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We catch up on the Buzzfeed story detailing how Milo launders hate into the mainstream, and the Vanity Fair story on how Trump hates everyone in the White House.      Photo by Shal Farley courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Thanks to Milk Leaks unearthing the things he doesn’t want us to remember, we can explore the full scope of Baked Alaska’s depravity.
Rena Karefa-Johnson & Matt Ruby on Charlottesville aftermath; Jackie Soller on ‘Logan Lucky,’ directed by Steven Soderbergh; sneak peek of Amy O’s BTR Live Studio session.
Molly Knefel challenges a widely accepted falsehood that Donald Trump was elected by poor and lower middle-class white people lacking education, and that those are the people responsible for spreading racist and hateful rhetoric. She explains that the effort to shift this blame comes from a desire to disassociate from racism and to shirk the responsibility that comes from recognizing and acknowledging it. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Untitled” by Tiny Victories
John Knefel offers insight on recent policies from the White House that indicate the administration is promoting politics of white resentment in an effort to appeal to President Trump’s base. These latest policies include the plans to limit legal immigration and the investigation into whether or not affirmative action policies have a negative impact on white applicants to colleges and universities. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Untitled” by Tiny Victories
Stripped of politics and violence, the life of Based Stick Man is a miserable and familiar story.
This week, we welcome back contributors Oriana Leckert and Matt Ruby to discuss the once again supposedly on the rise power couple of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner as well as the end of Lena…
Molly Knefel — one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch — offers her take on the protests and counter-protests that happened last weekend for “Tax Day,” in which affiliated rallies across the country called on President Trump to releases his taxes. In Berkley, these protestors clashed with Trump supporters, some of whom represented the alt-right and their white supremacist views. Music featured in the episode: “Untitled” by Tiny Victories
Britney Summit-Gil on the ways the right wing use online spaces, Betsy DeVos wants schools to be like Uber, Flynn says he will testify in exchange for immunity, and listener mail. Britney Summit-Gil Photo credit: Britney Summit-Gil (Twitter)
John Knefel is one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Here, in the new weekly video spinoff series about politics and current events, he discusses the relationships between the Conservative movement represented at the annual event, CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference), Donald Trump, and the newer movement known as the Alt-Right, which is aligned with white nationalist causes as well as with Breitbart News, the right wing news (or meme?) platform once led by Trump’s own Chief Strategist. Music featured in the episode: “Untitled” by Tiny Victories
Milo Yiannopolous gets dropped from CPAC and loses his book deal, thoughts on I Am Not Your Negro, and listener mail.

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