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Bernie Sanders
Responsibility chains, intent-behavior gaps, local validators, and incalculable loss… but also koalas and yogurt.
John Knefel comments on how the coronavirus pandemic was an opportunity for politicians, specifically Democrats, to address some of the much needed change in this country and how the opportunity has been squandered and any large scale change is unlikely.
COVID-19 response bungling. Biden’s VP options. News/media roundup. ‘Driveways’ now on VOD. BTR Live Studio w/ Honey Cutt.
Sanders is back on the ballot thanks to a lawsuit that shouldn’t have been necessary in the first place.
No lockdown for Sweden. US economy in decline. NY cancels primary. News/media roundup. Chris Hemsworth in ‘Extraction.’ Music by Marble Arch.
Sanders is out and has endorsed Biden, millennials don’t stand a chance, and Corona updates. photo courtesy of Dan Keck via Wikimedia Commons
Joe Virgillito is here to discuss the Democratic primaries and COVID-19. Also, we discuss new movie, Lost Girls.’ Plus a preview of Activity’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Joe Virgillito is here to discuss why Sanders shouldn’t drop out, the effects of COVID-19 on current politics, and more. Also, we discuss new movie, ‘Onward.’ Plus a preview of Momma’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
It's our first show since Super Tuesday and coronavirus emergencies in the US. photo courtesy of CDC via Wikimedia commons
So many bands are coming through for Bernie Sanders—it's a beautiful thing for Democracy and your ears.
Joe Virgillito is here to discuss Super Tuesday and beyond. Also, we discuss new movie, ‘The Invisible Man.’ Plus a preview of Church Girls’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
We spend the hour on the centrists coalescing against Bernie Sanders. photo courtesy of Jackson Lanier via Wikimedia Commons
The Trump administration is terrifyingly ill-equipped to handle a coronavirus outbreak, thoughts on the aftermath of the Democratic debate, and listener mail catch up. photo courtesy of the White House via Wikimedia Commons
American families are spending far too much on childcare. All Americans would benefit if they didn’t.
Nick Pinto joins us to discuss the bail reform law in New York and the effort to roll it back, and there was, incredibly, another Democratic debate. Nick Pinto Nick Pinto, via Twitter
It’s a full communist panic about Bernie Sanders, Fidel Castro, and Florida, and details of his newly released free childcare and Pre-K for All plan. photo courtesy of Bill De Blasio  via Wikimedia Commons
The Clash, Ramones, Dead Kennedys, Sex Pistols—they ain’t got nothin’ on Bernie.
Bernie wins in Nevada, and liberals struggle to cope.
We don’t yet know the results of the Nevada caucus, but we do know that the Democratic party is panicking about Bernie Sanders’ lead. photo courtesy of Cory Doctorow via Wikimedia Commons
The indie quartet Clever Girls on Bernie Sanders, the creative process and their newest singles—tune in.
A Democratic Debate recap, and John’s in the studio and we can’t stop talking about Bloomberg. photo courtesy of  Michael Fleshman via Wikimedia Commons
Liberals say Bloomberg factionalism is tearing us apart, and Naomi Klein calls him the Shock Doctrine. photo courtesy of Mike Bloomberg via Wikimedia Commons
Director James Jacoby joins us to discuss the new Frontline documentary “Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos.” Also a listener mail grab bag.
Trump intervenes on behalf of Roger Stone, Klobuchar says her job was to put people in jail, and Bloomberg’s attempts to buy the election. Also, catching up on pop culture with Hannah. photo courtesy of Lorie Shaull via Wikimedia Commons
Bernie Sanders has won the New Hampshire primary, but MSNBC thinks it was all the other candidates combined. Ryan Cooper joins us to work through it. photo courtesy of Ryan Cooper
Pete Buttigieg embraces fiscal austerity, the anti-Semitic attacks against Bernie continue, and Michael Bloomberg is a racist. photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons
Malaika Jabali on enthusiasm for leftist policies in the midwest. Also, Molly on a personal essay about Medicare for All. Malaika Jabali photo courtesy of  Malaika Jabali
Alex Kane on Kushner’s Mid East plan, updates on Iowa, and kindergarten and inequality. Photo courtesy of Alex Kane
Luke Savage on the Iowa caucuses, and thoughts on Trump’s State of the Union. photo courtesy of Phil Roeder via Wikimedia Commons
Pete Buttigieg’s victory speech was heralded by some as a savvy political move. What if Bernie Sanders had done the same?
Molly on the electability sham, the liberal boomer breakdown, and thoughts on the witness impeachment vote. photo courtesy of John Knefel
A disingenuous liberal attack on Bernie pretended that he praised George Wallace when in fact he compared him to Hitler, and a Federalist writer makes the case for our current healthcare system and accidentally makes the case for Medicare for All.
Amy Klobuchar is a cop, Andrew Yang thinks his caucusers will go to Bernie in Iowa, and impeachment trial catch up.
Nothing smells better than a just government—it's the scent of not just me, us.
Jeff Abbott on his time with a migrant caravan traveling towards the southern border, and Bernie hit pieces escalate as he surges in Iowa. Jeff Abbott, via Twitter
Biden's disingenuous ally performance, and catching up on the strawmen arguments in the class reduction discussion. photo by Todd L Church
Joe Rogan endorses Bernie Sanders, the MBS kidnap plot, and some Harris/Biden/Obama speculation. photo courtesy of LABaseball Fan via Wikimedia Commons
Impeachment is a sham, Davos is a sham, and corporate media is a sham for hiring Reince Priebus! photo courtesy of United States Senate via Wikimedia Commons
Bernie and Hillary’s responses to “nobody likes him” show a fundamentally different approach to politics, and the problem with naming masculinity as the problem rather than capitalism. photo courtesy of John Nicksic via Wikimedia Commons
In an age of new media, the powerful podcaster far outweighs the paper’s influence.
The Times’ incomprehensible endorsement of both Warren and Klobuchar, and Hillary Clinton says “Nobody likes” Bernie. photo courtesy of Laure Shaull via Wikimedia Commons
The impeachment trial has begun in the Senate, Bernie Sanders leads in a new Reuters poll, and Trump’s trade deal.
CNN’s microphones captured the post debate exchange between Sanders and Warren, and Lev Parnas goes on Maddow. photo courtesy of Paul Schulz via Wikimedia Commons
Tuesday’s Democratic debate, and the incredible Parnas document dump. photo courtesy of Todd L. Church via Wikimedia Commons
John Knefel lists some of the more popular endorsements Bernie Sanders has recently gotten which have helped his poll numbers.
We spend the hour on the hit job on Sanders’ alleged sexism, seemingly from the Warren camp. photo courtesy of Cory Doctorow via Wikimedia Commons
Elizabeth Warren Dancing discourse, Chait wants Bloomberg to buy the election, and the latest on Iran. photo courtesy of Tim Pierce via Wikimedia Commons
On Tuesday night, Iran retaliated by firing missiles on Iraqi military bases hosting American troops. We spend the hour on it. photo courtesy of Ninara via Wikimedia Commons
We spend the hour on the US assassination of Qasem Soleimani. photo courtesy of Fars Fotógrafos via Wikimedia Commons

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