Meredith Clark joins us to discuss the outcomes of two high-profile military sexual assault cases, as well as Paul Ryan's hometown listening tour, and nationwide data from the Office of Civil Rights on discrimination in school. Also, listener mail on encryption and more.
The NSA has a program that allows it to record every call in a foreign country and listen up to a month later, Putin signs a treaty that annexes Crimea, and people in the Renaissance were afraid of a breakdown in the strict gender binary.
Katie Klabusich on being a clinic escort and dealing with hostile pro-lifers, reaction to seeing a lecture by Fredric Jameson, the family of Jateik Reed goes to trial in The Bronx, and Putin signs a treaty to annex Crimea.
New media outlet stars Nate Silver and Ezra Klein's bad hiring practices, and so much listener mail.
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00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:28 Importance of lecture classes
13:30 Lack of diversity in new big media platforms
47:25 Listener mail
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A Guantanamo review board keeps a detainee in indefinite detention as another detainee is transferred to Algeria, the White House withheld 9,000 documents from the Senate Intelligence committee, Verso books had a launch party, and listener mail.
Rachel Boynton joins us to discuss her new film Big Men, which explores the dynamics of oil companies drilling off the coast of West Africa. Also, Diane Feinstein accuses the CIA of criminal acts, and Molly's new essay on Mean Girls.
The plot thickens in the continuing fight between the CIA and the Senate Intelligence committee, a listener shares their thoughts on our discussion of drag and trans appropriation, and more listener mail.
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.
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