Police militarization, Tsarnaev, Climate Change

Premiere DateMay 20, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:28 Cats and dogs
18:00 Obama to scale back militarization of cops
39:00 Thoughts on Tsarnaev death sentence
51:00 Climate change is worse than you think
57:05 “Empty Nesters” Toro y Moi / Credits
58:10 Finish

Obama plans to limit transfer of some military weapons to local police departments, belated thoughts on the Tsarnaev death penalty sentence, and climate change is going to kill us all.


Rolling Stone cover

Forward On Climate

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)

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