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Pod Save the People

203 episodes - English - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 8.3K ratings

Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from Sam Sinyangwe, Kaya Henderson, and De’Ara Balenger. Then he sits down for deep conversations with experts, influencers, and diverse local and national leaders. New episodes every Tuesday.

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Episodes

Say Thank You (with Dr. Bob Wachter)

February 23, 2021 08:00

DeRay, Kaya, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including child exploitation during a pandemic, linked fate, and jury exclusion. Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Dr. Bob Wachter, guest host of "In the Bubble" podcast on Lemonada Media, to discuss the vaccine roll-out and the dangers of upcoming coronavirus spikes. For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople. DeRay Kaya Sam In t...

Ask the Question (with Dr. Daniel Laroche)

February 16, 2021 08:01

DeRay, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including protest data, Black-owned business partnerships, and Harriet Tubman. Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Dr. Daniel Laroche to discuss why glaucoma disproportionately impacts the Black community. For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople. DeRay Sam De'Ara Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adch...

Would It Change the World? (with Tishaura O. Jones)

February 09, 2021 08:01

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including academic racism, vaccine hunters, medical distribution issues, and replacing the police with healthcare workers. Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Tishaura O. Jones, who is running for mayor of St. Louis. For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Let Yourself Feel (with Maurice Chammah)

February 02, 2021 05:01

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including Seattle PD's budget, billionaire economic recovery, vaccination distribution, and immigration agents within the 287(g) program. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Maurice Chammah, author of "Let The Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty in the United States" to discuss capital punishment. For a transcript of this episode, please v...

You Don't Have to Always Be Right (with Mahogany L. Browne)

January 26, 2021 08:01

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including LA Sheriffs, GardnerGlobal, school reopenings, and Flint's water crisis. DeRay sits down with author Mahogany L. Browne, to discuss her debut YA novel "Chlorine Sky". For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople. Links: DeRay Kaya Sam De'Ara Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

We Have a Dream (with SuChin Pak & Kulap Vilaysack)

January 19, 2021 08:00

DeRay, De'Ara, Sam, and Kaya dive into the underreported news of the week, including male friendships, D.C. statehood, locked Bitcoin, and the documentary "MLK/FBI". Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with SuChin Pak Kulap Vilaysack, of the Lemonada podcast "Add to Cart", to discuss the political and emotional effects of being a consumer. For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople.   Links: DeRay Kaya Sa...

Tell Them You Love Them (with Bianca Tylek)

January 12, 2021 08:01

DeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including predatory payday lending, job losses, COVID-19's targeting of the Black community, and Kim Janey. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Bianca Tylek of Worth Rises, who is working to dismantle the prison industry. Links: DeRay Kaya Sam De'Ara Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Write It Down (with Fix SAPD)

January 05, 2021 08:01

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including Ayanna Pressley, vaccine awareness, weather modification devices, and the Black amputation epidemic. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Fix SAPD organizers James Dykman and Oji Martin, who are fighting for police accountability in San Antonio.    Links: DeRay Kaya Sam De'Ara End All No-Knocks Fix SAPD Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcast...

Carry It Forward (with Andy Slavitt & Sen. Brian Benjamin)

December 15, 2020 08:01

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including longshoremen protections, the whiteness of the book industry, Pasco county sheriffs, and steam-heaters. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Andy Slavitt from the podcast "In the Bubble" to discuss America's path forward, then chats with New York State Senator Brian Benjamin about NYPD transparency. New episodes of Pod Save The People will resume in ...

Ban No-Knock Raids (with Ijeoma Oluo)

December 08, 2020 08:03

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including harm reduction, Greg Meeks, Jason Williams, and the plan to fix America. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. Then, DeRay sits down with author Ijeoma Oluo to discuss her new book "Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America". Links: DeRay: https://filtermag.org/fbi-dealers-harm-reduction/ Kaya: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/04/business/dealbook/how-to-fix-am...

Listen To Yourself (with Vanita Gupta & Wendy Kopp)

December 01, 2020 08:01

DeRay, De'Ara, Sam, and Kaya share their thankfulness affirmations for 2020. DeRay sits down with Vanita Gupta to discuss the Justice Department and the continuing fight to protect democracy. Then, Kaya chats with Wendy Kopp, the CEO and co-founder of Teach For All, regarding the long list of issues facing teachers and students across the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ask All The Questions (with Dianne M. Stewart)

November 24, 2020 08:01

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including young voter turnout, enslaved populations moving to Mexico, school closures, and judicial elections. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. Then, DeRay sits down with Dianne M. Stewart to discuss her new book "Black Women, Black Love: America's War on African American Marriage." Links: DeRay Kaya De'Ara Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

A Matter of Scale (with Megan Rapinoe)

November 17, 2020 08:03

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including hospital coronavirus infections, virtual learning, sports arena voting, and COVID-19's rural devastation. Then, DeRay sits down with soccer star Megan Rapinoe to talk about her new book "One Life." Links: DeRay: https://www.themarshallproject.org/2020/11/08/when-going-to-the-hospital-is-just-as-bad-as-jail Kaya: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/28/opinion/virtual-school-racism.html De'Ara: https://www.nytimes...

Our Take on What's Next (Stephanie Wittels Wachs & Will Jawando)

November 10, 2020 08:01

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into what comes next for the Biden/Harris administration. DeRay sits down with Stephanie Wittels Wachs, host of Lemonada Media's podcast Last Day, to talk about emotional self-care in late 2020. Then, a quick check-in with Will Jawando, a council member representing one million Americans in Montgomery County, MD. Links: Last Day Podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

We Are The Overcomers (with Chasten Buttigieg & Dani Brzozowski)

November 03, 2020 08:01

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including gang symbols, Black voter turnout, Jamie Harrison, and down-ballot criminal justice reform. DeRay sits down with Chasten Buttigieg to talk about his new book "I Have Something To Tell You." Then, a quick check-in with Dani Brzozowski, who is running to represent Illinois’ 16th Congressional District in the House. If you run into any issues voting or witness voter suppression or intimidation, call the voter protection hotl...

Fired Up and Ready to Go (with The Collective PAC & Antwan Phillips)

October 27, 2020 07:01

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including the reality show “Live PD,” confiscation of IDs by jails, excessive voting lines, and Texas student failure rates. DeRay sits down with Quentin & Stefanie Brown-James, founders of The Collective PAC, to discuss building Black political power. Then, a quick check-in with Antwan Phillips, Little Rock City Board candidate, who wants us to #BelieveInBetter. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit ...

Indulge a Little (with Terrance Woodbury & Joyce Elliott)

October 20, 2020 07:01

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including jail deaths, public school enrollment, Upper West Side NIMBYs, and pandemic poverty. DeRay sits down with pollster Terrance Woodbury to discuss representation in research, and why Trump is winning over Black men. Then, a quick check-in with Joyce Elliott, who is the House Democratic nominee for Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District. Links: DeRay  De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/ad...

Do the Work and the Rest Will Follow (with Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden)

October 13, 2020 07:03

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including wrongful incarceration, California's prison factories, Rhode Island's school reopening plan, and penitentiary demographic predictions. Then, DeRay chats with Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden from the new NPR show "Louder Than a Riot", to look at the links between hip-hop and mass incarceration. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Cleaning Up (with Brian Stelter)

October 06, 2020 07:01

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including Sag Harbor, Colorado's sweeping marijuana pardon, job markets, and Tanqueray from Humans of New York. Then, DeRay chats with CNN's Brian Stelter about his new book "Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth" which examines how a media empire is responsible for our current commander-in-chief. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Get It Together (with Julie Gunnigle)

September 29, 2020 07:01

DeRay, Sam, De'Ara, and Kaya dive into recent overlooked news including state funding for coronavirus relief, Supreme Court appointments, NYC's school reopenings, and a real-life Killmonger. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. Then, DeRay chats with Julie Gunnigle, the Democratic nominee for top prosecutor in Maricopa County, to discuss the future of police reform in Arizona and her campaign. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices...

Write It Down (with Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg)

September 22, 2020 07:03

DeRay, De'Ara, Sam and Kaya dive into recent overlooked news including child care, income inequality, dental service, and who Biden would appoint to the Supreme Court. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats with Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg about their new book "I Got a Monster: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Corrupt Police Squad" and what it uncovered about Baltimore's Gun Trace Task Force. Links: DeRay: https://...

Showing Up To Fight Fires (with Gregory Washington)

September 15, 2020 10:34

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including Black veganism, California's inmate firefighters, a Georgia co-op town, and self-care. Then, DeRay chats with Gregory Washington, President of George Mason University, to discuss the new reality of re-opening schools and the launch of new anti-racism policies. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Odds Are Stacked (with Julián Castro)

September 08, 2020 07:01

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including coronavirus test delays, Trump cancelling racial sensitivity training, Miami-Dade's cyberattacks, and Pasco County's pre-crime program. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats with Julián Castro about his new podcast "Our America" and where he thinks the country is headed. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Banter "Our America" podcast Learn more about your ad ch...

Get a Change of Scenery (with Kimberley Motley)

September 01, 2020 07:01 - 76.4 MB

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including Iowa's voter suppression, national standards for police training, curfew laws, and Chadwick Boseman's thoughts on the pain of being young, gifted, and Black. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats with human rights attorney and activist Kimberley Motley about police violence and the latest tragedy in Wisconsin.  Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more abou...

Everybody, Get A Therapist

August 25, 2020 07:01 - 53.6 MB

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including H.P. Lovecraft's racism, Tennessee law, mortality rates, and hospital lawsuits. Johnetta Elzie joins again to discuss the national protests. Then, DeRay is joined by Dr. Nzinga Harrison of the "In Recovery" podcast about how companies can become anti-racist without re-traumatizing Black employees. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Nzinga In Recovery podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

[Check This Out] The Untold Story: Policing

August 21, 2020 17:40 - 50.7 MB

Take a listen to the first two episodes of DeRay's, Sam and Netta’s new project. The Untold Story: Policing is a four-part podcast series from Campaign Zero and Lemonada Media. Join host and actor Jay Ellis (Insecure, Top Gun: Maverick, Mrs. America) on his mission: to demystify police union contracts, separate truth from fiction, and deliver some concrete steps that can end violent police misconduct across the United States. You can binge the entire season wherever you get your podcasts.  Le...

Pod Save the People 8/18

August 18, 2020 07:00

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Swing State Stress (with Ben Wikler)

August 18, 2020 07:00 - 69 MB

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including HBCUs joining Esports, streaming DNC, mental health in a pandemic, and Burundi's reparations. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats with Ben Wikler, chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, to discuss the fight over one of 2020's most important swing states.  Links: DeRay: https://www.insider.com/cdc-11-percent-us-adults-seriously-considered-suicide-i...

Scams, Unraveling and Advice (with Jaime Primak Sullivan)

August 11, 2020 07:01 - 60.9 MB

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including ad scams, Iowa voting rights, Joe Arpaio, and the unraveling of America. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay is joined by Jaime Primak Sullivan host of the "Tell Me What to Do" answer listener questions together. Links: Deray De'Ara Kaya Sam Tell Me What to Do with Jaime Primak Sullivan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Go Where The Love Is (with Zo Orchingwa and Emma Gray)

August 04, 2020 07:01 - 60.5 MB

DeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including teachers' unions, police discipline records, election delays, and facial recognition. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay sits down with representatives from Ameelio; the nonprofit that allows families to communicate with incarcerated populations. Deray De'Ara Kaya Sam Ameelio Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

On the Ground in Portland (with Sarah Iannarone)

July 28, 2020 07:01 - 70.3 MB

DeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including food insecurity, voting rights for ex-felons, election polling, and pandemic learning pods. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay sits down with Sarah Iannarone, who is running for mayor in Portland, to discuss the police-state response in that city. News links: DeRay Kaya Sam De'Ara Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

A National Reckoning (with Elise Buik)

July 21, 2020 07:01 - 68.4 MB

DeRay, Sam, De'Ara, and Kaya dive into recent overlooked news including anti-vaxxers, reparations, CDC pandemic data, and Candace Valenzuela's run for Congress. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay sits down with Elise Buik to discover what the United Way is doing to fight new heights in homelessness amid a pandemic.  News links: DeRay Kaya Sam De'Ara Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Will Schools Reopen? (with Sonja Santelises)

July 14, 2020 07:01 - 70.2 MB

DeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including 'no knock' warrants, coroner elections, Oklahoma's Supreme Court decision, and foreign coronavirus responses. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, Kaya sits down with Baltimore public schools' CEO Sonja Santelises to discuss the issues facing schools as reopening looms on the horizon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

We've Been Here Before (with Mary Kay Henry)

July 07, 2020 07:01 - 63 MB

DeRay, Sam, De'Ara, and Kaya dive into recent overlooked news, including judicial misconduct, cultural quilting, the blockades of homeschooling, and racism in property tax assessments. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay connects with Mary Kay Henry to discuss the work the Service Employees International Union is doing to protect workers and inspire new voters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Blackest State (with Soledad O'Brien)

June 30, 2020 07:01 - 72.4 MB

DeRay, Sam, De'Ara, and Kaya tackle this week’s overlooked news, including poisoned baby powder, DC statehood, major strides in police reform, and school reopening issues. DeRay chats again with Johnetta Elzie about the current protest climate. Then, DeRay connects with journalist Soledad O'Brien, to discuss her new podcast and how race shapes our reception of media. DeRay: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/23/health/baby-powder-cancer.html?referringSource=articleShare De'Ara: https://www.washi...

What Comes Next (with Joanna Schwartz)

June 23, 2020 07:01 - 67.2 MB

DeRay and Sam are joined by Kaya Henderson and De'Ara Balenger, new Pod Save the People news crew members. They discuss LA evictions, climate change impact on pregnancy, immigration policy, and defunding police foundations. DeRay chats with Johnetta Elzie about the current protest climate. Finally, DeRay speaks with Joanna Schwartz, about police data and what the future of fixing our country looks like. Links: DeRay: https://www.latimes.com/homeless-housing/story/2020-06-18/despite-protection...

We Deserve Better (with Angie & June Provost)

June 16, 2020 07:01 - 59.5 MB

This week DeRay sits down with Black farmers Angie & June Provost to talk about their unique experiences and challenges, including racist limitations, Then, DeRay connects to Amy Kennedy, who is running for Congress in NJ, about widening the historical tent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

What Science Says About Police (with John Rappaport)

June 09, 2020 07:01 - 111 MB

This week DeRay sits down with John Rappaport, a law professor and research scholar examining criminal procedures in the justice system. They discuss Rappaport's findings regarding police misconduct and the effects of police behavior on communities.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Keep the Fight (with Justine Barron and Amelia McDonell-Parry)

June 02, 2020 07:01 - 155 MB

This week DeRay, Brittany, Sam, and Clint discuss the murder of George Floyd and the protests around the nation. Then, DeRay sits down with Justine Barron and Amelia McDonell-Parry, who have been researching the death and cover-up of Freddie Gray, which just hit a five-year anniversary.  To take further action, visit Campaign Zero’s curated resources here: bit.ly/CZImmediateAction Bombas.com/PEOPLE http://votesaveamerica.com/adopt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/ad...

Engage In Joy (with Dr. Nzinga Harrison)

May 26, 2020 07:01 - 171 MB

This week DeRay, Brittany, Sam, and Clint discuss police accountability, city funding, the data on social distancing, and the history of marijuana. Then, DeRay sits down with Dr. Nzinga Harrison of the new podcast "In Recovery" from Lemonada Media. Harrison examines the effects of coronavirus on addiction and recovery.  http://michiganlawreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/117MichLRev635_Woods.pdf https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/05/21/columbia-study-coronavirus-deaths/?utm_campa...

Common Language of Emotions (with Mehrsa Baradaran)

May 19, 2020 07:01 - 163 MB

This week DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss Ohio's hacker protest, prisoner connectivity apps, Africa's coronavirus response, and the stats on how Black Democratic voters are changing. Then, DeRay sits down with Mehrsa Baradaran to evaluate all of the ethnic groups that were ignored in the first round of stimulus promotion, and what we need to make sure we include in the second round. Show Notes  Ohio and their efforts to eliminate workers receiving unemployment thwarted by a hacker  Co...

Justice for Ahmaud Arbery (with State Senator Bill Ferguson)

May 12, 2020 07:01 - 156 MB

Content Warning: Violence. This week, DeRay, Brittany, Sam, and Clint discuss social distancing arrests, Ahmaud Arbery's murder, pandemic-influenced police violence, and a Sioux tribe's fight with South Dakota's governor. Then, DeRay sits down with Maryland State Senator Bill Ferguson to explore what it means to be a legislator facing 2020's unexpected problems. Show links ProPublica - Early Data Shows Black People Are Being Disproportionally Arrested for Social Distancing Violations CNN - Si...

You Need Everyone (with Mike Schmidt)

May 05, 2020 07:01 - 137 MB

This week, DeRay, Sam, Brittany, and Clint discuss food stamp limitations, racial disparities in coronavirus deaths, Missouri prosecutors, and the imprisonment of housing insecure people in St. Louis. Then, DeRay sits down with Mike Schmidt, who is currently running to become the next district attorney of Portland. http://www.stlamerican.com/news/columnists/guest_columnists/senate-bill-would-disempower-elected-prosecutor-disenfranchise-st-louis-voters/article_9b0b8d78-8bc2-11ea-8f3e-b7a9c71d7...

Voting Rights and Medical Fights (with Vanita Gupta)

April 28, 2020 07:01 - 150 MB

This week, DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss college courses for inmates, the story of Onesimus, Fox News misinformation, and the Japanese island that ended quarantine too early. Then, DeRay sits down with President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Vanita Gupta, to examine the need for mail-in ballots around upcoming elections.  http://boston1775.blogspot.com/2020/04/first-instructed-in-it-by-guramantee.html https://time.com/5826918/hokkaido-coronavirus-lo...

Even the Best Players Have Coaches (with Dr. Clint Smith III)

April 21, 2020 07:01 - 138 MB

This week, DeRay, Clint, and Sam discuss stimulus checks for the rich, coronavirus' impact on the environment, and Trump's new commission on policing. Then, DeRay sits down with the newly minted Dr. Clint Smith III to discuss his dissertation, “What If They Open That Door One Day? What Education Means to People Sentenced to Juvenile Life Without Parole.“ SHOW NOTES Forbes - How some wealthy Americans are cashing in on the stimulus Business Insider - The coronavirus is actually helping the en...

Battle-Tested (with Mayor Lori Lightfoot)

April 14, 2020 07:01 - 150 MB

This week, DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss how the US Postal Service is critical to November elections, stimulus oversights for Black-owned businesses, pandemic jail quarantines, and coronavirus in Africa. Then, DeRay sits down with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to examine the response of America's third largest city to the current crisis. https://www.richmond.com/news/virginia/chesapeake-jail-annex-to-open-as-housing-for-covid-19-inmates-in-hampton-roads/article_07f66077-7117-50c1-8bb...

Exploitation of a Crisis (with David Cole)

April 07, 2020 07:01 - 62.7 MB

This week, DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss Florida's unemployment blowback, COVID-19's impact on the disabled, and the disease's spread across race and class lines. Then, DeRay sits down with David Cole from the ACLU to examine justice issues under coronavirus, including digital trials and discriminatory rationing.  SHOW NOTES Politico - Florida becomes a nightmare for Trump ProPublica - African Americans Have Contracted and Died of Coronavirus at an Alarming Rate The New York Times -...

Pandemics And Prison (with Keri Blakinger)

March 31, 2020 07:01 - 164 MB

This week, DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss Joseph Lowery's legacy, class divides in medical care, grocery store supply chains, and Rhode Island's quarantine enforcement. Then, DeRay sits down with Keri Blakinger from The Marshall Project, to examine the impacts of coronavirus on incarcerated people.  https://www.texasmonthly.com/food/heb-prepared-coronavirus-pandemic/ https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/27/business/economy/coronavirus-inequality.html https://www.bloomberg.com/news/article...

Even Alone, We're Still A Collective (with Rep. Maxine Waters)

March 24, 2020 07:01 - 142 MB

This week, DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss the coronavirus and its influence on food stamp recipients, abortion clinic closures, thermometer technology, and victims of domestic violence. Then, DeRay sits down with Rep. Maxine Waters to talk about the battles she's facing in D.C. and her hopes for our national recovery. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/health/coronavirus-fever-thermometers.html?referringSource=articleShare https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/usda-fights-to-purge-foo...

Take This Seriously (with Andy Slavitt)

March 17, 2020 07:01 - 136 MB

This week DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss the spread of coronavirus and America's responses regarding law enforcement, prison populations, border enforcement, and the elevated risked to the African-American population. Then, DeRay sits down to discuss COVID-19 with Andy Slavitt, former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under President Obama. Story Links KENS5 - BCSO limiting deputy contact with public in efforts to stall coronavirus spread The Und...

Guests

Edward Snowden
1 Episode
Krista Tippett
1 Episode
Ramesh Srinivasan
1 Episode
Trevor Noah
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