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…
Lauren Hennessy joins us to discuss trans identity politics. Also, the media continues to fail in its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing, and the explosion in West Texas.
Robert Greenwald joins us to discuss his latest film, The War on Whistleblowers. Also, a new report says unequivocally that the United States engaged in torture after 9/11, and listener mail on ADHD.
We spend the hour on the bombing of the Boston Marathon, what it means and what it doesn’t mean, and what the reactions can tell us.
The ever deteriorating situation at Guantanamo continues to get worse as detainees are moved into individual cells and defense attorneys are ordered not to use email. Also, listener mail, hooray!
Mike Konczal joins us to discuss Obama’s budget proposal, including the notorious Social Security cuts that progressives are decrying. Also Rand Paul goes to Howard and we discuss his speech as well as criticisms of it.
Molly’s latest piece at The New Inquiry, a review of Emily Bazelon’s book Sticks and Stones and an argument that bullying is a form of structural violence.
Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah joins us to discuss Kendrick Lamar and the tradition of black memoirists in the United States. Also, disabled people hiring sex workers, and four listener mails.