Fri, 26 September 2014
They promised the biggest climate march in world history. But when the big morning arrived, the Weather app showed a thundercloud.
Hear what happened next—and feel the (renewable) energy of a giant, urgent movement hitting the streets together for the first time—as The Good Fight takes you inside the most ambitious grassroots mobilization of the year.
Direct download: 33_Inside_the_ginormous_huge-tastic_climate_march.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:25pm EDT
Mon, 15 September 2014
The killing of Michael Brown, and the military-style police crackdown that followed, exposed millions of Americans to the wide-open Pandora's Box that is the American way of law enforcement. In the weeks since, as the nation wrestled with fundamental questions of race and justice, media across the country have alighted on what seems like an easy answer: just put cameras on the police!
Turns out, it might actually be a great idea. Not because it solves everything, or even because it generates world-changing footage. In fact, as it turns out, the least important thing about body-worn police cameras is the stuff that actually gets recorded. But body cameras have a way of changing the way people behave, on both sides of the lens. Professor David Harris and community organizer Terrance Stone join us, in the wake of Ferguson, to examine the science and practice of a gizmo that could save more lives than the Apple Watch. http://tgf.fm/32
Direct download: 32_Will_police_body_cameras_prevent_the_next_Ferguson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:37pm EDT