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10/17/17 // Dr. Steve Billet on Iran, Republican Fear & More

Dr. Steve Billet joins the show to discuss Trump's comments on the Iran nuclear agreement, the administration's heavy rhetoric with North Korea and growing fear and dissension within the Republican Party. | listen

10/17/17 // Women, Trans and Nonbinary folks say: Me Too

Morning John on Trump’s executive order attacking healthcare subsidies, Mayim Bialik writes a victim-blaming New York Times op-ed, women, trans, and nonbinary people post “me too” on social… | listen

10/16/17 // Levi Boxell on Political Polarization

Levi Boxell joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the internet's role in political polarization. | listen

10/16/17 // Buzzfeed on Breitbart

We catch up on the Buzzfeed story detailing how Milo launders hate into the mainstream, and the Vanity Fair story on how Trump hates everyone in the White House.      Photo by Shal Farley… | listen

10/13/17 // Weekly Rundown: Slavery & Szechuan Sauce

Taia Handlin joins Joe to discuss Sheriff Steve Prator's racist remarks and the Rick and Morty Szechuan sauce debacle. | listen

10/13/17 // Ep 27 // Torah Talk / ‘Blade Runner 2049’

Torah Talk with Matt Ruby & Charles Gould. Jacqueline Soller and Charles Hinshaw on ‘Blade Runner 2049.’ Molly Knefel on Trump’s attack on birth control mandates. Sloppy Heads’ BTR Live Studio session. | listen

10/13/17 // JAMJAM Fridays on Public Money

It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to answer questions about his money talk, and problematize the phrase “wasting taxpayer dollars.” Also, John is in the studio to talk more on… | listen

10/12/17 // Katy Collin, Part II: Secessionist Movements

Katy Collin discusses why Americans should care about the independence referendum in Catalonia. | listen

10/12/17 // MGG Thursdays on Weinstein and Vance

Ronan Farrow follows up the New York Times reporting on Harvey Weinstein with detailed accounts from 13 women. Also, New York DA Cy Vance knew about it. Melissa Gira Grant, via Twitter | listen

10/12/17 // Molly Knefel // Trump Attacks Birth Control

Molly Knefel gives her take on the intended rollback of the Birth Control Mandate, introduced by President Obama, which provides birth control coverage at no cost to approximately 55 million women.… | watch

10/11/17 // Katy Collin, Part I: Catalan Referendum

Katy Collin joins the show to discuss the independence referendum in Catalonia and how it fits into the wave of separatism (and indirectly, populism) sweeping Europe. | listen

10/11/17 // Frontline’s 'War on the EPA'

Frontline’s James Jacoby joins us to discuss his new documentary War on the EPA, the Trump administration rolls back the birth control mandate, and Trump’s feud with Bob Corker isn’t what you… | listen

10/11/17 // Marines Hunt for Recruits At Comic Con

War isn’t LARPing and the armed forces should know better. | read

10/10/17 // David Broockman, Part II: New Ideas in Campaigning

In Part II, David Broockman says it's overkill to assume no persuasion works and says the wealth of new ideas in political science will change future campaigns. | listen

10/10/17 // Ryan Devereaux on the Camion de la Muerta

Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss his story on migrants smuggled over the border in a big rig truck, and how they were used to prosecute the driver then faced deportation themselves. Also, Morning… | listen

10/9/17 // David Broockman, Part I: Campaign Persuasiveness

David Broockman joins the show to discuss his recent study about the persuasiveness--or lack thereof--of political campaigning. | listen

10/9/17 // What the Spanish Civil War Can Teach Us

We’re joined by Kenny, host of The Movements podcast, who tells us what the Spanish Civil War can teach us about revolution, reform, and fighting fascism. Also, catching up on listener mail. | listen

10/6/17 // Dan Lane on Slacktivism

Dan Lane joins the show to discuss his recent study on slacktivism and whether posting online has any positive correlation with real world activism. | listen

10/6/17 // Ep 26 // Kate Willett / ‘American Made’

Matt Ruby interviews comedian Kate Willett. Jacqueline Soller on ‘American Made.’ John Knefel on Roy Moore as the future of the GOP. Hyukoh’s BTR Live Studio session. | listen

10/6/17 // Jesse Myerson on Leftist Gun Control

It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about a leftist vision of gun regulation. Also, Molly has a piece in Teen Vogue about racial disparities in youth incarceration, and Morning… | listen

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