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On today’s show:
- About 8,000 police officers and 6000 members of the judiciary and military have been arrested or detained on suspicion of having links to the coup attempt in Turkey. We discuss the details.
- Christopher de Bellaigue’s latest report in the Guardian asks if French prisons are ‘finishing schools’ for terrorism.
- Film director Matt Ross chats with us about celebrating Noam Chomksy Day, and tells us about his latest movie, Captain Fantastic.
- And for our ‘World History Minute’, we explore what became known as the “Great Fire.”