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Andrew McCabe abruptly leaves the FBI, Republicans vote to release a memo claiming the FBI O’bungled the Russia investigation, and more thoughts on Ross Douthat’s white nationalist sympathies. …
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the protests in Venezuela, Ross Douthat goes full white nationalist, and a Grammys roundup. Jeff Abbott, via Twitter  
Jesse Myerson joins us to catch up on the Democrats and the DREAMers, and we catch up on the huge news about Trump trying to fire Mueller. Jesse Myerson, via Twitter
Nick Pinto joins us to discuss his Intercept story on ICE following and deporting immigration leaders in New York City, and we catch up on the Philly supervised injection facility and listener…
Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss the annual Super Bowl sex panic and a crackdown targeting New Orleans sex workers, Philly approves a safe injection facility, and a Russia roundup. Melissa…
Briahna Joy Gray on racism and class politics in the Democratic party, and the Democrats make a deal to end the shutdown. Briahna Joy Gray, via Twitter
We talk with James Bluemel, director of tonight’s Frontline documentary “Exodus.” Also, the second women’s march saw huge turnouts across the country, and as of recording, the government is shut down.    Frontline
We talk with Melissa Gira Grant on the discourse around Stormy Daniels, and listener mail responses to the ongoing conversation about affirmative consent. Melissa Gira Grant, via Twitter
We talk with Jesse Myerson about the Medicaid work requirement, and the Aziz Ansari story has led to a high profile conflict between a young Babe.net journalist and Ashleigh Banfield. Jesse…
We talk with Charlotte Shane, author of the recent Splinter News piece “We Harpies Want More.” Also, we catch up on Hawaii, the looming government shutdown, and the latest official shithouse…
We talk with Shane Burley, author of “Fascism Today: What it is and how to end it.” Also, an article by a woman accusing Aziz Ansari of assault has led to a discussion that shows a lot of people…
We speak with Daffodil Altan, producer of the documentary “Rape on the Night Shift,” a collaborative investigation by FRONTLINE on PBS, the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley,…
It’s Martin Luther King Junior Day, Jesse Myerson is here to talk about the opioid crisis and Ahed Tamimi, and the reaction to Trump describing black countries as shitholes. Jesse Myerson, via…
Serena Williams’ birth story illustrates the high risks for black mothers, and the woman who started the Shitty Men in Media list comes forward after a Harpers journalist planned to out her, with a…
Bannon got canned, a panel of North Carolina judges strikes down a gerrymandered map, Michelle Williams got screwed over in refilming All the Money in the World, and listener mail. Photo by Gage…
A new study finds that American children are 70% more likely to die before adulthood than other rich countries, Trump rescinds protected status 200,000 Salvadorans, and listener mail. Photo by…
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss Jet Blue flight attendants’ effort to unionize, and the importance of the Poor People’s Campaign.
Jesse Myerson joins us to look at organizing in the new year, Trump’s attempts to keep Sessions from recusing himself from the Russia investigation, and boozy Papadopoulos. Jesse Myerson, via…
A new book describes the chaos inside the oval office and describes Trump as “semi-literate,” and a late catch up on the New York Times’ reporting on drunk and chatty George Papadopoulos. Michael Wolff photo by Andrew Dermont courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
We are back! It’s a new year, the same Trump and looming global catastrophe, and it’s MGG Thursdays. Melissa Gira Grant, via Twitter.
A close look at the effort to charterize school districts in cities across the country, and at Erik Prince’s efforts at privatization in Afghanistan . Erik Prince photo by Miller Center via…
It’s our second show of the new year and we’re looking forward to 2018, and getting to some evergreen listener mail from 2017. Kirsten Gillibrand Officia Photo
Happy New Year! We ring it in with one last Best of interview with the one and only Mychal Denzel Smith. Mychal Denzel Smith, via Twitter

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