Black youth in America aren't allowed to have a childhood, and Richard Cohen is just as racist now as he was in 1986. Also, the New York Times found out about women in college having sex and blames them for sexual assault.
A hunger strike begins in Pelican Bay prison in California, reports surface of force sterilizations in California prisons, and James Comey goes before the Senate Judiciary Committee as nominee to head the FBI. And mail from a 13-year-old listener.
A twitter dude tries to lecture Molly on appropriate feminist tactics, a great piece in Salon called What Men Want America Delivers, and a secret court is creating secret laws that allow for massive amounts of surveillance.
Today we re-air our Radio Dispatch Live show featuring a discussion on Palestine, because really that's the best way to celebrate the 4th of July. Our guests are Maysoon Zaid, Ali Gharib, and Anna Lekas Miller.
Jessica Luther joins us to discuss the lead up to Wendy Davis' historic filibuster, and what to expect from Texas' next special section. Also, thoughts on afterschool and some fantastic listener mail about biases in journalism.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.