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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…
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…
Just John on the Internet of Things, New York residents are expected to pay for the NYPD to protect Trump Tower, and listener mail…
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
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,…
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.
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 -…
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…
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
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…
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.
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…
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…
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
Peter Ross Range tells the story of the Beer Hall Putsch, Hitler's attempt to overthrow the German government in 1923.
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…
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:…