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A white supremacist has killed two people in Portland, a Texas Republican called ICE on protesters, and listener mail. Antinazi-Antifascism-Graffiti Photo by Cogiati courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
It’s a very belated JAMJAM talk with Jesse Myerson, about the Montana special election, tearing down confederate statues, and how they make Planet Earth.
It’s Memorial Day, and the news from Montana is bad, the New York Times op-ed on Trump and child development is good, and the listener mail pile is the best. Photo by Jim Winstead Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons          
It’s MGG Thursdays, this week on Friday, and Melissa Gira Grant joins us to talk about Ivanka Trump’s new human trafficking project, the Montana body slam, and Melania’s hand slaps. Also, John on the AHCA’s new CBO score and the latest scandal roundup. Photo credit: Twitter (@melissagira)
Ryan Devereaux is here to discuss ICE arrests under Trump, as well as the FBI surveillance of the Bundy family. Also, catching up on listener mail. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
A bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, John checks in on Trump’s effort to halt the Russia investigation, and listener mail. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons      
Michael Kirk on tonight’s Frontline documentary Bannon’s War, John on Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia, and Trump’s cuts to the education budget.     Photo credit: Twitter (@KDGKirk)
Alyona Minkovski on what it’s like to be a Russian-American right now and thinking critically about the ways we talk about Russia. Also, John has the latest news from DC, and listener mail.    Photo credit: Twitter (@AlyonaMink)
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about freed political prisoners, a legitimately rad DA in Philly, and Hillary’s new project Onward Together. Also, John rounds up this truly incredible week.
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss Chelsea Manning’s freedom. Also, John checks in on the latest onslaught of scandals. Photo credit: Twitter (@melissagira)
Reuben Safire is back to discuss the South Korea elections as well as living with a chronic illness under Trump, and Laura Eyring is here to discuss the intersections of veganism and climate change.       Photo credit: Twitter (@RSafire)
Rick Rowley joins us to discuss the new Frontline documentary “American Patriot: Inside the Armed Uprising Against the Federal Government.” Also, John checks in on what to keep an eye out for from Trump this week, and a New York City school turned away a federal immigration agent who was looking for a 4th grader. Photo credit: Twitter (@frontlinePBS)
Sarah Jaffe on organizing and resistance across the country, John is in the studio to talk more Comey and Sessions, and listener mail.     Photo credit: Twitter (@Sarahljaffe)
It’s JAMJAM Fridays, and Jesse Myerson is here to check in with Molly on protests in Harlem, Iowa, and the connections in between. Also, John on the continued Comey fallout.
It’s MGG Thursdays, and Melissa Gira Grant is here to push back on the language of abuse to describe Trump’s politics. Also, John on the Comey bombshell. Photo credit: Twitter (@melissagira)
John on the Sally Yates testimony, Jake Bolton on updates from the UK election, a late briefing on de Blasio’s 3K for All, new data on arrests in NYC schools, and Rod Blum holds a town hall in our high school gym. Photo credit: Twitter (@JakeBolton)
John on the Kushner family’s corruption, Emmanuel Macron wins the presidential election in France, and big time listener mail catch-up. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons
David Banks joins us to discuss Science and Technology Studies and how to talk about science and bodies of knowledge, John on the religious freedom executive order, and listener mail catch up. Photo credit: Twitter (@DA_Banks)  
It’s JAMJAM Fridays, and Jesse Myerson joins us to talk healthcare and Palestine. Also, Morning John is here to also talk about healthcare and the absolute corruption of the Republicans.    
It’s MGG Thursdays, and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk May Day, that feel-good Heineken ad, and David Brooks’ wedding registry. Also, John on the phone call between Trump and Putin. Photo credit: Twitter (@melissagira)
John explains why Trump’s worship of Andrew Jackson is as racist as it gets, a black 15-year-old was killed by Texas police, Jimmy Kimmel delivers a touching monologue about his newborn son and healthcare, and catching up on listener mail. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons
Reuben Safire joins us to discuss the regional context around North Korea, John on the Congressional deal that averted a government shutdown, the New York Times op-ed staff shows contempt for its readers, and listener mail. Photo: Twitter (@RSafire)
Paul Greenberg joins us to discuss his book and new Frontline documentary, “The Fish on my Plate.” Also, Nick Pinto joins us to talk more about the Fearless Girl, and catching up on listener mail. Photo credit: Twitter  @macfathom Photo credit: Twitter @4fishgreenberg

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