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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 communities, and gives her thoughts on the threat to these conversations posed by the incoming presidential administration.
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 conversation, and a thank you and happy new year to the listeners. Photo credit: Mindy Tucker
Mariame Kaba talks about Project NIA and Survived and Punished, as well as the issues of racial and gender injustice becoming a larger part of the national conversation.
Looking to the future at Guantanamo as Guantanamo refuses to look to its past, and Just John with another history lesson from the Hitler book. Guantanamo Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons
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 with the present. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons
Dr. Baz Dreisinger discusses possibilities of justice reform, for-profit prisons, and the possible implications Donald Trump's promises of law and order.
Just John on the Internet of Things, New York residents are expected to pay for the NYPD to protect Trump Tower, and listener mail from the Midwest. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons
Dr. Baz Dreisinger discusses the Prison-to-College Pipeline program and the process of writing her 2016 book "Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World."
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 the Radio Dispatch Christmas Special. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons
Vesna Markovic discusses how terrorist groups are financed, ISIS's stature in the world and how traveling ideology make terrorism so difficult to fight against.
Christmas movies and music, and listener mail. Photo credit: By National Telefilm Associates - Screenshot of the movie, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6397263
Vesna Markovic discusses how certain terrorist activity gets lost in ever-changing media cycles, and explains how groups become affiliated with one another.
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 lead to the formation of terrorist groups.
Catching up on listener mail about artificial intelligence.   Photo credit: By Alejandro Zorrilal Cruz - http://lifeboat.com/images/artificial.intelligence.jpg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5594936
Dr. Vesna Markovic talks about the general reticence to use the term "terrorism," as well as the most common and successful violent tactics used by terrorist groups.
Jason Leopold on FOIAing the FBI about Trump, your annual reminder that Elf on the Shelf is a snitch, and listener mail. Photo credit: Jason Leopold (Twitter) Vice: FBI may have also been investigating Trump
Lynn Walsh talks about potential changes and refocusing in journalism education, how we can become more responsible consumers of media, and the environment for journalists in a post-truth world.
Melissa Gira Grant on the anti-loitering law that police use to profile and arrest marginalized women in NYC, Republicans want to repeal and delay the ACA, and listener mail. Photo credit: Melissa Gira Grant (Twitter)
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 climate.
Mike Konczal on what Democrats can learn from Trump’s Win, Bernie’s town hall in Wisconsin   Photo courtesy of Mike Konczal
Lynn Walsh discusses the loss of trust in national media outlets and gives her opinion on the role of journalism in the United States.
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 journalists.
Sharda Sekaran on the drug policy victories from election night and the future of reform under Trump, we skype with John from Guantanamo, and Ohio passes a six week abortion ban. Photo Credit: Sharda Sekaran (Twitter)
Peter Ross Range discusses the lack of anti-Hitler dissent during his rise to power, his stylistic similarities to Donald Trump, and our vulnerability to authoritarian figures.
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 fringe radicals to Germany's leading political party.
Chase Madar on the legacy of Chelsea Manning and her fight for justice for trans prisoners, updates from the 9/11 trial at Guantanamo Bay, and NYC Republicans try to turn the city’s municipal ID program against immigrants. Chase Madar Photo Credit: Chase Madar (Twitter)   Washington Post: Keith Ellison isn’t an anti-Semite. He’s the victim of a vicious smear. NY Magazine:What Happens to New York’s Municipal ID Card Under the Trump Administration? Gothamist: Republicans Sue In Effort To Stop City From Destroying IDNYC Records    
Peter Ross Range discusses Adolf Hitler's trial for the Beer Hall Putsch, which landed him in prison but cemented his place in Germany's national politics.
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 DNC chair.
Peter Ross Range discusses Hitler's formative years and experiences as a solider during World War I, his intense loyalty to Germany, and the harsh war reparations heaped upon the country.
What the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki could mean under Trump, James Mattis gets the nod for Secretary of Defense, and listener mail. photo: Muhammad ud-Deen via Wikimedia Commons    
Dr. Carol M. Swain talks about how she predicted the white nationalism emerging today and her difficulties with political correctness.
Alexis Goldstein on Steven Mnuchin, sanctuary cities versus the federal government, and Trump's Carrier propaganda is a vision of things to come.
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: Gage Skidmore
Wesley Lowery discusses his arrest during the Ferguson protests, civil unrest and other tools of resistance, as well as the progress America has made in terms of racial justice--or lack thereof.
Checking in on Standing Rock, Trump picks Tom Price for HHS, Trump's latest tweet storm, and checking in on David Clarke, Trump's possible pick for DHS.
Wesley Lowery discusses covering the Ferguson protests and the role social media plays in the dissemination of information surrounding police shootings.
Chepe joins us to discuss Fidel Castro's legacy, Trump picks Betsy DeVos for Education secretary, and listener mail. Photo credit: Courtesy of Chepe
Wesley Lowery talks about writing "They Can't Kill Us All," the empathy required to interview families struck by tragedy, and journalism's structural bias toward spokespeople.
The continuing scourge of anti-PC rhetoric, and listener mail.
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 sentiment for the shopping holiday.
We spend the hour on listener mail
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 protesting as economic terrorism, and listener mail.
Eric Jones discusses the importance of security and organization for stores on Black Friday and the impact online shopping has had on the holiday.
Erek Smith on Jeff Sessions, Trump settles the fraud lawsuit against his fake university, the importance of talking about Hamilton, Pence won't rule out waterboarding and Priebus won't rule out a Muslim registry, and listener mail.
Eric Jones explains the origins of Black Friday, how doorbuster deals have evolved, and those who still love getting out to the stores early.
Trump picks Sessions for Attorney General and Michael Flynn for National Security Advisor, and listener mail. Photo via Wikimedia
We close out our conversation with Alan Milstein, who discusses the failure of unionization at Northwestern and the flaws therein, as well as general athlete frustration within college sports.
Micah Uetricht on labor's role in the disastrous election, Trump inherits the drone program, and listener mail. Photo courtesy of Micah Uetricht
Alan Milstein discusses the O'Bannon vs. NCAA case and how it began as an agent for change before floundering in the end.
Education reformers reel after Trump's election, the bad digital law that's ruining the Internet, and listener mail.
Alan Milstein discusses and tells the story of former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett's antitrust lawsuit against the National Football League. Milstein was Clarett's lead attorney for the lawsuit.
Deconstructing the concept of the media bubble, our frustrations with how Iowa gets discussed, and listener mail.
We continue our conversation with Alan Milstein, who discusses overreaching NCAA sanctions and the organization's hypocrisy.
Sarah Jaffe on the Democrat's deadly error, Trump's bizarre 60 minutes interview, and Paul Ryan refers to contraception as a "nitty gritty detail." photo courtesy of Sarah Jaffe
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 anti-discrimination law on the books, and listener mail. Photo credit: By ParentingPatch - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0
Evie Adomait discusses common fallacies to avoid in economics arguments and offers up a different way to think about taxes.
What resistance to Trump might look like, calls to give Trump a chance are misguided, and what the future of the Democratic Party looks like. Trump rally Photo by John Knefel
Evie Adomait discusses important concepts to know for a basic economic understanding, the role of taxes, and paying with things other than money.
Trump has won. Photo via Wikimedia by Gage Skidmore
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 Trump Photo credit: Gage Skidmore Via Wikimedia
Evie Adomait explains the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics and discusses the concept of scarcity.
Comey says no charges against Clinton, a look at Trump-style behavior down ballot, and listener mail. Trump rally Photo credit: John Knefel
Professor Evie Adomait talks about why discussions about economics tend to get so emotional, and the difficulty in making such a dense subject interesting to readers and students.
A male birth control study goes off the rails early on, and listener mail.
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the effect of the Supreme Court's vacant seat, and possible alternatives to relieve the gridlock, including adding or removing seats.
The problems with idealizing women, the need for diversity in cyber security, and the Cubs win the World Series. Molly and Gideon watch Cubs photo: Margot Hanley
Dr. Steve Billet explains why Hillary Clinton hasn't pulled away, lack of trustworthiness in candidates, and how each party would respond to the other's nominee winning the presidency.
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 York City about who they are voting for and why they’ve made their choice. For more on this topic, check out this week’s Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: "Raspberry Thighs" by The Mantles
Dr. Steve Billet discusses Donald Trump's effect on the Republican Party and whether or not the GOP will survive the 2016 election.
A dispatch from Trump's rally in New Hampshire, experts say Trump is a tax cheat, and listener mail.
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the influence of special interest groups on American government and the tension brought on by election season.
Police break up the camp at Standing Rock and attack Indigenous people protesting the Dakota pipeline, the Bundy group is acquitted, and Comey throws a wrench in the final days of the election.
Dr. Steve Billet offers his opinions on the roots of America's political divide and explains how gerrymandering deepens it.
Chase Strangio (@chasestrangio) is a Staff Attorney with the ACLU’s LGBT & AIDS Project, represents Chelsea Manning, and is litigating the anti-trans HB2 law in North Carolina.  
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 mail.  
NYCLU's Michael Sisitsky talks about Donald Trump's Stop and Frisk comments and the general hesitance to discuss and acknowledge racial disparity in America.
What we do and don't know about Clinton's proposed intelligence surge, the DOJ may prosecute the man who killed Eric Garner, and listener mail.  
NYCLU's Michael Sisitsky discusses the encouraging decline in the use of Stop and Frisk and how long it might take to eliminate altogether.
Katharine Heller joins us to cope with the news, SNL's Black Jeopardy sketch takes on race and class, and listener mail.  
Michael Sisitsky discusses how Stop and Frisk fits into the broader War on Drugs, the problems with police quotas, and whistleblowing officers.
Thoughts on the Podesta email leak, rezoning fights continue on the Upper West Side, and listener mail.  
Michael Sisitsky discusses his role with the NYCLU, community concerns with policing in the city, and the origins of Stop and Frisk.
The DC establishment prepares to escalate wars under Hillary Clinton, a new study on teaching and racism, and listener mail.  
The candidates are finally asked a question about reproductive rights, Trump says he might not accept election results, and climate change remains totally ignored in presidential politics.  
Jim Jackson discusses the possibility of finding aliens with FAST, developing moon and Mars capabilities, and the international astronomy landscape.
Trump hires a Koch Brothers huckster to run voter intimidation campaign, Democrats are turning against charter schools for the first time, and listener mail.  
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 Trump's claimed of a rigged election, and listener mail.
Jim Jackson explains black holes as the nuclei of galaxies, celestial radio emissions, and common misconceptions about astronomy.
Sebastian Rotella of Frontline and ProPublica joins us to discuss his new documentary Terror in Europe, a GOP headquarters is firebombed in North Carolina, Amy Goodman is charged with participating in a riot, and the fight for Mosul begins in Iraq.  
Jim Jackson discusses the advances radio astronomy has provided, its differences with optical astronomy, and the presence of black holes in the middle of galaxies.
Tom Graves on the debates between Buckley and Vidal, and listener mail.  
Joseph Mazur talks about the idea of making your own luck and discusses his background in writing, turning mathematical theory and study into digestible narratives.
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 mail.  
Joseph Mazur explains that people more apt to noticing things are more likely to experience coincidences. He also discusses the story of Joan Ginther and the odds of winning the lottery four times.
Continuing thoughts on the Trump tapes and the debate, Jeff Sessions and other Republicans say grabbing a woman's genitals isn't sexual assault, and listener mail.  
Joseph Mazur discusses vetting and soliciting coincidence stories from a pool of thousands for his most recent book.
Frontline's Martin Smith joins us to discuss his new documentary Confronting ISIS, and thoughts on the second presidential debate.  
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.
We conclude our conversation with Scott Chipman, who talks about the difficult task of overturning public opinion increasingly favoring marijuana legalization.
The case of Bresha Meadows, the pros and cons of a study linking hormonal contraception to depression, and listener mail.  
Scott Chipman is back to discuss the social cost of marijuana use, and weighs the comparison between the marijuana and alcohol industries.
Bryce Covert joins us to discuss Donald Trump's tax returns, our analysis of the Vice Presidential debate, and listener mail.  
Scott Chipman, co-founder of Citizens Against the Legalization of Marijuana (CALM) joins the show to discuss his organization's positions and the danger of marijuana.
An argument for having fewer kids to prevent climate change, inside the Pentagon's anti-drone exercises, and listener mail.  
We continue our conversation with Morgan Fox about the impact of the DEA's decision not to reschedule marijuana from its Schedule I status.
The New York Times obtains some of Trump's tax records from 1995, cast and crew from The Apprentice allege Trump made sexist comments regularly, and listener mail.  
Morgan Fox of the MPP joins the show to talk about the importance of medical access to marijuana, its overall legal status in the United States, and provides an update on fully legalized states Colorado and Washington.
Jesse Myerson and Ali Gharib join us on Radio Dispatch Live to discuss topics from a left and a liberal point of view.  
Dan Ikenson talks about the politicization of the TPP, its status of ratification around the globe, and what its potential rejection could mean for future global trade deals of its kind.
The gift and curse of smartphones in war zones, the annual charter school rally in New York City, and listener mail.  
Dan Ikenson returns to discuss the TPP's flaws, why the 12 countries in the agreement were chosen, and lays out the worst case scenario if it's ratified.
  A new Yale study looks at implicit bias in preschool teachers, Shimon Peres is dead at 93, and listener mail.  
Dan Ikenson discusses his team's evaluation of the TPP from an American free trader perspective and addresses rumors that the agreement came out of secret negotiations.
Looking at the first presidential debate through the lens of gender, race, and foreign policy.  
Dan Ikenson discusses China's absence in the TPP and the importance of interdependence when it comes to global trade.
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.  
Dr. Laura Schmidt closes out the week with more insight regarding her paper on the Sugar Association scandal and discusses the health harms of sugar.
The ACLU's Chad Marlow joins us to discuss community control of police surveillance, a progressive critique of NATO, and listener mail.  
Dr. Stanton Glantz joins the show to talk about the paper he co-authored revealing that nutrition researchers took money from the Sugar Research foundation in 1967.
The US holds Russia responsible for an airstrike that killed at least 12 aid workers in Syria, police shoot and kill Keith Scott in Charlotte, and listener mail.  
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 bombings, and the Trump campaign shares an offensive post about refugees and skittles.   Photo credit: Via Wikimedia
Marion Nestle discusses the simplest way for large food corporations to improve their image: stop duping the American public.
A nationwide manhunt is underway after bombs explode in New York and New Jersey, Chris Christie lies about Trump's birtherism, and David Brooks has some thoughts about Kaepernick's protest.  
Marion Nestle joins the show to discuss the recently revealed 1967 Sugar Research Foundation scandal and the prevalence of food industry funded nutrition research.
Ryan Schleeter on the Dakota pipeline, Fallon shows how to normalize Trump, and listener mail.  
Anne Ortelee is back to discuss the principles of astrology, what makes a good horoscope, and how to find the best one for you.
Two schools in Connecticut highlight the enduring problem of school segregation, Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Ash Carter disagree on cooperation with Russia in Syria, and listener mail.  
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.  
Astrologer Anne Ortelee discusses what drew her to astrology and how different kinds of astrologers match up with different people.
Britney Summit-Gil joins us to discuss masculinity on the Internet, and Clinton's basket of deplorables comment continues to draw anger from the right.  
We continue our discussion with Rob Bates about the effectiveness of the Kimberley Process in preventing conflict diamond mining and sale, and talk about ethically sourced diamond retailers.
Katherine Reddick joins us to discuss her time in the foster system, and listener mail.  
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 Aleppo, and listener mail.  
We conclude our conversation with Krystine Batcho as she discusses the effects of social media on nostalgia, social skills, and personal development.
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 coping techniques.
The NYT panics about micro-aggressions on campus, Obama acknowledges the CIA's bombing of Laos, and listener mail.  
Krystine Batcho discusses negative portrayals of nostalgia in media and whether or not nostalgic reflection is good for us.
Phyllis Schlafly is dead at 92, Trump gets graded on a curve, maternal mortality rates in the US are on the rise, and Megan Rapinoe kneels in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.  
We continue our conversation with Hemu Nigam about the implications of WikiLeaks and the biggest mistakes individuals make when it comes to online security.
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. government is addressing cyber security, and why it should be hiring more hackers.
The Get Down and the birth of hip hop, Trump's Latino surrogates have started abandoning him, and listener mail about getting started in journalism.  
Marie Nougier discusses the implementation of safe use sites in the United States and around the world, as well as the benefits of directing drug users toward social services.
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 organization views as an ideal drug policy.
The growing resistance to charter schools and the ed reform movement, and that awful article about how to talk to women with headphones on.  
Marie Nougier is back about the popularity of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and efforts to help change the people's perspective on fighting drugs.
MapSwipe is a new crowdsourcing cartography app, the school readiness gap is closing, and listener mail.  
Marie Nougier discusses the adverse effects of the United States War on Drugs and talks about some of the harshest drug policies around the world.
Colin Kaepernick continues his protest of the National Anthem, Beyonce steals the show at the VMAs, and listener mail.  
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 the Whole World Watching.  
Libertarian author and commentator Todd Seavey discusses the rise of libertarianism in mainstream American politics and its viability as a political philosophy.
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 Republican primaries and compare modern American libertarianism with other libertarian movements throughout history.
Lynne Rosenberg on racism in casting calls, controversy surrounds the Clinton Foundation, and listener mail.  
Libertarian commentator and author Todd Seavey discusses his waning faith in democracy and analyzes the U.S. Constitution from a libertarian point of view.
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 thereof--might look like in the United States.
John Oliver covers charter schools, ISIS uses a child suicide bomber to attack a wedding in southern Turkey, and listener mail.
We chat with Todd Seavey about the core principles of libertarianism and get a glimpse into what a libertarian society might look like.
Looking at the history of poor white Americans, sexism at the Olympics, and listener mail.  
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 mail.  
We chat with Anna Wexler about her most challenge aspect of making this film in terms of reckoning with her own past decisions to leave the orthodoxy.
We can’t stop going through all the listener mail.  
What makes these young people, who’ve already rebelled from the religion in some sense, choose to venture to Israel after high school?
Our big listener mail push continues.  
Anna Wexler, a Ph.D. candidate at MIT and documentary filmmaker here to speak with us about her doc called Unorthodox, which follows three Modern Orthodox Jewish teenagers through a post-high school year in Israel.
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.  
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 listener mail.   Photo credit: Courtesy of Dave Zirin
Over the course of nine days, the children were provided food and beverages that mirrored the same fat, protein, carbohydrate and caloric levels as their home diets.
Nelini Stamp joins us to discuss the Shut Down City Hall action in NYC, Trump hints that gun owners could assassinate Hillary Clinton, and listener mail.   Photo credit: Courtesy of Nelini Stamp
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 against Trump, and listener mail.   Photo credit: via Wikimedia
Reducing sugar consumption in obese children, rather than cutting calories or starch, or losing weight, leads to a sharp decline in triglycerides and a key protein called ApoC-III
An FBI undercover agent was in contact with two men who fired on a “draw Mohammed” event in Texas, the New York Times shames families for flying with children, and objective journalism and Trump.   Photo credit: via Wikimedia
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 Blue Lives Matter bill in New York City.   Photo credit: Twitter (@rortybomb)
We’ll talk with Vitali Kremez, a cyber intelligence analyst about what it takes to converse with and track criminals in the deep-net.
Trump humiliates a mother with a crying baby, the terrifying prospect of nuclear war, and Bratton’s legacy of Broken Windows policing as NYPD police commissioner.   Photo credit: Wikimedia
There are more victims to target, there is more data to steal, and there is more money to be made from doing so than ever before.
Media elites loved Bloomberg’s DNC speech, and Korryn Gaines is killed by police in Baltimore.   Photo credit: Wikimedia
The act of protesting is seemingly transforming before our eyes with the use of technology, but are the latest strategies creating true and lasting change? For "Protest Week" at BTRtoday, Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis ask people in NYC's Madison Square Park about the effectiveness of protests and the best tactics to disrupt the status quo. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: “White Cops on Trial” by Sonny & The Sunsets Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
It’s a good time to be a cybercriminal. There are more victims to target, there is more data to steal, and there is more money to be made from doing so than ever before.
Black Lives Matter activists stage an action at City Hall in New York, the United States begins a new bombing campaign in Libya, and Trump claims the election will be “rigged” in November. Photo credit: John Knefel
We’ll talk with Vitali Kremez, a cyber intelligence analyst about what it takes to converse with and track criminals in the deep-net.
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 Molly’s back 10:00 The cynical DNC 50:00 The media embraces the Khan family 59:48 “Tiny” Dinosaur Jr / Credits 61:04 Finish
We’ll talk with Vitali Kremez, a cyber intelligence analyst about what it takes to converse with and track criminals in the deep-net.
Peter Cole joins us to discuss the differences between Hillary Clinton and FDR, and Molly calls in to discuss education reform in Philly.   Photo credit: Courtesy of Peter Cole.
Altheide reflects on his more than 43-year career, defining his expertise as falling within five research areas: Mass Communication, Qualitative Research Methods, Deviant Behavior, Propaganda and Official Information, and Social Control.
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 and Social Inquiry at Arizona State University.
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 Content Analysis (ECA).
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 Big five years it's been 15:56 Molly on DNC Day 1 48:00 Listener mail 59:24 Going Down / Credits - Dinosaur Jr 60:30 Finish
Altheide's second research focus examines the media as a form of social control.
Molly calls in to give her thoughts on the RNC and the beginning of the DNC, and listener mail. Photo credit: John Knefel
Altheide reflects on his research which has broadly focused on qualitative methodology and the media's impact on society, especially through inciting fear.
We spend the hour catching up on listener mail.
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 public speaking and personal development.
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 just being in a social situation.
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.
Allison Sutter, personal development coach and public speaker, chats about public speaking fears and becoming the person you want to be.
The United States and Russia are in talks to coordinate in Syria, Trump picks his VP, and listener mail.
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 mail.
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 identity politics, and listener mail.
"While the idea of living and traveling the country in a van can sound adventurous and exciting, it is certainly not for everyone." - The Vanual
Jason Sole on Black Lives Matter demonstrations in Minneapolis, thoughts on the bomb that was used to kill the gunman in Dallas, and Chelsea Manning attempts to take her own life, and listener mail.
The Vanual includes tips for stealth van living, like installing wooden shelves in an old van and building an solar running vehicle.
The aftermath of the shooting in Dallas, Black Lives Matter protesters take to the streets across the city, and listener mail. 
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.
We chat with Katina Kulow, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Louisville and author of a study on how the beliefs about karma influence consumers’ responses in advertising.
The Chilcot report is harshly critical of Britain's involvement in the invasion of Iraq, another police officer kills another black man and the aftermath is captured on Facebook, Jared Kushner responds to an open letter, and listener mail.
We chat with Katina Kulow, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Louisville and author of a study on how the beliefs about karma influence consumers’ responses in advertising.
The FBI declines to recommend charges in the Clinton email investigation, cops kill Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, and the long-awaited Chilcot report is released in the UK.
The belief that the universe bestows rewards for doing right and exacts punishments for doing wrong, is largely an Eastern philosophy, there are numerous examples of the notion in Western culture as well.
The White House releases its much anticipated report on civilians killed in the drone programs, art and the way we teach young children to do art, and the joys of watching a hot dog eating contest on TV at Coney Island.
The study, "In Pursuit of Good Karma: When Charitable Appeals to Do Right Go Wrong," was authored by Katina Kulow, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Louisville.
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss his two-part series on the drug war in Mexico, and over one million Syrian face starvation as a result of living under siege.
We chat with Katina Kulow, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Louisville and author of a study on how the beliefs about karma influence consumers’ responses in advertising.
We spend the hour on listener mail.
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, Trump's rocky new campaign manager, and listener mail.
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 people, and listener mail.
With such unique data, cyber security experts produce a robust intelligence service focused on the online channels where malicious actors operate.
Andrea Grimes joins us to discuss the Supreme Court's overturning of anti-abortion laws in Texas, David Brooks has thoughts on the poor, and listener mail.
Flashpoint's highly differentiated data is cultivated from a wide variety of illicit communities operating within the Deep & Dark Web.
Jelani Cobb joins us to discuss his new Frontline documentary Policing the Police, and more thoughts on Brexit.
We speak with Vitali Kremez, a cybersecurity and intelligence professional for Flashpoint, a company focused on the discovery and monitoring of previously concealed illicit cyber activity and take informed, proactive steps to defend against existing and looming threats.
Early reactions to the Brexit, leading Neo-Con Robert Kagan reportedly throws his support behind Hillary Clinton, and listener mail.
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 of the House of Representatives.
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 revolution.
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 mail.
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 to NYPD surveillance of the Young Lords and other activists, and listener mail.
After publishing The Transhumanist Wager, Istvan began actively promoting transhumanism and other futurist issues via speeches, media interviews, activism, and his writings.
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 member of the India Future Society.
How do you choose a school in a segregated city, the CIA releases new documents highlighting its brutal torture techniques, and listener mail.
Internationally, Istvan has aimed to help foster other transhumanist organizations and has been active in humanitarian outreach programs.
Ali Gharib and Kade Crockford join us to discuss the aftermath of the homophobic shooting in Orlando, and listener mail by someone directly effected.
We spend the hour on the shooting in Orlando.
As a third party candidate, Zoltan Istvan himself had funded nearly all of his campaign's expenses to date, however, and he noted donations were needed.
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 listener mail.
We speak with Dr. Benjamin D. Sommers, a health economist with Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a primary care physician who has conducted research on the effectiveness of the Affordable Care Act.
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 less available to many Americans
We spend the hour on John's Village Voice story about two young activists preparing to smuggle themselves into northern Syria.
Sommers is a health economist with Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a primary care physician with Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Julia Carrie Wong on the anti Trump protests in San Jose, the story of Brock Turner and the survivor who is speaking out against him, Muhammad Ali was an unapologetic black Muslim, and listener mail.
Population-level surveys from the federal government and private foundations show that the ability for Americans to get care they need and pay their medical bills has improved significantly.
Marcy Wheeler joins us to discuss how Edward Snowden told the NSA about his concerns before going public, looking at the challenges facing homeless youth in New York City, and the radical politics of Muhammad Ali.  
A survey, which involved more than half a million U.S. adults, found that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has reversed a downward spiral in which health care was becoming more costly and less available to Americans.
Anti-Trump protesters throw eggs at Trump supporters in Anaheim, Trump's contempt for the judiciary signals his latent fascism, and listener mail.
It spent more than 100 years in the museum’s collection before researchers discovered that the baby’s body was inside.
William Kristol's fantasy Never Trump campaign continues, Guantanamo prosecutors are worried 9/11 victim family members will die before the case goes to trial, and listener mail.
This high respect and compassionate perspective on pregnancy is something that should be universally duplicated within our culture.
Looking at the specific trends that have shaped millennials, the US is falling short of its goal to resettle 10,000 Syrians by October, and listener mail.
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 on terror.
Archaeologists made an amazing discovery recently when they found the mummy of a tiny, 16- to 18-week gestation baby taken from a tomb in Egypt.
The dangers of forgetting the history of Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton blames hip hop for a shooting at a concert, and listener mail.
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 a left schism in education reform, and listener mail.
Our final segment with Ira Pastor, the CEO of Bioquark, a biotech firm spearheading a new U.S.-approved “death reversal” research.
Tech billionaire Peter Thiel secretly financed Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker, John is back from Guantanamo, and a testing company panics after their questions are leaked.
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 the fear of death, and listener mail.
Recruiting brain-dead “participants” in Indian ICUs this month under the supervision of study leader Dr. Himanshu Bansal of Revita Life Sciences, is the search for the cure.
Gideon Oliver joins us to discuss a lawsuit regarding NYPD surveillance of the Young Lords in the 60s and 70s, a school community bullies a transgender kindergartener, and listener mail.
Using existing medical techniques to induce nervous system regeneration, researchers will attempt to restore consciousness.
The parallels between Trump and abusive partners, a book review of the Blood Telegram, and listener mail.
Pastor believes that brain death is a curable illness. His new research with the Reanima Project hopes to shed light on this.
The GOP begins to fall in line behind Trump, examining the parallels between Trump and abusers, and anxiety around basketball courts in wealthy areas of Brooklyn.
Gowdy talks with us about his work: "Behavioral Economics and Climate Change Policy" in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
A new documentary explores conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the terrifying thought of Trump controlling the deep state, and listener mail.
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 Afghanistan, and listener mail.
As the author of over 170 published articles and 10 books, Gowdy discusses some of his work including Paradise for Sale: A Parable of Nature, with Carl McDaniel.
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 systems.
Obama issues new guidelines on protections for trans students, and Saudi Arabia's use of cluster bombs in Yemen.
We speak with John Gowdy, the recipient of the Herman Daly Award for contributions to ecological economics, about the evolving field.
Frontline's Michael Kirk on his documentary the Secret History of ISIS, Syrians worry about a possible Trump presidency, and listener mail.
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 mail.
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 schools, and listener mail.
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 pieces of hard scientific evidence about acid's artistic utility
Is the decision not to vote becoming a legitimate act of protest, Clinton tries to woo Republicans turned off by Trump, and listener mail.
Dr. James Fadiman, author of The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide, talking with us about the science behind micro-dosing with LSD.
So-called lone wolf terrorists are often in contact with informants, Trump blasts modern hairspray, and listener mail.
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 Clinton presidency, and listener mail.
We discuss fully immersive storytelling, where the viewer no longer watches a story unfold, but is instead placed inside the scene with action taking place all around them.
Trump all but locks up the nomination, Sanders wins in Indiana, and the terrifying implications of the war on terror under Trump or Clinton.
We continue our discussion with Opeyemi Olukemi, the senior director at Tribeca Interactive, who helped to organize the New Media Fund in its inaugural year.
Detroit teachers continue to protest bad school conditions, Judge Scheindlin retires, and protesters storm the Green Zone in Baghdad.
Trained in both the arts and sciences, Opeyemi constantly seeks to expand upon and integrate technology along various art mediums.
Two Frontline journalists join us to discuss Benghazi and Yemen.
We look into the inspiring and innovative work of virtual reality in storytelling.
Thoughts on an essay about smug liberals.
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 listener mail.
A fresh perspective on "the world's oldest profession" by considering the relationship between sex work and female self-empowerment
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss the investigation into the missing 43 students in Mexico, Trump's path to the nomination becomes clearer, and listener mail.
Prior research has tended to mirror popular representations of the female sex worker as a morally flawed individual and a victim of circumstances beyond her control.
Obama sends 250 special operations forces troops to Syria, and a close look at the reduction of school suspensions in New York City, and listener mail.
Sex Work and Female Self-Empowerment presents a fresh perspective on "the world’s oldest profession"
Sunnis in Iraq are stuck between ISIS and the government, Kasich and Cruz form an alliance to stop Trump, and listener mail.
We speak with a certified sex therapist, Stephanie Hunter Jones, about her latest book entitled, "Sex Work and Female Self-Empowerment."
Obama travels through Saudi Arabia, we say our goodbyes to Prince, and listener mail.
The Rhythmic Arts Project, founded by Eddie Tuduri is an inclusive, innovative educational program serving the special needs community as well as typical preschools and lower grades.
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 are making significant changes in society.
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 levels through music.
Corey D James joins us to discuss his new book Painting Pictures: reframing the world of inner city youth, two new reports argue the US should see climate change as a national security threat, and listener mail.
Eddie Tuduri is the founder and director of The Rhythmic Arts Project. He founded the Rhythmic Arts Project in 1997 after a life-changing body surfing accident.
Frontline's Marcel Mettelsiefen joins us to discuss his new documentary Children of Syria, an Iraqi refugee is removed from a Southwest Airlines plane after speaking Arabic, and listener mail.
The Rhythmic Arts Project, founded by Eddie Tuduri is an inclusive, innovative educational program serving the special needs community as well as typical preschools and lower grades.
Sanders and Clinton debate in Brooklyn, and listener mail.
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 addresses an overflowing crowd at Washington Square Park, and listener mail.
We speak about the many ways NYC is planning to combat climate change with Malcolm Bowman, an oceanography professor at Stony Brook University on Long Island.
Rachel Wannarka joins us to discuss the police killing of Jamar Clark in Minneapolis, Mychal Denzel Smith debuts excerpts from his new book, and listener mail.
With the waterways near NYC being 20 to 25 feet deep, except for shipping lanes in the 65-foot deep Ambrose Channel, how can a barrier be practical for protection?
Molly's new piece in Dissent on Trump and bullying, fallout from the de Blasio and Clinton's awful joke, Obama's double standard on classified material, and listener mail.
Part 2 with Bowman about the storm barrier he has been promoting that would stretch five miles across the entrance to New York Harbor from Sandy Hook.
Ahmed Ferhani is in a coma following a suicide attempt after alleging years of abuse from prison guards, rank and file teachers union members lean toward Bernie Sanders, and listener mail.
Malcolm Bowman, an oceanography professor at Stony Brook University on Long Island talking about his plan to create a storm barrier to protect New York City against Climate Change.
Bill Clinton scolds Black Lives Matter, the European Union and Turkey leave thousands of refugees in dire conditions, and listener mail.
Animal abuse runs rampant within the meat, dairy, and egg industries. With no federal laws regulating the treatment of animals on factory farms, cruelty has become the norm.
Eye in the Sky fails to offer insight into the age of drone warfare, a pro-charter school group sues the DOE, and Ted Cruz goes to The Bronx.
A new Mercy For Animals undercover investigation into Perdue Farms—one of the largest poultry producers in the United States—reveals workers' animal cruelty.
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 laws.
Ariel Woodson joins us to discuss fat activism, Cuomo signs a bill for $15 an hour and paid family leave, and John's Nation story about chemical weapon use in Syria.
We continue to speak with Matt Rice, director of investigations at Mercy for Animals, where he works with undercover investigators to expose animal abuse at factory farms and slaughterhouses.
A massive leak of documents known as the Panama Papers reveals a global tax evasion scheme, the backlash to the opt-out movement in New York, and listener mail.
We speak with Matt Rice, director of investigations at Mercy for Animals, where he works with undercover investigators to expose animal abuse at factory farms and slaughterhouses.
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss Bernie Sander's old school Jewishness, how to talk about Trump with kids, using big data in the war on terror, and listener mail about Soylent.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, hopes to start testing a DNA vaccine by September.
Melissa Gira Grant on a sex worker who killed an assailant in self-defense, Trump on punishing people who get an abortion, and listener mail.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, hopes to start testing a DNA vaccine by September.
Donald Trump's plans for nuclear proliferation are terrifying, he also doubled down on Corey Lewandowski, and listener mail.
We continue to chat with Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, who hopes to start testing a DNA vaccine by September.
Truthout's Kelly Hayes joins us to discuss the ouster of Anita Alvarez, our thoughts on the North Carolina anti-trans law, and the FBI cracks the iPhone.
We continue to talk with Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, who hopes to start testing a DNA Zika vaccine by September.
Frontline's James Jones joins us to discuss his new documentary Saudi Arabia Uncovered, a bird said hi to Bernie Sanders, and listener mail about our new food-mushing app.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, hopes to start testing a DNA vaccine by September.
Sahar Alsahlani and Arun Kundnani join us for Radio Dispatch Live to discuss Islamophobia in the US and abroad.
You've just tuned in to The Daily Beat! This week on the Daily Beat: We chat with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, to learn about his work with Cuban doctors for the lung cancer vaccine called Racotumomab. Today on the Daily Beat, Firday March 25, 2016: We continue to speak with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, has for six years worked with the Center for Molecular Immunology on another vaccine to treat lung cancer called Racotumomab, with an entirely different mechanism. (It messes with a particular lipid found in tumor cell membranes.) “Investigators from around the world are trying to crack the nut of cancer,” Rothstein says in an interview with Wired.com. “The Cubans are thinking in ways that are novel and clever.” 00:00 The Daily Beat Intro 01:15 The Daily Beat pt. 1 - Thomas Rothstein 04:30 The Daily Beat pt. 2 - Global Collaboration 09:00 The Daily Beat pt. 3 - Working across the world for a cure 11:22 The Daily Beat Outro 12:18 Gaunt - Kiasmos 17:32 Finish
The opt out movement continues to grow, Trump retweets an image mocking Heidi Cruz's appearance, and Clinton's simplistic plan to defeat ISIS.
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 Academy tries to stop leaks to the press, and listener mail.
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 years for a revolutionary vaccine to treat lung cancer.
Gideon Oliver joins us to discuss his lawsuit over the NYPD’s use of the LRAD sound cannon against protesters, Trump’s campaign manager keeps roughing people up on camera, and listener mail.
We chat with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, about his work with Cuban doctors for the lung cancer vaccine called Racotumomab.
A worker from the Trump hotel Las Vegas on the struggle to unionize, Bernie has won more youth votes than Clinton and Trump combined, living your social media politics IRL, and listener mail.
Dr. Charles Mueller, clinical associate professor of nutrition at NYU Steinhardt, discusses the movement toward food with less additives.
John skypes in from Istanbul, a new study finds hundreds of charters are hyper segregated and overly punitive, the Times borks a Bernie story, and listener mail.
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 of the third Super Tuesday, and listener mail on voting.
Learning about processed foods that tend to have long lists of ingredients that add flavor, color and texture, along with preservatives to extend shelf life.
Kristen Gwynne joins us to discuss what’s missing from the national conversation about the heroin crisis, the repercussions of Trump protests, and listener mail.
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.
Charles Mueller, clinical associate professor of nutrition at NYU Steinhardt, will discuss the health effects of the common additives.
Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss her recent columns on on feminism and sex work, and listener mail.
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 illnesses too.
Sanders wins big in Michigan as Trump hosts an infomercial, a look at how Trump's bullying is not that different from regular bullying, and Preet Bharara and DOJ fail to indict cop who killed Ramarley Graham.
We continue the conversation and learn about the ethical framework being build out to manage the shortage, however finding a solution is an ongoing battle.
Trump escalates his crackdown on protesters at his rallies, elite schools in NYC remain segregated but the city signs a progressive bathroom bill, and listener mail.
We continue the conversation with Dr. Yoram Unguru about the bioethical difficulties in treating patients with pediatric cancer during this drug shortage epidemic.
The various lies politicians tell about Guantanamo, the rise of self-induced abortions, and listener mail.
We speak with Dr. Yoram Unguru, a pediatric oncologist at Children's Hospital at Sinai and professor at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.
NYC parents are almost universally satisfied with universal pre-K, Hillary Clinton's role in the US intervention in Libya, and listener mail.
We speak with the founder and leader of the Oneironauticum, an international dream group that explores the use of oneirogens that promote vivid dreaming.
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 the KKK, and listener mail.
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 at The Oscars, and listener mail.
We speak with Jennifer Dumpert, writer, lecturer, and workshop leader who teaches experience-based forms of dreamwork to promote creativity.
Megan Erickson and Nikhil Goyal joins us on Radio Dispatch Live to discuss revolutionary approaches to education policy.
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 Matter activist interrupts Hillary Clinton to challenge her on mass incarceration.
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 listener mail.
Continue the conversation with Nathaniel Rich, a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine, on EPA toxin regulations.
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.
Frontline's Marcela Gaviria joins us to discuss her new documentary “Chasing Heroin,” the Office of Civil Rights in the DOJ opens an investigation into Success Academy, and the US is in a proxy war with itself in northern Syria.
We speak with Nathaniel Rich, a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine, about his story on the pollution of the DuPont Company.
Mike Konczal joins us to discuss the financial regulation ideas put forward by Clinton and Sanders, and listener mail.
We learn about the grass-roots efforts ongoing to fight big soda companies and the importance of public awareness in this battle.
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 his name on it, and listener mail.
Marion Nestle lays out how big soda companies are similar to the big tobacco companies in manipulating information for sales.
The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia could throw the entire country into chaos, Russia and the Assad regime bomb hospitals and schools in rebel-held areas of Syria, and listener mail with Molly.
We learn from Marion Nestle, all the ways in which big soda companies are using brilliant marketing strategy for profit in expense of public health.
An undercover video shows a teacher at Success Academy berating a first grader for an incorrect answer, and listener mail.
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 Democratic debate, and listener mail.
We speak with a long-time fitness writer on the detrimental effects of a sedentary lifestyle and how we can make more time for movement.
Mike Ludwig on fracking off the coast of California, more thoughts on Coates and Alexander on the Democratic primary, and the horror of Aleppo.
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 Hampshire primaries.
We continue the conversation on how stress is introduced to the brain and how it can be mitigated with simple meditation techniques.
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 results.
The New York Times' Walt Bogdanich joins us to discuss a new Frontline documentary on fantasy sports, Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright shame young women who support Bernie Sanders, and listener mail.
NY Times Fitness columnist, Gretchen Reynolds, talks to us about some simple ways to improve fitness.
The future of micro-drones, and listener mail.
We learn the fundamental questions in the field of quantum optics and how quantum communications is utilizing it for the future.
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 scientific collaboration.
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 largest quantum communication network in China.
Matt Aikins and Pardiss Kebriaei join us for Radio Dispatch Live to discuss Yemen, Guantanamo, and 15 years of the war on terror.
We speak with Surendra P. Singh, professor of quantum optics at the University of Arkansas, about the world’s largest quantum communication network in China.
Art Reyes joins us to discuss Flint's water crisis, the Trump-free debate, and listener mail.
You've just tuned in to The Daily Beat! This week on the Daily Beat: We look into the launch of Clowns Without Borders with director Molly Levine. Today on the Daily Beat, Friday January 29, 2015:The performance of being a clown in war-stricken areas has unexpectedly attracted audiences of more than 700 children, proving to there is a great need for clowns and entertainment in crisis situations.  Clowns Without Borders offers humor as a means of psychological support to communities that have suffered trauma. We speak with Molly Levine, who joined Clowns Without Borders in late 2013. She has an enthusiasm for and belief in what happens at the intersection of performing arts and humanitarian aid. "Molly graduated from Global College- Long Island University with a B.A in Global Studies; a concentration of human rights activism and violence against marginalized ethnic people. Molly is a project coordinator, facilitator, teacher, event producer, burning man enthusiast, with an unhealthy delight in making the impossible possible." - ClownsWithoutBorders. 00:00 The Daily Beat Intro 00:19 The Daily Beat pt. 1 - Molly Levine 03:45 The Daily Beat pt. 2 - Performing Arts 09:20 The Daily Beat pt. 3 - Humanitarian Aid 11:04 The Daily Beat Outro 11:09 Neptune Sun - Ghost Ease 15:25 Finish
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 listener mail.
How Clowns Without Borders is now organizing in twelve countries hoping to send at least one hundred projects throughout the world each year.
Andrea Grimes joins us to discuss the indictment of two anti-abortion activists in Texas, an Iowa town hall, and a court ruling on juvenile life without parole.
Part two with Molly Levine on how Clowns Without Borders goes to refugee camps to bring laughter and joy.
Critiquing Sanders and Clinton on reparations, modern day red baiting, Sanders and Israel, and listener mail.
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 mail.
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 mail.
Our society is experiencing a sharp increase in people suffering chronic diseases, functional medicine attempts to heal from the source.
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the election in Guatemala, Sarah Palin's poetry tour soars to new heights, and listener mail.
We speak with Sarah Josey, a clinical herbalist and nutritionist, on how her work parallels that of the functional medicine movement.
Frontline's Gillian Findlay on the world of nutritional supplements, and catching up on the recent GOP and Democratic debates.
We continue the conversation with Sarah Josey, clinical herbalist and nutritionist, to learn about functional medicine as a roadmap to navigating the systems that cause disease.
The Pentagon's wish list is full of bizarre gadgets, Oscar nominations are blindingly white, The Nation endorses Bernie Sanders, and listener mail.
We chat with Sarah Josey, clinical herbalist and nutritionist, about the mechanisms behind alternative medicine that help heal disease at the source of the issue rather than treating the symptom.
How do you teach boys to respect girls and women, a listener question on Teach for America and race, and happy Martin Luther King day.
Ellen Bass gives advice for young poets to be intrigued by the "ordinary" or over-looked aspects of our lives and discusses more of her recent book of poetry, Like a Beggar.
Bryce Covert joins us to discuss Obama's State of the Union and the current state of the economy, Detroit teachers are calling in sick to protest conditions in public schools, listener mail.
Unique poetic techniques and tools are revealed in this interview with Ellen Bass as she breaks down her poem, "What Did I Love?".
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss Obama's final State of the Union, the media's warmongering over Iran's temporary detainment of US sailors, and listener mail.
Driving forces of poetry, such as small moments of every day life, are what Ellen Bass speaks upon as muses for her poetry.
Sara Gregory and Rick Doblin join us to discuss the campaign to introduce harm reduction polices at New College of Florida, and listener mail.
Part 2 with Ellen Bass’s most recent book of poetry, Like a Beggar, and the way poetry can be a tool for investigation.
How the Pentagon is using biotechnology to enhance soldiers' performance, the reactionary transphobia of the Golden Globes, and listener mail.
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, and listener mail.
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 author of Blue Zones.
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, healthy choices in a community.
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 long lives like centennials.
Frontline's Michael Kirk joins us to discuss his new film on Benjamin Netanyahu, rightwing militants occupy a federal building in Oregon, and listener mail.
Dan Buetter, a National Geographic Fellow and multiple New York Times bestselling author, discusses the five places in the world where people live the longest, and are healthiest and happiest.
An education trend piece on flowery language, it's a brand new year, and listener mail.
Discussion on the Sustainable Development Goals and the United Nations system attempt to mainstream the dimensions of sustainable development throughout its work.
New Years Resolutions and expectations for 2016, continuing year in review thoughts, and listener mail.

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