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Mariame Kaba offers advice and discusses ways in which people can become more active in the fight for justice in their…
Molly does her best at a 2016 year in review that doesn’t make us want to cry, our final Just John installment…
Mariame Kaba talks about Project NIA and Survived and Punished, as well as the issues of racial and gender injustice…
Looking to the future at Guantanamo as Guantanamo refuses to look to its past, and Just John with another history lesson…
As one year ends, it’s a good time to think about what we want in the next one, 2017. For "New Years Week" at…
Mariame Kaba discusses her history of activism and the many different groups she's organized with and for.
At a conservative education conference, Republicans and Democrats celebrate “choice,” and Just John on World War II…
Dr. Baz Dreisinger discusses possibilities of justice reform, for-profit prisons, and the possible implications Donald…
It's the holidays. That time of year of good cheer and smiles and joy. Except we all know it's not. So don't suffer…
Just John on the Internet of Things, New York residents are expected to pay for the NYPD to protect Trump Tower, and…
Chris Lewis is an American sculptor and landscape artist who produces site-specific sculptures within natural and urban…
Dr. Baz Dreisinger discusses the Prison-to-College Pipeline program and the process of writing her 2016 book…
John on the future of waterboarding and listener mail on social psychology in the age of Trump. Photo credit:…
Book Talk Host DJ Kory takes a look at some of the traditional books and poems read by Western and Christian households…
We conclude our discussion with Vesna Markovic, who answers the an interesting question: can terrorism ever be fully…
It’s our annual visit with special guest the Insecure Chef and a trip down memory lane to a diamond store in…
Vesna Markovic discusses how terrorist groups are financed, ISIS's stature in the world and how traveling ideology make…
Christmas movies and music, and listener mail. Photo credit: By National Telefilm Associates - Screenshot of the…
For "Holiday Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask people in New York City about what they hope to…
Vesna Markovic discusses how certain terrorist activity gets lost in ever-changing media cycles, and explains how groups…
What Trump's energy policy means for global security, and listener mail.
Chelsea White checks out The Peoples Improv Theater, aka The PIT, to get the inside scoop on the improv school’s…
Vesna Markovic discusses how a person is drawn toward radicalization and the environments of injustice--real and…
Catching up on listener mail about artificial intelligence.   Photo credit: By Alejandro Zorrilal Cruz -…
Jessica Gaddis is a New York-based artist who works with painting, ceramics, found objects, sculpture and installation.…
Dr. Vesna Markovic talks about the general reticence to use the term "terrorism," as well as the most common and…
Jason Leopold on FOIAing the FBI about Trump, your annual reminder that Elf on the Shelf is a snitch, and listener…
Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape is about a different kind of football playbook. Over…
Lynn Walsh talks about potential changes and refocusing in journalism education, how we can become more responsible…
Melissa Gira Grant on the anti-loitering law that police use to profile and arrest marginalized women in NYC,…
Lynn Walsh discusses how journalists can combat the rise of fake news and dealing with people whose opinions are firmly…
David Banks on the shortcomings of science on NPR's podcasts, and listener mail. David Banks Photo courtesy of David…
If you could travel through time, where would you go? For "Time Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask…
Lynn Walsh discusses the rise of fake news, how journalists feel about it, and how opinion journalism has shaped our…
Mike Konczal on what Democrats can learn from Trump’s Win, Bernie’s town hall in Wisconsin   Photo…
Sunset Botanica is a Brooklyn-based company which makes shrubs, bitters, and other cocktail components. To help get in…
Lynn Walsh discusses the loss of trust in national media outlets and gives her opinion on the role of journalism in the…
Trying to figure out the CIA-Russia-FBI stuff, and listener mail.
Jessica Borusky, is an artist, educator, and curator currently living and working in Kansas City, MO. Her performances,…
SPJ president Lynn Walsh discusses her career in journalism and the purpose of the SPJ, as well as the role of citizen…
Sharda Sekaran on the drug policy victories from election night and the future of reform under Trump, we skype with John…
With more than three million foreign-born residents today, New York has been America’s defining port of entry for…
Peter Ross Range discusses the lack of anti-Hitler dissent during his rise to power, his stylistic similarities to…
Chepe on how to fight fascism, and listener mail on anxiety after Trump. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons
Peter Ross Range explains Hitler's trajectory to power following his release from prison in 1924 and how the Nazis went…
Chase Madar on the legacy of Chelsea Manning and her fight for justice for trans prisoners, updates from the 9/11 trial…
How much faith do you put in your astrological sign? For "Star Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask…
Peter Ross Range discusses Adolf Hitler's trial for the Beer Hall Putsch, which landed him in prison but cemented his…
John checks in from the 9/11 trial at Guantanamo Bay, a victory in Standing Rock, and listener…
Quinn was six years old and living in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan when the attacks on The World Trade Center…
Peter Ross Range tells the story of the Beer Hall Putsch, Hitler's attempt to overthrow the German government in 1923.
Erik Benjamins, an LA-based artist, adopts materials and languages across the visual, performing, culinary, and design…
Jesse Myerson on what’s next for organizing, what’s next for the Democratic party, and why Keith Ellison should be…
Peter Ross Range discusses Hitler's formative years and experiences as a solider during World War I, his intense loyalty…
What the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki could mean under Trump, James Mattis gets the nod for Secretary of Defense, and…
Chef Rossi grew up “orthodox light” (her family kept the meat and dairy dishes separate but ate McDonalds’ fish…
Dr. Carol M. Swain talks about how she predicted the white nationalism emerging today and her difficulties with…
Alexis Goldstein on Steven Mnuchin, sanctuary cities versus the federal government, and Trump's Carrier propaganda is a…
Dr. Carol M. Swain discusses her political views and why she believes the United States has been headed in an "ungodly"…
Trump picks Steve Mnuchin for Treasury Secretary, Manhattan liberals still love neocons, and listener mail. Photo…
Everyone has their own idea about what it means to relax. For "Chill Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova asks people in New…
Wesley Lowery discusses his arrest during the Ferguson protests, civil unrest and other tools of resistance, as well as…
Checking in on Standing Rock, Trump picks Tom Price for HHS, Trump's latest tweet storm, and checking in on David…
The Royal Munkey aims to bring the flavor and feel of “Old Bombay” to New York City. Inspired by the Anglo-Indian…
Wesley Lowery discusses covering the Ferguson protests and the role social media plays in the dissemination of…
Chepe joins us to discuss Fidel Castro's legacy, Trump picks Betsy DeVos for Education secretary, and listener…
Wesley Lowery talks about writing "They Can't Kill Us All," the empathy required to interview families struck by…
The continuing scourge of anti-PC rhetoric, and listener mail.
Rebecca Arkin is an attorney in Manhattan. She's grounded, driven, and successful. When a legal battle breaks out for…
Black Friday is upon us! Eric Jones shares stories and tips on how to make the most out of shopping all weekend long.
John's dispatches from a surveillance conference in NYC, and listener mail. Photo: John Knefel
Eric Jones discusses how companies fight back against ad blockers, Black Friday for small businesses, and shifting…
We spend the hour on listener mail
Arts Brookfield brings art to public spaces in many cities around the World. Debra Simon, Vice President of Arts…
Eric Jones discusses the role consumer data plays in targeted advertising, both online and in-store.
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss Michael Flynn, a Washington state lawmaker proposed a law that would criminalize…
Is Black Friday a great way to save or the root of all evil? For "Black Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova asks people in…
Eric Jones discusses the importance of security and organization for stores on Black Friday and the impact online…
Erek Smith on Jeff Sessions, Trump settles the fraud lawsuit against his fake university, the importance of talking…
We are all plagued by nightmares--things that go bump in the night and such. But has an antique bell ever terrified you?…
Eric Jones explains the origins of Black Friday, how doorbuster deals have evolved, and those who still love getting out…
Trump picks Sessions for Attorney General and Michael Flynn for National Security Advisor, and listener…
When a robbery hits police headquarters, it’s up to Frank Runtime and his extensive search skills to catch the…
We close out our conversation with Alan Milstein, who discusses the failure of unionization at Northwestern and the…
Micah Uetricht on labor's role in the disastrous election, Trump inherits the drone program, and listener…
Alan Milstein discusses the O'Bannon vs. NCAA case and how it began as an agent for change before floundering in the…
Education reformers reel after Trump's election, the bad digital law that's ruining the Internet, and listener…
What's the meanest thing that someone has ever said or done to you? For "Mean Week" at BTRtoday, Zach Schepis asks…
Alan Milstein discusses and tells the story of former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett's antitrust lawsuit…
Deconstructing the concept of the media bubble, our frustrations with how Iowa gets discussed, and listener mail.
The Royal Munkey aims to bring the flavor and feel of “Old Bombay” to New York City. Inspired by the Anglo-Indian…
We continue our conversation with Alan Milstein, who discusses overreaching NCAA sanctions and the organization's…
Elisabeth Smolarz (b. 1976) is a New York-based artist from Poland. Smolarz is a visual artist who often asks strangers…
Sarah Jaffe on the Democrat's deadly error, Trump's bizarre 60 minutes interview, and Paul Ryan refers to contraception…
Alan Milstein explains his view of amateurism and why he sees student athletes as employees.
Thoughts on what a male birth control study says about health care, Massachusetts activists fight to keep a trans…
Brooke is spotted outside of her bathtub as she travels to Staten Island (less formally known as "the L.A. of New…
In this book, Michael D. Smith and Rahul Telang, experts on entertainment analytics, show how companies like Amazon and…
Evie Adomait discusses common fallacies to avoid in economics arguments and offers up a different way to think about…
What resistance to Trump might look like, calls to give Trump a chance are misguided, and what the future of the…
Evie Adomait discusses important concepts to know for a basic economic understanding, the role of taxes, and paying with…
Trump has won. Photo via Wikimedia by Gage Skidmore
Alanis Morissette might have muddied the definition for us a bit, but we all know what irony is, right? For "Irony Week"…
Evie Adomait discusses major schools of economic thought and why emotions always factor into economic discussion.
We spend election day sharing memories from the nightmare that was this campaign, and listener mail. Donald…
A lot has changed about New York City’s Washington Square Park since it first opened in 1871, but it remains one of…
Evie Adomait explains the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics and discusses the concept of scarcity.
This week BTR speaks with Howie Good about his recent collection of poems "A Ghost Sings, A door Opens," which was…
Comey says no charges against Clinton, a look at Trump-style behavior down ballot, and listener mail. Trump…
Professor Evie Adomait talks about why discussions about economics tend to get so emotional, and the difficulty in…
A male birth control study goes off the rails early on, and listener mail.
BreakThruTV is proud to present its third edition spotlighting organizations and people who help others… Shawnee Renee…
An in-depth look into Bob Dylan’s relationship with literature and the written word over the years in celebration of…
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the effect of the Supreme Court's vacant seat, and possible alternatives to relieve the…
The problems with idealizing women, the need for diversity in cyber security, and the Cubs win the World…
Dr. Steve Billet explains why Hillary Clinton hasn't pulled away, lack of trustworthiness in candidates, and how each…
Today we spend the hour discussing Lindy West’s memoir, Shrill. Courtesy of Lindy West
Election day is right around the corner! For "Vote Week" at BTRtoday Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask people in New…
Dr. Steve Billet discusses Donald Trump's effect on the Republican Party and whether or not the GOP will survive the…
A dispatch from Trump's rally in New Hampshire, experts say Trump is a tax cheat, and listener mail.
In this edition of 1st Person, Haley talks about getting her start in the entertainment world and her motivation for…
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the influence of special interest groups on American government and the tension brought on by…
Police break up the camp at Standing Rock and attack Indigenous people protesting the Dakota pipeline, the Bundy group…
Dr. Steve Billet offers his opinions on the roots of America's political divide and explains how gerrymandering deepens…
Chase Strangio (@chasestrangio) is a Staff Attorney with the ACLU’s LGBT & AIDS Project, represents Chelsea…
As nationwide concern grows for returning combat soldiers suffering PTSD, Silas Dent Zobal’s literary thriller, The…
Michael Sisitsky discusses NYCLU involvement in reform legislation and reminds us of our rights when stopped by police.
Trump supporters warn of upcoming violence, a Second City cast member quits because audiences are racist, and listener…
NYCLU's Michael Sisitsky talks about Donald Trump's Stop and Frisk comments and the general hesitance to discuss and…
What we do and don't know about Clinton's proposed intelligence surge, the DOJ may prosecute the man who killed Eric…
The moment has arrived: zombies have taken over the city and are ready to eat your flesh. For "Fiasco Week" at BTRtoday,…
NYCLU's Michael Sisitsky discusses the encouraging decline in the use of Stop and Frisk and how long it might take to…
Katharine Heller joins us to cope with the news, SNL's Black Jeopardy sketch takes on race and class, and listener…
Sunset Botanica is a Brooklyn-based company which makes shrubs, bitters, and other cocktail components. To help get in…
Michael Sisitsky discusses how Stop and Frisk fits into the broader War on Drugs, the problems with police quotas, and…
Thoughts on the Podesta email leak, rezoning fights continue on the Upper West Side, and listener mail.  
Synopsis:  Our storytellers bare all this month, well almost all as they did remain fully clothed throughout, as…
Michael Sisitsky discusses his role with the NYCLU, community concerns with policing in the city, and the origins of…
The DC establishment prepares to escalate wars under Hillary Clinton, a new study on teaching and racism, and listener…
Elizabeth George, “superstar of the crime fiction world” (Seattle Times) and author of the beloved Inspector Lynley…
The candidates are finally asked a question about reproductive rights, Trump says he might not accept election results,…
Jim Jackson discusses the possibility of finding aliens with FAST, developing moon and Mars capabilities, and the…
Trump hires a Koch Brothers huckster to run voter intimidation campaign, Democrats are turning against charter schools…
The moment has arrived: you've brought your date home, and are looking to put on the perfect record to "set the mood."…
Jim Jackson breaks down all things FAST, the world's largest radio telescope, which was just completed in China.
The developers of a popular encryption app fight back against government secrecy, GOP accusations of voter fraud fueled…
The way Melvin describes it, he grew up in "Hell." He got involved in gang activity early in life mostly due to peer…
Jim Jackson explains black holes as the nuclei of galaxies, celestial radio emissions, and common misconceptions about…
This Week: Filmmaker and Geographer Brett Story discusses her new film The Prison in Twelve Landscapes.  The…
Sebastian Rotella of Frontline and ProPublica joins us to discuss his new documentary Terror in Europe, a GOP…
Jim Jackson discusses the advances radio astronomy has provided, its differences with optical astronomy, and the…
Tom Graves on the debates between Buckley and Vidal, and listener mail.  
A leading psychologist reveals how our most underappreciated emotion—pride—has shaped our minds and our culture, and…
Joseph Mazur talks about the idea of making your own luck and discusses his background in writing, turning mathematical…
New accusations surface of Trump's history of sexual assault and misconduct, and listener mail.  
Joseph Mazur discusses the gambler's illusion and why people think they can predict or control randomness.
What the debates have to say about Syria, Clinton's proposal to help those in extreme poverty, and listener…
What famous person, living or dead, do you identify with most? For "Connection Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach…
Joseph Mazur explains that people more apt to noticing things are more likely to experience coincidences. He also…
Continuing thoughts on the Trump tapes and the debate, Jeff Sessions and other Republicans say grabbing a woman's…
Do you ever find yourself wishing for a snack more refined than something which is going to leave "flavor dust" on your…
Joseph Mazur discusses vetting and soliciting coincidence stories from a pool of thousands for his most recent book.
This Week: Filmmakers Shirley Abraham and Amit Madheshiya discuss their new documentary about Indian traveling…
Frontline's Martin Smith joins us to discuss his new documentary Confronting ISIS, and thoughts on the second…
Joseph Mazur joins the Daily Beat to discuss his new book, "Fluke," and sifting through so many coincidence stories.
The dangers of referring to terrorism as a cancer, and listener mail on kids and the climate.
BreakThruTV is proud to present its second recurring edition spotlighting organizations and people who help others……
Three college friends from the 50s blaze their own path in love and work, braving the stifling conventions of the age,…
We conclude our conversation with Scott Chipman, who talks about the difficult task of overturning public opinion…
The case of Bresha Meadows, the pros and cons of a study linking hormonal contraception to depression, and listener…
Scott Chipman is back to discuss the social cost of marijuana use, and weighs the comparison between the marijuana and…
Bryce Covert joins us to discuss Donald Trump's tax returns, our analysis of the Vice Presidential debate, and listener…
Scott Chipman, co-founder of Citizens Against the Legalization of Marijuana (CALM) joins the show to discuss his…
An argument for having fewer kids to prevent climate change, inside the Pentagon's anti-drone exercises, and listener…
In this edition of 1st Person, Jeff talks about how his perceptions of adulthood have changed as he has grown. He also…
We continue our conversation with Morgan Fox about the impact of the DEA's decision not to reschedule marijuana from its…
This week: Filmmaker Bill Morrison discusses his new documentary Dawson City: Frozen in Time. The film is screening…
The New York Times obtains some of Trump's tax records from 1995, cast and crew from The Apprentice allege Trump made…
Morgan Fox of the MPP joins the show to talk about the importance of medical access to marijuana, its overall legal…
Jesse Myerson and Ali Gharib join us on Radio Dispatch Live to discuss topics from a left and a liberal point of…
A hilarious debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it all, only to lose every last…
Dan Ikenson talks about the politicization of the TPP, its status of ratification around the globe, and what its…
The gift and curse of smartphones in war zones, the annual charter school rally in New York City, and listener…
Dan Ikenson returns to discuss the TPP's flaws, why the 12 countries in the agreement were chosen, and lays out the…
  A new Yale study looks at implicit bias in preschool teachers, Shimon Peres is dead at 93, and listener…
Sometimes, it’s good to take a moment to appreciate something about yourself that you’re proud of. For "Self Week"…
Dan Ikenson discusses his team's evaluation of the TPP from an American free trader perspective and addresses rumors…
Looking at the first presidential debate through the lens of gender, race, and foreign policy.  
Not too long ago, we visited Lucky Luna, a restaurant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, that highlights both Asian and Latin…
Dan Ikenson discusses China's absence in the TPP and the importance of interdependence when it comes to global trade.
This Week: Photographer Lynn Saville discusses her new book Dark City: Urban America at Night.
Synopsis: As summer comes to an end we charged our storytellers to provide us with one last heat wave of entertainment.…
Segregation starts at pre-K, and listener mail.  
Dan Ikenson explains what the TPP is and explains its status as a "living agreement."
Frontline's Michael Kirk joins us to discuss his new film The Choice 2016, and listener mail.  
The bestselling author of Contagious explores the subtle, secret influences that affect the decisions we make—from…
Dr. Laura Schmidt closes out the week with more insight regarding her paper on the Sugar Association scandal and…
The ACLU's Chad Marlow joins us to discuss community control of police surveillance, a progressive critique of NATO, and…
Dr. Stanton Glantz joins the show to talk about the paper he co-authored revealing that nutrition researchers took money…
The US holds Russia responsible for an airstrike that killed at least 12 aid workers in Syria, police shoot and kill…
Is there a memory that you wish you could erase forever? For "Forgotten Week” at BTRtoday, Zach Schepis and Anna…
Marion Nestle offers some nutrition advice amidst all the noise and research available to us nowadays.
Terence Crutcher is shot and killed by Tulsa police, authorities arrest the suspect in the New York City and New Jersey…
In this edition of 1st Person, Kiya opens up about how studying accounting full time left her feeling like her…
Marion Nestle discusses the simplest way for large food corporations to improve their image: stop duping the American…
A nationwide manhunt is underway after bombs explode in New York and New Jersey, Chris Christie lies about Trump's…
This week, in honor of the start of football season, a conversation with with Michael Oriard. Michael is a writer,…
Marion Nestle joins the show to discuss the recently revealed 1967 Sugar Research Foundation scandal and the prevalence…
Ryan Schleeter on the Dakota pipeline, Fallon shows how to normalize Trump, and listener mail.  
Brooke gets real serious with this month’s tubmate, James III, to talk about aliens. Aliens? Yes: Aliens. Aliens in…
The Fortunes recasts American history through the lives of Chinese Americans and reimagines the multigenerational novel…
Anne Ortelee is back to discuss the principles of astrology, what makes a good horoscope, and how to find the best one…
Two schools in Connecticut highlight the enduring problem of school segregation, Secretary of State John Kerry and…
Anne Ortelee discusses astrology certification and some of the most common misconceptions surrounding the study.
Trump's half-baked family leave plan, and listener mail.  
What's one of the scariest, craziest moments in your life? For "WTF Week” at BTRtoday,  Zach Schepis and Anna…
Astrologer Anne Ortelee discusses what drew her to astrology and how different kinds of astrologers match up with…
Britney Summit-Gil joins us to discuss masculinity on the Internet, and Clinton's basket of deplorables comment…
We continue our discussion with Rob Bates about the effectiveness of the Kimberley Process in preventing conflict…
Katherine Reddick joins us to discuss her time in the foster system, and listener mail.  
Author, curator and photography historian Gail Buckland talks about her new book and exhibition Who Shot Sports: A…
Journalist Rob Bates joins the show to talk about the place of diamonds in American culture and the Kimberley Process.
Chase Madar joins us to discuss why prosecutions are no substitute for regulations, the New York Times facepalms on…
Lady Cop Makes Trouble sets Constance loose on the streets of New York City and New Jersey. 
We conclude our conversation with Krystine Batcho as she discusses the effects of social media on nostalgia, social…
Neither candidate challenges the premise of the forever war, and listener mail.  
We continue our conversation with Krystine Batcho about nostalgia, discussing its correlation with empathy and positive…
The NYT panics about micro-aggressions on campus, Obama acknowledges the CIA's bombing of Laos, and listener…
Krystine Batcho discusses negative portrayals of nostalgia in media and whether or not nostalgic reflection is good for…
Phyllis Schlafly is dead at 92, Trump gets graded on a curve, maternal mortality rates in the US are on the rise, and…
In this edition of 1st Person, Dustin talks about how he progressed from playing video games to designing them. He also…
We continue our conversation with Hemu Nigam about the implications of WikiLeaks and the biggest mistakes individuals…
This week: Writer Kate Wagner discusses her research and fascination with architecture's greatest monstrosity: The…
The history of child care in the United States, and listener mail.  
Online security expert Hemu Nigam joins the show to talk about the implications of WikiLeaks, how seriously the U.S.…
The Get Down and the birth of hip hop, Trump's Latino surrogates have started abandoning him, and listener mail about…
Brooke unleashes her inner feminine goddess for what she calls "the most feminist episode" of Bitch Talk yet to talk…
Author Tony Narducci fell in love with Tennessee Williams’ poetry when he was 14 years old. For Narducci, Williams…
Marie Nougier discusses the implementation of safe use sites in the United States and around the world, as well as the…
Trump's incoherent immigration speech, reviewing a defense of Obama's foreign policy.  
We continue our conversation with Marie Nougier about some of the IDPC's initiatives around the globe and what the…
The growing resistance to charter schools and the ed reform movement, and that awful article about how to talk to women…
Marie Nougier is back about the popularity of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and efforts to help change the…
MapSwipe is a new crowdsourcing cartography app, the school readiness gap is closing, and listener mail.  
Arts Brookfield brings art to public spaces in many cities around the World. Debra Simon, Vice President of Arts…
Marie Nougier discusses the adverse effects of the United States War on Drugs and talks about some of the harshest drug…
 “The Wolves” from Ghost Stepping This Week: Photographer Molly Lamb discusses her work, growing up in the…
Colin Kaepernick continues his protest of the National Anthem, Beyonce steals the show at the VMAs, and listener…
Marie Nougier of the IDPC discusses the extreme approach of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's drug war.
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us for Radio Dispatch Live to discuss his New York Times bestselling book Invisible Man, Got…
What can businesses do when traditional problem-solving methods no longer work? This is the conundrum today's…
Libertarian author and commentator Todd Seavey discusses the rise of libertarianism in mainstream American politics and…
Turkey's military crosses over into Syria, bad people hack Leslie Jones, and listener mail.  
Libertarian author and commentator Todd Seavey joins The Daily Beat to discuss Rand Paul's unsuccessful run in the…
Lynne Rosenberg on racism in casting calls, controversy surrounds the Clinton Foundation, and listener…
Libertarian commentator and author Todd Seavey discusses his waning faith in democracy and analyzes the U.S.…
Gawker was killed by a billionaire, the politics of a body shaming Trump statue, and listener mail.  
Political commentator and author Todd Seavey joins The Daily Beat to discuss what a libertarian government--or lack…
John Oliver covers charter schools, ISIS uses a child suicide bomber to attack a wedding in southern Turkey, and…
Oh we have some wicked secrets to reveal for all you loyal listeners. From coming out of the closet, to skinny dipping…
Prolific documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman talks about his new film In Jackson Heights, a portrait of the Jackson…
We chat with Todd Seavey about the core principles of libertarianism and get a glimpse into what a libertarian society…
Looking at the history of poor white Americans, sexism at the Olympics, and listener mail.  
Brandon Scott Wolf, creator of datebrandonscottwolf.com and Empty Plates of New York, joins Brooke in the tub to…
Lately, we hear more and more about how our Founding Fathers were all Christian, God-fearing men and how America is a…
We learn about the most important lessons learned and the embrace of the Jewish community for this film.
Thoughts on the Woke Toddler, the Obama administration’s failure to close Guantanamo Bay, and listener…
We chat with Anna Wexler about her most challenge aspect of making this film in terms of reckoning with her own past…
We can’t stop going through all the listener mail.  
What's the sweetest thing that someone has ever done for you? For "Sweet Week" at BTRtoday Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis…
What makes these young people, who’ve already rebelled from the religion in some sense, choose to venture to Israel…
Our big listener mail push continues.  
This episode of BreakThruTV is presented by Urban Outfitters… Everyone knows that keeping up with a busy social life…
Anna Wexler, a Ph.D. candidate at MIT and documentary filmmaker here to speak with us about her doc called Unorthodox,…
Andrew Beccone discusses The Reanimation Library, a collection of about twenty-five hundred overlooked, forgotten, and…
We spend the hour on listener mail.  
Unorthodox, which follows three Modern Orthodox Jewish teenagers through a post-high school year in Israel.
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss a federal jobs guarantee, and listener mail.  
In this moving memoir, a woman digs into a garden and into the past and finds secrets, beauty, and acceptance.
Total dietary sugar was cut from 28 percent to 10 percent, and fructose from 12 percent to 4 percent of total calories.
Dave Zirin joins us to discuss the Olympic games in Rio, the DOJ issues a scathing report on policing in Baltimore, and…
Over the course of nine days, the children were provided food and beverages that mirrored the same fat, protein,…
Nelini Stamp joins us to discuss the Shut Down City Hall action in NYC, Trump hints that gun owners could assassinate…
From navigating through awkward chapters of adolescence to trying our best to fit in at a new job, most people have felt…
Triglycerides dropped 33 percent and ApoC-III fell by 49 percent in just 10 days of sugar restriction.
The Movement for Black Lives calls for a moratorium on charter schools, 50 Republican foreign policy elites come out…
As one of the countless people who have or will move to New York City to chase their dreams this year, Larena shares…
Reducing sugar consumption in obese children, rather than cutting calories or starch, or losing weight, leads to a sharp…
Filmmaker Molly Bernstein talks about her new documentary, a portrait of artist Rosamund Purcell called An Art That…
An FBI undercover agent was in contact with two men who fired on a “draw Mohammed” event in Texas, the New York…
Study finds the effects of fructose can be reversed in obese children.
Mike Konczal on a Universal Basic Income starter pack, the horrifying sexual assault allegations against Trump, and a…
Brooke gets comfortable in the tub to discuss Tinder. She shares some of her great opening lines and the proof behind…
Guapa by Saleem Haddad   Set over the course of twenty-four hours, Guapa follows Rasa, a gay man living…
We’ll talk with Vitali Kremez, a cyber intelligence analyst about what it takes to converse with and track criminals…
Trump humiliates a mother with a crying baby, the terrifying prospect of nuclear war, and Bratton’s legacy of Broken…
There are more victims to target, there is more data to steal, and there is more money to be made from doing so than…
Media elites loved Bloomberg’s DNC speech, and Korryn Gaines is killed by police in Baltimore.   Photo…
The act of protesting is seemingly transforming before our eyes with the use of technology, but are the latest…
It’s a good time to be a cybercriminal. There are more victims to target, there is more data to steal, and there is…
Black Lives Matter activists stage an action at City Hall in New York, the United States begins a new bombing campaign…
In this edition of 1st Person, Kelly talks about her expectations related to physical beauty when she moved to the…
We’ll talk with Vitali Kremez, a cyber intelligence analyst about what it takes to converse with and track criminals…
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 Molly’s back 10:00 The cynical DNC 50:00 The media embraces the Khan…
This week: Documentary filmmaker Pieter Van Huystee talks about his new film Hieronymus Bosch, Touched By The…
We’ll talk with Vitali Kremez, a cyber intelligence analyst about what it takes to converse with and track criminals…
Peter Cole joins us to discuss the differences between Hillary Clinton and FDR, and Molly calls in to discuss education…
Little GANGSTER by Victor Cino   It is 1952, and in the opening pages of "Little Gangster," Joey D'Angelo,…
Altheide reflects on his more than 43-year career, defining his expertise as falling within five research areas: Mass…
Molly joins us to discuss Day 3 of the DNC in Philly, and listener mail. Photo credit: Molly Knefel
We chat with Dr. David L. Altheide an American-born sociologist and Emeritus Regents' Professor in the School of Justice…
Molly reports from Day 2 of the DNC in Philly, and listener mail. Photo credit: Molly Knefel
And, lastly, Altheide devotes his research to the development of qualitative methodology, specifically Ethnographic…
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Altheide's second research focus examines the media as a form of social control.
No one has ever been scarred quite like our storytellers have. From a broken relationship, to bad skin, to the scars of…
Molly calls in to give her thoughts on the RNC and the beginning of the DNC, and listener mail. Photo credit: John…
Artist Theresa Ganz talks about making her photo-based collages and her interest in 19th and 21st century visions of the…
Altheide reflects on his research which has broadly focused on qualitative methodology and the media's impact on…
We spend the hour catching up on listener mail.
Archer’s memoir, Finding Home with The Beatles, Bob Dylan and Billy Graham is a true account of growing up inside…
Knowing yourself in order to build public speaking skills and ultimately grow in terms of personal development.
We spend the hour on Day 3 of the RNC.
We chat with Allison Sutter, Lifestyle Coach, public speaker, teacher and best-selling author, about conquering fears of…
Our coverage of Day 2 of the RNC, and listener mail.
Allison provides visualization techniques that help ease anxieties at the thought of having to give a talk, a speech or…
Day one of the RNC, and listener mail.
Allison's approach is education, and personal success, is student-centric versus content or teacher agenda centric.
We spend the hour on listener mail.
Laura Israel is the director of Don't Blink: Robert Frank, a new documentary about the influential artist, photographer…
Allison Sutter, personal development coach and public speaker, chats about public speaking fears and becoming the person…
The United States and Russia are in talks to coordinate in Syria, Trump picks his VP, and listener mail.
In twenty-four absurd, lyrical, and louché episodes, “Iris Smyles” weaves a modern odyssey of trying to find…
Everything form solar panel mounting hardware and instructions to keeping yourself sane on the open plain.
New polls show Clinton and Trump in a dead heat, more thoughts on how little we spend on early child care, and listener…
Zach Both talks about his inspiration to quit a desk job for a sustainable way to work and live in a van.
Katie Klabusich joins us to discuss her new automated transcription service, the bizarre world of Trump-inspired white…
"While the idea of living and traveling the country in a van can sound adventurous and exciting, it is certainly not for…
Jason Sole on Black Lives Matter demonstrations in Minneapolis, thoughts on the bomb that was used to kill the gunman in…
The Vanual includes tips for stealth van living, like installing wooden shelves in an old van and building an solar…
Artist Amelia Konow talks about working in the darkroom, gravitational waves, and printing on 50 year old photo paper.…
The aftermath of the shooting in Dallas, Black Lives Matter protesters take to the streets across the city, and listener…
Zach Both has written an online manual for aspiring van dwelling nomads, which he calls the Vanual.
Sarah Jaffe joins us for the hour to discuss her new book Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt.
Boston is the setting for a lot of clichéd crime fiction—tough guys from Southie rob a Brink's truck, Irish-Italian…
We chat with Katina Kulow, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Louisville and author of a study on…
The Chilcot report is harshly critical of Britain's involvement in the invasion of Iraq, another police officer kills…
We chat with Katina Kulow, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Louisville and author of a study on…
The FBI declines to recommend charges in the Clinton email investigation, cops kill Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, and…
The belief that the universe bestows rewards for doing right and exacts punishments for doing wrong, is largely an…
The White House releases its much anticipated report on civilians killed in the drone programs, art and the way we teach…
The study, "In Pursuit of Good Karma: When Charitable Appeals to Do Right Go Wrong," was authored by Katina Kulow, an…
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss his two-part series on the drug war in Mexico, and over one million Syrian face…
Photographer Amy Eckert talks about her collage work and her photography project, Manufacturing Home. For the project…
We chat with Katina Kulow, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Louisville and author of a study on…
We spend the hour on listener mail.
If you’ve ever studied a foreign language, you know what happens when you first truly and clearly communicate with…
Discover the effect global markets have on data and intelligence for the cyber security in the future.
Mike Ludwig on offshore drilling in the Gulf, the global failure of elites could mean Brexit is just the beginning,…
We learn about the controversy of cyber criminal practices for the sake of social justice.
Joe Macare joins us to discuss who is to blame for the Brexit, an attack at the Istanbul airport kills at least 41…
With such unique data, cyber security experts produce a robust intelligence service focused on the online channels where…
Andrea Grimes joins us to discuss the Supreme Court's overturning of anti-abortion laws in Texas, David Brooks has…
Flashpoint's highly differentiated data is cultivated from a wide variety of illicit communities operating within the…
Jelani Cobb joins us to discuss his new Frontline documentary Policing the Police, and more thoughts on Brexit.
Photographer Lisa Elmaleh talks about driving her homemade, portable darkroom through the American Southeast to take…
This month our storytellers get all hot and bothered as they share with you tales of their most passionate nights. And…
We speak with Vitali Kremez, a cybersecurity and intelligence professional for Flashpoint, a company focused on the…
Early reactions to the Brexit, leading Neo-Con Robert Kagan reportedly throws his support behind Hillary Clinton, and…
Summer 1925.  Twenty-five year-old Ernest Hemingway descended upon Pamplona, Spain, for its infamous annual bullfight…
We talk about the latest technologies in surgery that are helping aid workers across the world.
Bryce Covert joins us to discuss Hillary Clinton's history on welfare reform, and Democrats stage a sit-in on the floor…
We talk about the latest technologies in surgery that are helping aid workers across the world.
JW Mason joins us to discuss the Brexit, more school zoning battles in New York City, and the best book about the Syrian…
We talk about the latest technologies in surgery that are helping aid workers across the world.
Trump's campaign has raised virtually no money, the best book so far on the Syrian revolution, and listener mail.
We talk about the latest technologies in surgery that are helping aid workers across the world.
A new study looks at poverty in the United States, the challenges of an aging population at Guantanamo Bay, and listener…
Landscape architect David Seiter talks about his new project: Spontaneous Urban Plants: Weeds in NYC. David is…
We talk about the latest technologies in surgery that are helping aid workers across the world.
US diplomats call for Obama to use military force against Assad, a new lawsuit reveals over a million documents related…
Following his political career-ending speech before the House of Representatives, Colonel David Crockett encounters an…
After publishing The Transhumanist Wager, Istvan began actively promoting transhumanism and other futurist issues via…
Jim Naureckas joins us to discuss coverage of Trump and Clinton, gun control after Orlando, and listener mail.
Istvan is a member of the World Future Society, a volunteer Ambassador for The Seasteading Institute, an advisory board…
How do you choose a school in a segregated city, the CIA releases new documents highlighting its brutal torture…
Internationally, Istvan has aimed to help foster other transhumanist organizations and has been active in humanitarian…
Ali Gharib and Kade Crockford join us to discuss the aftermath of the homophobic shooting in Orlando, and listener mail…
We spend the hour on the shooting in Orlando.
Filmmaker Cem Kaya talks about his documentary Remake Remix Rip-Off. The film chronicles the rise and fall of Yesilcam,…
As a third party candidate, Zoltan Istvan himself had funded nearly all of his campaign's expenses to date, however, and…
We speak learn about a prominent third party candidate running for US presidency.
What lessons will the Democrats learn from the Sanders insurgency, additional thoughts on the Brock Turner case, and…
In Helping Children Succeed, Paul Tough takes on a new set of pressing questions: What does growing up in poverty do to…
We speak with Dr. Benjamin D. Sommers, a health economist with Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a primary…
Some thoughts on the Democratic primary, and listener mail.
Often called Obamacare, has reversed what had been a downward spiral in which health care was becoming more costly and…
We spend the hour on John's Village Voice story about two young activists preparing to smuggle themselves into northern…
Sommers is a health economist with Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a primary care physician with Brigham…
Julia Carrie Wong on the anti Trump protests in San Jose, the story of Brock Turner and the survivor who is speaking out…
Population-level surveys from the federal government and private foundations show that the ability for Americans to get…
Marcy Wheeler joins us to discuss how Edward Snowden told the NSA about his concerns before going public, looking at the…
Denver, Colorado based artist and photographer Edie Winograde talks about her project Sight Seen, which she made while…
A survey, which involved more than half a million U.S. adults, found that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has reversed a…
Anti-Trump protesters throw eggs at Trump supporters in Anaheim, Trump's contempt for the judiciary signals his latent…
It’s 1942 and the Nazis are racing to be the first to build a weapon unlike any known before. They have the…
It spent more than 100 years in the museum’s collection before researchers discovered that the baby’s body was…
William Kristol's fantasy Never Trump campaign continues, Guantanamo prosecutors are worried 9/11 victim family members…
This high respect and compassionate perspective on pregnancy is something that should be universally duplicated within…
Looking at the specific trends that have shaped millennials, the US is falling short of its goal to resettle 10,000…
The baby is the youngest ever example of a human fetus to be embalmed and buried in Egyptian society.
Matt Aikins and Pardiss Kebriaei join us for Radio Dispatch Live to discuss Yemen, Guantanamo, and 15 years of the war…
Archaeologists made an amazing discovery recently when they found the mummy of a tiny, 16- to 18-week gestation baby…
The dangers of forgetting the history of Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton blames hip hop for…
Artist, writer, and self-described experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats talks about his new book, "You Belong to the…
We speak with an egyptologist about a the youngest ancient Egyptian mummy ever found.
The State Department's Inspector General issues a scathing report on Clinton's private emails, Conservatives worry about…
How could looking at Monet’s water lily paintings help save your company millions? How can checking out people’s…
Our final segment with Ira Pastor, the CEO of Bioquark, a biotech firm spearheading a new U.S.-approved “death…
Tech billionaire Peter Thiel secretly financed Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker, John is back from Guantanamo, and a…
Can stem cell injections revive a dead brain? Ambitious ‘Reanima Project’ aims to find out.
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss the states of the Democratic and Republican campaigns, support of Trump is linked to…
Recruiting brain-dead “participants” in Indian ICUs this month under the supervision of study leader Dr. Himanshu…
Gideon Oliver joins us to discuss a lawsuit regarding NYPD surveillance of the Young Lords in the 60s and 70s, a school…
Using existing medical techniques to induce nervous system regeneration, researchers will attempt to restore…
From suffocating a mouse to raging against pork, our storytellers have suffered through it all amidst the perils of…
The parallels between Trump and abusive partners, a book review of the Blood Telegram, and listener mail.
In his new photo book, "War is Beautiful," writer David Shields argues that the New York Times' front page photographs…
Pastor believes that brain death is a curable illness. His new research with the Reanima Project hopes to shed light on…
The GOP begins to fall in line behind Trump, examining the parallels between Trump and abusers, and anxiety around…
No one in Mattingly ever believed Bobby Barnes would live to see old age. Drink would either rot Bobby from the inside…
Gowdy talks with us about his work: "Behavioral Economics and Climate Change Policy" in the Journal of Economic Behavior…
A new documentary explores conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the terrifying thought of Trump…
We discuss sustainability theories and practices within the field of ecological economics.
A new article examines racism in elite public schools, re-examining the American airstrike on the MSF hospital in…
As the author of over 170 published articles and 10 books, Gowdy discusses some of his work including Paradise for Sale:…
Janelle Asselin joins us to discuss queer and feminist romance comics, and Donald Trump and women.
In collaboration with evolutionary biologists, we learn how Professor Gowdy focuses on the evolution of economic…
Obama issues new guidelines on protections for trans students, and Saudi Arabia's use of cluster bombs in Yemen.
Geoff Manaugh talks about his new book A Burglar's Guide to the City. The book poses the question: How do we see a…
We speak with John Gowdy, the recipient of the Herman Daly Award for contributions to ecological economics, about the…
Frontline's Michael Kirk on his documentary the Secret History of ISIS, Syrians worry about a possible Trump presidency,…
Tara Marconi has made her way from Philly to "The Rock, "a remote island in Alaska governed by the seasons. Her mother's…
Cautioning that psychedelics are not for everyone, Jim dispels the myths and misperceptions.
Clinton releases a plan to cap child care costs, marijuana arrests of people of color are up in Colorado, and listener…
Fadiman outlines best practices for safe “entheogenic” voyages learned through his more than 40 years of experience.
The construction of the biological clock, the MORE caucus issues a report on working and learning conditions in NYC…
It's called micro-dosing, and while the idea hasn't yet catapulted itself into the mainstream, it's getting there.
Bronx courts are incredibly slow, the US has sent a small commando team to Yemen, and listener mail.
Back in 1966, Fadiman published a landmark study about hallucinogen drugs that's still held up today as one of the main…
Is the decision not to vote becoming a legitimate act of protest, Clinton tries to woo Republicans turned off by Trump,…
Curator Ksenia Nouril talks about her exhibition Dreamworlds and Catastrophes:Intersections of Art and Science in the…
Dr. James Fadiman, author of The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide, talking with us about the science behind micro-dosing…
So-called lone wolf terrorists are often in contact with informants, Trump blasts modern hairspray, and listener mail.
Eva and Jim are nineteen and students at Cambridge in 1958 when their paths first cross. Jim is walking along a lane…
Learning what going beyond film can entail and bringing better awareness to the future of VR.
The last 30 years of hippie punching is coming home to roost, the terrifying foreign policy implications of a Trump or…
We discuss fully immersive storytelling, where the viewer no longer watches a story unfold, but is instead placed inside…
Trump all but locks up the nomination, Sanders wins in Indiana, and the terrifying implications of the war on terror…
We continue our discussion with Opeyemi Olukemi, the senior director at Tribeca Interactive, who helped to organize the…
Detroit teachers continue to protest bad school conditions, Judge Scheindlin retires, and protesters storm the Green…
Trained in both the arts and sciences, Opeyemi constantly seeks to expand upon and integrate technology along various…
Two Frontline journalists join us to discuss Benghazi and Yemen.
Photographer Rian Dundon discusses his book FAN, which he photographed over nine months while working as an English…
We look into the inspiring and innovative work of virtual reality in storytelling.
Thoughts on an essay about smug liberals.
The Loney is an atmospheric literary horror story. Set largely on a bleak stretch of northern coast - the Loney - it…
We discuss the hope for future research into sex work and a greater social acceptance for it.
An Oklahoma appeals court makes a shocking ruling in a sexual assault case, Obama's legacy of barely authorized war, and…
A fresh perspective on "the world's oldest profession" by considering the relationship between sex work and female…
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss the investigation into the missing 43 students in Mexico, Trump's path to the…
Prior research has tended to mirror popular representations of the female sex worker as a morally flawed individual and…
Obama sends 250 special operations forces troops to Syria, and a close look at the reduction of school suspensions in…
Sex Work and Female Self-Empowerment presents a fresh perspective on "the world’s oldest profession"
Check out tales of Delusions in this month's offering from the Nights of Our Lives. Storytellers Brian Finkelstein,…
Sunnis in Iraq are stuck between ISIS and the government, Kasich and Cruz form an alliance to stop Trump, and listener…
Artists Franco and Eva Mattes discuss their latest project, Dark Content. The project explores the world of content…
We speak with a certified sex therapist, Stephanie Hunter Jones, about her latest book entitled, "Sex Work and Female…
Obama travels through Saudi Arabia, we say our goodbyes to Prince, and listener mail.
On December 11, 1973, Mark Segal disrupted a live broadcast of the CBS Evening News when he sat on the desk directly…
The Rhythmic Arts Project, founded by Eddie Tuduri is an inclusive, innovative educational program serving the special…
The Syrian ceasefire appears to have collapsed, a re-cap of the opt out movement, and listener mail.
Eddie discusses how encouraging and teaching people to learn though music gives them the opportunities unlike before and…
Clinton and Trump win in New York, and listener mail.
We continue to learn about the comprehensive curriculum offering a wide range of subjects addressing various ability…
Corey D James joins us to discuss his new book Painting Pictures: reframing the world of inner city youth, two new…
Eddie Tuduri is the founder and director of The Rhythmic Arts Project. He founded the Rhythmic Arts Project in 1997…
Frontline's Marcel Mettelsiefen joins us to discuss his new documentary Children of Syria, an Iraqi refugee is removed…
Artist Christine Osinski has a new book of photos called Summer Days Staten Island. The project, shot in the early…
The Rhythmic Arts Project, founded by Eddie Tuduri is an inclusive, innovative educational program serving the special…
Sanders and Clinton debate in Brooklyn, and listener mail.
Have you ever wanted to learn a language or pick up an instrument, only to become too daunted by the task at hand?…
Our continued conversation with Bowman about the storm barrier and the political and economic challenges that lie ahead.
Ed Hedemann of the War Tax Resistors joins us to discuss his organization's protest of US militarism, Bernie Sanders…
We speak about the many ways NYC is planning to combat climate change with Malcolm Bowman, an oceanography professor at…
Rachel Wannarka joins us to discuss the police killing of Jamar Clark in Minneapolis, Mychal Denzel Smith debuts…
With the waterways near NYC being 20 to 25 feet deep, except for shipping lanes in the 65-foot deep Ambrose Channel, how…
Molly's new piece in Dissent on Trump and bullying, fallout from the de Blasio and Clinton's awful joke, Obama's double…
Part 2 with Bowman about the storm barrier he has been promoting that would stretch five miles across the entrance to…
Ahmed Ferhani is in a coma following a suicide attempt after alleging years of abuse from prison guards, rank and file…
Cyber-security expert Mikko Hypponen discusses The Malware Museum: a collection of computer viruses from the 80s and…
Malcolm Bowman, an oceanography professor at Stony Brook University on Long Island talking about his plan to create a…
The funny and charming Mary Houlihan drops in to talk to George about whether there’s a duality in her work as an…
Bill Clinton scolds Black Lives Matter, the European Union and Turkey leave thousands of refugees in dire conditions,…
Frank Delgado is no thief. He co-owns a failing Cuban restaurant in Manhattan's Upper East Side. The restaurant, like…
Animal abuse runs rampant within the meat, dairy, and egg industries. With no federal laws regulating the treatment of…
Eye in the Sky fails to offer insight into the age of drone warfare, a pro-charter school group sues the DOE, and Ted…
A new Mercy For Animals undercover investigation into Perdue Farms—one of the largest poultry producers in the United…
Sanders and Cruz win in Wisconsin, John's story on chemical weapons use in Syria, and Trump's private security company.
These investigations have led to raids of factory farms, rescues of abused farmed animals, and passage of anti-cruelty…
Ariel Woodson joins us to discuss fat activism, Cuomo signs a bill for $15 an hour and paid family leave, and John's…
We continue to speak with Matt Rice, director of investigations at Mercy for Animals, where he works with undercover…
A massive leak of documents known as the Panama Papers reveals a global tax evasion scheme, the backlash to the opt-out…
Artists Aaron Hughes and Amber Ginsburg discuss TEA, a project that grew out of Aaron's encounters with tea, and being…
We speak with Matt Rice, director of investigations at Mercy for Animals, where he works with undercover investigators…
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss Bernie Sander's old school Jewishness, how to talk about Trump with kids, using big…
Do open-floor plans really work – or do they make employees miserable? Are there companies, which really put their…
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, hopes to start testing a DNA…
Melissa Gira Grant on a sex worker who killed an assailant in self-defense, Trump on punishing people who get an…
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, hopes to start testing a DNA…
Donald Trump's plans for nuclear proliferation are terrifying, he also doubled down on Corey Lewandowski, and listener…
We continue to chat with Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, who…
Truthout's Kelly Hayes joins us to discuss the ouster of Anita Alvarez, our thoughts on the North Carolina anti-trans…
We continue to talk with Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, who…
Frontline's James Jones joins us to discuss his new documentary Saudi Arabia Uncovered, a bird said hi to Bernie…
A conversation with the executive director of Freemuse, a non-profit that tracks violations of artistic expression…
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, hopes to start testing a DNA…
Sahar Alsahlani and Arun Kundnani join us for Radio Dispatch Live to discuss Islamophobia in the US and abroad.
The hilarious Dean Masello stops by on his very own birthday to talk mustaches and his upcoming fatherhood! He also…
For centuries, men and women have manned lighthouses to ensure the safe passage of ships. It is a lonely job, and a…
You've just tuned in to The Daily Beat! This week on the Daily Beat: We chat with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the…
The opt out movement continues to grow, Trump retweets an image mocking Heidi Cruz's appearance, and Clinton's…
We learn what how the Cuban embargo impacts the ability for researchers to collaborate on innovative treatments.
Ted Cruz calls to “patrol and secure” Muslim neighborhoods in the aftermath of the bombing in Brussels, Success…
We learn about the Cuban process in researching and creating new, low-cost drugs for its citizens.
Bombings in Istanbul and Belgium, John is back, and listener mail.
We continue to speak with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, working for six…
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
Gideon Oliver joins us to discuss his lawsuit over the NYPD’s use of the LRAD sound cannon against protesters,…
Artist Dana Sherwood is interested in the boundaries between the domestic and the wild. She is particularly known for…
We chat with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, about his work with Cuban…
A worker from the Trump hotel Las Vegas on the struggle to unionize, Bernie has won more youth votes than Clinton and…
London, 1728. Tom Hawkins is headed to the gallows, accused of murder. Gentlemen don’t hang and Tom’s damned if…
Dr. Charles Mueller, clinical associate professor of nutrition at NYU Steinhardt, discusses the movement toward food…
John skypes in from Istanbul, a new study finds hundreds of charters are hyper segregated and overly punitive, the Times…
Continuing the conversation on how there have been no conclusive long-term medical effects on consuming MSG.
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the assassination of Berta Caceres in Honduras. Also, Trump and Hillary on the winners…
Learning about processed foods that tend to have long lists of ingredients that add flavor, color and texture, along…
Kristen Gwynne joins us to discuss what’s missing from the national conversation about the heroin crisis, the…
Today, we'll take a close look at the most common food additives and preservatives you should know about.
Trump and his supporters escalate violence against protesters, and listener mail.
Curator Matthew Abess discusses his new exhibition Margin of Error. The show features art and ephemera that speak to…
Charles Mueller, clinical associate professor of nutrition at NYU Steinhardt, will discuss the health effects of the…
Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss her recent columns on on feminism and sex work, and listener mail.
Charlie Hankin and Matt Porter of Good Cop Great Cop stop by the studio to talk huble beginnings and how they evolved as…
It is springtime, and two outcasts — a man ignored, even shunned by his village, and the one-eyed dog he takes into…
We continue to learn about Dr. Unguru and his colleagues' framework to deal with these shortages in pediatric oncology
Chepe joins us to discuss CIA-backed coups in Latin America, and more thoughts about the Democratic debate.
We continue to learn that the drug shortages don't end at cancer treatment agents but also for milder diseases and…
Sanders wins big in Michigan as Trump hosts an infomercial, a look at how Trump's bullying is not that different from…
We continue the conversation and learn about the ethical framework being build out to manage the shortage, however…
Trump escalates his crackdown on protesters at his rallies, elite schools in NYC remain segregated but the city signs a…
We continue the conversation with Dr. Yoram Unguru about the bioethical difficulties in treating patients with pediatric…
The various lies politicians tell about Guantanamo, the rise of self-induced abortions, and listener mail.
Dawn Porter discusses her new film Trapped. The documentary looks at abortion clinics and providers in the South that…
We speak with Dr. Yoram Unguru, a pediatric oncologist at Children's Hospital at Sinai and professor at the Johns…
NYC parents are almost universally satisfied with universal pre-K, Hillary Clinton's role in the US intervention in…
New Orleans is a third world country in itself, a Latin, African, European (and often amoral) culture trapped in a…
We speak with the founder and leader of the Oneironauticum, an international dream group that explores the use of…
Ned Resnikoff on how millennials could lean towards fascism, some in GOP start to warm to Trump, and listener mail.
We learn how dreamwork in a workshop program can have practical applications to your waking life.
Trump and Clinton win big on Super Tuesday, and listen mail.
We learn the difference between liminal and lucid dreaming and how they can both feed our creative selves.
30 black students are removed from a Trump rally in Georgia, Tucker Carlson is the leading edge of defending Trump and…
Part 2 with Jennifer Dumpert talking about the group dreaming workshops she leads that promote untapped ideas.
Donald Trump declines to disavow support from white supremacists and retweets a Mussolini quote, reactions to Chris Rock…
Jon Fox is the director of the new documentary Newman. The film tells the story of a self-educated inventor named Joseph…
We speak with Jennifer Dumpert, writer, lecturer, and workshop leader who teaches experience-based forms of dreamwork to…
Megan Erickson and Nikhil Goyal joins us on Radio Dispatch Live to discuss revolutionary approaches to education policy.
The lovely and talented Giulia Rozzi drops by to talk with George about their shared Massachusetts roots and her new…
Junior year. Derrick Bowen has put in two good years getting ready for this season. He put in the work and earned his…
We continue the conversation with Nathaniel Rich to explore reforms that could be placed into the EPA.
Kade Crockford of the Massachusetts ACLU joins us to discuss the privacy battle between Apple and the FBI, a Black Lives…
We learn about the chemical PFOA that has only recently been regulated by the EPA after much pollution and destruction.
Trump's supporters are terrifyingly and explicitly racist, gaming out a Trump versus Clinton general election, and…
Continue the conversation with Nathaniel Rich, a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine, on EPA toxin…
The US promise to accept 10,000 Syrians this year is off to a slow start, and listener mail.
Part 2 with Nathaniel Rich, a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine, on Dupont Chemical pollution.
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 Marcela Gaviria joins us to discuss her new documentary “Chasing Heroin,” the Office of Civil Rights in…
Carl Corey is a photographer based in River Falls, Wisconsin. Lately, he's been traveling the country in his small…
We speak with Nathaniel Rich, a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine, about his story on the pollution of…
Mike Konczal joins us to discuss the financial regulation ideas put forward by Clinton and Sanders, and listener mail.
Allbook Books is pleased to announce the publication of Call them home by Gregory Alexander, a book over 2 years in the…
We learn about the grass-roots efforts ongoing to fight big soda companies and the importance of public awareness in…
Today we spend the hour catching up on way too much listener mail.
We learn about the World Health Organization's recommendations on sugar intake and the big soda company responses.
Eva Moskowitz responds to damning undercover video of a Success Academy teacher, Jeb Bush tweets a photo of a gun with…
Marion Nestle lays out how big soda companies are similar to the big tobacco companies in manipulating information for…
The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia could throw the entire country into chaos, Russia and the Assad regime…
We learn from Marion Nestle, all the ways in which big soda companies are using brilliant marketing strategy for profit…
An undercover video shows a teacher at Success Academy berating a first grader for an incorrect answer, and listener…
This week we examine the roots of color photography. It's a history in which artists, popular magazines, advertisers,…
Marion Nestle talks with us about her latest book, Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning).
Sarah Kay joins us to discuss the continuing state of emergency in France, Kissinger takes center stage at the…
George welcomes the hilarious Brett Davis onto Spit Take Comedy and asks about his character work and winning the…
Today on Book Talk we look at why books are blacklisted by the American Library Association; which books have been or…
We speak with a long-time fitness writer on the detrimental effects of a sedentary lifestyle and how we can make more…
Mike Ludwig on fracking off the coast of California, more thoughts on Coates and Alexander on the Democratic primary,…
We continue the conversation on simple ways we can change our behaviors for overall better health.
Seth Freed Wessler joins us to discuss the immigrants who died in private US prisons, and Sanders and Trump win New…
We continue the conversation on how stress is introduced to the brain and how it can be mitigated with simple meditation…
Evan Siegfried joins us to discuss the Republican primary, the rise of riot-control drones, and listener mail.
Gretchen Reynolds, NY Times Fitness columnist, lays out the simple workout exercises that increase speed for healthier…
The New York Times' Walt Bogdanich joins us to discuss a new Frontline documentary on fantasy sports, Gloria Steinem and…
Jonathon Keats is an artist and experimental philosopher. In his book, Forged, he makes the case for why forgers are the…
NY Times Fitness columnist, Gretchen Reynolds, talks to us about some simple ways to improve fitness.
The future of micro-drones, and listener mail.
At age forty-seven, a mother of two, Debbie Moderow was not your average Iditarod musher but that’s where she found…
We learn the fundamental questions in the field of quantum optics and how quantum communications is utilizing it for the…
How charter schools are the new subprime loans, the incorrect narrative that Obama lost the Iraq war, and listener mail.
We learn about the competition to bring quantum communications to space and the benefit in a global common goal through…
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss the statistical tie between Clinton and Sanders at the Iowa Caucus, and listener mail.
We continue to speak about creating the world’s largest quantum communication network in China.
The Iowa caucuses just happened, get ready for another round of drone scares, and listener mail.
Part 2 with Surendra P. Singh, professor of quantum optics at the University of Arkansas, about creating the world’s…
Matt Aikins and Pardiss Kebriaei join us for Radio Dispatch Live to discuss Yemen, Guantanamo, and 15 years of the war…
In her book, Studio Life, writer and photographer Sarah Trigg documents the studio practices of artists across America,…
We speak with Surendra P. Singh, professor of quantum optics at the University of Arkansas, about the world’s largest…
Art Reyes joins us to discuss Flint's water crisis, the Trump-free debate, and listener mail.
George welcomes the electrifying Nick Vatterott to the Spit Take couch for a high energy episode. They discuss Nick's…
Every year in February, Book Talk with Kory looks at some of America’s best in African American literature. Today on…
You've just tuned in to The Daily Beat! This week on the Daily Beat: We look into the launch of Clowns Without Borders…
The importance of arguing in favor of reparations, and listener mail.
We continue the conversation by looking into the proven psychological support laughter has on the human mind.
Obama says no more solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prison, Trump and FoxNews are in a fight again, and…
How Clowns Without Borders is now organizing in twelve countries hoping to send at least one hundred projects throughout…
Andrea Grimes joins us to discuss the indictment of two anti-abortion activists in Texas, an Iowa town hall, and a court…
Part two with Molly Levine on how Clowns Without Borders goes to refugee camps to bring laughter and joy.
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and…
Critiquing Sanders and Clinton on reparations, modern day red baiting, Sanders and Israel, and listener mail.
Hank Hivnor has been working as a psychic, healer, and spiritual medium for over a decade. His clients include people…
We look into the launch of Clowns Without Borders with director Molly Levine.
De Blasio wants to invest more money in New York City public schools, catching up on Guantanamo updates, and listener…
One of the most reliable sources of college tuition strategies before, during, and after college that parents will ever…
Our final segment on alternative/functional medicine bringing balance back into our medical system
Dahr Jamail joins us to discuss Navy exercises in the Pacific Northwest, a rough week for Success Academy, and listener…
Our society is experiencing a sharp increase in people suffering chronic diseases, functional medicine attempts to heal…
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the election in Guatemala, Sarah Palin's poetry tour soars to new heights, and listener…
We speak with Sarah Josey, a clinical herbalist and nutritionist, on how her work parallels that of the functional…
Frontline's Gillian Findlay on the world of nutritional supplements, and catching up on the recent GOP and Democratic…
We continue the conversation with Sarah Josey, clinical herbalist and nutritionist, to learn about functional medicine…
The Pentagon's wish list is full of bizarre gadgets, Oscar nominations are blindingly white, The Nation endorses Bernie…
This week we take a look at an exhibition currently on view at the Jewish Museum here in New York. The show is called…
We chat with Sarah Josey, clinical herbalist and nutritionist, about the mechanisms behind alternative medicine that…
How do you teach boys to respect girls and women, a listener question on Teach for America and race, and happy Martin…
Ruth and Nat are orphans, packed into a house full of abandoned children run by a religious fanatic. To entertain their…
Ellen Bass gives advice for young poets to be intrigued by the "ordinary" or over-looked aspects of our lives and…
Bryce Covert joins us to discuss Obama's State of the Union and the current state of the economy, Detroit teachers are…
Unique poetic techniques and tools are revealed in this interview with Ellen Bass as she breaks down her poem, "What Did…
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss Obama's final State of the Union, the media's warmongering over Iran's temporary…
Driving forces of poetry, such as small moments of every day life, are what Ellen Bass speaks upon as muses for her…
Sara Gregory and Rick Doblin join us to discuss the campaign to introduce harm reduction polices at New College of…
Part 2 with Ellen Bass’s most recent book of poetry, Like a Beggar, and the way poetry can be a tool for…
How the Pentagon is using biotechnology to enhance soldiers' performance, the reactionary transphobia of the Golden…
For years the subject of photographer and filmmaker Khalik Allah's work has been the people in one particular spot in…
An interview with award-winning poet Ellen Bass about love, truth, and butchering chickens.
More thoughts on coerced child confessions, the NYPD will appoint a civilian to monitor its counterterrorism programs,…
When Communist Party leaders adopted the one-child policy in 1980, they hoped curbing birth-rates would help lift…
We learn about the initiatives by Blue Zones to make American cities more fit and healthy environments.
We learn about fitness and diet benefits of a plant-based nutritious from Dan Buetter, a National Geographic Fellow and…
The pros and cons of leftists throwing their energy behind Bernie Sanders, and a bunch of listener mail.
Dan Buetter, author of Blue Zones, speaks with us about creating a Blue Zone Certification program to create easy,…
Saudi Arabia escalates conflict with Iran, and listener mail.
Part 2 with Dan Buetter, a National Geographic Fellow and multiple New York Times bestselling author, on how to life…
Frontline's Michael Kirk joins us to discuss his new film on Benjamin Netanyahu, rightwing militants occupy a federal…
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, a handful of artists began leaving New York City to make monumental artworks in the…
Dan Buetter, a National Geographic Fellow and multiple New York Times bestselling author, discusses the five places in…
An education trend piece on flowery language, it's a brand new year, and listener mail.
The hilarious Nick Turner stops by the Spit Take Comedy lair to discuss Donald Trump's master plan, his new sexless dog,…
From drones to Mars rovers, Our Robots, Ourselves is an exploration of the most innovative use of robots today and a…
Discussion on the Sustainable Development Goals and the United Nations system attempt to mainstream the dimensions of…
New Years Resolutions and expectations for 2016, continuing year in review thoughts, and listener mail.

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