Boko Haram, Raptor Rehabilitation, Fugitive Life In American Cities

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The constant policing of Americans who live in disadvantaged neighborhoods makes them seem like fugitives. That’s according to Veronica Rueckert and Rob Ferrett’s guest sociologist, who details the six years she spent in a disadvantaged Philadelphia neighborhood. They also discuss the kidnapping of eight more girls in Nigeria and talk to a woman who rehabilitates Wisconsin’s native birds.

Featured in this Show

  • 8 More Girls Kidnapped In Nigeria

    The militant group Boko Haram has abducted eight more girls in Nigeria this week, bringing their overall total to more than 250. An advocate for international women’s rights explains what we know so far, and what sort of response she’d like to see from the United States and the international community.

  • Raptor Rehab

    Birds are everywhere. All you need to do is look up. But what happens when they’re down? We talk with a woman who rehabilitates Wisconsin’s native birds.

  • Fugitive Life In An American City

    A sociologist talks about her six years spent in a disadvantaged neighborhood in Philadelphia, and the impact of the constant policing of the residents there.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Karl Christenson Producer
  • Lauren Supina Guest
  • Marge Gibson Guest
  • Alice Goffman Guest

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