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Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the House Judiciary Committee's attempt to question Attorney General William Barr and what…
The rogue gang that was detaining migrants at the border, children might be kept at Guantanamo, and listener mail on gender and…
Joe discusses the synagogue shooting in Poway, Calif. and the right's selective ignorance and conflation of…
On the first day of his campaign, Susan Bro and Anita Hill both illuminated Joe Biden’s tendency to use other people for his own…
BTRtoday Editor in Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss Joe Biden's new candidacy and his paranoid vision of a Biden…
We look back on 2009 film ‘The Hangover.’ Also, we review new movie,’High Life.’ Plus a preview of Strawberry…
Joe Biden is running, Tom Friedman has gone full eco-fascist, and listener mail on the child surveillance app. Memorial for…
Joe calls his dad to discuss what the New York Giants should do in the first round of the NFL Draft tonight. Talking Odell…
Campaign merchandise tells us more than you might think. It’s also easy to roast.
We spend the hour on the recent CNN Town Halls with five 2020 presidential candidates, Pete Buttigieg’s remarks on why people on…
In light of the Mueller report being released, and various responses from groups of Democrats on the best way to proceed, John…
J. McVay joins the show to discuss picking up Game of Thrones for its final season and what to expect heading into episode three.
Elizabeth Warren unveils a plan for free college and forgiveness of student debt, Mayor Pete compares Sanders to Trump, and the…
Joe talks about centrist fear of progressive Democratic candidates following CNN's town hall.
We talk with David Sutherland, director of the new Frontline documentary “Marcos Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.” Also, we catch…
Joe discusses Elizabeth Warren's student debt relief proposal and why it's a smart political move ahead of her CNN town hall.
We spend the hour on the Mueller report, and the President’s many efforts to do crimes. Protest Trump and Protect the…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss revelations from the redacted Mueller Report, Attorney General Barr serving as Trump's stooge…
This week has been a lesson in conservatives’ disingenuous attacks on AOC and Ilhan Omar. Also, Kamala Harris regrets her policy…
We look back on 2009 film ‘Dogtooth.’ Also, we review new movie,‘Dogman.’ Plus a preview of Grandchildren’s upcoming BTR…
In Part 2, Julian Zelizer discusses tracing media's partisan transformation, social media, and the role of a historian in 2019.
AG William Barr wants to detain asylum seekers, establishment Democrats are organizing around their fear of Bernie Sanders, and…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the way Democrats have responded to Donald Trump's mischaracterization of Representative Ilhan…
Julian Zelizer joins the show to discuss his book Fault Lines and writing about modern American history.
The right wing’s white supremacist response to the fire at Notre Dame, the Republican and Democrats’ shared indifference to…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss expectations for the redacted Mueller report, how the public might respond, and whether Bill…
The story behind the infamous Nazi salute photo. The Square in Baraboo, Wisconsin. photo courtesy of Let's Rave via…
Joe discusses Nancy Pelosi's appearance on 60 Minutes and her bizarre desire to appeal to the center at all costs.
Ansel Taylor joins us to discuss their experience trying to get accountability for a sexual assault on campus. Also, Glenn Beck…
Justin Goldsmith joins the show to discuss all things Game of Thrones ahead of the Season 8 premiere on Sunday night.
Julian Assange has been arrested, the right wing continues to put a target on Ilhan Omar’s back, and listener mail. photo…
Candidate Profile: Elizabeth Warren. Also, we review the new movie, ‘Shazam!’
In Part 2, Missy Pollack (@missy_freeandfit) discusses the cumulative effects of millennials broadcasting their lives on social…
Benjamin Netanyahu has been reelected in Israel, a white supremacist violence panel in the House resulted in a Muslim father who…
In light of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s resignation as the head of the Department of Homeland Security, John Knefel reflects on…
Missy Pollack (@missy_freeandfit) joins the show to discuss her experience with addiction and recovery and her thoughts on the…
Kirstjen Neilson is out and there’s already an emerging narrative that she was a counterweight against Trump’s worst impulses.…
Joe discusses the House Judiciary Committee's hearing on white nationalism and how our elected officials (*cough* Republicans…
A Washington Post piece suggests that Bernie Sanders is the left’s version of Donald Trump, and a Times op ed says don’t…
Joe discusses the inevitable rehabilitation of outgoing DHS secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and why her hire will serve as another test…
Piper Anderson joins us to discuss her work using storytelling to fight mass incarceration. Also, Morning John on the War Powers…
Joe discusses his story about millennial drug use and the factors that (likely) account for it.
In the least surprising turn of events ever, new reporting suggests there is more to the Mueller report than William Barr…
A new survey suggests young people are dealing with American dread the best way they know how.
We look back on 2009 film ‘Inglourious Basterds.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘The Beach Bum.’ Plus a preview of…
Joe discusses Donald Trump's Joe Biden tweet and why the president's lack of self-awareness and shame gives him an advantage in…
Since we last recorded 24 hours ago, Donald Trump called Puerto Rico another country, got his father’s birthplace wrong,…
Following the claims of inappropriate touching from politician Lucy Flores against former Vice President Joe Biden, John Knefel…
Elena Childers joins the show to discuss the Joker trailer, Joaquin Phoenix and her enjoyment of realistic superhero…
As predicted, the defense of Joe Biden has been an absolute nightmare. Also, conservatives attack trans folks for debunking the…
Care about equality? Then you have to give the festival a hard pass.
A new study suggests the negative effects from lack of sleep reach as far as the ballot box.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Trump's bizarre lies and attacks against Puerto Rican officials, a potential shutdown over the…
Lucy Flores describes a non-consensual interaction with Joe Biden on the campaign trail, a long Current Affairs piece tells us all…
Joe discusses recent allegations of inappropriate behavior against former Vice President and potential Democratic presidential…
The Mueller report is 300 pages long with only a 4-page summary, Kirstjen Nielson wants to be able to deport unaccompanied minors,…