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Episode 4: What Would Jesus Do?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Brooke discusses the fourth episode of House of Cards with Andrea Bernstein and Matt Katz.
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On House of Cards 3: You Have Just Been Served

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Brooke discusses the third episode of the season with two foreign policy experts. 
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Episode 3: You Have Just Been Served

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Brooke discusses the third episode of the season with two foreign policy experts. 
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Treason, Stunt, or Idiocy?

Friday, March 13, 2015

The National Iranian American Council's Jamal Abdi discusses the potential fallout from the media's coverage of the open letter to Iran by forty-seven Senate Republicans.

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Episode 2: The Lady Parts

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Brooke discusses the second episode of House of Cards with Cokie Roberts and Linda Wertheimer.
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Episode 1: Sic Semper Francis

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

"House of Cards" fan Brooke Gladstone dissects the first episode of this season with a veteran Washington journalist and the show's own creator, Beau Willimon. 
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#47 - JebBushforPresident.com

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The owners of JebBushforPresident.com want to talk, but not about Jeb Bush.
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Word Watch: Whistleblower

Friday, February 13, 2015

Brooke explores the history of the word "whistleblower," from its sporting origins to pejorative to description of courage.

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Thousands of Secret Torture Photos

Friday, February 06, 2015

The U.S. government is withholding thousands of photos of detainee abuse and torture for fear, it claims, of violent repercussions. 

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Security Journalism Isn't A Crime

Friday, January 30, 2015

Journalist and activist Barrett Brown received a lengthy prison sentence for "linking to hacked material." Security journalist Quinn Norton worries her beat might now be criminalized.

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Too Little, Too Late

Friday, January 30, 2015

WikiLeaks learns that its private data had been given to the US Government by Google over three years ago, with no notice until now.

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Debunking Conventional Wisdom

Friday, January 23, 2015

Republicans took the reins of Congress, prompting an outpouring of conventional wisdom that the GOP now actually has to legislate to win in 2016. It sounds right—but is it true? 

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The YouTube Governor

Friday, January 23, 2015

New Jersey Public Radio's Matt Katz looks at the calculated digital strategy that created Chris Christie's political brand.

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In Defense of Corporate Persons

Friday, January 23, 2015

Five years after the Citizens United decision, corporate and constitutional law professor Kent Greenfield defends corporate personhood as both a necessity and a potential liberal boon.

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Guantanamo Diary

Friday, January 23, 2015

Bob speaks with Larry Siems, the editor of Guantanamo Diary, a memoir by a Guantanamo Bay inmate imprisoned for more than 12 years without charge.

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Chasing Ghosts

Friday, January 02, 2015

Bob talks with Peter Nickeas whose job it is to drive around the city of Chicago all night reporting on shootings. 

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On Letterman, Colbert, and America

Friday, December 19, 2014

Thursday, December 18th, marked the final episode of the Colbert Report, and the end of Stephen Colbert's fake pundit character. Brooke and Bob bid them both farewell. 

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OTM goes to Liberia

Friday, December 12, 2014

A special hour from Liberia, where Ebola figures into every issue, in ways both painful and profound.

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Conservatives on Ferguson

Friday, December 05, 2014

Bob speaks with reporter David Weigel about how conservative media talk about the shooting death of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests in Ferguson.

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Once Upon An Election

Friday, November 07, 2014

In the aftermath of midterms, election results swiftly fractured into election narratives. 

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