AP reporters Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman released a new story on NYPD surveillance of Muslims based on their upcoming book, a Montana judge sentences a teacher who raped his 14 year old student to 30 days in prison, and listener pushback on twerkin'.
Micah Uetricht on the Chicago public school closings, the US appears ready to bomb Syria, and Molly's new piece about the struggle for trans* rights in the military.
The NSA has spied on the UN, the VMAs happened and were kind of weird, and we actually get to a bunch of listener mail.
Chelsea Manning reveals herself to the world, the NYC city counsel overrides Bloomberg's community safety act veto, and the specifics of how stop & frisk affects young people.
Dylan Mohan Gray joins us to discuss his new documentary Fire in the Blood, about how pharmaceutical patents on HIV treatment have resulted in the death of 10 million people in the developing world. Also, Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison, and listener mail.
More developments in the Snowden-leaks story as UK authorities smash up computers belonging to The Guardian, the US will likely resume training the military in Mali, and more of that listener mail boatload.
Ali Gharib joins us to discuss the deteriorating situation in Egypt, Glenn Greenwald's partner is detained for 9 hours in the UK, and just a boatload of listener mail. Find us on Stitcher, or at 00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 Jazz Age Party 13:26 Ali Gharib on Egypt 30:15 David Miranda detained for 9 hours 50:02 Listener mail 60:41 “Abigail Belle of Kilronan” Mages / Credits 61:47 Finish Ali Gharib NSA Listener Mail
Parallel issues in the Manning trial and a new study about trans* people in the military, a father petitions the US Senate to help free his son from indefinite detention in Bagram, and some awesome listener mail.
Ryan Devereaux joins us for continuing coverage of the historic ruling in the New York City stop and frisk trial. Also, a victory for trans* students in California, and listener mail.
Kade Crockford of the Massachusetts ACLU joins us to discuss the NSA revelations and the likelihood of reform. Also, the hashtag SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen trends big time on twitter.
A federal judge delivers a major blow to the NYPD's stop and frisk policy, Eric Holder is chipping away at mandatory minimums, and we are back from vacation in a big way.
We re-air our live show from June with Sunita Patel and Ryan Deveraeux that focused on the historic stop & frisk trial. Next show we're back from vacation and back to normal.
We re-air our interview with TF Charlton, where we discuss how black women are reduced to cultural memes and how sisterhood sometimes only goes one way. Also, a listener asks to be brought up to speed on trans* issues.
We re-air our interview with Glenn Greenwald that was recorded before the Snowden leaks but deals with many of the same issues, and keep chipping away at our ever-growing pile of listener mail.
We re-air our interview with Mychal Denzel Smith on the George Zimmerman verdict, and get to listener mail that we've been saving for a rainy day.
Nathan Fuller joins us to discuss the Manning verdict and what to expect from the sentencing phase. Also, the confusing saga of Hugo Schwyzer's resignation from the internet and the Camp Gyno viral sensation.
Bradley Manning found guilty of nearly all charges but not aiding the enemy, a Weiner spokesperson refers to a former intern as a slutbag, and listener mail on exoticizing non-Western sex.