The next presidential campaign will be terrible

Premiere DateDec 22, 2014
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:28 Programing note
09:34 Miriame Kaba on militarization of the police
29:52 Elf on a Shelf
42:30 Listener mail
59:13 “The Night You Can't Remember” Martin Devaney / Credits
60:17 Finish

We revisit an amazing interview with Mariame Kaba on the militarization of police, the politics of Elf on a Shelf, and listener mail.

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Mariame Kaba, the co-curator of a UIC exhibit on the “prison industrial complex,” is seen in her office on the North Side of Chicago on Friday, October 12, 2012. (Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune)

Police in riot gear watch protesters in Ferguson, Mo. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. On Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, a white police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

John and Molly Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the political podcast Radio Dispatch. John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at…