Chepe joins us to discuss his work with violence deescalation, alternatives to policing, and exciting activism happening in Bosnia. Also, the NYT cowardly refuses to Zephyr Teachout.
The Obama administration is reportedly considering beginning airstrikes in Syria, so-called anti-rape nail polish, and listener mail.
Surveying the support services available for youth in Ferguson, various reaction to the “no angel” profile of Michael Brown, an awkward moment at the Emmys, and a bunch of listener mail.
The New York Times obituary of Michael Brown refers to him as “no angel” and suggests his interest in rap music was somehow evidence of a nefarious character. Also, mission creep in Iraq and Radio Dispatch has a new four-legged co-host.
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss Bank of America’s recent record settlement, Bloomberg News has some handwringing about hook up culture, and Molly went down a huge water slide.
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss the protests in Ferguson and his arrest at the hands of the local police. Also, data shows racial economic disparities are getting worse, and listener mail.
Mariame Kaba (aka PrisonCulture on twitter) joins us to discuss the problems with only focusing on militarized police, the authoritarian mindset is on full display in the Washington Post, and continuing updates on Ferguson.
Another night of police violence in Ferguson, Obama gives another disappointing press conference, and friend of the show Ryan Devereaux is arrested and detained overnight.
Governor Nixon calls in the National Guard following continued social unrest in Fegruson, Missouri. Also, Molly is back from vacation and boy oh boy do we have a lot to talk about.
Parker Marie Molloy joins us to discuss the TERF article, panic over trans teens taking hormones, and more. Also, we dissect a few of our long form stories and discuss how we wrote and reported them.
Molly Crabapple joins us to discuss her trip to construction sites at Abu Dhabi, and Rivera Sun joins us to discuss her novel and the coming climate crisis.
Jason Leopold joins us to discuss the Senate Intelligence Committee’s torture report, an update on the status of Guantanamo Bay, and listener mail about language.
Ali Gharib joins us to discuss the state of Israel and Palestine, as well as how Iranian nuclear negotiations are going. And listener mail on the terrible TERF article.
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss the problems with Broken Windows and My Brother’s Keeper. Also, a field piece from New Mexico from a listener about a church that offers temporary sanctuary to migrant families.
The Washington Post debunks claims Campbell Brown made on the Colbert Report, and Andrew Sullivan’s readers weigh in on giving trophies to children.
Civilian oversight board in New York City suggests there should be fewer stop and frisk investigations, a Belgian journalist was denied entry to the US because his name mistakenly appeared in a terrorism database, and checking in on Obama’s immigration initiative.
New documents published by The Intercept shed light on the government’s terrorism databases and no-fly lists, several Senators criticize the administration and CIA for their redactions, and the pre-K rollout in NYC.
Nick Pinto joins us to discuss the arrest of a police-watch activist, a new report details widespread brutality at Rikers, and the CIA and White House have redacted fake names from the torture report.
Obama says that following the attacks on 9/11 the United States “tortured some folks,” Eric Garner’s death is ruled a homicide, and the UN and US condemn an Israeli attack on yet another UN school.
CIA Director John Brennan has been caught lying about the CIA spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee, a new report shows that misdemeanor arrests are up in New York City, and David Frum accuses the NYT and others of fabricating photographs.
Daliya Karnofsky joins us to discuss her one-woman show And She Bakes, the US restocks Israel’s arsenal, and listener mail.