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Radio Dispatch
Radio Dispatch is a weekly podcast covering progressive politics, hosted by siblings John and MJ Knefel. The show features journalists, authors, organizers, and artists, as well as John and MJ's own original reporting and analysis. From civil liberties and privacy to civil rights and intersectional feminism, Radio Dispatch covers the news from a point of view that values recognizing and discussing power and privilege. John and MJ's journalism can be found at Rolling Stone, Buzzfeed, Vice, The New Inquiry and more. Listeners are the most important part of Radio Dispatch, and the show strives to amplify the stories and narratives from those on the other end of the microphone.
John and MJ Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the political podcast Radio Dispatch. John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at Buzzfeed,…
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MJ's rise and Matt Gaetz's downfall. photo courtesy of Mark Foley via Wikimedia Commons
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Racism, sexism and xenophobia intersect after the shooting targeting Asian Americans in Georgia, listener thoughts on the transphobic statehouse bills, and the economist who became a prominent voice on school reopening causes backlash in the Atlantic.  photo courtesy of U.S. Secretary of Defense/ Lisa Ferdinando via Wikimedia Commons
Cora Currier joins us to discuss the new Lux Magazine, a new magazine of feminism for the masses. Also, Molly takes a closer look at the barrage of bills targeting trans athletes, and a good old fashioned listener mail! Cora Currier via Twitter (@Coracurrier)
The new CDC guidelines say that vaccinated people can be together indoors, and a stimulus bill round-up including the highs and lows of the Democratic Party. Krysten Sinema Photo courtesy of The United States Senate - The Office of Krysten Sinema via Wikimedia Commons
We spend the hour on the latest round of anti-trans bigotry. Photo courtesy of  Kai Medina (Mk170101) via Wikimedia Commons