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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
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
Rob Miller joins us to discuss the new Frontline documentary “The Trial of Ratko Mladic.”
A young Muslim college student confronts Chelsea Clinton over her remarks about Ilhan Omar and her appearance at a vigil for the Muslims killed in New Zealand, an Australian teenager cracks an egg on a conservative politician’s head, and New Zealand has already promised to ban semi-automatic weapons. Chelsea Clinton photo by Kyle Cassidy via Wikimedia Commons
A shooting at two mosques in New Zealand appears to have been committed by a white supremacist, more thoughts on Beto, and listener mail. Friday Prayer photo courtesy of Azim Khan Ronnie via…
It’s Friday Funday and John is in the studio to further unpack the college admissions scandal story. Also, Beto O’Rourke has declared his run for the presidency, and listener mail. Beto…
Listener Jeffrey Barrois joins us to discuss how standardized testing impacts classroom teaching, a huge group of wealthy parents have been indicted for a bribery scandal involving college admissions,…
Tucker Carlson defends child abuse and white supremacy, Meghan McCain calls friend of the show Eli Valley an anti-Semite for making fun of her, and a look at Trump’s budget. Tucker…
Processing R Kelly's interview with Gayle King and the new Leaving Neverland documentary. Neverland Ranch photo courtesy of John Wiley User:Jw4nvc via Wikimedia commons
Paul Manafort’s sentence causes some outcry given its relative leniency, Meghan McCain’s crocodile tears over Ilhan Omar, and David Brooks, incredibly, says he backs reparations now. Meghan…
Democrats want to treat the grown adult Trump children with kid gloves, the New York Times mocks the Green New Deal’s lack of pragmatism while ignoring its political effectiveness, and listener…
More thoughts on the attacks on Ilhan Omar, Jane Mayer’s bombshells on Fox News including the Stormy Daniels story spike, and listener mail. Ilhan Omar photo courtesy of Leopaltik1242 via…
The Democrats betray Ilhan Omar as Republicans link her to 9/11, Bernie’s first rally at Brooklyn college, CPAC continues its embrace of fascism, and listener mail. Ilhan Omar photo courtesy…
A closer look at Michael Cohen’s statement before Congress that he fears Trump wouldn’t allow a peaceful transition of power if he lost in 2020, the US military considers sending ISIS detainees to…
Melissa Gira Grant is back to talk Decrim NY, the organizing being done to make New York the first state to fully decriminalize sex work. Also, unpacking the lies behind Ben Sasse’s abortion bill,…
Michael Cohen testifies before Congress, the Trump North Korea nuclear summit falls apart, 4500 children were abused in ICE DHS custody, and listener mail. photo by US House of Representatives…

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