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It’s Best of Radio Dispatch 2019, featuring Ryan Devereaux and Neil Docherty.
It’s Best of Radio Dispatch 2019, featuring Kenzo Shibata and Sarah Jaffe. Kenzo Shibata, via Twitter
It’s Radio Dispatch Best of 2019 and we’re revisiting our interviews with David Huerta on cybersecurity practices and Christopher Matthias on Steve King. Photo courtesy of David Huerta Photo courtesy of Christopher Matthias
Because you can’t remember everything that went down, especially in a shitty year.
It’s Radio Dispatch Best of 2019 and we’re revisiting our interviews with Charlotte Shane on eating animals, and John Carl Baker on nuclear weapon policy.    photo courtesy of Charlotte…
John Knefel discusses how the last two years have seen a rise in aggressive protesting by workers in education, tech and media companies. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
An ode to the fallen Democratic primary candidates.
It’s Best of Radio Dispatch 2019, featuring some of our oldest hits, The Insecure Chef and the Cartier story. Photo courtesy of Molly Knefel, via Twitter
It’s Radio Dispatch Best of 2019 and we’re revisiting our interviews with Shane Burley about the Patriot Prayer rally in Portland, and Melissa Gira Grant on decriminalization progress in New…
It’s Radio Dispatch Best of 2019 and we’re revisiting our interviews with Natasha Bannan and Todd Miller. photo courtesy of Natasha Bannan photo courtesy of Todd Miller  
We wrote a lot about politics this year. Here are some of our best (and most ridiculous) stories.
It’s Radio Dispatch Best of 2019 and we’re revisiting our interviews with Mike Konczal on the inverted yield curve and Warren and Sanders’ labor proposals, and Jesse Myerson on Heartland Rising.…
The best interviews on politics, news, history sports and more.
It’s Radio Dispatch Best of 2019 and we’re revisiting our interviews with Jeff Abbott and Elizabeth Leiter
Despite Barack Obama’s promise to shut down the Guantanamo Bay prison facility, John Knefel reminds us that many people are still being held without trials or convictions and there is no end in sight. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Every month with these things, huh? As if you needed another excuse to get tuned up on a Thursday.
It’s Best of Radio Dispatch 2019, featuring Jeffrey Barrois on education reform and Piper Anderson on fighting for justice for incarcerated people.
It’s Radio Dispatch Best of 2019 and we’re revisiting our interviews with Eli Valley and Melissa Gira Grant. Eli Valley, via Twitter  
It’s Radio Dispatch Best of 2019 and we’re revisiting our interviews with Sarah Jaffe on the LA Teachers Strike and Peter Cole on Dockworker Power. Sarah Jaffe, via Twitter  
It’s the beginning of Best of Radio Dispatch 2019 and we’re revisiting two Frontline interviews
We don’t live in rational times. These books come the closest to making sense out of our mess.
Trump declares Judaism a nationality as the Federalist accuses Bernie of anti-Semitism, and CBP denies flu shots to detained children at the border. photo courtesy of CBP Photography via…
Despite her early reluctance to hold President Trump accountable for multiple offenses, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now fully on board with impeachment. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the…
Pelosi formally announces two articles of impeachment against Trump, more on the IG report, and the Afghanistan Papers.   photo courtesy of United States Congress via Wikimedia Commons
Joe Biden wants Democrats to have less power, and are we really more polarized than ever? Official White House Photo by David Lienemann
The House Speaker didn’t consider it an impeachable offense.
John’s in the studio to discuss what to expect before Christmas and in the New Year in the Trump impeachment and the 2020 primary. Also, Michael Bloomberg says no one asked him about Stop and Frisk…
Jeff Abbott on Trump’s implementation of the safe third country agreement in Guatemala, John on Wednesday’s impeachment hearing, and Nancy Pelosi officially announces that the House will file…
Making a campaign about Trump’s insincerity is a surefire way to relive 2016.
Malcolm Harris on his new book, Shit is Fucked Up and Bullshit: History Since the End of History. Also, Kamala Harris is out, and Giuliani and Nunes are connected on the impeachment…
Can a game help people understand the disinformation tactics used by Big Oil?
John Knefel discusses the most immediate threat facing our planet today, global warming, and some of the consequences should the United States and other countries choose not to alter their actions and…
William Barr will dispute the IG report on Trump spying, the House Republicans’ impeachment report says Trump did literally zero wrong, and the satisfying downfall of the Kamala Harris…
The California senator abruptly ended her presidential bid Tuesday.
Impeachment updates, and Douthat’s Bernie column that tells us everything about conservatism. U.S. Representative & Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler photo courtesy of U.S. House…
We’re continuing our Giving Thanks Best Of, revisiting our interviews with Anna Merlan and Patrick Blanchfield.
It’s Thanksgiving Weekend and we’re giving thanks by revisiting two of our favorite interviews of the year, Abby Ellis on the Flint water crisis and P.E. Moskowitz on their book The Case Against Free Speech.
A discussion of the Pete Buttigieg is a Lying MF piece, Obama’s disappointing ex-Presidency, and the upcoming impeachment hearings in the judiciary committee.
An important judge ruling means Don McGahn can be compelled to testify, Rudy Giuliani has been subpoenaed by the Southern District of New York, and the optics of Bloomberg and Bernie in the 2020 race.
Devin Nunes’ Ukraine connection, Mick Mulvaney’s effort to retroactively justify withholding the aid, and Bloomberg makes it official. photo courtesy of the Office of Congressman Devin…
His Palestine comments during the Democratic debate re-distinguished Sanders’ progressive foreign policy ideals.
Takeaways from Fiona Hill’s testimony and the impeachment big picture. photo courtesy of Kuhlmann /MSC via Wikimedia Commons
Joe Virgillito talks with author & researcher John Cook about climate change communication. Also, we review new movie, ‘Ford v Ferrari.’ Plus a preview of Alpenglow’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Jeff Abbott on the rise of the ring wing in Latin America, and John on Gordon Sondland’s testimony. Jeff Abbott, via Twitter
Jim from “The Office” has taken a hard right turn since changing jobs.
Cora Currier joins us to discuss her story on an Occupy ICE activist and DACA recipient who was deported for his tweets. Also, John with the impeachment testimony roundup.
John Knefel explains how Donald Trump continues to act outside of the law, most recently pardoning three war criminals.. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics…
Two New York Times education stories highlight inequality in the city, John on Israel’s bombing of Gaza, and listener mail. photo courtesy of Tdorante10 via Wikimedia Commons
Maybe this debate will actually be good. But if history is any indication, you’ll need liquor.
Morning John is here to talk Yovanovitch, Sondland, Mulvaney, and the latest from the impeachment testimony. Also, Michael Bloomberg suddenly apologizes for Stop and Frisk, and Jake Tapper gets it…
Clapping along to Panic! at the Disco can’t drown out Mayor Pete’s inherent cynicism.
John is in the studio to discuss Stephen Miller’s white supremacist email campaign to Breitbart and the significance of the Hatewatch story that uncovered them. Also, catching up on listener…
The law finally caught up with Roger Stone. The jokes weren’t far behind.
Natalie Shure joins us to explain the rising costs of insulin and the role of Medicare for All in the Democratic primary. Also, Morning John on Day 1 of the impeachment hearings, and listener…
It won’t be fun for the Clintons, but the party can’t afford to ignore the simple and powerful message.
Osita Nwanevu joins us to discuss his piece on what “cancel culture” really means. Also, 70,000 migrant children have been detained this year, and Mayor Pete’s rise in Iowa. Osita Nwanevu,…
John Knefel explains how the United States has continued to escalate wars it claims to be ending, like in Syria and other countries.
The NYPD’s cruel crackdown on street food vendors in the subways, the Republican’s philosophical defense of criminal intent, and the coup in Bolivia. photo courtesy of CyprianLatewood via…
Mike Bloomberg and Deval Patrick’s entry into the Democratic primary boost Sanders’ chances at winning the nomination.
We spend the hour on Kamala Harris’s proposal for an extended school day and what it could mean to imagine school, work, parenting and community in a more leftist, imaginative way. Kamala…
Michael Bloomberg wants to run for President again, pleasing no one but rich people on television. photo courtesy of Thomas Good via Wikimedia Commons  
Meet Wayne Ski, longtime BTR producer and host. Also, we review new movie, ‘Motherless Brooklyn.’ Plus a preview of Desert Sharks’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
David Klion joins us to discuss Joe Ricketts, the heartland billionaire who destroyed Gothamist and DNAInfo, and the Jewish left protests across the country under Trump. Also, Morning John on the…
It’s the last election day before the big election day, and Morning John’s here to discuss the wins and the takeaways. photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons  
John Knefel names some of the cities around the world that have seen an increase in protests as a response to government corruption.
Beto has dropped out, new FOIA information shows the connection between Paul Manafort and the Ukraine conspiracy, and the United States is accepting record low numbers of refugees. photo…
Neil Docherty joins us to discuss tonight’s new Frontline documentary, “In the Age of AI.” Also, leaked audio confirms horrific racist Richard Spencer is horrifically racist.
Mainstream news sources are doing backflips to deny Sanders’ surging campaign.
Morning John on the impeachment vote, Tim Morrison’s testimony, and Obama’s reactionary anti-wokeness. photo courtesy of United States Government via Wikimedia Commons
We discuss Scorsese’s latest, ‘The Irishman.’ Plus a preview of Maneka’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss Warren, Sanders, and leftist organizing in the lead up to 2020. Also, John’s in the studio to discuss the impeachment week in review and the Katie Hill…
Joe (briefly) reflects on Donald Trump’s dog pandering and his time hosting the show.
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss Brexit and the CTU strike. Also, Beltway John on Vindman’s testimony and the upcoming open impeachment hearings.
John Knefel explains why so many Millennial and Generation Z voters are willing, even likely, to vote for a socialist candidate. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the testimony of Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, how the White House has attempt to smear him, and whether congressional pushback could lead to something more.
Beltway John gives us a preview of what to expect from Tuesday’s impeachment inquiry testimony, Molly’s embarrassing familiarity with Morning Joe finally comes in hand, and the comic who stood up…
BTRtoday editor-in-chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss Dolemite is My Name and the time he met the legendary Rudy Ray Moore.
Trump gave an absolutely reckless press conference after the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the number of homeless students in New York City has remained at record highs, and Trump got…
Joe discusses Trump’s World Series appearance and why greeting him with boos (and “lock him up” chants) is totally appropriate, no matter what Joe Scarborough thinks.
The investigation of the Russia investigation is under investigation, what’s the deal with lifelong government servants turning on Trump now, and Harvey Weinstein showed us face in public and a…
Sean Sullivan & Joe look at the Mets 2020 lineup, talk more about managerial candidates, and discuss the organizational despair surrounding their unfortunate favorite team.
Favorite performances, directors, and more from the 2019 New York Film Festival. Also, we review new movie, ‘The Lighthouse.’ Plus a preview of Weeping Icon’s’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
John joins us in studio to discuss the storming of the SCIF. Also, AOC and Katie Porter embarrass Zuckerberg. Matt Gaetz photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons
Sean Sullivan (@s_sull_) returns to discuss the New York Mets’ hot summer, managerial search, terrible bullpen and more.
The Florida congressman is a wannabe Republican star and a petulant idiot.
We regret any role we might have played in convincing him he should have stayed in as long as he did.
Ambassador William Taylor’s testimony on Tuesday was a very spicy meatball, and Trump invoked lynching to describe what’s happening to him.
John Knefel describes the many ways in which Rudy Guiliani is entangled in conflicts of interest surrounding the Trump impeachment inquiry.
John Cook joins the show to discuss his recent report entitled America Misled: How fossil fuel industry deliberately misled Americans about climate change.
Kenzo Shibata joins us to discuss why Chicago teachers are on strike, John explains Trump’s G7 debacle, and a few jaded thoughts on the Clinton and Gabbard feud. Kenzo Shibita, via Twitter
Joe discusses Trump’s absurd comments, legitimate criticism and finding the balance between real conversations and emboldening bullshit.
Frontline producer Gabrielle Schonder joins us to discuss tonight’s new Frontline documentary, “Zero Tolerance,” about the architects behind Trump’s anti-immigration vision. Also, Morning John…
There will never be enough worthy unless we change gender roles and labor practices.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the upcoming week in impeachment testimonies, Trump’s self-made G7 controversy, and Hillary Clinton’s comments about Tulsi Gabbard.
Mick Mulvaney admits to a quid pro quo, Gordon Sondland testified and tried to distance himself from Trump, and Trump endorses ethnic cleansing in Syria. photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore via…
Joe talks about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement of Bernie Sanders and why it’s so significant, particularly at this point in the primary.
Favorite films from the 2019 New York Film Festival. Also, we review new movie, ‘Joker.’ Plus a preview of Daughter of Swords’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss his long feature at The Intercept on the intersections of climate change, migration and militarization at the border. Also, Morning John on Bernie saying he’s not…
Because the best people to complain about nepotism are those who have benefited from it the most.
In Part 2, Dr. Steve Billet discusses what’s next in the impeachment saga and how the White House will continue slow-rolling the process.
Guy joins us to discuss his time in Rojava and what the withdrawal of US troops could mean for the YPG. Also, a debate recap, and Morning John on the Trump mass shooting video. photo courtesy…
John Knefel explains the effect of President Trump’s decision to remove American troops from Syria. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the fourth Democratic primary debate, from Elizabeth Warren’s frontrunner status to Pete Buttigieg’s big night.
John Bolton tried to wash his hands of Trump’s Ukraine phone call, Trump self-owns by issuing sanctions on Turkey for doing exactly what he set them up to do, and thoughts on Zuckerberg, Warren, and…
Joe discusses LeBron’s comments on Daryl Morey and the importance of societal context.
CNN hosted a Town Hall all about LGBTQ rights, and a deep dive on Ellen.
And we were just getting over our hangover from the last one.
What are the five biggest questions leading into the fourth Democratic primary debate? Joe asks ’em.
Two Giuliani associates were arrested at Dulles airport, Erdogan threatens Syrian refugees, and thoughts on the synagogue shooter in Germany.
Joe discusses Trump’s rally in Minneapolis and how coverage of his rallies has shifted since his election.
We wrap up our 20yr Film Retro series with our favorite films of 1999. Also, we review new movie, ‘Parasite.’ Plus a preview of Color Collage’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
The fallout from Trump’s Syria decision in Rojava, a Bloomberg story about Trump and Tillerson, and Warren has officially taken the lead over Biden. photo by BijiKurdistan via Wikimedia…
Joe discusses Fox News’ recent impeachment polling that doesn’t do wonders for the network’s cable news narratives.
The White House has announced it will refuse to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry, conservatives try to “gotcha” Elizabeth Warren’s story about getting fired for being pregnant and the…
John Knefel explains that as the impeachment inquiry unfolds, more high level White House officials have been implicated. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Joe discusses the video of Bernie Sanders posted by CNN’s Ryan Nobles in which the Vermont senator looks a bit…pink.
We speak with James Jones, director of the new Frontline documentary “On the President’s Orders,” about the violent police war on drugs in the Philippines. Also, Republicans are criticizing…
A reporter’s video appears to have distorted the senator’s skin tone, fueling perception of media bias.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss today’s Sondland saga and Capitol Hill reaction to Trump’s Middle East position.
Lawyers are before the Supreme Court today to argue three important sex discrimination cases, US troops withdraw in Syria, Rick Perry steers energy contracts in Ukraine, and a second whistleblower has…
Joe discusses Trump’s controversial position on the U.S.’s presence in the Middle East.
Trump openly calls on Ukraine and China to investigate Biden, new texts between US and Ukraine officials are bad news for Trump, Trump raised Biden in a phone call with Xi in June, and the Trump…
A look back at the stories we covered this week here at BTRtoday.com.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Trump’s comments to reporters, the White House’s likely intention to make impeachment contentious and more Democratic fundraising totals.
Meet Maia Macdonald, longtime BTR producer and host. Also, we review new movie, ‘Pain and Glory.’ Plus a preview of Jesca Hoop’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
The Democrats are getting their subpoena pens ready, Trump tried to drag Pence into the Ukraine scandal, Trump goes full on Taxi Driver at a press conference, and why it’s good that this is clearly…
Joe discusses Trump’s comments to reporters this morning saying Ukraine and China should open investigations into Joe Biden.
We speak with Martin Smith, correspondent for this week’s Frontline documentary “The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.” Also, Morning John on Trump’s moat full of snakes and Pompeo being on the…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on Attorney General William Barr’s willingness to act in the personal interest of Donald Trump. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive…
If you see these at a Halloween party this year, just leave.
Joe discusses Bernie Sanders’ medical procedure and the uphill fundraising battle for Democratic primary candidates.
William Barr is proving himself to be Trump’s long desired Roy Cohn. We spend the hour catching up with all the news that broke in the last 24 hours around the Trump Ukraine scandal, and also look…
Can stripping the debate of emotions and focusing on costs help get to an answer?
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss everything impeachment including new developments, Democrats’ focus on the Ukraine calls and the devolution of Rudy Giuiliani.
We took two weeks off to raise a baby and Congress began an impeachment inquiry. We spend the hour catching up with the whistleblower complaint, the Biden part, the Congressional response, and the…
Joe discusses Robert De Niro’s CNN appearance and the raw emotionality of impeachment news.
Joe calls his dad to discuss Daniel Jones and the excitement surrounding the Giants’ new quarterback.
We look back on 1999 film ‘The Blair Witch Project.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Ad Astra.’ Plus a preview of Shormey’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Joe discusses the semi-Twitter controversy surrounding a New York Times story about swing voters’ opinions on impeachment. Elated, Furious, Wary: Impeachment Divides Voters, Like Everything Trump https://twitter.com/mattmfm/status/1177175443335766016
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the recent law passed in California which classifies Uber and Lyft drivers as company employees, not contractors.
Joe reads Republican responses to the impending impeachment inquiry and predictable political plays from both sides.
Joe offers his reaction to Nancy Pelosi calling for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump. (Even before she actually did it!)
Dr. Steve Billet returns to talk about the renewed discussion of a Trump impeachment.
The New York mayor mercifully ended his campaign on Friday.
Arielle Martinez Cohen joins the show to discuss her climate activism with Zero Hour and Joe offers his thoughts on the NYC Youth Climate Strike.
Thousands of students and youth organizations marched in downtown Manhattan on Friday.
Matt Ruby and Luisa Díez on controversial SNL hiring. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on ‘Hustlers.’ Plus a preview of Ryan Egan’s upcoming BTR Live Studio sessions.
Sarmishta Govindhan joins the show to discuss the New York City Youth Climate Strike and what people can expect to see from strikes across the globe.
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the departure of John Bolton from his role as National Security Advisor.
Joe discusses Eli Manning’s benching, why he was great to root for and how the New York Giants failed him.
Eugene Scalia is perfect Trumpian nominee, advocating against the very people he’d represent.
Ben Friedman joins the show to discuss Trump’s foreign policy, creating proxies for war with Iran and seeming deference to the Saudi regime.
Joe discusses Ben Shapiro’s newest (dumb) viral comments, particularly about Brett Kavanaugh’s genitalia.
Lantz Arroyo on being part of a cooperative Print Shop. Also, a round-up of the third Democratic debate, the bad anti-AO ad, and Uber’s outrageous response to California’s new law. Photo…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the third Democratic primary debate.
We look back on 1999 film ‘The Iron Giant.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Brittany Runs A Marathon.’ Plus a preview of Big Bend’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
David Huerta on cyber security, helping journalists protect their sources, and easy end to end encryption. Also, the Trump administration plans to round up homeless people in California, and the…
Joe offers up his opinions on the odd nostalgia for “the America of 9/12.” https://twitter.com/TimKennedyMMA/status/1172151434625855488  
Everyone online despises the Aaron Sorkin show. Yet it still manages to go viral.
If you’re proving a trend by citing accounts no one reads, it’s not a trend.
Huffington Post’s Christopher Mathias on the far right. Also, John Bolton has left the administration, Netanyahu again promises to annex much of the West Bank, and California upends the exploitative gig economy. Photo courtesy of Christopher Mathias
Although Joe Biden is considered a frontrunner for the Democratic nomination, John Knefel shares some of his behaviors which may damage his chances to be president. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Yeah, you’re gonna need liquor to get through this one, too.
Joe offers his thoughts heading into the third Democratic primary debate tomorrow night.
Charlotte Shane on factory farming and climate change, and Hannah Cohen joins us for a pop culture round up. Photo courtesy of Charlotte Shane
You can thank George Washington for hearing Dolly Parton and John Lennon at today’s campaign rallies.
Joe discusses John Bolton’s firing/resignation and how the Trump administration is trying to frame the president as anti-war. 
Frontline’s Abby Ellis on Flint’s Deadly Water. Also, Trump is diverting funding from Puerto Rico to build the wall, and DC fondly remembers the Bush years. Photo courtesy of Frontline
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Donald Trump’s decision to cancel talks with the Taliban to end the 18-year War in Afghanistan and former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford’s primary run against Trump.
John Carl Baker on North Korea’s latest missile tests. Also, David Brooks is losing it, and Trump remains fixated on Alabama. Photo courtesy of John Carl Baker
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the three candidates at the top of the Democratic primary: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.
We look back on 1999 film ‘The Matrix.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Ready or Not.’ Plus a preview of Dub Trio’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
PE Moskowitz on The Case Against Free Speech. Also, the FBI is surveilling border activists, and Trump draws on a map. Photo cCourtesy of PE Moskowitz
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the confusion surrounding Boris Johnson and Brexit as well as Donald Trump’s disregard for truth.
Melissa Gira Grant on how the Boston Police did the dirty work of the Straight Pride activists. Also, the US might be guilty of war crimes in Yemen, and Ross Douthat misses the mark on white…
In the wake of Daniel Pantaleo’s dismissal from the NYPD, and the responding call for a police slowdown from members of the police officer’s union, John Knefel argues that aggressive policing is more of a problem than a solution. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Joe discusses Donald Trump’s alteration of a National Weather Service forecast and Ben Shapiro’s bad Walmart take. https://twitter.com/wxdam/status/1169308075662151680
Patrick Blanchfield joins us to discuss his upcoming book Gunpower. Also, Boston cops riot at a so-called Straight Pride parade, and celebrating Labor Day by celebrating unions. Photo courtesy of Patrick Blanchfield
Between shooting hoops and punching a speed bag, Sanders is finding time for politics.
In Part 2, José Olivares discusses his reporting, the number of mentally ill detainees in ICE custody and the impact of individual stories like Efraín Romero de la Rosa’s. How Solitary Confinement Kills: Torture and Stunning Neglect Ends in Suicide at Privately Run ICE Prison EXCLUSIVE: Correction Staff at ICE Jail Skirted Rules with Mentally Ill Detainee who Hanged Himself
Anna Merlan joins us to discuss her new book Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and their Surprising Rise to Power. Also, seven far left ideas that are incredibly popular, and listener…
Journalist José Olivares joins the show to discuss his feature story about the suicide of Efraín Romero de la Rosa, a Mexican immigrant with a history of mental illness diagnoses who spent four months in ICE custody—and died on the 21st day of solitary confinement at Stewart Detention Center.
Shane Burley joins us to discuss the Proud Boys march in Portland. Also, Leaked emails show the Daily Caller hired a Nazi, and listener mail. Photo courtesy of Shane Burley  
If everyone blocked Ben Shapiro, would he even make a sound?
Our 2019 Fall Movie Preview. And a preview of Diane Coffee’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Mike Konczal on democracy in the workplace. Also, Boris Johnson suspends parliament in what some are calling a coup, and where the white support for Trump is coming from. Photo courtesy of Mike Konczal
Joe discusses Kirsten Gillibrand’s decision to drop out of the 2020 Democratic primary and ABC’s formatting for the third debate. Democratic Primary Exit Survey: Kirsten Gillibrand
Todd Miller on his new book Empire of Borders. Also, millennials will be screwed by the next recession, Trump wants to use eminent domain for the wall, and the BretBug saga continues. Photo courtesy of Todd Miller
John explains the consequences of ending the Flores Agreement, a current effort of the Trump administration, which has been in place since 1997.
Stephanie Grisham’s kept a low profile, but it’s easy to see why the president trusts her.
Joe discusses Paul Farhi’s profile of Stephanie Grisham, and why she’s the ideal press secretary for the Trump administration. Stephanie Grisham is Trump’s communications czar. Only most people…
Jesse Myerson on his new Heartland Rising initiative. Also, Bret Stephens fails to intimidate a professor who called him a bedbug, Israel bombs several targets throughout the Middle East, and Bolsonaro waffles on taking foreign money to halt Amazon destruction. Photo courtesy of Jesse Myerson
Campaign pros have figured out new and excruciatingly awkward ways to get up close and personal with candidates.
How do you get a New York Times opinion columnist to abandon all integrity and threaten your job? Call him a bedbug on Twitter.
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss labor fights in Ohio, what Brexit could mean for Ireland, and the creativity of the working class. Also, Trump wants to nuke hurricanes, and NYC cops are angry about…
Dr. Steve Billet talks Trump’s confusing G7 presence, how the media discusses his mental state and whether Joe Walsh or a more moderate Republican offers any real primary challenge to the president.
The Massachusetts congressman’s campaign ended as quietly as it began.
The terrifying implications of a mental health database, we somehow found the money to invest in schools to make them school shooting-proof, and the DOJ sent a racist blog post to immigration judges. Photo by rmackman via Wikimedia Commons
Jay Inslee’s presidential campaign may be over, but his climate concern and loud drunk uncle energy will live on.
Trump on Jewish Loyalty (and “The Squad”). WaP theater critic on Elizabeth Warren. HBO’s ‘Succession.’ New movie, ‘Blinded By The Light.’ A preview of Taali’s BTR Live Studio session.
Trump calls himself the Chosen One and doubles down on his charges of disloyal Jewish Americans, and Bernie Sanders calls for the working class to win the class war.   Photo by Marcela via Wikimedia Commons
In Part 2, Joe and J.McVay discuss Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood’s ending, Tarantino’s depiction of Bruce Lee and Brad Pitt’s machismo performance.
Even in defeat, the Washington governor expressed the urgency required to deal with climate change.
Trump’s latest anti-Semitic remarks, the administration won’t vaccinate kids at the border, and the continuing rehabilitation of bad men. photo courtesy of Kenneth Lu via Wikimedia…
Following the death of Jeffrey Epstein while being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, John Knefel comments on the state of the federal prison system and implores people to take notice of…
J.McVay returns to discuss Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film. Click here to listen to BreakThru Radio Weekly’s feature episode on OUATIH.
Planned Parenthood pulls out of Title X funding rather than stop providing abortions, Daniel Pantaleo has been fired from the NYPD more than five years after killing Eric Garner, and listener…
What’s the difference between a ringing endorsement and an unintentional own? And why are Biden’s people already discussing electability and party unity? Dr. Jill Biden answered both questions.
Bernie Sanders releases a massive and good criminal justice platform, Antifa and Proud Boys meet again in Portland, and listener mail. Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim via Wikimedia Commons
What kind of political impact would a recession have? Does Donald Trump take credit for Obama’s economy? Dr. Steve Billet discusses.
Natasha Bannan joins us to discuss the #RickyRenuncia protests and the growing fight for political power on the island, the saga of Israel banning Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, and Steve King, still a…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the impact of Israel’s decision to deny congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar entry into the country.
We look back on 1999 film ‘American Movie.’ Also, we review new movie, Luce.’Plus a preview of Lapêche’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Updates to our conversations about Epstein and Hoarse Whisperer, and the bond market experienced an inverted yield curve for the first time since 2007. photo by Carol M. Highsmith via Wikimedia Commons
How does a bland centrist with zero charisma and no personality fit into the 2020 Democratic primary? He doesn’t.
The former Colorado governor’s presidential campaign is, mercifully, over.
The difference between Sanders’ criticism of the Washington Post and Trump’s, and listener mail. photo courtesy  of The Circus on Showtime via Wikimedia Commons
John Knefel explains why there is no point in trying to idealize the democratic party of the past.
Right wing media painted the Dayton shooter as a leftist mass murderer because of accounts he retweeted and followed on Twitter.
Corporate media’s bias against Bernie Sanders isn’t necessarily personal, but it is clear.
Jeff Abbott joins us from Guatemala to discuss the election there, the student protest movement, and Trump’s safe third country policy. Also, Trump’s latest war on immigrants, and the gutting of…
Is Fredo an anti-Italian slur? And is Chris Cuomo actually like the most inept Corleone brother? Joe discusses.
Chris Cuomo took offense after someone referred to him as the inferior Corleone brother.
Jeffrey Epstein is dead and conspiracy theories abound, and the ghouslish Trump photo with the baby whose parents were killed trying to protect him. Photo courtesy of Florida Department of Law…
The party of Lincoln has mutated into a political cult dedicated to snuffing out life whenever possible.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Anthony Scaramucci’s recent comments, Joe Biden’s campaign gaffes and the potential political impact of Jeffrey Epstein’s death.
A Joe Biden gaffe reveals how liberals think about race and racism, Quillette gets trolled by a 24-year-old set out to prove how untrustworthy they are, and thoughts on sharing photos of the…
Joe discusses Bernie Sanders’ appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast and Joe Biden’s bad slips. Also if you’re running for president, come on the show.
We discuss Tarantino’s latest, ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood.’ Plus a preview of Verdigrls’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk about how “felony murder” charges can lock people up for murders they didn’t commit, freedom for Cyntoia Brown, and the end of the Tiffany Caban recount. Also,…
Ben Shapiro’s got some smart takes on people cancelling their Equinox subscriptions.
Joaquin Castro rightfully shames Trump donors in Texas and gets accused of putting them in danger, the risks of a federal law against domestic terrorism, and the ridiculous media coverage of Trump and…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the direction of the democratic party and the increasing momentum and support for the left.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the ramped up rhetoric following the mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso and the renewed discussion of white supremacy in the U.S.
The New York Times gives Trump infinite chances to redeem himself, the myth that law enforcement needs more resources to combat bigotry, and the El Paso shooter’s eco-fascism. photo courtesy of…
Is the New York Times changing a bad headline actually bad? Are bad faith arguments about “changing the news” actually good? Well, no. To either.
We spend the hour on the two mass shootings that happened over the weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Central El Paso photo courtesy of Smguy101 at English Wikipedia via Wikimedia…
Donald Trump condemned white supremacy earlier today. What does it really mean? (Hint: nothing.)
Ryan won’t be president, but it’s okay if he keeps criticizing Trump.
Conservatives want the Democratic nominee to be a boring conservative. Photo credit: By Joyce N. Boghosian
At what point is a piece of clothing an act of political violence?
We look back on 1999 film ‘The Sixth Sense.’ Plus a preview of Dead Swords’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
We spend the hour on the second night of the Democratic debate.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to recap the second Democratic debates, including Joe Biden’s performance, the Sanders-Warren dynamic, and which low-polling candidates are trending upward.
Turns out Democratic debates are the high water mark for right wing tweets.
We spend the hour on the first infinite night of the Democrat Debates.
John reviews Donald Trump’s efforts to hide his unsavory actions and obstruct justice both before and after taking office as the President of the United States. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
J.McVay joins the show to discuss The Irishman trailer, Joe Pesci’s triumphant return to the big screen, Netflix’s release model and more.
Biden vs. Harris. Booker vs. Castro. Jake Tapper vs. no progressives. How will the second debate night get you drunk?
An infuriating AP story speculating whether Trump is losing support with affluent white women, and the assumptions of who is racist in the US. Donald Trump Rally in Harrisburg photo courtesy…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the second round of Democratic primary debates, including Sanders and Warren, Beto’s last gasp and why the second night should be more explosive with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Sanders vs. Warren. Beto vs. Buttigieg. Alcohol vs. you. The second Democratic debate is gonna be big.
John is in the studio and we’re catching up on Trump’s weekend of attacking Baltimore and Elijah Cummings, and the NYPD’s criminalization of water. Elijah Cummings photo courtesy…
Trump knows he doesn’t need voters in blue states. Is Trump’s racism strategic or just baked into his worldview?
Ilhan Omar gets attacked for correctly pointing out that white men are more likely to commit acts of domestic terrorism than Muslims are, William Barr reinstates the federal death penalty, and servers…
Zak Witkower joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring how head tilt influences our perception of dominance.
Mueller’s testimony largely reiterates what’s already in the report and Dems are split about what to do next. Also, Ricardo Rossello has resigned as the governor of Puerto Rico, and listener…
Matt Ruby and Joe Zimmerman on relationship attachment styles. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home + MCU Phase 4. Plus a preview ofAnnie Tivel’s upcoming BTR Live Studio sessions.
In Part 2, Alan Scarpa discusses Feelin’ Radical’s merchandise design and the sustainability of their business model beyond the 2020 presidential election.
The worst sports pundit ever has seized the means of hot take production.
The Trump administration wants to detain up to 4 million unaccompanied minors indefinitely rather than place them in the community, a US citizen was detained at the border for almost a month, and de Blasio is gallivanting around Radio Dispatch’s home state of Iowa while its adopted state of New York floods with superfund water. Homestead Florida Unaccompanied Minors photo courtesy of Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Refugee Resettlement via Wikimedia Commons  
John Knefel recounts Donald Trump’s most recent escalation of white nationalism which came in the form of an attack on Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar and left crowds at a July rally chanting…
Alan Scarpa joins the show to discuss Feelin Radical, a merchandise company that donates a percentage of each purchase to Democratic candidates and progressive causes.
ICE will expand its authority for expedited removal, the Trump administration wants to kick 3 million people off of food stamps, the good budget deal is actually bad, and listener mail.
Live blogging both the serious and dumb moments from Robert Mueller’s morning testimony.
The only politicians you can hold accountable are those who believe in accountability.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss congressional leaders’ debt ceiling agreement and Elizabeth Warren’s detailed student debt forgiveness plan. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative…
Ted Cruz is trying to criminalize anti-fascism, Jane Mayer does an autopsy of Al Franken’s demise, and listener mail. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
New research shows background checks make kids safe, a conclusion gun advocates have tried to kill for decades.
Was Al Franken really treated unfairly, or is this the kind of accountability we deserve from our elected officials?
Trump pretends he was against the “send her back” chant, too many defenses of Ilhan Omar revolve around her being a patriot, and let’s talk about Cats! Lindsey Graham photo by courtesy…
Philippe Mourrain discusses sleep signatures found in zebrafish, the functions of vertebrate sleep and the potential impact of the study findings.
We look back on 1999 film ‘Fight Club.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Midsommar.’ Plus a preview of Juan Wauterss’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Trump thrives with a new chant targeting Ilhan Omar, why Omar and Tlaib don’t get to be Midwestern, and listener mail. Ilhan Omar photo courtesy of Lorie Shaull via Wikimedia commons
Saudi Arabia is guilty of everything we accuse Iran of but remain our ally nonetheless.
Philippe Mourrain joins the show to discuss his recently published study exploring the similarities of sleep across vertebrate species. Click here to learn more about the study. Philippe Mourrain is an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine. Click here to learn more about the Mourrain Lab.  
Five years after Eric Garner was killed by the NYPD, the DOJ announces there will be no federal charges for the officer who killed him. We spend the hour on how the lack of accountability for…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the recent polling numbers which show that the majority of U.S. Veterans, as well as the general public, feel that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth the cost.
Patricia Pendry joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring the effects of Animal Visitation Programs on university students.
People who talk about politics for a living have used Donald Trump’s racist tweets as an opportunity to have a meaningless discussion about what racism really means. We take a look at the worst responses since Trump’s original tweets telling four women of color to go back to where they came from. Chris Cillizza photo courtesy of Miller Center of Public Affairs Flickr page, Charlottesville, VA, via Wikimedia Commons
Joe discusses the #ObamaWasBetterAt hashtag and why it’s a little too idealistic for his liking.
Trump’s extremely racist tweets about the Squad, Pence tours detention camps in Texas, and the ICE raids that kind of were and kind of weren’t. Rep. Ayanna Pressley photo courtesy of Franmarie Metzler via Wikimedia Commons
A twitter analyst offers a theory that could prove to be true as the investigation deepens.
The Puerto Rican/New Yorker activist rallies passions and opens hearts with her new music.
Trump’s racist tweet storm was enabled by Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats’ treatment of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashia Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley.
The Border Patrol Chief was in the bad Facebook group, Trump’s goofball social media conference, and the building tension between progress and reaction. Carla Provost acting Chief of the United States Border Patrol photo courtesy of Dept. of Homeland Security via Wikimedia Commons
Joe discusses Arizona governor Doug Ducey’s Nike flip flop and why political disingenuousness is now a viable media strategy.
The Trump administration is once again promising nationwide ICE roundups of immigrants, a new HHS child camp has opened in the Texas desert, and listener mail. Protest Against Child Detention…
Matt Ruby and Raanan Hershberg on silent meditation retreats (and comedy). J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on new movie, ‘The Farewell.’ Plus a preview of Prateek Kuhad’s upcoming BTR Live Studio sessions.
J.McVay (@thejlm) joins the show to discuss Nancy Pelosi’s bad week and bizarre leadership as Speaker of the House.
Epstein and Trump’s relationship is detailed in a new New York Times article, the euphemisms the media is using to describe Epstein’s crimes against children, and a new story about retaliation…
Amy McGrath once said she was to the left of the entire state of Kentucky. Now she’s tacking to the hard right.
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the recent Democratic calls to repeal Section 1325 of the U.S. Code, which would change unauthorized border crossing from a criminal to civil offense. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Joe discusses Amy McGrath’s campaign announcement and her choice to use seeming pro-Trump messaging in her 2020 Senate race against Mitch McConnell.
State lawmakers target Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner in an effort to undo his efforts to decriminalize, and more thoughts on the connections between Jeffrey Epstein and Trump. Larry…
The 2020 Democratic Primary has claimed its first victim.
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the Democratic Party’s leftward shift and whether it might hurt or help the party in 2020, and offers his reactions to the first primary debate.
Even in death, Ross Perot is getting shorted on the respect he deserves.
Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested on sex trafficking charges, a white supremacist stabbed and killed a black teen over rap music in Arizona, and the Intercept archived the posts from the CBP Facebook…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Trump’s 4th of July military parade and his administration’s efforts to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census.
The Trump administration is reportedly trying to figure out a new justification for including a citizenship question on the 2020 census, and Kamala Harris has flipped after her good attack on Biden…
In Part 2, Emilia Petrarca discusses The Sopranos’ fashion influence and interacting with a passionate show fandom. Emilia Petrarca is a fashion news writer for The Cut and the creator…
Jackie and J discuss new movies, ‘Yesterday’ and ‘Toy Story 4.’ Plus a preview of Be Forest’s and Ames’ upcoming BTR Live Studio sessions.
New photos from the Office of the Inspector General reveal absolutely horrifying conditions at five camps in Texas, catching up on two big Supreme Court decisions from last week on gerrymandering and…
Emilia Petrarca joins the show to discuss creating @sopranosstyle Instagram page and why The Sopranos fashion is overlooked and worthy of celebration.
It’s the Fourth of July and we’re encouraging you to celebrate however you like to revel in summer as long as it doesn’t involve creepy allegiance to our nation. John explains Julian Castro’s…
John discusses Jared Kushner’s lack of progress in bringing Israel and Palestine together in order to reach a peace agreement. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive…
In Part 3, Sean Sullivan and Joe openly discuss why they (or anyone!) bothers rooting for the Mets, the team’s abysmal payroll and incompetent ownership.
We are BACK after our time away and we’re catching up on the ongoing news from border concentration camps including the Congressional visits, a new round of Antifa panic, and just a little bit about…
In Part 2, Sean Sullivan and Joe discuss terrible Mickey Callaway, whether the Mets will trade their veterans, and the numerous absurd ways the organization has made this season unbearable.
Molly’s still traveling but back tomorrow, so in the meantime, we’re revisiting our episode with Eli Valley from February 15th, 2019, on the right wing’s weaponization of anti-Semitism.…
Sean Sullivan joins the show to discuss the New York Mets’ brutal 2019 season, poor roster construction, minor league bullpen and more.
It’s Monday July 1st and Molly is getting her last Traval Bash in before new baby comes. Today’s show we revisit our episode from January 24, 2019, featuring Sarah Jaffe on the LA Teachers Strike.…
J.McVay (@thejlm) joins the show to recap the first Democratic presidential primary debate.
Jared Kushner’s got a “Peace Plan” again, the ongoing trauma of family separation, and the Democratic Wife Guys. Beto O’Rourke Rally photo courtesy of Luke Harold via Wikimedia Commons
We look back on 1999 film ‘American Beauty.’ Also, we review new movie,’Maiden.’ Plus a preview of Meg Myers’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Joe offers a (very) brief Democratic debate recap and discusses NRATV’s downfall.
Time’s run out for Dana Loesch and the rest of NRATV’s murderer’s row.
A prominent New York advice columnist comes forward to describe being assaulted by Donald Trump. Stop Brett Kavanaugh Rally photo by Charles Edward Miller via Wikimedia Commons
John shares his thoughts on why it is accurate to call the detention facilities at the U.S. Southern border concentration camps. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive…
A brief look at the entrepreneur and philanthropist.
A brief look at the activist, humanitarian and author.
A brief look at the former governor of Colorado.
A brief look at the California representative.
When are millions of people not actually millions?
The baffling responses to Bernie’s plan to abolish student debt, a brief check-in on Luis CK’s ongoing comeback effort, and Trump’s monstrous response to E. Jean Carroll’s rape…
A brief look at the former Maryland representative.
A brief look at the Ohio representative.
A brief look at the former Housing Secretary and San Antonio mayor.
A brief look at the governor of Washington.
A brief look at the Hawaii representative.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the key issues and potential climbers in the first Democratic Primary debates, set for Wednesday and Thursday nights.
Sanders unveils the biggest student debt cancellation policy of them all, Trump terrorizes cities with threats of massive ICE roundups then delays to terrorize further, and E. Jean Carroll has accused…
The far right group wants to seem cool, funny and edgy. Their merchandise is the sad proof.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the latest developments with Trump’s Iran escalations and how outside voices factor into his decision-making.
The dark money masters bankroll free expression reporting divert attention from their environmental harm.
The United States very nearly attacked Iran on Thursday night, multiple reports detail atrocities being committed to children at the border, and Joe Biden meets Cory Booker’s demand for an apology…
Donald Trump called off his approved strike against Iran at the last minute. But who’s to say he won’t change his mind over the weekend?
Jackie and J discuss new movies, ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ and ‘The Souvenir.’ Plus a preview of Divino Niño’s and Munya’s upcoming BTR Live Studio sessions.
Reclaim Pride Coalition’s Natalie James joins us to discuss their organizing around this year’s Pride, Chuck Todd pretends he has something profound to say about concentration camps, and Biden…
What’s the power of a phrase? How accurate it is and how uncomfortable it makes political opposition.
The economy’s too good for him to lose and no one wants what mainstream democrats are offering.
AOC ignites a conservative firestorm by calling the camps at the southern border concentration camps, Joe Biden praises the civility of segregationists, and listener mail. Alexandria Ocasio…
If Trump refuses to vacate the White House, mass mobilization of American citizens may be the only remedy.
John Knefel shares his thoughts on Guantanamo Bay, where 40 men are being held prisoner by the U.S. government, many of whom have been detained without charge or trial for more than fifteen…
Jose Martinez (@JMartinezNYC) joins the show to discuss the MTA’s renewed crackdown on farebeating on NYC subways and buses.
Conservative Parkland survivor and activist Kyle Kashuv’s Harvard admission was rescinded after it was found that he used racial slurs online. Also, more troops have been sent to the Middle East,…
The administration has skirted presidential norms and objective truths for more than two years. Why stop here?
Broken hotel elevators. Denying Puerto Rico statehood. These are both because of socialism. And so is everything else conservatives don’t like.
The rhetoric from both the administration and the New York Times around war with Iran has escalated significantly in the last few days. Also, Trump sees coughing as a sign of weakness, and Ross Douthat thinks dads don’t get enough credit.
Joe talks about Sarah Huckabee Sanders and wonders if the Trump administration really needs a press secretary.
A look at the delayed justice for the Central Park Five, and the recent capitalist success of fake meat.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the Trump administration’s transparent attempts to create conflict with Iran and Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ horrible legacy as White House Press Secretary.
In an interview with George Stephanopoulos, Trump claims he didn’t accept foreign intelligence but totally would in the future. Also, Biden continues to be the world’s biggest creep to children,…
Jackie and J discuss new movies, ‘The Last Black Main San Francisco’ and ‘Wild Rose.’ Plus a preview of Dark Tea’s and Warpark’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
In Part 2, Lisa Walsh discusses how researchers measure happiness using self-reports and the adaptability of positive and negative emotions. Lisa Walsh is a doctoral candidate in social/personality psychology at the University of California, Riverside. Her work has been published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and Emotion, among others. Click here to listen to Part 1. Read the piece: Happiness doesn’t follow success: it’s the other way round Explore the research article: Does Happiness Promote Career Success? Revisiting the Evidence
A jury in Arizona was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of an activist for leaving out water for migrants in the desert, and thoughts on Jon Stewart’s Congressional testimony over funding healthcare for 9/11 first responders.
John Knefel comments on the war in Yemen and how the United States’ interest in maintaining a relationship with Saudi Arabia has influenced a lack of American action on Yemen’s behalf. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Lisa Walsh joins the show to discuss her research and writing exploring whether happiness leads to career success. Lisa Walsh is a doctoral candidate in social/personality psychology at the…
Biden has always loved the Republican party and 2020 is the absolute worst time in history to embrace it. Joe Biden Official White House Photo by David Lienemann via Wikimedia Commons
Axios markets editor Dion Rabouin joins the show to discuss his recent piece exploring why the super rich and big companies are hoarding unused cash.
There’s an actual bill to decriminalize sex work coming to the New York state house, and Melissa Gira Grant is here to break it down for us. Also, a Pride roundup, from Straight Pride in Boston to…
Joe discusses the Boston Straight Pride Parade and why news organizations and regular people shouldn’t fall for this fascist troll…
A deep dive into how New York City’s specialized high school purged Black and Latino students in the last few decades, John on a conservative media debate, and listener mail on the Straight Pride…
Sean Sullivan (@MetsExaminer) joins the show to discuss the possibility of the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks signing marquee NBA free agents this summer.  
We wrap up our 10yr Film Retro series with our favorite films of 2009. Also, we review new movie,’Late Night.’ Plus a preview of James Supercave’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Joe Biden confirms he isn’t in favor of repealing the Hyde amendment. A clinic escort outside the Planned Parenthood photo courtesy of Robin Marty via Wikimedia Commons
Joe discusses YouTube’s recent controversy and how its ignorance of context leads to real, dangerous censorship.
Children sat in vans for days at a time waiting to be reunited with their parents, Youtube sides with a homophobic harasser, and David Brooks fears the youth. David Brooks photo courtesy of…
John Knefel discusses the possibility of a citizenship question being added to the 2020 census and what the ramifications would be. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive…
Steffanie Strathdee joins the show to discuss her book The Perfect Predator, her exploration of phage therapy, the escalating superbug crisis and more. Steffanie Strathdee is a
It’s not a harmless novelty when it’s organized by dangerous alt-right hustlers who don’t deserve a platform.
A new analysis shows how many cops are openly and explicitly racist on Facebook, an architect of gerrymandering has it in writing that the census citizenship question is meant to help whites, and Joe…
His latest tuxedo proves Trump is all about body positivity.
In Part 2, Andrea Carcamo discusses the problems with incarcerating asylum seekers, how it affects their mental health and how the media tends to overlook the trauma and humanity of migrant refugees.
Elizabeth Warren very convincingly explains why she won’t go on Fox News, Mike Pompeo disagrees with boy prince Jared Kushner’s Israel policy, and Charlemagne tha God criticizes Warren’s Native…
Andrea Carcamo joins the show to discuss visiting the U.S. southern border at El Paso to see firsthand the conditions in detention centers and to meet with refugees and asylum seekers.
A Trump tariff explainer, the politics of boycotting Georgia, and Louisiana passes its own six week abortion ban. John Bel Edwards photo courtesy of Richard David Ramsey via Wikimedia…
Joe discusses Elizabeth Warren’s appearance on The Breakfast Club and how media members disingenuously spread “controversial” clips on Twitter.
Candidate Profile: Kamala Harris. Also, we review new movie, ‘Brightburn’ and preview Jo Schornikow’s BTR Live Studio session.
Robert Mueller spoke publicly for the first time about the conclusions of the Mueller report, Mitch McConnell is a constant reminder that the Democrats need better strategy, and a New York school…
Joe talks about the media’s framing of the Mueller Report and investigation in light of Robert Mueller’s statement yesterday.
Bernie Sanders unveils two policies to benefit workers, author Jennifer Silva gets to the heart of millenials, and the Washington Post editorial board comes to the defense of charter schools.…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on Alabama lawmakers’ decision to criminalize abortion and why this is an attack on more than just reproductive rights. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Robert Mueller’s statement, the potential for impeachment, Trump’s inevitable spin and more. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University.
A look at the European Parliamentary elections, Theresa May’s personal Brexit, the election in India, and how to connect the dots between the recent successes of far right governments around the…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Trump’s Kim Jong Un comments, his muddled foreign policy and ongoing battle with the House Judiciary Committee. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University.
The Washington Post treats Elizabeth Warren’s history of billing hours as a lawyer as some sort of hypocrisy, thoughts on Moby’s incorrect assumption that he dated Natalie Portman. Elizabeth…
The former veep’s RAVE Act expanded the drug war in a bizarre and unnecessary way.
David Tomasi joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effects of prescribing nutritional and exercise plans in inpatient psychiatry. Click here to read more about the study.
The Washington Post treats Elizabeth Warren’s history of billing hours as a lawyer as some sort of hypocrisy, thoughts on Moby’s incorrect assumption that he dated Natalie Portman. Elizabeth…
Joe discusses the recent trend of tossing milkshakes at far right politicians and why it’s such an effective nonviolent protest.
Jared Kushner is miraculously still in charge of the middle east, Trump is pardoning war criminals to trigger the libs, and John Bolton’s Iran rhetoric seems to have cemented into the mainstream.…
The landmark decision has stood for more than 45 years, but its days may be numbered.
Our 2019 Summer Movie Preview. Review and Discussion of Olivia Wilde’s ‘Booksmart.’ And a preview of DAD’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Stanley Fritz (@StanFritz) joins the show to discuss Let’s Not Be Trash, his piece about Alabama’s abortion ban, and communicating with other men about how we view women. Alabama Is Trash For This…
The IRS can’t refuse the subpoena for Trump’s tax records, Don McGahn is a no show for his Congressional testimony, and more Dems move towards impeachment. Don McGahn photo courtesy of…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the national media’s response to Senator Bernie Sanders’ history of refusing to back down when it comes to issues he feels strongly about. Molly and John…
J.McVay returns to discuss the series finale of Game of Thrones and how television has evolved and changed the way we view it.
We talk with Gabrielle Schonder, producer and reporter on the new Frontline documentary Supreme Revenge. Also, the disingenuous criticism over Bernie Sanders’ history of anti-imperialism and leftist…
In Part 2, Robin Marty discusses possible political recourse to anti-abortion legislation, preparing for a Post-Roe v. Wade America, and reasons to remain optimistic.
Missouri passes an 8 week abortion ban, a Mueller scandal roundup, and Bret Stephens throws a hissy fit about millennials. Rally to support Planned Parenthood photo by Fibonacci Blue via…
Writer and activist Robin Marty joins the show to discuss recent anti-abortion legislation, why abortion is such a galvanizing issue for Republicans and how soon Roe v. Wade might be overturned.
The New York Times exists to make conservatives feel comfortable, and a listener mail catch up. photo courtesy of Lorie Shaull
Joe reacts to recent anti-abortion legislation, feelings of political helplessness and the importance of continuing the conversation.
The takes on Alabama are just so, so hot, and a roundup of immigration and Iran news. Kay Ivey photo by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Garrett via Wikimedia Commons
Our favorite performers, directos, and more from the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. Discussion of new Swedish sci-fi film, ‘Aniara.’ And a preview of Pip Blom’s BTR Live Studio session.
Bill Marcellino joins the show to discuss the RAND Corporation’s recent report which found U.S. journalism has become more subjective. Click here to read more about the report.
A group of white men in Alabama has effectively banned abortion completely. photo courtesy of internets_dairy via Wikimedia Commons    
John Knefel shares his thoughts on is most concerning about Joe Biden as he appears to be the early frontrunner for the Democratic nominee for President. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the…
Carl Beijer (@carlbeijer) joins the show to discuss the merits of Democratic presidential candidates appearing on Fox News and his skepticism of boycotting the network. Carl Beijer: The case for a Fox News boycott is extremely weak – 4/19/19 Carl Beijer writes for Jacobin.
Stephen Miller wanted to conduct coordinated nationwide ICE raids, John Bolton rachets up his desire to go war with Iran, and Trump meets with the far right Hungarian prime minister as he hurls…
J.McVay returns to discuss Game of Thrones’ penultimate episode, including Dany’s heel turn and Cersei’s lame death.
We spend the hour on two pieces about far right conservatism and youth. Make American Great Again photo courtesy of James McNellis via Wikimedia Commons
Knicks Film School creator Jeff Bellone discusses New York’s desire for Kevin Durant, other free agency hypotheticals, potential draft pick trades and the Draft Lottery party tomorrow…
College students are going hungry, and new tent cities in Texas. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
Jeff Bellone returns to discuss the New York Knicks 2018-19 season, from the Kristaps Porzingis trade to Mitchell Robinson’s emergence.
More thoughts on Georgia’s anti-abortion bill, and the latest escalation between Trump and Congress.   Memorial to Women Who Died From Illegal Unsafe Abortions photo by Carolmooredc…
Our favorite films from the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival and a preview of Thumpasaurus’ BTR Live Studio session.
Joe discusses Meghan McCain’s appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers and Marco Rubio’s hardline stand against the Trump administration…in 2012.
New New York Times Reporting shows that Trump lost almost a billion dollars from the 80s to the 90s, and Georgia’s new heartbeat bill bestows full legal rights on fetuses. Governor Bryan…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on what will happen when the next economic crisis hits and the likelihood that many already struggling Americans are unprepared for an economic downturn. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
J.McVay (@thejlm) returns to discuss the most recent episode of Game of Thrones, including weird narrative choices, uneven pacing, and predictions for how the show might finish.
Israeli violence escalates towards Gaza and the Times coverage of it is typically orientalist, a new report on the devastating impact of human life on natural life, and Ross Douthat takes on work/life…
Joe talks about Mitch McConnell’s gaslighting speech on the Senate floor and discusses the value of real-time fact checking.
A WNYC story on family separation in the hands of child protective workers. Rally to end family separation in Cleveland, Ohio Photo courtesy of Vince Reinhart via Wikimedia Commons
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the NRA’s financial and legal troubles and how their more aggressive policies have played into the organization’s downfall. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University.
We talk with Elizabeth Leiter, producer of the new Frontline documentary “The Abortion Divide.” Also, a Buzzfeed story on a Breitbart writer who now disavows the alt right, and new tent cities in…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Attorney General William Barr’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee and how an AG looking out for executive interest is far from a new concept.
Candidate Profile: Kirsten Gillibrand. Also, we review new movie, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and preview Strawberry Generation’s BTR Live Studio session.
William Barr testified on Wednesday but refused to testify on Thursday, Pete Buttigeig’s Vogue photo shoot makes us all want to hurl, and the New York City Council debates school segregation. …
Joe discusses Joe Biden’s comments about Dick Cheney and how Biden’s candidacy directly mirrors Hillary Clinton’s from 2016. https://twitter.com/EmmaVigeland/status/1123975598999789571
Robert Mueller negates Barr’s characterization of the Mueller report, the attempted coup in Venezuela, and listener mail. President Nicolás Maduro in 2016 photo courtesy of Eneas De Troya…
The infamous gun lobby might be going down, but another will step up in its place.
John Knefel shares his thoughts on U.S. involvement in the ongoing war in Yemen. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
J.McVay returns to discuss Game of Thrones, including the Battle of Winterfell, Jon Snow’s terrible battle strategy, Arya killing the Night King and more.
The Trump administration introduces more restrictions on asylum, moves to classify the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization, and lies about infanticide at a rally in Wisconsin. …
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the House Judiciary Committee’s attempt to question Attorney General William Barr and what might happen in the likely event Barr doesn’t show.
The rogue gang that was detaining migrants at the border, children might be kept at Guantanamo, and listener mail on gender and dominant masculinity. photo courtesy of CBP Photography via…
Joe discusses the synagogue shooting in Poway, Calif. and the right’s selective ignorance and conflation of anti-semitism. Someone Found The Poway Synagogue Shooter’s Manifesto And Called The FBI…
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 person gain. Also, Twitter can’t make an algorhythm that can tell the difference between white supremacists and Republican politicians, and listener mail.
BTRtoday Editor in Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss Joe Biden’s new candidacy and his paranoid vision of a Biden presidency leading to competent fascism.
We look back on 2009 film ‘The Hangover.’ Also, we review new movie,’High Life.’ Plus a preview of Strawberry Generation’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Joe Biden is running, Tom Friedman has gone full eco-fascist, and listener mail on the child surveillance app. Memorial for Heather Heyer on 4th Street SE in Charlottesville, Virginia. photo…
Joe calls his dad to discuss what the New York Giants should do in the first round of the NFL Draft tonight. Talking Odell Beckham Trade with My Dad
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 prison shouldn’t get to vote, Klobuchar’s love of student debt,…
In light of the Mueller report being released, and various responses from groups of Democrats on the best way to proceed, John Knefel offers his thoughts on how to make impeachment part of a campaign…
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 right wing militia that was detaining migrants in 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 up with listener mail on parents’ choices around their kids’…
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 Mueller Investigation Rally and March Downtown Chicago Illinois photo…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss revelations from the redacted Mueller Report, Attorney General Barr serving as Trump’s stooge and the political salience of impeaching Donald Trump.
This week has been a lesson in conservatives’ disingenuous attacks on AOC and Ilhan Omar. Also, Kamala Harris regrets her policy that lead to jailing parents for truancy, and listener…
We look back on 2009 film ‘Dogtooth.’ Also, we review new movie,‘Dogman.’ Plus a preview of Grandchildren’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
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 listener mail. Photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Mitt Romney via Wikimedia Commons
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the way Democrats have responded to Donald Trump’s mischaracterization of Representative Ilhan Omar, which has resulted in increased threats to Omar’s safety. 
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 the safety of Ilhan Omar, and Bernie Sanders’ Fox News town…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss expectations for the redacted Mueller report, how the public might respond, and whether Bill Weld can provide a Republican challenge to Trump in 2020. Dr. Steve…
The story behind the infamous Nazi salute photo. The Square in Baraboo, Wisconsin. photo courtesy of Let’s Rave via Wikimedia Commons
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 says that American Communists are orchestrating an assault on the…
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 courtesy of Ministerio de Cultura de la Nación Argentina via Wikimedia…
Candidate Profile: Elizabeth Warren. Also, we review the new movie, ‘Shazam!’
How can a song earn the label of “explicit” and how is it edited for the radio? BTRtoday investigates!
In Part 2, Missy Pollack (@missy_freeandfit) discusses the cumulative effects of millennials broadcasting their lives on social media, reflections in her recovery and her path to work for American Addiction Centers.
Benjamin Netanyahu has been reelected in Israel, a white supremacist violence panel in the House resulted in a Muslim father who lost children to Islamophobic violence being questioned about the…
In light of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s resignation as the head of the Department of Homeland Security, John Knefel reflects on her tenure and what can be expected from the Trump administration going forward. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Missy Pollack (@missy_freeandfit) joins the show to discuss her experience with addiction and recovery and her thoughts on the American Addiction Centers drug use survey. Millennials Are Using…
Kirstjen Neilson is out and there’s already an emerging narrative that she was a counterweight against Trump’s worst impulses. Also, Stephen Miller is a white nationalist, and listener mail.…
Joe discusses the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing on white nationalism and how our elected officials (*cough* Republicans *cough*) aren’t taking this problem seriously.
A Washington Post piece suggests that Bernie Sanders is the left’s version of Donald Trump, and a Times op ed says don’t abolish billionaires.     Bernie Sanders photo courtesy of Nick…
Joe discusses the inevitable rehabilitation of outgoing DHS secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and why her hire will serve as another test case for corporate media’s obsession over access.
Piper Anderson joins us to discuss her work using storytelling to fight mass incarceration. Also, Morning John on the War Powers Resolution passing in the House and the Senate.
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 suggested. Also, House committees have subpoenaed Trump tax returns and…
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 Spritzer’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Joe discusses Donald Trump’s Joe Biden tweet and why the president’s lack of self-awareness and shame gives him an advantage in situations like these.
Since we last recorded 24 hours ago, Donald Trump called Puerto Rico another country, got his father’s birthplace wrong, couldn’t say the word “origins,” and claimed noise from wind mills…
Following the claims of inappropriate touching from politician Lucy Flores against former Vice President Joe Biden, John Knefel shares his thoughts on why Biden, who is an unconfirmed 2020 presidential hopeful, should not run for office. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Elena Childers joins the show to discuss the Joker trailer, Joaquin Phoenix and her enjoyment of realistic superhero movies. https://twitter.com/jokermovie/status/1113425942574034945
As predicted, the defense of Joe Biden has been an absolute nightmare. Also, conservatives attack trans folks for debunking the idea of biological sex, and ongoing thoughts on the NYC school…
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 fiscal cliff, and delaying the dismantling of the Affordable Care Act.
Lucy Flores describes a non-consensual interaction with Joe Biden on the campaign trail, a long Current Affairs piece tells us all about Pete Buttigeig, and Beto’s soaring rhetoric soars right out of…
Joe discusses recent allegations of inappropriate behavior against former Vice President and potential Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
The Mueller report is 300 pages long with only a 4-page summary, Kirstjen Nielson wants to be able to deport unaccompanied minors, and why Ben Shapiro doesn’t want to be called Alt Right. Ben Shapiro photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons
Joe rambles about the new Twilight Zone and whether Jordan Peele’s thriller filmmaking prowess will revive the sci-fi brand. Do We Really Need Another ‘Twilight Zone’? The 50 Best Episodes of…
Matt Ruby interviews vocal transformation coach Maryn Azoff. Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay on new movie, ‘Us.’ Plus a preview of Anemone’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
An open air detention in El Paso looks a lot like a US run concentration camp, the NRA deliberately trafficked in conspiracy theories after Parkland, a HuffPost story looks at the families hurt by Kamala Harris’s prosecutions of truancy, and a history of school segregation in New York City. Pete Buttigieg photo courtesy of Pete Buttigieg campaign website via Wikimedia Commons
Joe discusses Ben Shapiro’s triggered tweets and David Farenthold’s new WaPo story exploring Donald Trump’s bank fraud.
A closer look at the latest threat to the ACA, Mike Lee’s baffling Senate presentation on climate change and the Green New Deal, and Betsy DeVos goes after the Special Olympics. Mike Lee photo…
Following the completion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and potential issues of collusion or obstruction of justice from President Trump and his campaign, John Knefel reacts to Attorney General William Barr’s summary and conclusions. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Joe discusses Joe Rogan’s appearance on Alex Jones’ show and how the comedian’s podcast is considered a gateway to far right personalities and ideology.
The Mueller report has been given to the AG and the AG says there’s no collusion and, more ambiguously, no obstructing. We spend the hour breaking it down. William Barr photo courtesy of The United States Department of Justice via Wikimedia Commons
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the impact of the initial news surrounding the Mueller Report and whether we’ll ever get to see the real thing. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University.
A New York Times story looks at how anti-feminism is a common thread for various right and far right ideologies and a gateway to fascism. photo courtesy of Government House, New Zealand via…
Republicans keep pushing voting restrictions to solve a problem that doesn’t exist.
In Part 2, David Dickinson discusses the potential impact of his study’s findings and expanding the research to explore the effect on disenfranchised populations.
In an unprecedented move, Democratic 2020 hopefuls are skipping out on this weekend’s AIPAC conference. Also, teachers in Indiana were forced to be mock executed in a school shooting drill, New…
David Dickinson joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effect of insufficient sleep on voting and other prosocial behaviors.
We look back on 2009 film ‘The White Ribbon.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Gloria Bell.’ Plus a preview of Field Medic’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Biden considers tapping Stacey Abrams for a VP candidate before he even declares he’s running, Andrew Gillum moves to build voter power in Florida, and listener mail. Stacey Abrams photo by…
In Part 2, Gavin Jenkins discusses exploring areas with more diverse populations with bigger parks and how his study’s findings could impact both municipalities and individuals residing within them.
It’s been 16 years since the start of the Iraq war, Elizabeth Warren’s calls to abolish the electoral college, and the New York City selective schools that let in even fewer black students this…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke.