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This week on the Daily Beat: We’re joined by professor and author Dr. Baz Dreisinger who discusses the American prison system and its myriad of flaws. Later in the week, Mariame Kaba joins the show to talk about contemporary activism for social justice.
Dr. Baz Dreisinger is a professor of English at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She’s authored two books, including 2016’s “Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World,” has written for the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal among others, and is the founding academic director of John Jay’s Prison-to-College Pipeline Program.
Today on the Daily Beat, Tuesday, December 27, 2016: Dr. Baz Dreisinger discusses possibilities of justice reform, for-profit prisons, and the possible implications Donald Trump’s promises of law and order.
Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen
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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