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Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss the latest developments in the disappearance of 43 students from a school in Mexico, and police pre-crime units spread throughout the country.
Ben Carson and Jeb Bush show their true selves, and a Brooklyn story about how gentrification works.
We spend the hour catching up on listener mail.
Obama has promised to allow ten thousand Syrian refugees into the US in the coming year, police response to the arrest of Ahmed Mohamed, and listener mail.
Newspaper editorial boards criticize the opt-out movement, and listener mail.
Black children get fewer painkillers in the ER than white kids, Matt Damon is wrong on the importance of black directors and showrunners, and listener mail.
A Slate piece on the first-person essay economy, thoughts on Biden, Hillary, and Bernie, and listener mail.
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the second GOP debate, and Molly's latest story on how what happened to Ahmed Mohamed.
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the latest developments in Guatemala, a round up of the second GOP debate, and listener mail.
Texas police officers arrest a Muslim teenager for building a clock, the Assad regime continues to bomb the suburbs of Damascus, and predictions for the second GOP debate.
Anna Lekas Miller joins us from Turkey to discuss the refugee crisis, the Seattle Teacher Strike enters its second week, and the Assad regime continues to indiscriminately bomb suburbs of Damascus.
New study says age of criminal responsibility should be 21, are top officials cooking the books on airstrikes against ISIS, and listener mail.
Obama promises to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming year, Biden goes on Colbert for an emotional interview, and Molly saw the new Black Panther documentary.
Nearly a decade and a half after 9/11 it's clear bin Laden changed the US forever, update on the citywide Seattle teachers' strike, Trump mocks Fiorina's face, REM blasts Trump and Cruz, and Walker says no more Syrian refugees.
Obama's drone policy gets adopted by Britain and Pakistan, schools in NYC propose an integration plan, and listener mail on how gender gets expressed in all kinds of different ways.
David Petraeus’s weird, wild plan to defeat ISIS, white people on Trump, the wrong ways that coupled people talk to single people, and listener mail.
Secretary of Defense Carter is tepid on closing Guantanamo Bay, a historic victory against indefinite solitary confinement at Pelican Bay prison, and a liberal argument for charter schools falls short.
It’s back to school season! We finally get to Jelani Cobb’s beautiful New Yorker article on the history of a recently shuttered New York City high school. Also, lots of fun listener mail!
Mike Konczal joins us to discuss the ups and downs of the stock market, Obama’s legacy with Dodd Frank, and the presidential candidates’ economic platforms. Also, John has a funny story he’s wanted to read Molly since yesterday, and listener mail.
Jeff Abbott joins us to explain the latest protests in Guatemala and the political scandal that preceded them. Also, keeping up with Kanye, and listener mail.
Hocine Dimerdji joins us to discuss the protests in Beirut and the history and context behind them. Also, John and Molly watched the VMAs and feel 150 years old.
Yana Kunichoff joins us to discuss the Dyett hunger strike for a public school in Chicago, homelessness amongst NYC’s children surges, and listener mail.

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