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More Democrats Call for Impeachment Amid Whistleblower Reports 2019-09-24

More Democrats Call for Impeachment Amid Whistleblower Reports

Two members of Congress join to discuss whether or not impeachment is inevitable.

Athletes and Sexual Assault: Why Survivors Should be Centered in the Conversation

It is a tremendous risk for women to publicly come forward with their experiences of sexual assault.

How Libraries Are Bridging the Digital Divide

When people don’t have internet at home, or don't know how to use digital tools, they turn to their local libraries.

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President Trump's Fraught Relationship with Ukraine

There's a lot of confusion over what exactly Ukraine's role is.

More Democrats Call for Impeachment Amid Whistleblower Reports 2019-09-24

Manafort's Links to Russian Oligarchs Under Renewed Scrutiny Amid Change in Leadership at the Department of Justice

Manafort's Links to Russian Oligarchs Under Renewed Scrutiny Amid Change in Leadership at the Department of Justice

With William P. Barr set to take over the DOJ, a Paul Manafort court filing reveals new details of Robert Mueller's investigation.

As "Hamilton" Arrives in Puerto Rico, Questions Over Access Abound

On Friday, "Hamilton" kicks off a two-week run in Puerto Rico. The production aims to bring tourism and media attention back to the island, but some Puerto Ricans have reservations.

In their own Words: Furloughed Workers on their First Missed Paycheck of the Shutdown

They're worried about paying their mortgages, racking up debt, and the work they left behind.

Do Border Residents Agree with Trump's Insistence on the Wall?

There are doubts that the wall would actually make much of a difference to the already-enforced border.

Guests:

Marcy Wheeler

Sylvia Bofill

Lowell Fiet

Denise Meyers

Heather Ulrich

Patrick, who asked that we not use his last name, is a cyber security contractor with NASA.

Michel Marizco

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Manafort's Links to Russian Oligarchs Under Renewed Scrutiny Amid Change in Leadership at the Department of Justice
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Sowing Chaos: Russia's Disinformation Wars

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union used the media to undermine foreign powers. Now, Russia is at it again. And while the goals are the same, the methods have changed.
Sowing Chaos: Russia's Disinformation Wars

Dismantling Dodd Frank, Violence in Ukraine, The Increasing Reach of the FBI

Coming up on today's show:

In an executive order announced Friday, President Trump has begun the process of dismantling the Dodd Frank Act which regulates bank lending. It’s one of many rollbacks on the Obama administration’s financial regulations that is expected to be announced today.  Barney Frank, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Massachusetts from 1981 to 2013, was one of the law's main sponsors.

President Trump promised to take steps to remove himself from his business, but there continues to be no record of him doing so. Susanne Craig, reporter for The New York Times, discusses Trump's potential conflicts of interest.

An increase in shelling in Russian-occupied Eastern Ukraine puts pressure on Donald Trump to rethink his amiable approach to Russia. Christopher Miller, Kyiv-based correspondent for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, reports from the scene.  In one of the most exciting games in Superbowl history, the New England Patriots overcame a 25 point deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28. Dave Zirin, Sports Editor for The Nation magazine and host of "The Edge of Sports" podcast, has the recap. In a new era marked by vehement resistance and protest, an investigation by The Intercept reveals the FBI's unprecedented spying powers and provides a vital glimpse into how the agency holds itself accountable to its byzantine rules and regulations.

Acclaimed Haitian documentary filmmaker Raoul Peck discusses his latest work, “I am Not Your Negro,” a documentary about James Baldwin, with WNYC's Rebecca Carroll.

Dismantling Dodd Frank, Violence in Ukraine, The Increasing Reach of the FBI
Marina Gorbis, Executive Director of the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto, CA

Seeing into the Future: A Practitioner's View

The future is already here, it's just not evenly distributed, science fiction writer William Gibson has famously said. But how do you separate the signal from the noise? It helps to ask someone who does it for a living. Marina Gorbis, executive director of the Institute for the Future, shares the tricks of the trade, reflects on growing up in the former Soviet Union, and predicts that an age of transformation has just begun.
Seeing into the Future: A Practitioner's View