Episode

8/10 Steven W Thrasher: Black Lives Matter is a Global Movement

August 10, 2015

Guardian Writer at Large Steven W Thrasher explains how and why Black Lives Matter has gone global. The historical roots of Black Lives Matter. Black Lives Matter in Palestine and what comes next from the movement.

On The Fun Half: President Obama’s excellent defense of the Iran deal, more absurd arguments against it. Bernie Sanders and Black Lives Matter. Also your calls and IMs.

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