Ayesha Siddiqi joins us to discuss the killing of three Muslims in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, by a white self-described anti-theist. Also, US lawmakers desperately want to send lethal arms to Ukraine, and listener mail.
Mychal Denzel Smith is back to discuss what's wrong about the ways people hate Kanye West and Marshawn Lynch. Also, Better Call Saul starts off strong, an essay from a writer with autism on the anti-vaccine movement, and listener mail.
Phillip Anderson joins us to discuss the fallout after Sheldon Silver's indictment on corruption charges, fewer graduates are joining Teach for America, and listener mail. Also, a huge announcement from the land of Radio Dispatch.
Nick Pinto joins us to discuss his Rolling Stone story on the Albuquerque Police Department's violent history, what does the collective revulsion at ISIS's latest execution say about the US, and listener mail.
Cora Currier joins us to discuss attempts in St Paul and Minneapolis to use community outreach programs to spy on Muslim communities, anti-vaccine parents will be the death of us all, and a bunch of listener mail.
Jeff Abbott joins us from Guatemala to discuss the Central American Free Trade Agreement and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Bratton announces the formation of a new NYPD unit that equates protest with terrorism, and listener mail.
Kazu Makino, best known as the lead singer of indie rock legends Blonde Redhead, recently released her debut solo record. In this intimate session, Kazu joins us along with Darian Thomas for a selection of stripped-down performances from the dreamy album. | watch
Pom Pom Squad is the brainchild of musical force Mia Berrin. While the band’s name and imagery might evoke something fun and light, the reality is far darker and much, much heavier. Musically and… | watch
Joe Virgillito looks at prediction markets and their relationship to elections. Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay on new movie Birds of Prey.’ Plus a preview of Pom Pom Squad’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.