It’s time for another Radio Dispatch live! Our guests and Nelini Stamp from the Working Families Party and the Dream Defenders, and Greg Basta from New York Communities for Change. We’re discussing organizing, Trayvon’s law, and oversight of the NYPD.
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Listener mail adds to and continues our conversations on Syria and Manning and cultural appropriation, and John is about to be away for a week.
AP reporters Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman released a new story on NYPD surveillance of Muslims based on their upcoming book, a Montana judge sentences a teacher who raped his 14 year old student to 30 days in prison, and listener pushback on twerkin’.
Micah Uetricht on the Chicago public school closings, the US appears ready to bomb Syria, and Molly’s new piece about the struggle for trans* rights in the military.
The NSA has spied on the UN, the VMAs happened and were kind of weird, and we actually get to a bunch of listener mail.
Chelsea Manning reveals herself to the world, the NYC city counsel overrides Bloomberg’s community safety act veto, and the specifics of how stop & frisk affects young people.
Dylan Mohan Gray joins us to discuss his new documentary Fire in the Blood, about how pharmaceutical patents on HIV treatment have resulted in the death of 10 million people in the developing world. Also, Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison, and…
More developments in the Snowden-leaks story as UK authorities smash up computers belonging to The Guardian, the US will likely resume training the military in Mali, and more of that listener mail boatload.
Parallel issues in the Manning trial and a new study about trans* people in the military, a father petitions the US Senate to help free his son from indefinite detention in Bagram, and some awesome listener mail.
Ryan Devereaux joins us for continuing coverage of the historic ruling in the New York City stop and frisk trial. Also, a victory for trans* students in California, and listener mail.
Kade Crockford of the Massachusetts ACLU joins us to discuss the NSA revelations and the likelihood of reform. Also, the hashtag SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen trends big time on twitter.
A federal judge delivers a major blow to the NYPD’s stop and frisk policy, Eric Holder is chipping away at mandatory minimums, and we are back from vacation in a big way.
We re-air our live show from June with Sunita Patel and Ryan Deveraeux that focused on the historic stop & frisk trial. Next show we’re back from vacation and back to normal.