It's Buried Week on BTR! On today's show, we're looking back at two years of 'Occupying' Wall Street and the rest of America with Kari Koch, an activist who has worked with Occupy Portland. Plus, are wooden coffins and costly cremations becoming a thing of the past? Joe Sehee, founder of the Green Burial Council, joins us to talk about the most ecologically, and spiritually, friendly ways to dispose of human remains. But first, we remember Lou Reed...
It's Community Week at BTR! On today's show, we're bringing you the interviews behind two headlines you can find on the BreakThru Radio site today. Up first, Dr. Deborah Peel is a psychoanalyst and founder of Patients Privacy Rights who helps us better understand the new ways that Google is infringing on the rights of its users. And later, Tanya Silverman talks more about urban development with John J. George of the Detroit Blight Busters, a charitable group helping the Motor City fight decay.
It's Word Week on BTR! On today's show, John Knefel of Radio Dispatch recounts his recent visit to Guantanamo Bay and Christian Reese joins us to talk prison libraries. Photo courtesy of the National Guard.
Maysoon Zayid on ableism, the marginalization of disabled people from pop culture, and the problematic ways we talk about Arabs, Muslims, and Palestine. Plus, John's latest dispatch from Guantanamo Bay, and more listener mail to keep Molly company.