An NPR producer is detained while crossing the border from Canada to the US, a terrorism case in New York fails in its entrapment appeal, and listener mail about beans.
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Al Shabaab forces kill nearly 70 people in a mall in Nairobi, the New York Times discovered Bill de Blasio used to be against apartheid, and a bunch of listener mail.
Re-thinking the working and playing relationships between adults and kids, watching two film strips from decades ago, and listener mail on Breaking Bad.
Starbucks requests that customers not bring guns into the coffee shop, Tom Friedman sees someone with pink hair and writes some words about it, and listener mail on Breaking Bad.
The second anniversary of Occupy, a new report details the FBI’s increased domestic surveillance following 9/11, and listener mail.
The US government continues to hold around 60 detainees at the prison at Bagram in Afghanistan, and some pushback listener mail.
Alex Abdo of the ACLU on the most recent NSA disclosures, Molly’s piece in Rolling Stone about the criminalization of students, and Putin is in the NYT op-ed pages.
Bill de Blasio comes in first in the New York City Democratic primary, President Obama’s speech on Syria, and we want to come speak at your college.
Rania Khalek on the non-violent elements that make up resistance in Syria, George Zimmerman’s soon-to-be-ex-wife calls 911 on him, and catching up on listener mail.
John’s back from Poland, US action in Syria remains as unclear as ever, and Bloomberg’s dismal goodbye interview.
Jamie Kilstein on facing and writing about his alcoholism and eating disorder, Michelle Alexander addresses drone warfare & NSA spying, & police brutality against a man with Down Syndrome.
The New York Times has discovered that women eat lunch, a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Syria, and all sorts of listener mail.
Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo on their new book, Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD’s Secret Spying Unit and bin Laden’s Final Plot Against America. Also, two terrible pieces at the Washington Post about sexual assault, revolutionary Arab leftists on Syria…