767 April 8, 2022 Do Not Go Gentle In this moment when autocrats and almost-autocrats are getting bolder and more powerful, we bring you two stories of resistance, from Hungary and Russia. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Hokyoung Kim Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION. Prologue Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass zooms in on five surreal minutes of Hungary’s opposition campaign. (5 minutes) Act One The Brothers Harangazo ByZoe Chace Producer Zoe Chace spends time with two brothers in Hungary, trying to win an election that’s basically impossible for them to win. (27 minutes) Act Two Putin’s On Our Side ByRobyn Semien One of the last independent newspapers in Russia finds new ways to cover a war that the government doesn’t want them to cover. Producer Robyn Semien talks to one of their editors, Nikita Kondratiev, about how it’s going. (20 minutes) Song:“Rage” by The Jerks Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 170: Immigration Oct. 13, 2000 Act Two: Whose Idea Was This Anyway? Immigration and Naturalization Service spokesman Bill Strassberger explains why INS opposes parts of the 1996 immigration law, even while it enforces it. 295: Not What I Signed Up For Aug. 26, 2005 Act Two: Small Fish, Smaller Pond Nick Hornby's new story about a country so tiny, it's just a field, a few houses, a shop, and a café. 732: Secrets Feb. 19, 2021 Act Two: Bad Cell Service Pavan Bivigou writes about having sickle-cell anemia. Staff RecommendationsView all 489 Mar. 1, 2013 No Coincidence, No Story! We asked listeners to send us their best coincidence stories, and we got more than 1,300 submissions! 465 May 25, 2012 What Happened at Dos Erres A Guatemalan immigrant living near Boston gets a phone call with some very strange news about his past.