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Ryan Devereaux on the dangers of Zero Dark Thirty, and the National Review thinks men would have stopped the Sandy Hook shooting.
Ahmed Ferhani takes a guilty plea, and Radio Dispatch was in the courtroom for the whole thing. Also, watching the New Jim Crow play out in court, several prominent women recently have refused to identify as feminists, and our thoughts decades of smear campaigns against the word feminism.
Mike Konczal on the poorly named Fiscal Cliff: what it is and where Obama stands on it, both positive and negative. Also, a new study on gender representation in TV and movies.
A new study sheds light on the harsh working conditions domestic workers face, the judge in Jeremy Hammond's case has a conflict of interest, and the US Navy assures the Internet that a human will always decide when a robot will kill you. And still more great listener mail.
Walmart workers and activists stage Black Friday strikes in 100 cities and in 46 states, pushing back on Charlie Pierce's uncharacteristically imperceptive post on the bombardment of Gaza, and thoughts on why our hometown consistently votes Democratic.
Today's show is all about police repression of Arab and Muslim communities, and activist groups as well.
Occupy Sandy establishes an outpost in the still suffering Midland Beach area in Staten Island, and Jezebel shames high schoolers who posted racist tweets after Obama's reelection. This show is about natural disasters, race, and privilege.
Efforts to provide relief to the Rockaways continue, and John was on the ground to witness some of it. Also, Occupy's effect on the election, and Glenn Beck's website offers praise for Occupy Sandy.
The election results are in. We're drinking bloody marys and screwdrivers. Also, Nick Isabella, who runs the twitter account OccuWeather, tells about the coming nor'easter and spending Sandy on a boat.
Michael Tracey on voter disenfranchisement in New Jersey following Superstorm Sandy. Also, Occupy Sandy is getting a lot of well-deserved good press. Our thoughts on why Occupy is so well suited to deliver relief to those affected by the storm.
On the ground interviews from Staten Island and Rockaway Beach, as we take you to some of the places in New York City that have been hardest hit. Today's show is all about people telling their own stories about how Sandy changed their lives.
Our coverage of Sandy's effects on New York City continues, with Chris Robbins of Gothamist reporting on the massive destruction on Staten Island, and Nick Pinto of the Village Voice on continuing power outages in Red Hook. Also, Molly's got a new essay about structural oppression and education.
Huge Sandy-themed show today. Activist Michael Premo on InterOccupy mutual aid efforts, journalist Danny Gold on destruction in New Jersey and Staten Island, and defense attorney Gideon Oliver on Rikers, and the effects of shutting down the court system. Also, Molly escaped Manhattan and is back in the studio.
Hurricane Sandy has devastated the Northeast, leaving millions without power, and New York City without subway service for the next several days at least. Molly is stuck in Manhattan, so today is another best-of show. We replay our interview with Greg Palast on his new book Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, and my interview of NYU's Sarah Knuckey on a drone report she co-authored.
Hurricane Sandy bears down on the Northeast! It's a Frankenstorm-snoreaster-pocalypse! We're replaying two interviews today, Governor Eliot Spitzer and the ACLU's Hina Shamsi.
Cannibal cop wanted to kidnap, cook, and eat one hundred women, the future of warfare is lethal autonomous robots, and Mitt Romney's comments as Governor about same-sex parents.
Chase Madar, author of The Passion of Bradley Manning, on Manning's detention, trans identity, and the overlap of foreign policy and mass incarceration. Also, Richard Mourdock's “God intended that” rape comments, and a new agency that codifies global secret war.
Anne Elizabeth Moore on her new book Hip Hop Apsara, Cambodia, and denationalized trade zones. Also, a listener provided interview about austerity in Greece.
Jesse Myerson is back to continue the co-host party and John sends his second dispatch from Guantanamo Bay, including more audio from lawyers discussing presumptive classification. Plus, Jesse's vision of our impending dystopic future, the outting of a troll by Gawker, more NYPD beatings, and incredible listener mail.
Jesse Myerson is guest co-hosting all week. John sends his first dispatch from Guantanamo Bay, the EU is confusingly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the Prime Minister of Australia takes down the sexist leader of the opposition, and updates on the MTA fare hike situation.
Labor reporter Josh Eidelson joins us to discuss the Walmart strikes happening across the country, the possibility of a mass coordinated disruption of Black Friday, and the power and vulnerability of labor in the United States. Plus, John is going to Guantanamo Bay! Also, a listener points out Obama's condescending language when talking about women's issues.
Kevin Gosztola of FireDogLake on 3rd party politics and short-term thinking in the Democratic Party, Patrick Robbins on an anti-Spectra pipeline action full of naked people painted green, and NYC subpoenas Ken Burns' footage of the Central Park 5.
Greg Basta of New York Communities for Change discusses the lawsuit brought by Attorney General Eric Schniederman against JP Morgan.
John isn't voting for Obama. Molly's on the fence. We spend the hour on discussing the issue that is dominating the Internet, and the dangers of not acknowledging privilege.
Tim Pool reports from the streets of Madrid, and the intense police violence he witnessed there.
Day 3 of our DNC coverage, including a direct action by the No Papers, No Fear Ride For Justice group aka the UnDocuBus tour, and audio from the Planned Parenthood Rally.
Hold On To Your Pants, CHAZ MANNENHEIM Is Here To Bring You The Skinny On The Top Stories From AUGUST 2012!!!! In This Politics Heavy Installment You’ll Hear About The Dramatic Build-Up To The Republican National Convention, The Chic-fil-a Fiasco, And The Sheer Size Of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie! All Delivered With Poise And Grace By The One And Only Chaz Mannenheim! ENJOY!!!
Radio Dispatch is in Charlotte, North Carolina for the DNC, reporting from the Southern Workers Assembly, and Cat Salonek of Occupy Homes in the Twin Cities.
Nathan Fuller of the Bradley Manning Support Network returns to discuss the on-going pre-trial hearings at Fort Meade, more RNC weirdness.
Michael Tracey is at the RNC, and we talk to him about the silencing of the Ron Paul delegates, the bizarre social scene and night life, and Ann Romney.
The blame game over the economy roles on as Washington contemplates separating investment and commercial banking.
Pussy Riot gets 2 years hard labor, London authorities threaten to storm Ecuadorian embassy, Paul Ryan's bad repro-rights rep, and W Kamau Bell.
Meredith Clark on to discuss Paul Ryan, Republicans hate fresh fruit for kids, and Obama on Westboro Baptist.

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