The Daily Beat

Premiere DateFeb 27, 2013
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
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00:39 Top Story
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01:55 Antibalas Dirty Money
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08:03 World News
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08:59 PROMO
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09:13 In Other News
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11:29 Dawn McCarthy and Bonnie "Prince" Billy Breakdown
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14:34 Finish
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You’ve just tuned in to The Daily Beat!

The Daily Beat is a daily news podcast inspired by the power of social media to spark social change. Tune in Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. as BTR’s social media director, DJ Jen, culls the “Twitterverse” and “blogosphere” to bring you the top stories regarding social justice and human rights issues.

Not to mention, we’ll also feature some of BTR’s top tracks.

Don’t miss a beat!

TOP STORY

Recently, we covered a bill that would ban abortion in Arkansas at 20 weeks of pregnancy. Well, yesterday Reuters reported that “Democratic Governor Mike Beebe vetoed the bill, though state lawmakers can override his decision with a simple majority vote.”

WORLD NEWS

Yesterday, BBC News Africa reported that hair thieves in South Africa are targeting dreadlocks.

IN OTHER NEWS

Please read the following Jezebel article reporting that a “college rape survivor faces potential expulsion for ‘intimidating’ her rapist.”

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