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When is “green” technology a bad thing? Ozzie Zehner joins us to discuss his new book, Green Illusions. Plus: Sonali Kolhatkar interviews author Sarah Burns about book on one of the most racially-charged prosecutions in recent US history — that of five black teenagers accused of raping a jogger in Central park. Then: The Post … Continued
Nichole Little on the new HIV prophylactic, Navina Moon on the Farm Bill — and potentially massive cuts to the Food Stamps Program, Sonali Kolhatkar interviews Gustavo Arellano about the history and politics of what we call “Mexican” food, and a look ahead at what will likely be some of the more controversial films in … Continued
Is Stop and Frisk coming to San Francisco? Mayor Ed Lee floated the idea last month, but everyone from his police chief to the civil rights group he used to work at is against it. The city’s Board of Supervisors is about to vote on a measure urging city officials not to implement it — … Continued