Slate Podcasts

How Ferguson Prepared the Protesters

How Ferguson Prepared the Protesters

On the Gist, what’s happening in Omaha. In the interview, Slate’s Joel Anderson is here to talk with Mike about the parallels between the current protests and those in Ferguson, MO. They discuss the different tactics used by activists and police, how Ferguson organizers have now grown into leaders of a movement, and dissect why people loot. Email us at Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder and Margaret Kelley. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Duration: 31 min

Release Date:

Share part or all of the audio of this episode