Friday, November 15, 2013
President Obama announced that insurance companies may keep people on plans that were initially canceled after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. WNYC’s Fred Mogul and Elisabeth Benjamin from the Community Service Society will explain what you need to know about your insurance plan. Plus: co-directors Jamila Wignot and Sierra Pettengill discuss their new documentary on the rise of the Tea Party; Ricki Lake and Dana Ben-Ari talk about their new film, “Breastmilk;” and Christopher Beha of Harper’s Magazine gives a sneak peak at the December Harper’s Index.
Friday, April 19, 2013
In the May issue of Harper’s magazine, Ted Conover, a longtime undercover and participatory journalist, details his job as an undercover federal meat inspector at an industrial slaughterhouse. Conover talks to Brooke about meat safety, going undercover and why it's necessary to bring a hidden world to life.