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Today's show is all about police repression of Arab and Muslim communities, and activist groups as well.
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.
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.
Anne Elizabeth Moore on her new book Hip Hop Apsara, Cambodia, and denationalized trade zones. Also, a listener provided interview about austerity in Greece.
John returns to the show, with more audio from Guantanamo Bay. Also, Greg Basta on the new book by New York Communities for Change, and Nick Espinoza on Occupy Our Homes Minnesota.
John's latest dispatches from Guantanamo Bay, including an interview with Hina Shamsi of the ACLU. Also, an interview with Nelini Stamp, organizer with the Dream Defenders, on the school to prison pipeline, changing the debate, and the importance of organizing Latino and African American youth against their common oppressors. Plus, Jesse and Molly discuss Well Meaning Misogynists and the importance of checking your privilege.
John's third dispatch from Guantanamo is an interview with Defense Attorney David Schulz on classified information and updates on the progress of the pre-commission hearing.
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.
Micah Uetricht on the striking Walmart workers in Illinois and California, the jobs numbers are in and look better than usual, and our take on the first presidential debate, as well as distressing torture acceptance and NDAA updates.
Greg Basta of New York Communities for Change discusses the lawsuit brought by Attorney General Eric Schniederman against JP Morgan.
Chaz Mannenheim is out on the street, asking the people what news stories were the absolute tops in September 2012!!! Hear tales of Politicians and Parties, Savory Burgers and Secret Video, Raging Riots and Ryan Reynolds! And if that’s not enough, Chaz finds himself in quite the bind when someone from his past comes (literally) running back to him! Fun and Games on this edition of MONTH IN REVIEW!!!!!!
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.
Human Rights attorney Sarah Knuckey joins us to discuss the new report on the Obama administration's drone program, which she co-authored.
Ali Gharib joins us to discuss Middle East protests and Romney's secret remarks about Israel and Palestine.
Jesse Myerson joins us for S17, Occupy Wall Street's one year anniversary. Reports from the day's actions, as well as thoughts on the significance of the last year.
Iona Craig reports from Yemen on the bomb blast that killed 12 people, how Anwar al-Awlaki was perceived in Yemen, and growing anti-American sentiment throughout the country.
Middle East social media expert talks about the difference between the uprising in Syria and others in the region.
A lens into the institutional popularity of Pedicabs and the drivers behind the handlebars.
The Con Ed lockout continues, for-profit probation is the new debtors' prison, the NYPD create a “wanted” poster targeting OWS activists, and Seventeen magazine will stop using photoshopped images after protests from an eighth grader.

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