Best Incarceration podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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All kids make dumb mistakes. But depending on your zip code, race or just bad luck, those mistakes can have a lasting impact. Mass incarceration starts young. In Caught: The Lives of Juvenile Justice, hear from kids about the moment they collided with law and order, and how it changed them forever. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
Beyond the Bars Radio is a podcast where we want to bring professionals and the community together to talk about real issues and solutions regarding addiction, recovery, incarceration and transformation!You will hear from experts in the field, legislators, individuals and families struggling with addiction on the journey to recovery, personal testimonies from people around the world who have been lifted from their ruts of addiction and now live a life of well-balanced recovery.
Prison Radio records and broadcasts the voices of prisoners, centering their analyses and experiences in the movements against mass incarceration and state repression.
Victory Over Sin
Victory Over Sin is a show hosted by Mark Renick that addresses issues pertaining to returning citizens as they face the challenges of coming out of incarceration in Idaho. You can join Mark each Saturday at 12:30 PM MST on 94.1 The Voice. This program is funded by Systemic Change of Idaho.
From New Orleans and Louisiana, the world’s incarceration capital, we will meet those serving time inside and outside the criminal justice system. 711070
Our show talks about issues that involve everyday life that the mainstream media will not speak or give full details about. From love and relationships to black history, politics, civil rights, police brutality, and injustices throughout the land. Are you tired of the same old news that really does not give any news but just straight lies? Are you fed up with listening to the issues that do not reflect your community and the issues revolving around your community, if you say yes then you are ...
A rich selection of documentaries aimed at relentlessly curious minds, introduced by Rhianna Dhillon.
BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.Each week we take a topic that people are talking about and explore it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversation with our listeners, we make history engaging and fun.
Seeing the world beyond news headlines: politicians, journalists and researchers share their insights onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
Edge of Sports
Where sports and politics collide, hosted by Nation magazine Sports Editor Dave Zirin
Every week Chris Hayes asks the big questions that keep him up at night. How do we make sense of this unprecedented moment in world history? Why is this (all) happening? This podcast starts to answer these questions. Writers, experts, and thinkers who are also trying to get to the bottom of them join Chris to break it all down and help him get a better night’s rest. “Why is this Happening?” is presented by MSNBC and NBCNews Think.
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Audio interview RSS feed. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.
Loud & Clear
Tune in to Loud and Clear with Brian Becker for the latest news, commentary and searing political analysis. We bring you independent experts, activists and political writers.
Drawing a Dialogue
A podcast discussing comics in historical + educational contexts. Updates first Friday of every month, visit for more.
Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
Join hosts Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos as they unpack the week in politics with a California perspective. Featuring interviews with reporters and other insiders involved in the craft of politics—including elected officials, candidates, pollsters, campaign managers, fundraisers, and other political players—Political Breakdown pulls back the curtain to offer an insider’s glimpse at how politics works today.
Going in-depth with pop culture, Drew Dixon and Tyler Burns go deeper with the writers of Christ and Pop Culture each week.
Capitol Access
Reports on Louisiana politics and government - and the people shaping state policy - from Sue Lincoln and Wallis Watkins.
Find shows from Cultural Resource Management Archaeology to technology to anarchy to whatever. We cover it all in this feed.
Black Pill Radio
Delivering conscious commentary on issues affecting our community and businesses, as well as events happening on a social, political and global scale. Broadcasting live every 1st and 3rd Sunday morning of each month from 10am to 11am eastern standard time.
Beatitudes Radio
Progressive Christianity in today's world. A mix of thought provoking interviews, insightful questions and the deeper meaning behind sacred texts.
Another View is a weekly call-in radio talk show that discusses today’s topics from an African American perspective.
Loud & Clear
Tune in to Loud and Clear with Brian Becker for the latest news, commentary and searing political analysis. We bring you independent experts, activists and political writers.
A podcast from Washington Post Live, the newsroom’s live journalism platform, where top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices discuss the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post’s newsroom to life on stage.
The Archaeology Show is produced by the Archaeology Podcast Network. It's hosted by a contract archaeologist and an academic. We will interview people from around the world in a variety of topics. Enjoy the ride.
Welcome to Justice 4 All- Prisoners Lives Matter M.I. podcast where, "Truth is shared Freely!"
Cara Live!
An honest and intelligent journey through the political and social landscape of the country.
Your alternative to talkback. Backchat is a weekly show of news, politics, interviews, discussion, satire, and feature reporting. Hosted by Swetha Das and Shami Sivasubramanian. Executive produced by Natalie Sekulovska, with producers Amelia Zhou and Cameron Wilson. Got an idea for a story? - We're also on Twitter @BackchatFBi
Liberal Fix
A recap of the week in Progressive or Liberal Politics. News, Commentary and Analysis. Hosted by sociologist Keith Brekhus from Montana and the show's Producer Naomi Minogue from California.Every Friday, Liberal Fix hosts and guests tackle tough issues with a perspective that comes from outside the beltway.Join the Liberal Fix community, a like-minded group of individuals dedicated to promoting progressive ideals and progressive activists making a difference.
Central Time
"Central Time" takes a unique approach each hour to cover a mix of topics, finding the latest news, cultural trends, and exploring ideas -- big and small -- to find the best guests to discuss these thought-provoking topics.It can be heard weekdays on the Ideas Network from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Interviews with Scholars of the American West about their New Books
A podcast from Washington Post Live, the newsroom’s live journalism platform, where top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices discuss the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post’s newsroom to life on stage.
On Second Thought
On Second Thought is a one hour, daily news talk show, airing at 9 a.m. ET weekdays on Georgia Public Broadcasting hosted by Virginia Prescott. Timely conversations about all topics relating to Georgia including politics, healthcare, education, music, literature and race. We bring you stories you won't hear elsewhere and voices that are often ignored. The show has a no-pundit policy because we're interested in information, not talking points. On Second Thought incorporates the comments and i ...
Sherri Jefferson
2019 - CONVERSATIONS WITH SHERRI JEFFERSON. Unlock Your Potential.Each episode is informative, inspiring, and innovative. Explore issues and challenges facing our homes, schools, and communities. Call 646-727-2566 LISTEN LIVE, ITUNE OR ON DEMANDMore about Sherri
TechCrunch Mixtape
Welcome to TechCrunch Mixtape the TechCrunch podcast that looks at how technology impacts culture. Listen to TechCrunch Senior Reporter Megan Rose Dickey and Editorial Director Henry Pickavet as they dive into the week's headlines followed by interviews with influencers and innovators in the field.
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This week we speak to Kain Colter, former quarterback at Northwestern and current organizer with the American Federation of Teachers. We talked about his experiences at Northwestern, challenges that college athletes face, and the labor movement today. Also we got ‘Choice Words’ about the picket line developing at the Super Bowl halftime show by ...…
What does Amazon want from us? For consumers, Amazon can be a frictionless gateway to find everything from bed frames to dog food, baby clothes to award winning original tv series. There’s nothing quite like it – a position they’re in not by accident but by design. Amazon became the behemoth we know it to be by targeting and absorbing any compe ...…
Writer Charles Sprawson reflects on his life as he copes with advancing dementia. Charles Sprawson is the author of Haunts of the Black Masseur: The Swimmer As Hero - a romantic history of swimming and a memoir of his own adventures in water. Now 77, Charles has vascular dementia and lives in a retirement home. But even as he grows increasingly ...…
"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."Title IX is federal civil rights law that was passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972 that prohibit ...…
In 1990, Jeffrey Deskovic was wrongfully convicted of the brutal rape and murder of his 15-year-old classmate, Angela Correa. Mr. Deskovic was only 16 at the time of the crime with no prior record. Police claimed that Mr. Deskovic was overly upset at the victim’s funeral and were certain they had their man. They interrogated him for over seven ...…
In this episode, I will be playing the a story from one of the guides for the haunted history of NOLA. During my time in NOLA I manage to record the story while on the tour. This is a great story to listen to. You might have to sleep with all the lights on for this episode. DO NOT MISS OUT!
Tremayne Guinn And Ricky Kidd – Using Poetry To Endure Wrongful Convictions Jaws of Justice Radio has committed to bringing forward cases of wrongful conviction each month in 2019. Some are the victims of mistaken identity, or faulty forensic evidence … The post Tremayne Guinn And Ricky Kidd – Using Poetry To Endure Wrongful Convictions appeare ...…
In the first episode of 2019, hosts Kim Wilson and Brian Sonenstein begin a conversation on transformative justice by discussing the concept of “Pods” and the process of “Pod-mapping.” These exercises involve developing skills and identifying relationships that are key to intervening in harm and providing the kind of support that accountability ...…
HOLY CANNOLI YALL THIS IS THE PODCAST CROSS-POLLINATION OF OUR DREAAAMZZZ!!!This week we have Art and Labor podcast co-hosts OK Fox and Lucia Love and they are just the GREATEST and we are VERY GLAD THEY GRACED US WITH THEIR BRILLIANCE.Follow them on twitter: @ArtandLaborPod / @OKFox / @titaniumwigRESOURCES TO KNOW ABOUT:Pay Lucia and OK for th ...…
Stat: 57 percent of social media news consumers expect what they see there to be largely inaccurate. Story: The rise of deepfakes—realistic fake videos made with artificial intelligence software—is beginning to make sorting fact from fiction even harder. In an interview with Dartmouth Professor Hany Farid, a digital forensics expert who advises ...…
Kristy Sobel is a Prize Fighter. The Prize she battles for is life. Her world was completely changed when she was hit in a car accident. From this crash: her unborn daughter died, she had her spine crushed, a subsequent procedure failed and nearly killed her again. She lost her marraige. On the edge of life or death, she pointed her car towards ...…
What are we all so awkward about? Annalisa Dinnella explores this slippery emotion. Can she and a group of comedians outsmart awkwardness - and should they even be trying? Annalisa has 5% vision and regularly navigates the fog of other people’s awkwardness. Research from the disability charity Scope reveals that 67% of British people feel uncom ...…
What are we all so awkward about? Annalisa Dinnella explores this slippery emotion. Can she and a group of comedians outsmart awkwardness - and should they even be trying? Annalisa has 5% vision and regularly navigates the fog of other people’s awkwardness. Research from the disability charity Scope reveals that 67% of British people feel uncom ...…
The government shutdown turns into a Trump/Pelosi showdown, and Governor Gavin Newsom is greeted with a teachers strike in LA and the possible bankruptcy of PG&E (0:58). Then, Scott and Marisa are joined by East Bay Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks, who talks about juggling parenting and politics, her childhood in the Sierra foothills, working for Pre ...…
House Democrats’ HR 1 – Faking the Funk on Voting Rights, Spreading Fear and Gunning For the Greens in 2020 It’s a brand new year and Democrats running the House of Representatives under Nancy Pelosi, Jim Clyburn and Steny Hoyer need to rebrand themselves in preparation for the 2020 elections. So Team Pelosi has rolled out what they and their f ...…
Dr Amanda Kramer leads a discussion with Dr Gillian McNaull and QUB JD student Caoimhe Anderson about Canada’s recent decision to legalise marijuana.By (Queen's University - School of Law).
At a time when we're being told we need more empathy, some experts claim that narcissism - empathy's evil twin - is on the rise. Narcissism has vaulted off the psychotherapist’s couch, sprinted away from the psychiatric ward, and is now squatting in the mainstream of popular conversation. Social media seems obsessed with "narcs", and with detec ...…
Empathy is the psycho-political buzzword of the day. President Obama said - frequently - that America's empathy deficit was more important than the Federal deficit. Bill Clinton said "I feel your pain", and Hillary urged us all "to see the world through our neighbour’s eyes, to imagine what it is like to walk in their shoes". Many people have t ...…
In this episode, we take an alternative look at Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, examining how the civil rights icon was so much more than simply the “I Have a Dream” soundbite, which has become known as the cornerstone of his public perception. Along with Pastor Roger C. Williams of the First Baptist Church of Glen Cove, NY, Larry Hamm, of th ...…
What was so bad about NAFTA? If you ask the President, it was one of the worst deals ever made. A common 2016 campaign riff was him promising to bring jobs back, get companies to return production to the U.S., and scrap NAFTA. This anti-trade campaigning caught the attention of many voters struggling to find work. Interestingly, it also got the ...…
In this conclusion of their two-part interview, Sam speaks with retired warden, Burl Cain. This fascinating interview provides insightful answers to the question, "How could you possibly motivate people who have nothing left to lose?"Discover Prison Fellowship's Warden Exchange Program at more information about Prison ...…
Dusty Turner was a 20-year-old Navy SEAL trainee when he was arrested for the murder and abduction of Jennifer Evans. On June 19th, 1995, Dusty Turner was out at a bar with some friends in Virginia Beach, VA including his roommate and training partner, Billy Brown. Dusty Turner and Jennifer Evans were sitting in his car waiting for Evans’s frie ...…
Isn’t clean air, safe & nutritious food and potable water important to you? Who manages your trash or makes sure there is electricity? On this episode of #SundayCivics, L. Joy begins the conversation about our public utilities and the agencies that regulate them with guest Ibrahim Salih Abdul-Matin. #CivicDocket One Town's Decades Long Struggle ...…
This week we speak to NY Daily News sports writer Charles Modiano about his writing on the NFL's coaching hires over the last month: hires that have all but practically eliminated black head coaches from the league. Also we also have ‘Choice Words’ about the case of Maori Davenport. If you don't know it, you should. In addition we have the ‘Jus ...…
Survivors of a decimated planet must avoid coming face to face with an entity that takes the form of their worst fears and kills them. Hoping to find sanctuary, a woman and her two kids trek through the wild blindfolded to shield their eyes from it.
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This Week on Seminary Dropout… Carolyn Custis James is an award-winning author and international speaker. She blogs at, as a Leading Voice at MissioAlliance, and at Huffington Post, is an adjunct faculty member at Biblical Theological Seminary, and a consulting editor for Zondervan’s Exegetical Commentary Series on th ...…
On this episode of Victory Over Sin, Mark interviews Tim Leigh, the new Re-Entry Manager of the Idaho Department of Corrections.
The East Hill Singers is a unique, internationally know prison chorus located at Lansing Correctional Facility in Lansing, KS. Founded in 1995, the chorus has grown in size and prominence to include up to 50 inmate singers. The unique aspect … The post East Hill Singers – Inmates and Community Singing Together appeared first on .…
There’s a lot of talk lately about the Green New Deal. The phrase was first used in the US by Howie Hawkins , the Green party candidate for governor in New York state in 2010, 2014 and 2018. Howie says he stole it from the European Greens who’d been intrigued by the old American New Deal of the 1930s under Franklin Roosevelt. European Greens wa ...…
ITS TIME TO TALK ABOUT THE STARS AND PLANETS BAYBEEEEEThis week we have the incredible Alice Sparkly Kat ( joining us! She talks us through some of our signs, and helps us learn about how colonialism and patriarchy are tied up in astrology! It's a REAL good one, so get yr ears to the sky, cutiesTheme music as alw ...…
Powder Matt Mosteller’s life changed in the mountains. Sitting in a station wagon alone, waiting…life happened. Matt wanting some fresh air opened his car door. A ski instructor on the way up the mountains saw young Matt and said, “Come on, I’m about to give a lesson, come with me and I’ll teach you how to ski.” You Can Do This Matt’s life bega ...…
As she prepares to perform two roles in a new production of the classic "White ballet", La Bayadere, the Royal Ballet's charismatic Argentinian-born principal dancer, Marianela Nunez shares her life behind the scenes. Marianela Nunez is considered one of the greatest ballerinas in the world, combining passion and flare from her Argentinian back ...…
Governor Gavin Newsom releases his first state budget proposal, and relishes the opportunity to explain every detail (0:10). Scott and Marisa were there, and they run through the big takeaways with Katie Orr. Then, Los Angeles State Senator and Budget Committee chair Holly Mitchell talks about her policy-focused parents, her introduction to sta ...…
New Year, new presidential candidates. The 2020 race may be a ways off, but candidates are starting to reveal themselves. L. Joy brings Carol McDonald and Jamila Bey to the front of the class to discuss how they are making their decision to choose a presidential candidate and it may help you make yours.Show GuestsCarol McDonald is a seasoned ac ...…
Hey guys, a new year is here and I have some great tales to tell you about my trip in New Orleans. In this episode, I will go over the dos an donts of the French Quarter, my experience with the shops, and the folks who are there. Also, for the first time, I will be releasing my first Youtube travel video featuring NOLA. the videos are a two par ...…
From H.P. Lovecraft: The investigation into a mysterious disappearance.
How can Democrats win in deep red America? During the midterms, momentum behind progressive candidates in red states garnered national attention – Beto O’Rourke in Texas, Andrew Gillum in Florida, and Stacey Abrams in Georgia. These were no overnight successes. They were the culmination of, among many things, the tireless efforts of grass roots ...…
In 1969 Harold Wilson's Government lowered the voting age from 21 to 18. Fifty years on, with calls for votes at 16 gaining support, Professor James Tilley explores not just whether reducing it further makes sense, but if arguments could be made for raising it back to 21. As most other areas of the law restrict the rights and responsibilities o ...…
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