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ICE has been sending letters to New Yorkers who have been fingerprinted by the NYPD, a thoughtful Times op ed wonders what’s best to be done after men are accused of harassment and abuse, and…
Activists and progressive challengers are pushing the Democratic party to the left, two Colorado lawmakers want to jail teachers for striking, and catching up on listener mail.     Democratic…
Mick Mulvaney admits to accepting bribes, Colorado lawmaker proposes jailing teachers who strike, Hank Azaria responds to the criticisms of Apu in a nearly unprecedentedly thoughtful way. Hank…
The Waffle House shooter in Nashville has been arrested, Jonathan Chait thinks women should stop being victims, and listener mail. Kirsten Gillibrand photo by Congress courtesy of Wikimedia…
We talk with Andres Cediel, producer of tonight’s Frontline documentary in collaboration with the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley, “Trafficked in America.” Also, the CIA’s…
We catch up with listener mail on education and parenting, and also on Richard Cohen’s terrible WaPo op ed about male privilege. Gavroche photo by Émile Bayard courtesy of Wikimedia…
Pompeo goes to North Korea, NYC’s new school chancellor discourages walk-outs from New York City students, Richard Cohen is the mascot of white privilege, and Cardi B is right. Tammy…
The Working Families Party endorses Cynthia Nixon in the New York governors race, a potential new war authorization in Congress, and listener mail. Working Families Party
Two black men are arrested for waiting to meet a friend in Starbucks, it appears that Michael Cohen is Sean Hannity’s lawyer, and more thoughts on liberal nationalism and Syria. Sean…
Frontline’s Michael Kirk is back to discuss tonight’s documentary “McCain.” Also, the US has bombed Syria, and James Comey gave his first interview since being fired. Frontline
Comey’s upcoming book has the DC class praising him as a resistance hero, Mike Pompeo’s confirmation hearing, and listener mail. James Comey photo by Federal Bureau of Investigation…
Kentucky teachers are protesting at the capitol today, more thoughts on Paul Ryan’s legacy, Cynthia Nixon calls out the racist way that marijuana laws are enforced, and the Access Hollywood tape is…
Zuckerberg testifies before the Senate, goodbye Paul Ryan, and Trump thinks he can fire Mueller. Mark Zuckerberg photo by Presidência do México via Wikimedia Commons
The FBI has raided Michael Cohen’s office and hotel room, the Simpsons dismisses Hari Kondabolu’s criticisms of Apu, and listener mail.
We talk with filmmaker Michael Kirk on his new Frontline documentary “Trump’s Takeover,” a look at the chemical weapons attack in Syria, and what we’ve learned about the NYPD killing of Saheed…
It’s a listener prompted show! We discuss an article on the relationship between discipline and capitalism, and listener mail on graduate school and leaving Facebook. photo by Amolnaik3k…
The NYPD has killed a 34-year-old black man with bipolar disorder in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, the Atlantic’s new hire Kevin Williamson said on a podcast that people who get abortions should be…
A look at the the Trump/Amazon feud, what the hell happened with Sinclair Media, the Oklahoma governor’s response to the teacher walk out there. Chicago Teachers Strike photo by Brad Perkins…
The Washington Post publishes a stunningly anti-Semitic column about dating, a look at the the Trump/Amazon feud, what the hell happened with Sinclair media, and John is back in the…
Morning John joins us to discuss Trump’s language around the war in Syria and the reactionary backlash to boycotts after David Hogg bested Laura Ingraham. Also, a new chancellor for New York City…
Morning John joins us to discuss the protests in Gaza and Rick Gates’ potential knowledge in the Mueller investigation, we dip our toes into the Roseanne convo, David Hogg bests Laura Ingraham, and…

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