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June 12, 2020

Here, Again

An exhaustingly familiar story. Maybe it’ll have a different ending this time, but maybe not. We hear what different people said and did one weekend in reaction to the killing of George Floyd.

Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION.

Grand Army

Ira watches videos of police behavior at protests. The videos were pulled from a Twitter thread (and corresponding spreadsheet) created by T. Greg Doucette, who has collected more than 600 of them to date.

Then, a protest that wasn’t supposed to happen. An organizer with no experience organizing. Dana Chivvis tagged along on one demonstration in Red Hook, Brooklyn. (15 minutes)