The People’s Podcast Party

Two new populist podcasts for your aural enjoyment.

Against the Grain, Tuesday January 6th 2009:

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How many incompetently represented people get convicted, or even executed? In the volume We Dissent: Talking Back to the Rehnquist Court (NYU Press 2008), Abbe Smith describes what’s happened to poor people’s access to effective legal representation.

Leonard Lopate, Tuesday December 23 2008:

Find out how more than 40 million diverse Latinos may have been unfairly lumped into a single homogeneous market by pollsters, marketers, and policymakers. Arlene Davila is author of Latino Spin: Public Image and the Whitewashing of Race.