Jeff Abbott joins us from Guatemala to discuss the Central American Free Trade Agreement and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Bratton announces the formation of a new NYPD unit that equates protest with terrorism, and listener mail.
Veteran police chief Bill Bratton smiles as he attends a news conference in Brooklyn, New York, December 5, 2013. Bratton, who has led departments across the country, was named on Thursday as New York City’s next police commissioner, taking over a force credited with a sharp drop in violent crime but criticized for its tactics. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATES – Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)
Aliah Sheffield is the singer/songwriter also known as Nikkie Aliah. Her song, “Earth is Ghetto,” recently went viral and she chatted with Nikkiesha about what led her to her viral moment, her musical inspirations, and what she hopes and plans to do next… oh, and tequila. This podcast is… | listen
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
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