The GOP debate leaves all of us a little worse off, the secret story of how four lawyers gave the OK on the bin Laden raid, following up on a NYC school diversity story, and listener mail.
The DOJ opens an investigation into a school officer’s assault of a young black woman in a South Carolina high school, SXSW succumbs to a heckler’s veto, the Senate passes CISA, and listener mail.
A school cop assaults a child in a South Carolina high school, Jim Comey repeats allegations of the so-called “Ferguson Effect,” and Obama weighs deepening troops’ mission in Iraq and Syria.
Frontline’s Martin Smith joins us to discuss his new documentary Inside Assad’s Syria, the Obama administration decides it will move to limit testing, and listener mail.
Climate change is threatening the security of Iraq, Clinton testifies before the Benghazi committee, and more listener mail on wheelhouses.
Cora Currier on the Kill Chain and the Drone Papers, fact checking MSNBC’s apology for its Israel map, and the difference between gentrification and integration.
PBS runs a story critical of Success Academy, Benjamin Netanyahu blames a Palestinian mufti for the holocaust, and listener mail.
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss Operation Haymaker and the Drone Papers, a defendant in the 9/11 trial at Guantanamo wants to defend himself, and another school integration battle in NYC.
Frontline’s Michael Camerini joins us to discuss his new documentary on immigration reform, a US drone strike kills an al Qaeda figure in Syria, and listener mail.
Obama’s delayed drawdown in Afghanistan means the next president can scale back up, NYPD cop gets felony for lying about arrest of NYT photographer, Success Academy wants that sweet city money with no oversight, and Molly’s triumphant return.
Anna Lekas Miller joins us to discuss the worsening Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon, the Intercept publishes a new set of leaked documents on the drone war, artists sneak anti-Homeland graffiti onto the set of Homeland, and listener mail.
Meredith Clark joins us to discuss the first Democratic presidential debate, catching up on the violence in Israel and Palestine, and listener mail.
The wife of a jailed Saudi blogger speaks out against her husband’s imprisonment, and listener mail.
GOP in disarray after leading replacement for Boehner drops out of speaker race, and listener mail.
A Guantanamo Bay art exhibit goes where Obama fears to tread, activists claim potential Internet domains for Eva Moskowitz, and listener mail.
Mike Konczal joins us to discuss free college, Afghanistan is the deadliest country in the world for aid workers, and listener mail.
US keeps changing its story on how it bombed a hospital in Afghanistan, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is leaving the Obama administration, and listener mail.
Obama waives sanctions for the sixth year for countries that use child soldiers, and advice from one listener to another about leaving an unfulfilling job.
A parable about integration in Dumbo, Brooklyn, thoughts on the mass shooting in Oregon, and the US bombs a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan.
Anna Therese Day and Mouaz Moustafa join us for Radio Dispatch Live to discuss the war in Syria and the resulting humanitarian and refugee crisis.
Victoria Law joins us to discuss the lack of prenatal care in prisons, Russian airstrikes target rebels instead of ISIS, and listener mail.
Laurie Penny joins us to discuss Jeremy Corbyn’s election to head of the Labour party in Britain, a Congressional hearing on Planned Parenthood illustrates the GOP’s continuing war on women, and listener mail.