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7/26/17 // Radio Dispatch Live with Mychal Denzel Smith (Originally aired on July 5, 2017)

This episode originally aired on July 5, 2017 Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to celebrate the one year anniversary of his book, “Invisible Man Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man’s… | listen

7/13/17 // Racism Keeps America From Embracing K-Pop Awesomeness

Does cultural conditioning keep Asians from becoming stars in America? | read

7/5/17 // Radio Dispatch Live with Mychal Denzel Smith

Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to celebrate the one year anniversary of his book, “Invisible Man Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man’s Education.” Radio Dispatch Live Photo by… | listen

5/30/17 // JAMJAM on a Tuesday

It’s a very belated JAMJAM talk with Jesse Myerson, about the Montana special election, tearing down confederate statues, and how they make Planet Earth. | listen

5/16/17 // Mark White, Part II: Conscious Prejudice

Mark White discusses how investigations like his could make us more conscious of our prejudices and defenses for them,. | listen

5/15/17 // Mark White, Part I: Justifying Prejudice

Mark White discusses his recent study about justifying racial prejudices with the "free speech" defense, and how people tend to shape overarching principles like freedom of speech to their preexisting worldview. | listen

5/3/17 // Andrew Jackson and Revisionist History

John explains why Trump’s worship of Andrew Jackson is as racist as it gets, a black 15-year-old was killed by Texas police, Jimmy Kimmel delivers a touching monologue about his newborn son and… | listen

4/20/17 // Molly Knefel on Tax Day Protests

Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch -- offers her take on the protests and counter-protests that happened last weekend for… | watch

3/21/17 // Ramita Navai on “Iraq Uncovered”

Frontline’s Ramita Navai joins us to discuss her new documentary Iraq Uncovered, John unpacks the mythology behind Steve Bannon, and David Brooks somehow jumps the shark when you’d think there was… | listen

3/17/17 // Trump’s budget

Trump’s budget proposal takes aim at after school, heating assistance, and Meals on Wheels, his new Muslim ban is blocked by a federal judge in Hawaii, and a Times op-ed challenges parents of white… | listen

2/20/17 // Trump’s Wild Press Conference

Trump’s bananas press conference, how ordinary Americans carry out atrocities every day, and listener mail on Miriam Webster. | listen

1/30/17 // Dear White Women: We Owe Women of Color

When we tout the “peacefulness” of the marches, we forget that white feminists have the privilege of being able to march with the support of law enforcement, a privilege that women of color don’t enjoy. | read

1/23/17 // Policing under Trump

Hints at what policing under Trump will look like, the disastrous Price hearing, what two offices in the DOJ tell us about Obama's legacy, and thoughts on Obama's legacy after eight years in… | listen

1/16/17 // Twitter Should Ban President-elect Donald Trump

Twitter should ban President-elect Trump’s official account on the basis of their own rules against hate speech and threats. Doing so would demonstrate that Twitter takes hate speech seriously, especially when coming from the President of the United States. | read

1/9/17 // Megyn Kelly on NBC is a Chilling Thought for Feminists

Her move to NBC will solidify the exception that we make for her bigotry because of her silky tresses and the fact that she is a powerful woman sitting amongst powerful men. | read

1/9/17 // Racism

LaKendra Tookes, who waist-trained and contoured in preparation for her visit to the tub, stops by to discuss racism, among other things. Brooke and LaKendra briefly discuss how racist our country is… | watch

11/22/16 // Erek Smith on Jeff Sessions

Erek Smith on Jeff Sessions, Trump settles the fraud lawsuit against his fake university, the importance of talking about Hamilton, Pence won't rule out waterboarding and Priebus won't rule out a… | listen

11/21/16 // Session and Flynn

Trump picks Sessions for Attorney General and Michael Flynn for National Security Advisor, and listener mail. Photo via Wikimedia | listen

11/19/16 // Week One Under Trump

The first week in the wake of Donald Trump's victory has been as hateful as his campaign. | read

11/17/16 // Ed reform under Trump

Education reformers reel after Trump's election, the bad digital law that's ruining the Internet, and listener mail. | listen

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