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For American Muslims, 9/11 Shaped Careers, Politics, and Identity

For American Muslims, 9/11 Shaped Careers, Politics, and Identity

The attacks on the Twin Towers forced American Muslims to confront from within their relationships to the broader American community.

How Ankle Monitors May Not Be an Alternative to Incarceration

Electronic monitoring devices are a worrying trend for America's already broken criminal justice system.

We listen to the story of a poet and educator based in Chicago named Valeria Vargas and Insha Rahman, a Program Director with the Vera Institute of Justice, who is concerned about the growing use of these devices.

Feds Demand Voting Records, and North Carolina Officials Fight Back

Federal Prosecutors and ICE demanded voting logs for North Carolina voters in 44 districts. The State Board of Elections is pushing for the subpoenas to be quashed. 

Central America's Drought Might Get Worse, Humanitarians Sound Alarm

Poor harvests caused by drought in parts of Central America could result in more than 2 million people going hungry in the region.

New Book Puts Spotlight on Dino Fossil Black Market 

Dinosaur fossils are a hot commodity on the private market, but some of the best specimens are illegal to sell — and people turn to the black market anyway. 

Guests:

Shadi Hamid

Zainab Chaudry

Melissa Boughton 

Democratic Congressman David Price 

Paige Williams

Dr. Rebecca Keller

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