Marcy Wheeler joins us to discuss the DOJ/AP story, the on-going war on terror, and the continuing embarrassment of Guantanamo Bay. Also, military sexual assault continues at epidemic levels.
The ACLU’s Kade Crockford on what the Boston bombing tells us about militarized police, and the broader state of surveillance in the United States. Also, the DOJ seizes two months of the Associated Press’ phone records, and listener mail.
Maurice Pianko of Intern Justice joins us to discuss the effects that free labor has throughout the economy. Also, the intersection of the drone program and stop and frisk, and force feeding at Guantanamo and reproductive rights.
The Wall Street Journal’s Jess Bravin joins us to discuss his new book The Terror Courts: Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay. Also, connecting the dots between exceptional violence and normalized violence.
On today’s show, final thoughts on the latest comedy controversy, and catching up on tons of listener mail.
Striving for sisterhood while encouraging and embracing criticism, and a flawed theory of how people become terrorists refuses to die.
Obama’s awful policy on Plan B, Bloomberg and Kelly on stop and frisk, and listener mail, including an update on Lavonte Douglas.