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The Worst Question for Abuse Victims

‘Private Violence’ illustrates not only how much domestic abuse slips through the legal and social cracks of society but also how poorly we understand the victim’s point of view.

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The Blinged-Up Rich Kids of Tehran

The young and rich of Iran’s capital are flaunting their wealth on social media.

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Economic Update: The Economics of Corporations

This episode covers the economics of migrants, choosing not to go to college, and corporate tax dodgers and their effects. We also discuss the economics of insurance and the basic economics of capitalist corporations, and respond to listeners’ questions on the Rockefellers selling their fossil fuel holdings and the economics of “mutual” companies. Download the show To listen in live on Saturdays at noon, visit WBAI’s Live Stream Economic Update is in partnership with Truthout.org Your radio station needs Economic Update! If you are a radio station, check this out. If you want to hear Economic Update on your favorite local station, send them this. Visit Professor Wolff’s social movement project, democracyatwork.info. Permission to reprint Professor Wolff’s writing and videos is granted on an individual basis. Please contact profwolff@rdwolff.com to request permission. We reserve the right to refuse or rescind permission at any time.

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Economic Update: How Capitalism Works

This episode covers why efforts against obesity fail, Cadillac’s move into New York, the Atlanta Symphony lockout, subprime auto credit and bank economics. We also discuss the economics of climate change, and respond to listeners’ questions on Jamestown in US history, current minimum wage struggles and the economics of insurance. Download the show To listen in live on Saturdays at noon, visit WBAI’s Live Stream Economic Update is in partnership with Truthout.org Your radio station needs Economic Update! If you are a radio station, check this out. If you want to hear Economic Update on your favorite local station, send them this. Visit Professor Wolff’s social movement project, democracyatwork.info. Permission to reprint Professor Wolff’s writing and videos is granted on an individual basis. Please contact profwolff@rdwolff.com to request permission. We reserve the right to refuse or rescind permission at any time.

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Sarah Waters Riffs on Tabloid Love

The details of a ’20s domestic murder case help fuel the English novelist’s inspired exploration of the intersection of history, social mores, and love.

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I Was Pregnant & He Hit Me. #WhyIStayed

Social media is ablaze over the Ray Rice video, wondering why his future wife stayed. For me, like thousands of other abused women, that answer isn’t an easy one.

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I Was Pregnant, He Hit Me. Why I Stayed.

Social media is ablaze over the Ray Rice video, wondering why his future wife stayed. For me, like thousands of other abused women, that answer isn’t an easy one.

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The Hot Tips for New York Fashion Week

The madness officially begins tomorrow: a week of fashion, partying, and celebrities on the front row.

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‘YOU’ Are ISIS’s New Audience

The most bloodthirsty terrorist group in memory is also a canny manipulator of social media. It seeks to frighten and inspire.

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Hoop Dreams for Native American Team

Facing discrimination from whites and social problems of their own, the Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs make their conditions for victory.

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Pamela Anderson Freezes Out Ice Challenge

Even celebrities known as ice queens are taking up the cold challenge sweeping social media. Not so Pamela Anderson, who used her nomination to condemn the ALS Association.

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The Resurrection of Black Jesus Christ

Black Jesus smokes copious amounts of weed mooched off his friends and makes miracles by turning water into cognac. But where the hell’s the poignant social critique?

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Why Does Facebook Hate Porn Stars?

The social network isn’t impressed. Maybe it’s the shock of seeing your bubble butt popping out of skimpy bikini. Or maybe it’s just because you’re a porn star.

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Dole: Gay Marriage Holding Portman Back

The elder Republican implied the senator from Ohio has already risked too much with social conservatives to endorse an international convention they hate.

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MH17 Investigation Is a Historic First

Without access to the site, reporters, social media, and governments put together pieces of the puzzle. Try as they did, there’s no way the rebels could conceal what happened.

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Trolling the Israel-Palestine Conflict

From hashtags praising Hitler to Facebook groups demanding ‘revenge’ on Gaza, the social mediasphere has reached a new low.

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Everything to Know About Tove Lo, Sweden’s Newest Pop Sensation

Last week, the Swedish pop singer Tove Lo made her American TV debut on Late Night With Seth Meyers; she’s climbing up the Hot 100; and she’s about to tour with Katy Perry. It is time to learn who she is! Here’s what you need to know:It’s pronounced “Too-veh Lu.”But … More »

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How to Watch ABC’s Rising Star the Right Way

Despite the recent cancellation of The X Factor and American Idol’s steady decline over the past few years, ABC still thinks it can get America interested in a new singing-based talent show. Its trick? Live voting. Rising Star premiered last night, and by the looks of it, ABC is seriously … More »

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