Welcome to Third Eye Weekly — a podcast hosted by BTR’s Matthew DeMello and Jennifer Smith for under-reported news, the spoken word, and radical conversation to keep you informed.
On today’s show, we’re talking about stopping rape culture on college campuses across America, featuring a round-table with Dane Feldman and Molly Freeman of the Hash on BTR.
And later, Marguerite Ward of the World Policy Journal and Policy Mic, joins us to talk about recent articles she’s written about solving homelessness in Europe and the internet’s awe at how much we have in common with everyday Iranians.
This week’s spoken word segments feature the talents of Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner and Laura Lisete Roosar.
The Week in Independent Media:
“Citing ‘Distraction,’ Quality Forum CEO Resigns Board Seats” (Feb 27, ProPublica)
“Re: A New Road Rage” (Feb 20, California Fuel Cell Partnership)
“Tesla’s Gigafactory Is Going to Be Expensive” (Feb 26, The Street)
“Senator Corker Defends His Volkswagen Claims, Blames Lack of SUV Line on UAW” (Feb 28, Working In These Times)
“Upgraded US Nukes May Violate Nation’s Own Policy” (Mar 01, Mashable)
“Massachusetts Governor Issues Emergency Regulations Banning Shackling of Pregnant Inmates” (Feb 26, Ms. Magazine)
“Jihadi Fighters withdraw from parts of north Syria” (Feb 28, Haaretz/The Associated Press)
The Week in Underreported News in the Mainstream Media:
“Optic Nerve: millions of Yahoo webcam images intercepted by GCHQ” (Feb 27, The Guardian)
“Supreme Court ruling expands police authority in home searches” (Feb 25, The Los Angeles Times)
“Supreme Court declines to hear gun law challenges” (Feb 24, The Washington Post)
“U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly rise last week” (Feb 27, Reuters)
“Icahn throws new punches in eBay fight” (Feb 27, CNN Money)
“Last year was among the worst for human rights, State Department says” (Feb 27, The Los Angeles Times)
Without further ado …
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May 13 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
May 14 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
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