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Joe discusses the current unpredictability of American foreign relations, as well as Donald Trump's interview with Reuters, where…
Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Elena Childers joins the show to discuss her love for music, how she began covering it, and what to…
Taia returns to discuss Democratic incompetence in the wake of Donald Trump's presidential victory, including the potential…
It thought beverages would fill its life with meaning, but writing utensils work just as well.
Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Taia Handlin joins Joe to discuss Rep. Jason Chaffetz's impending resignation, acknowledgement of…
Omer Taspinar discusses the recent referendum in Turkey, division surrounding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, similarities to…
Joe discusses Trump's shift in opinion regarding the 100-day standard, why we value such an arbitrary number of days, and whether…
In the second part of our conversation, Dr. Steve Billet discusses the troublesome nature of President Trump's unpredictability…
Dr. Steve Billet is back to discuss the special election in Georgia's 6th district, positive signs for Democrats, big spending on…
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Brandon Holmes of the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) joins the show to discuss the recent proposal to close Rikers Island,…
Jonathan Bernstein of Bernstein Crisis Management join the show to discuss different aspects of crisis management, United…
A day before nationwide Tax Marches, New York-based organizer Mohammed Naeem joins the show to discuss the idea and need for it,…
Dalia Mogahed talks about the hope and difficulty of overcoming Islamophobia in the United States, as well as the need to separate…
Dalia Mogahed joins the show to discuss the rhetorical rise of Islamophobia, her gravest concerns about it, and why some Muslims…
The statement offered no specific details as to the scale or type of intervention planned, but that military action was being…
Kirby Farrell discusses the conditions under which conspiracy theories can become mainstream, when too much conspiratorial…
Dr. Kirby Farrell joins the show to discuss the psychological attraction to conspiracy theories, using conspiracy as a coping…
Joe discusses the air strikes in Syria, concerns around potential motivations from the Trump administration, and the sobering…
Amy Sutherland discusses forming non-dominant cooperative relationships with pets, the difficulty of balancing multiple writing…
BTRtoday speaks with Dr. Steve Billet of the George Washington University to get the pulse of national politics.
Journalist and author Amy Sutherland joins the show to discuss her most recent book "Rescuing Penny Jane," the world of animal…
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Fellow BTR writer Taia Handlin joins the show to discuss recent developments with North Carolina's bathroom bill, the question of…
Stanford University computer science researcher Justin Cheng joins the show to talk about his recently published paper exploring…
President Trump's approval of torture during the campaign could have dangerous effects abroad and at home.

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