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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 channels a stoner…
Mariame Kaba talks about Project NIA and Survived and Punished, as well as the issues of racial and gender injustice becoming a…
Looking to the future at Guantanamo as Guantanamo refuses to look to its past, and Just John with another history lesson from the…
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 BTRtoday, Anna…
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 parallels…
Dr. Baz Dreisinger discusses possibilities of justice reform, for-profit prisons, and the possible implications Donald Trump's…
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 alone and…
Just John on the Internet of Things, New York residents are expected to pay for the NYPD to protect Trump Tower, and listener mail…
Chris Lewis is an American sculptor and landscape artist who produces site-specific sculptures within natural and urban settings.
Dr. Baz Dreisinger discusses the Prison-to-College Pipeline program and the process of writing her 2016 book "Incarceration…
John on the future of waterboarding and listener mail on social psychology in the age of Trump. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons
Book Talk Host DJ Kory takes a look at some of the traditional books and poems read by Western and Christian households at…
We conclude our discussion with Vesna Markovic, who answers the an interesting question: can terrorism ever be fully eradicated?
It’s our annual visit with special guest the Insecure Chef and a trip down memory lane to a diamond store in Manhattan—it’s…
Vesna Markovic discusses how terrorist groups are financed, ISIS's stature in the world and how traveling ideology make terrorism…
Christmas movies and music, and listener mail. Photo credit: By National Telefilm Associates - Screenshot of the movie,…
For "Holiday Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask people in New York City about what they hope to receive for the…
Vesna Markovic discusses how certain terrorist activity gets lost in ever-changing media cycles, and explains how groups become…
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 history and…
Vesna Markovic discusses how a person is drawn toward radicalization and the environments of injustice--real and perceived--that…
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. Her work…
Dr. Vesna Markovic talks about the general reticence to use the term "terrorism," as well as the most common and successful…
Jason Leopold on FOIAing the FBI about Trump, your annual reminder that Elf on the Shelf is a snitch, and listener mail. Photo…
Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape is about a different kind of football playbook. Over the last…
Lynn Walsh talks about potential changes and refocusing in journalism education, how we can become more responsible consumers of…
Melissa Gira Grant on the anti-loitering law that police use to profile and arrest marginalized women in NYC, Republicans want to…
Lynn Walsh discusses how journalists can combat the rise of fake news and dealing with people whose opinions are firmly fixed.
David Banks on the shortcomings of science on NPR's podcasts, and listener mail. David Banks Photo courtesy of David Banks
If you could travel through time, where would you go? For "Time Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask people in…
Lynn Walsh discusses the rise of fake news, how journalists feel about it, and how opinion journalism has shaped our current media…
Mike Konczal on what Democrats can learn from Trump’s Win, Bernie’s town hall in Wisconsin   Photo courtesy of…
Sunset Botanica is a Brooklyn-based company which makes shrubs, bitters, and other cocktail components. To help get in the holiday…
Lynn Walsh discusses the loss of trust in national media outlets and gives her opinion on the role of journalism in the United…
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, videos and…
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 from…
With more than three million foreign-born residents today, New York has been America’s defining port of entry for nearly four…
Peter Ross Range discusses the lack of anti-Hitler dissent during his rise to power, his stylistic similarities to Donald Trump,…
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 from…
Chase Madar on the legacy of Chelsea Manning and her fight for justice for trans prisoners, updates from the 9/11 trial at…
How much faith do you put in your astrological sign? For "Star Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask people in New…
Peter Ross Range discusses Adolf Hitler's trial for the Beer Hall Putsch, which landed him in prison but cemented his place in…
John checks in from the 9/11 trial at Guantanamo Bay, a victory in Standing Rock, and listener mail. photo: Wikipedia Commons
Quinn was six years old and living in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan when the attacks on The World Trade Center took place.…
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 communities…
Jesse Myerson on what’s next for organizing, what’s next for the Democratic party, and why Keith Ellison should be the next…
Peter Ross Range discusses Hitler's formative years and experiences as a solider during World War I, his intense loyalty to…
What the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki could mean under Trump, James Mattis gets the nod for Secretary of Defense, and listener…
Chef Rossi grew up “orthodox light” (her family kept the meat and dairy dishes separate but ate McDonalds’ fish sandwiches).…
Dr. Carol M. Swain talks about how she predicted the white nationalism emerging today and her difficulties with political…
Alexis Goldstein on Steven Mnuchin, sanctuary cities versus the federal government, and Trump's Carrier propaganda is a vision of…
Dr. Carol M. Swain discusses her political views and why she believes the United States has been headed in an "ungodly" direction.
Trump picks Steve Mnuchin for Treasury Secretary, Manhattan liberals still love neocons, and listener mail. Photo credit:…
Everyone has their own idea about what it means to relax. For "Chill Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova asks people in New York City…