John joins us from Beirut

Premiere DateMay 11, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:30 Molly watched Pump Up the Volume and is inspired by radio
15:00 John on art therapy for Syrian refugee youth
37:23 Resisting hierarchies as an educator
46:11 The horrors of the nail salon industry
56:02 Listener mail
59:20 Credits, “Heel Turn 2” by the Mountain Goats
60:07 Finish

John joins us from Beirut to discuss his visit to an art therapy program for teen refugees, the New York Times exposes the horrific costs of the mani/pedi industry, Molly is channeling Christian Slater, and listener mail.

An aerial view of Moslem-occupied West Beirut and the Mediterranean shoreline. Buildings throughout the city have been damaged by shelling during ongoing confrontation between Israeli forces and the Palestine Liberation Organization.

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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…