Duchess Harris joins us to discuss Michelle Obama, working motherhood, and white feminism through a black feminist lens, John was on the TV, and as usual some great listener mail.
It’s our fourth Radio Dispatch Live! On tonight’s show, we welcome comedians Phoebe Robinson and Aparna Nancherla. We’re talking political, social, and cultural commentary in comedy, and maybe we’ll get into some identity politics while we’re at it! Plus, John and Molly spent the afternoon trolling misogynists on Twitter.
Video on msnbc.com: As detainees at Guantanamo Bay continue to starve themselves to death, will anyone care? City University of New York professor Ramzi Kassem, John Knefel from Radio Dispatch, Amnesty International’s Michelle Ringuette, and former Congresswoman Nan Hayworth talk about why transferring detainees out of the prison is so difficult, the long history and uncertain future of Guantanamo Bay, and having empathy for people accused of committing acts of terrorism.
Here’s John’s appearance on Up With Steve Kornacki Saturday morning.
Farea al-Muslimi testifies before a Senate subcommittee on drones, we discuss the Gosnell case in Philadelphia, and a listener mail about stripping.
Salon’s Natasha Lennard joins us to discuss the problems of federal grand juries, and how those who resist them can wind up in solitary confinement for up to 18 months. Also, normalizing Constitutional infringements and sweet sweet listener mail.
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The surviving suspect in the Boston bombing case was not read his Miranda rights for at least 48 hours, the Dove commercial that masquerades as feminist-y, and some UK-based listener mail.
Alternately titled: “Please, Please, Stop Sharing That Video.” Chances are someone has sent you this video and told you how inspiring it was. To be honest, I didn’t find it inspiring at all. Instea…
Kathrine Switzer on the prejudices women athletes faced, her historic Boston Marathon run, and the doors it opened for other women athletes. Kathrine Switzer…