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Recover, Rebuild: Updating Our Communities for a New Climate Reality

Recover, Rebuild: Updating Our Communities for a New Climate Reality

Hurricanes like Michael reveal that our infrastructure, building codes, and preparedness protocols are based on outdated models. We consider a new way forward.

The US-Saudi Relationship: What Happens Now?

The economic ties are strong and may prevent the U.S. from taking any meaningful action in response to the targeting of the journalist.

What is Preventing Native Americans from Getting to the Polls?

The voter ID law upheld in North Dakota last week shines a light on the broader issue of disenfranchisement of Native Americans.

Warren’s DNA Test Perpetuates Stereotypes, Native Communities Say

Until this week, Elizabeth Warren had refused to participate in DNA testing. And many native communities see her decision to do so as offensive and one that plays to stereotypes.

Gavin McInnes and the Proud Boys: Misogyny, Authoritarianism, and the Rise of Multiracial White Supremacy

After Gavin McInnes spoke at the Metropolitan Republican Club in Manhattan last weekend, right-wing Proud Boys clashed with protesters after the event.

Guests:

Craig Fugate

Thad Miller

Graham Lee Brewer

Tanya Hernández

David Neiwert

Ben Freeman

Jacqueline DeLeon

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As Hurricane Florence Approaches, What About the People Forced to Stay?

As Hurricane Florence Approaches, What About the People Forced to Stay?

As millions leave their homes to avoid Hurricane Florence, many more will be forced to shelter in place, whether because of illness or disability that leaves them unable to evacuate.

DHS Uses FEMA Money to Pay for ICE’s Migrant Crackdown

Senator Jeff Merkley’s release of documents showing the transfer of funds raises questions about FEMA’s disaster preparedness as Hurricane Florence bears down on the East Coast.

“It’s About Damn Time”: Venture Capitalist Looks to Help Other Black, Queer Businesspeople

Arlan Hamilton is a rare black and queer venture capitalist, and she’s made it her mission to grant funding to startups with founders who are women, people of color, or LGBTQ.

In Afghanistan, After 17 Years of War, Violence is an Everyday Threat

In Afghanistan, the U.S. response to the September 11th attacks is still ongoing, and the threat of violence has become a daily part of life.

1985 Heist At Mexico’s National Museum Subject of New Film

“Museo,” a new film about an unbelievable museum burglary in Mexico’s capital city, stars Gael García Bernal.

Guests:

Sheri Fink

Marc Burdiss

Ron Nixon

Arlan Hamilton

Ali Latifi

Alonso Ruizpalacios

Gael García Bernal

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The Future of FEMA After a Year of Disasters

Dec. 26, 2017: After Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and massive wildfires out west, we look at the future of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) following one of its most challenging years ever in this special podcast episode.