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Policing the Police

Jelani Cobb joins us to discuss his new Frontline documentary Policing the Police, and more thoughts on Brexit.
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Show notes for today’s episode, 6/28/16

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We talk with New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb on tonight’s Frontline documentary, Policing the Police . Watch on air or online!

Watch Jesse Williams’ Powerful BET Awards Speech About Racism

The outro music is “Plastic Skateboard” by Brave Baby.

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Show notes for today’s episode, 6/27/16

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We spend most of the show on the Brexit:

Britain Votes to Leave E.U.; Cameron Plans to Step Down

After this vote the UK is diminished, our politics poisoned

The outro music is “Like a Dracula” by Jay Arner.

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Show notes for today’s episode, 6/24/16

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We talk with Bryce Covert about Hillary Clinton and welfare reform: Why Hillary Has Never Apologized for Welfare Reform

We spend the rest of the time on the Democratic Sit In.

The outro music is “Black Moon” by Kendra Lou.

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Show notes for today’s episode, 6/23/16

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We talk with CUNY economics professor JW Mason about the Brexit– follow him at @JWMason1!

More school zoning battles: UWS School Relocation Fight Is Destroying Playdates, Scaring Homeowners

John is obsessed with the book Burning Country: Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War

And shout out to listener Ali for her article at Everyday Feminism! 4 Ways Fat People Need to Be Included in Reproductive Justice

The outro music is “Summertime” by the High Divers.

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Show notes for today’s episode, 6/22/16

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We spend the hour on Trump’s less money, more problems: Donald Trump Starts Summer Push With Crippling Money Deficit

The outro music is “Life is Suffering” by Deerhoof.

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Show notes for today’s episode, 6/21/16

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On today’s episode we talk about John’s latest at Inverse on the aging population at Guantanamo Bay.

We also talk about a new Brookins study on poverty in the US: Who is poor in the United States?

The outro music is “Let Me Go On” by Young Rival.

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Show notes for today’s episode, 6/20/16

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Old New York Police Surveillance Is Found, Forcing Big Brother Out of Hiding

NYPD Surveillance Unveiled: City Claims to Lose Docs on 1960s Radicals, Then Finds 1 Million Records

The outro music is “Chills” by Ladyhawke.

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