The Big Boys Want You To Calm Down

Premiere DateNov 14, 2013
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:28 So cold
10:10 Weigel on Cohen
27:33 Lily Allen's new video
38:40 The case of Basit Javed Sheikh
53:15 Listener mail
57:57 “Wild and Blue” The Mekons / Credits
59:21 Finish

A North Carolina man has been arrested for attempting to join al-Nusra, Dave Weigel minimizes the Cohen column and uses problematic language himself, and Lily Allen’s new video has some pretty blatant cultural appropriation.

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