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12/12/17 // Final Thoughts on the Alabama Election

It’s the day of the special election in Alabama and we look at the discourse around evangelicals and Trump, a Washington Post story looks in detail at how the tax plan abandoned the middle class,… | listen

12/8/17 // Jesse Myerson on the GOP’s Long Game

Jesse Myerson is here to talk about how the GOP will use the tax bill to further cut Social Security and Medicare, and new info on Flynn’s side projects as National Security Advisor, and thoughts on… | listen

12/4/17 // JAMJAM Monday on Taxes

It’s a special JAMJAM Monday and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about the tax bill and the Republican’s language around it. Also, John is in the studio, and Flynn is pleading guilty!   … | listen

12/1/17 // MGG Friday on Ending Prostitution Arrests

It’s an MGG Friday and Melissa Gira Grant is here to discuss her latest story on a deadly Vice sting in New York City. Also, John is in the studio to catch up on the tax plan.     Melissa… | listen

8/9/17 // John in the Studio!

John is in the studio to talk how climate change is already impacting the United States, de Blasio proposes a millionaires tax to fund the MTA, and a check in on the left conflict around Kamala… | listen

6/21/17 // Here Comes Iron Stache

A Wisconsin steelworker is challenging Paul Ryan's Congressional seat. And he seems like the coolest normal guy in America. | read

6/19/17 // Pence Lawyers Up

John is in the studio to talk about the latest drama in the White House and Trump’s deflection on Afghanistan. Photo by Brandon Butterworth courtesy of Wikimedia Commons | listen

6/12/17 // Melissa Sage Dumont on Developmental Psych and Gender

Melissa Dumont joins us to discuss developmental psychology, gender and sexuality, and intelligence. Also, John checks in on the Comey hearing, and Labour has historic gains in the British… | listen

5/26/17 // Melissa Gira Grant on Ivanka’s human trafficking project

It’s MGG Thursdays, this week on Friday, and Melissa Gira Grant joins us to talk about Ivanka Trump’s new human trafficking project, the Montana body slam, and Melania’s hand slaps. Also, John… | listen

5/12/17 // Jesse Myerson on Communities and Protest

It’s JAMJAM Fridays, and Jesse Myerson is here to check in with Molly on protests in Harlem, Iowa, and the connections in between. Also, John on the continued Comey fallout. | listen

5/11/17 // Melissa Gira Grant On Language Around Trump

It’s MGG Thursdays, and Melissa Gira Grant is here to push back on the language of abuse to describe Trump’s politics. Also, John on the Comey bombshell. Photo credit: Twitter… | listen

5/4/17 // Melissa Gira Grant on May Day

It’s MGG Thursdays, and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk May Day, that feel-good Heineken ad, and David Brooks’ wedding registry. Also, John on the phone call between Trump and… | listen

4/24/17 // Jake Bolton on the Snap UK Election

Jake Bolton joins us to discuss Theresa May’s call for a snap election in the UK and the broader political context there, John on the looming government shutdown, and David Brooks finds another… | listen

4/12/17 // Mike Ludwig on Jeff Sessions’ Drug War

Truthout’s Mike Ludwig joins us to discuss how Jeff Sessions wants to rewind the drug war back to the 80s, crack down on legalized marijuana, and prevent cannabis as a potential tool in the opioid… | listen

3/28/17 // Paul Ryan’s Failure

John and Molly catch up on the failure of the GOP health care bill, a check in on the story of missing teens in Washington DC, Jared Kushner thinks citizens are customers, and listener… | listen

3/27/17 // Chaos Roundup

John joins us to catch up on the healthcare bill and Nunes going rogue, everything is in chaotic flux, and a giant pile of excellent listener mail. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons | listen

3/18/17 // Op-Ed: Democrats, Republicans, We're All Hypocrites

Hypocrisy has long been part of political perception, but with Republicans fast-tracking healthcare, Democrats pushing Russian conspiracy, and both sides cackling about leaks, how much deeper can we delve into the political slime? | read

3/17/17 // Weekly Rundown: Hypocrites & Tax Returns

Joe discusses the glut of hypocrisy in national politics, our need to reckon with it, and Rachel Maddow's reveal of Donald Trump's 2005 tax forms. | listen

3/15/17 // Steve King’s racist comments, CBO score

The GOP's bad healthcare score, a new education bill initiates a voucher program, and Steve King's very racist comments. Paul Ryan Photo credit: Via Wikimedia | listen

3/14/17 // Trump fires Bharara

Listener thoughts on privatized health insurance, US attorney Preet Bharara is fired by Trump, John finally explains the Wikileaks/CIA story, and some programming news. Photo credit: Wikipedia… | listen

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