Jason Leopold joins us to discuss his latest stories on the CIA's internal torture report, Molly trolls herself with some exciting new thought-leaders, we finally deliver on the crap cannon, and listener mail.
John's latest story from Beirut on the LGBT Syrian refugees who often wait months or years for asylum in a third country, Cleveland police will no longer taser people's genitals at will, and listener mail.
John's first major story from Beirut examines the crisis of Syrians born in Lebanon without proper identification and the risks that statelessness carries, Ohio cop Michael Brelo is found not guilty after police shot and kill two unarmed African Americans, and listener mail.
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the negotiated plea deal that will keep individual bankers out of jail despite admitting to felonies, the six cops involved in Freddie Gray's killing have been indicted, and listener mail.
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss protest and corruption in Guatemala, five international banks plead guilty to felonies for rigging currency markets, and the president of Columbia doesn't shake Emma Sulkowicz's hand at graduation.
Frontline's Michael Kirk joins us to discuss his new documentary on secrecy and torture, ISIS captures a key city in Iraq days after a US raid in Syria, and Obama will limit transfer of some military weapons to local police departments.
David E. Hoffman joins us to discuss Fronline's upcoming documentary “The Trouble with Chicken.” Also, a listener joins us to discuss crowd funding top surgery, and the New York Times nail salon story has already lead the state to intervene.
John joins us from Beirut to discuss his visit to an art therapy program for teen refugees, the New York Times exposes the horrific costs of the mani/pedi industry, Molly is channeling Christian Slater, and listener mail.
Katharine Heller joins us for an impromptu Friday Funday to discuss bartending, storytelling, and New York's most notorious standardized tests. Also, rethinking “The Wire” after Baltimore's uprising, and listener mail.
Dan Edge joins us to discuss his new Frontline documentary Outbreak about the Ebola crisis, John skypes in from Beruit, and the 6 officers involved in Freddie Gray's death have been indicted in Baltimore.
Bill de Blasio tells New York protesters to listen to the police, the second prisoner in the Freddie Gray van speaks out, David Brooks' getting worse is like a perpetual motion machine, and listener mail.