With Friends Like These

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Unf*ck the Police with W. Kamau Bell

April 30, 2021 - 51:34
“United Shades of America” host W. Kamau Bell joins to discuss the miserable job performance of the police, who are our employees! Also:...

“Boys State” Star Isn’t Ready to Run Again

April 23, 2021 - 49:01
Documentary “Boys State” was short-listed for an Oscar for its engrossing portrayal of Texas teenagers’ cutthroat politics. One of its...

How to Be Fearless with Tig Notaro

April 16, 2021 - 42:31
Stand-up Tig Notaro comes by to talk about being free and fearless, and how that makes you a better person and funnier comedian.For a...

About The Show

On this season of With Friends Like These, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, host Ana Marie Cox looks at post-Trump America and tries to find models for how we forgive people, and if we should.

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Ana Marie Cox
Ana Marie Cox

More Episodes

Unf*ck the Police with W. Kamau Bell

April 30, 2021 - 51:34
“United Shades of America” host W. Kamau Bell joins to discuss the miserable job performance of the police, who are our employees! Also:...

“Boys State” Star Isn’t Ready to Run Again

April 23, 2021 - 49:01
Documentary “Boys State” was short-listed for an Oscar for its engrossing portrayal of Texas teenagers’ cutthroat politics. One of its...

How to Be Fearless with Tig Notaro

April 16, 2021 - 42:31
Stand-up Tig Notaro comes by to talk about being free and fearless, and how that makes you a better person and funnier comedian.For a...

If It’s Not Fixed, Don’t Break It (with Elizabeth Kolbert)

April 9, 2021 - 48:30
New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert’s new book, “Under a White Sky,” explores the damage to the planet humans have done (or could do) in...

When Your Parents Don’t Know You (with Rebecca Carroll)

April 2, 2021 - 54:37
Rebecca Carroll grew up as the only Black person in her adopted family, and in her small town. Her memoir, “Surviving the White Gaze,”...

Debts to Society

March 26, 2021 - 43:39
Harvard Law professor Martha Minow has an idea: what if we forgive debts to society with the same generosity that we forgive the debts...