Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

A Plane Crash Unites A Country...Then Divides It In Two

Friday, August 07, 2020

Since 2014, a far-right nationalist party has been in power in Poland. How a conspiracy theory helped it get there.

Making Sense of 'Cancel Culture'

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

The YouTube star ContraPoints on her own cancellations.

The Supreme Court Justice With The Most To Say

Friday, July 31, 2020

Clarence Thomas has a comprehensive vision for America. We ignore it at our own peril. 

The Summer Camp That Inspired The Disability Rights Movement

Friday, July 24, 2020

Crip Camp, a new Netflix documentary, examines the origins of a human rights movement.

Monumental Questions

Friday, July 24, 2020

Should we even have monuments at all?

The Lincoln Project Is Sorry About All That

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Doctor Frankenstein, welcome to the resistance. 

40 Acres

Friday, July 10, 2020

Eviction, and the long history of racist housing discrimination in America. 

Who Is Lady Liberty, And What Does She Want?

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

The many faces, and political uses, of the statue.

How Germany Can Help America Remember

Friday, July 03, 2020

Bryan Stevenson has taken inspiration from Berlin for his new civil rights memorial and museum in Montgomery, Alabama.

"This Is Always Going To Be What Happened"

Friday, July 03, 2020

So, what happens when a nation commits itself to the task of confronting its history?

Looking Up and Up and Up

Friday, July 03, 2020

Brooke visits a new memorial to the victims of lynching.

A Rush To Editorial Judgment, Averted

Friday, June 26, 2020

How staffers at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution stopped themselves from criminalizing a victim of police brutality. 

Why Do Journalists Keep Falling for Police Fast Food Hoaxes?

Friday, June 26, 2020

The fake story about poisoned police officers at Shake Shack is part of a troubling pattern.

"Abstinence-Only" Coronavirus Guidance Won't Save Us

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Public health experts who research how to manage risk advise a harm-reduction approach instead.

We're Still In The First Wave

Friday, June 19, 2020

But actually, it looks more like a plateau with 20,000 new Covid-19 cases a day.

How We Remember the Tulsa Massacre

Friday, June 19, 2020

In 1921, the predominantly Black community of Greenwood was the site of one of the largest so-called "race riots" in American history. Why don't we talk about it?

The Milkshake Duck-ing of Bon Appetit

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

On whiteness in food media — and the downfalls of Bon App and Alison Roman. 

Humans Are Only As Bad As The Systems We Build

Friday, June 05, 2020

We're constantly told human beings are untrustworthy and greedy and need law and order for society to function. What if that's simply untrue?

Is This 'Unrest' or an 'Uprising'?

Friday, June 05, 2020

 A former foreign correspondent's perspective.

How We Keep Our Communities Safe

Friday, June 05, 2020

We're hearing increasing calls to "defund the police." What could we fund instead?