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While 2017 was dominated by a depressing political news cycle for anyone who was not a straight, white, American male, there were moments of hope through resistance. John Knefel reviews some of the…
Citing several recent political decisions, John Knefel challenges Donald Trump's self-proclaimed title of "dealmaker,’ describing him as a “hostage negotiator in reverse” due to his willingness…
Morning John on Trump’s executive order attacking healthcare subsidies, Mayim Bialik writes a victim-blaming New York Times op-ed, women, trans, and nonbinary people post “me too” on social media to convey the magnitude of sexual assault and harassment. Mayim Bialik Photo by N4chavez courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and we’re spending the whole show on healthcare. Jesse Myerson, via Twitter
Anna Lekas Miller joins us to discuss her reporting on families living in Mosul in the aftermath of ISIS. Also, catching up on listener mail.
John is in the studio, and we catch up on the healthcare vote.   Public Option Photo by Nanci Pelosi courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
The future of the ACA is left in doubt with the Senate's vote.
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)
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.    
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
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch -- discusses the demise of the Affordable Health Care Act, the alternative to Obamacare put forth by President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan. She also discusses some of the fallout, as well as thoughts on the alternative being proposed now by Bernie Sanders. Music featured in the episode: "Untitled" by Tiny Victories
Joe discusses his frustration surrounding the American Healthcare Act's rush to the House floor and mentions why it's important to ignore at least some of the things President Trump says.
The GOP's bad healthcare score, a new education bill initiates a voucher program, and Steve King's very racist comments. Paul Ryan Photo credit: Via Wikimedia
Listener thoughts on privatized health insurance, US attorney Preet Bharara is fired by Trump, John finally explains the Wikileaks/CIA story, and some programming news. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons
The House GOP releases its repeal and replace plan, and Trump rolls out his new Muslim ban. Photo credit: By United States Congress - U.S. Government Printing Office, Public Domain