of the living. In a new…
This week on the Daily Beat will be looking at civic data hacking and the strive to create more transparency on…
Phillip Anderson joins us to discuss the fallout after Sheldon Silver's indictment on corruption charges, fewer…
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions focuses on conceptual issues like the practice of “Normal Science,”…
This week is Disruptive Week at BreakThru Radio, the Daily Beat will be investigating gentrification.
News presenter Brian Williams lied for years about being in a helicopter that had been shot down in Iraq, what the new…
This week is Disruptive Week at BreakThru Radio, the Daily Beat will be investigating gentrification.
Nick Pinto joins us to discuss his Rolling Stone story on the Albuquerque Police Department's violent history, what does…
This week is Disruptive Week at BreakThru Radio, the Daily Beat will be investigating gentrification.
Arun Kundnani joins us to discuss the response in Europe to the Charlie Hebdo shooting, Chris Christie's hypocrisy on…
This week is Disruptive Week at BreakThru Radio, the Daily Beat will be investigating gentrification.
Cora Currier joins us to discuss attempts in St Paul and Minneapolis to use community outreach programs to spy on Muslim…
This week on the show U.K.-based artist Sig Waller joins me to talk about her collage work and paintings. Through the…
This week is Disruptive Week at BreakThru Radio, the Daily Beat will be investigating gentrification.
Jeff Abbott joins us from Guatemala to discuss the Central American Free Trade Agreement and the Trans-Pacific…
Reid Faylor is not only a comedian, but a national treasure of absurdity. In this episode of Spit Take Comedy he sits…
When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a prosperous Syrian-American and father of four, chose…
This week, the Daily Beat will be tackling the growing national student debt.
Todd Miller joins us to discuss the Israeli border security company helping to up-armor the border between the US and…
This week, the Daily Beat will be tackling the growing national student debt.
Maysoon Zayid joins us to discuss Palestine's move to join the International Criminal Court, the myth of terrorist safe…
This week, the Daily Beat will be tackling the growing national student debt.
Bryce Covert joins us to discuss President Obama's economic policies as laid out in his State of the Union, the FBI…
This week, the Daily Beat tackles the growing national student debt.
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
How to fix America's broken juvenile justice system, plus more thoughts on what the Sheldon Silver arrest means for New…
Jenny Vogel is a new media artist working in video, photography, printmaking, performance and installation. She's…
This week, the Daily Beat will be tackling the growing national student debt.
Yemen descends into chaos, Lindy West says Billy Crystal is wrong about Hollywood, and a horrifying story in the New…
Drawing on his own battles with post-traumatic stress, David J. Morris — a war correspondent and former Marine — has…
This week on the beat: The Daily Beat will be tackling the affordable housing crisis.
Cuomo's terrible education agenda, Darren Wilson won't face charges from DOJ, Sheldon Silver is arrested by the feds on…
Today on the Daily Beat: We will be tackling the affordable housing crisis.
Alex Pareene joins us to discuss President Obama's state of the union speech, and we take a look at some of the policies…
This week on the Daily Beat: We will be tackling the affordable housing crisis.
Reflections on James Risen's Pay Any Price, MLK day at after school, and Gov Cuomo says he wants to raise the minimum…
This week, the Daily Beat will be tackling the affordable housing crisis.
Racial justice and civil rights activist Linda Sarsour and Vince Warren, the executive director of the Center for…
Since ancient times, humans have been making images as a way to understand the cosmos. Our illustrations, maps, diagrams…
George kicks off a fresh new season of Spit Take Comedy with the very funny Taylor Clark. Not only has Taylor…
Today's top stories: Pakistan protests, Chinese corruption, and more.
An Ohio man is arrested under dubious circumstances after allegedly threatening to attack the US capitol, a report…
After losing her mother to breast cancer and having an absent father, Danielle Pashko was living as a teenager on her…
Today's top stories feature new Israeli defense system, intensities in Ukraine, and more.
The Oscar nominations are so white it hurts, a terrifying number of men say they would rape someone, and listener mail.
Today's top stories: Pope says free expression is limited, low crude oil prices confuse Banks and more.
Mike Konczal joins us to discuss President Obama's proposal to offer two years of free community college to some…
Today's top stories: AlQaeda leaders taking responsibility, nuclear talks in Iran, and more.
Phillip Anderson joins us to discuss the candidate running for Michael Grim's seat in Staten Island, Joe Scarborough is…
Today's top stories: Mobilization of Russian troops, Declining Russian economy, and more.
Over a million people march in France following the shooting at Charlie Hebdo, new reports suggest former top general…
New York-based artist Ross Racine creates aerial views of fictional suburban landscapes. This month his work is part of…
Today's top stories: Egypt overturns Mubarak, economic slowdown of Britain, and Pope in Sri Lanka.
Bill Maher and Don Lemon channel the worst in punditry, NYC courts get quiet following the NYPD work slowdown, and…
Even in a parallel universe, Cleveland is still the world capital of sporting misery. So, imagine the forlorn city’s…
Today's top stories feature the killings of two Paris terrorists, transgenders banned from driving in Russia and more.
Cartoonist Susie Cagle joins us to discuss the shooting at the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the…
Today's top stories follow the search for terrorists in Paris, violent Bangladesh protests, measles outbreak in Disney…
An attack at a satirical newspaper in Paris leaves 12 dead, an attack on an NAACP building in Colorado luckily doesn't…
Today's top stories feature the terrorist attack in France, AirAsia jet tail found, and US upgrading tactical missiles.
More thoughts on what the formal end of the US war in Afghanistan does and doesn't mean, NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton…
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Frontline's Michael Kirk joins us to discuss his latest documentary on the NRA and gun violence in America. Also, it's…
Brian Belott makes collages, collects found audio, and is an all around great and talented dude. A while back he invited…
Today we look at Indonesia's attempt to crack down on aviation sector, Lebanon's changing refugee policies, and the jury…
Revisiting our amazing interview with Maya Schenwar on her new book Locked Down, Locked Out, on why prisons don't work.…
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We revisit our amazing interview with Ayesha Siddiqi on Kanye West, and spend a bunch of time on listener mail.
We celebrate the New Year by re-airing part 2 of our live show with Jeremy Scahill and Ryan Devereaux, and reading…

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