police brutality

Emma hosts Devon Carbado, professor at the UCLA School of Law, to discuss his recent book Unreasonable: Black Lives, Police Power, and the Fourth Amendment. First, Emma runs through recent news from Ginni Thomas’ communications with John Eastman about overturning the election, to the Fed raising interest and likely triggering a recession just to undermine worker power and […]
Emma hosts Alex Sammon, staff writer at the American Prospect, to discuss his recent article “The RNC’s Ground Game of Inches.” Then, Emma is joined by Joe Eskenazi, editor and columnist at Mission Local, to discuss San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin’s recall last night. First, Emma covers the continued kabuki theater around gun control as Schumer now shifts […]
Emma hosts Alex Press, writer at Jacobin, to discuss her recent pieces on the burgeoning labor movement countrywide and Eric Adams’s homelessness policies. Then Emma is joined by Daniel Bessner, co-host of the American Prestige podcast on SubStack, to discuss his recent brief for the Quincy Institute, “Ending Primacy to End U.S. Wars.” Emma and Alex begin with Eric Adams’ front-facing assault on the homeless, including […]
Sam and Emma are joined by Sen. Nina Turner, candidate for Congress in Ohio’s 11th District to give an update from the campaign trail. Then, they are joined by Ben Dixon of The Benjamin Dixon Show to round up the week in news. Lastly, comedian David Cross joins the MR Crew ahead of his new comedy special I’m From The Future premiering on February […]
Sam and Emma host Tony Messenger, Metro columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, to discuss his recent book Profit and Punishment: How America Criminalizes The Poor In The Name Of Justice, on how municipalities across the US have instituted a system of debtors’ jail, trapping poor folks into a system of punishment and payment with no way out, […]
Freelance journalist Brandon Smith explains the story behind the release of the Laquan Mcdonald murder video. The erased Burger King video and was there a systemic Police coverup. Why the Mcdonald killing is emblematic of Police killings of African Americans across Chicago. Will the other officers on the scene be criminally investigated? Micah Uetricht an […]
Video footage reveals the completely unjustified arrest of Sandra Bland. What the death of Sandra Bland tells us about the systemic racism and abuse that African Americans face. On The Fun Half: Donald Trump makes political sense and reveals Lindsey Graham’s cellphone number to the world. Donald Trump’s China strategy is amazing. What Black Lives […]
Princeton Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor highlights the distinctions between Ferguson and Baltimore. The Black political establishment in Baltimore and the class tension inside African American politics. How class is always obscured in American culture. The language of the “culture of poverty” and the lost reality of institutional racism. President Obama and the politics of respectability. How […]
Cliff Schecter breaks down the vital importance of the charges filed against Baltimore police for the murder of Freddie Grey. The “rough ride” and the culture of police abuse in Baltimore. What Martin O’Malley has to answer for from his record as Mayor Baltimore. The drug war and the destruction of America. Addressing the crisis […]
The death toll continues to climb in Nepal after that countries massive earthquake. Baltimore calms for the moment and Hillary Clinton speaks out on mass incarceration and Rand Paul blames bad parenting for the crisis in Baltimore. SiriusXM host Mike Signorile author of the new book  It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning […]