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Joe discusses videos of Van Jones at CPAC and Bryce Harper's monstrous 13-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies.
Ivanka Trump thinks people should earn their money, Michael Cohen is testifying before Congress, a new proposal outlines the…
John shares his thoughts on President Trump’s recent actions, which have escalated tensions with Venezuela, thus continuing the…
Dr. Steve Billet immediately returns to discuss Michael Cohen's testimony before the House Oversight Committee. Note: This…
We talk with Joaquin Sapien, correspondent on the new Frontline and Propublica documentary “Right to Fail,” about a court…
Joe discusses why the possibility of Joe Biden's presidential run is less than exciting.
The dangers of idealizing a far right and left alliance on foreign policy, and a very good piece about not liking Bernie…
Dr. Steve Billet joins the show to discuss U.S. policy with Venezuela and the possibility of military intervention. Dr. Steve…
Jeffrey Epstein and Roger Stone both face the possibility of some actual consequences in court, rich people have the most boring…
In Part 2, Matt Breunig explains parental leave under the Family Fun Pack plan and the importance of prioritizing family benefits…
Listener Mason joins us to tell their story of needing an abortion as a 16-year-old with no adult to go to for help. Also, Morning…
We begin to look back on films from 10 years ago, with ‘The Hurt Locker.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Birds of Passage.’…
Matt Bruenig joins the show to discuss People's Policy Project's proposal of a comprehensive set of family welfare benefits called…
CNN hires Sarah Isgur, a former spokeswoman for Jeff Sessions, as a political editor, Bernie Sanders names his campaign manager, a…
John Knefel explains that, despite right wing Fox News personality Tucker Carlson’s recent criticisms of the foreign policy…
In Part 2, Eoin Higgins explains why he believes Sanders won't win the Democratic nomination, but would beat Trump if he did.
Sanders has officially announced that he will run for President in 2020, Elizabeth Warren proposes a slightly means-tested…
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss his recent piece for Vice exploring why Bernie Sanders' 2020 run could be a lot more difficult…
How politicians relationship with weed has changed since the 90s. Photo by David Shankbone via Wikimedia Commons
Reporter Dave Colon joins the show to discuss how on-the-ground activism helped derail Amazon's planned HQ2 in Long Island City,…
Trump will declare a national emergency to fund his border wall, NYC organizers successfully scared away Amazon’s headquarters,…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Donald Trump declaring the "border crisis" a national emergency and the constitutional…
J. McVay is joined by contributors Kate Willett and Matt Ruby to discuss the plans offered so far by several high profile…
Eli Valley joins us to discuss the right wing’s weaponization of anti-Semitism, and Morning John on Ilhan Omar’s fantastic…
Musicians posted Adams’ hostile text messages last year. It was an unrecognized early warning about his abusive attitudes…
Joe discusses why mainstream journalists like CNN's Manu Raju insist on asking about tweets and think moaning about Trump's racism…
What happened when a judge visited a federal jail in Brooklyn, it’s been one year since the Parkland school shooting, and…
Following the recent surfacing of FBI documents, John Knefel shares his thoughts on the agency and their tradition of targeting…
Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Elena Childers joins the show to discuss sampling Russell Stover's $5 Valentine's Day heart-shaped…
Representative Ilhan Omar’s tweets criticizing AIPAC sparked a Republican crusade against her, the details of the tentative deal…
In Part 2, Ryan Cooper discusses Bernie's standing in the Democratic Party and addresses on criticism against Sanders that seems…
An Intercept story looks at the numbers of arrests in the United States, the APA says that traditional masculinity can hurt boys,…
Reaction to his State of the Union response was just the latest faux-controversy affixed to the Vermont senator.
Ryan Cooper joins the show to discuss accusations of racism against Bernie Sanders in the wake of his State of the Union response…
John and Molly catch up on the rolling nightmare happening in Virginia, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proves she’s just as awesome as…
Joe discusses Candace Owens' viral (and extremely dumb) comments about Hitler's nationalism.
J. McVay, Jacqueline, & Chuck discuss Netflix movies ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ & ‘Bird Box.’ Plus a preview of Vera Sola’s BTR…
Three stories about FBI shenanigans, Trump and Pence go after New York and Virginia's late term abortion laws, and Amazon…
It’s way more than just the newest trailer. (Potential spoilers inside.)
Chris France joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring why fears of fainting during blood donation are exaggerated.
Trump invoked the specter of socialism at the State of the Union, the value and differences of Abrams and Sanders’ speeches,…
John Knefel reviews Senator Cory Booker’s positions on education which are bound to cause problems as he seeks the Democratic…
Weighing the baggage of 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls.
We’ve banished John to the streets of Manhattan once again, Bernie Sanders angered a lot of people by giving a post State of the…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss what to expect during Trump State of the Union address tonight. Dr. Steve Billet is the…
Watching Trump speak on television is unbearable. Unless you have liquor.
Bernie proposes a real estate tax clearly informed by both AOC and Warren, we catch up on Max Boot's love of endless war, and…
Joe discusses the joylessness of the Patriots winning yet another Super Bowl, as well as a few of the more interesting prop bet…
Cory Booker is a threat to public education or at least he used to be, and four Democrats say no to additional DHS…
In Part 2, Gia Nardini discusses how companies will continue to market experiences and products towards our growing tendency to…
Netflix & Hulu’s competing Fyre Fest documentaries. ‘First Man,’ starring Ryan Gosling. Bedstudy’s BTR Live Studio…
Jussie Smollet's attack by racist homophobes in Chicago, and Harris backtracks on abolishing private insurance…