Bernie Sanders
Mike Konczal on what Democrats can learn from Trump’s Win, Bernie’s town hall in Wisconsin   Photo courtesy of Mike Konczal
Jesse Myerson on what’s next for organizing, what’s next for the Democratic party, and why Keith Ellison should be the next DNC chair.
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00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 Molly’s back 10:00 The cynical DNC 50:00 The media embraces the Khan family 59:48 “Tiny” Dinosaur Jr / Credits 61:04 Finish
Molly reports from Day 2 of the DNC in Philly, and listener mail. Photo credit: Molly Knefel
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 Big five years it's been 15:56 Molly on DNC Day 1 48:00 Listener mail 59:24 Going Down / Credits - Dinosaur Jr 60:30 Finish
Molly calls in to give her thoughts on the RNC and the beginning of the DNC, and listener mail. Photo credit: John Knefel
What lessons will the Democrats learn from the Sanders insurgency, additional thoughts on the Brock Turner case, and listener mail.
Some thoughts on the Democratic primary, and listener mail.
BTRtoday talks with the creator of New Jersey's “Bernie Man Festival,” a weekend event aimed at culling together a variety of musical performances, arts, and cultural events to promote presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss the states of the Democratic and Republican campaigns, support of Trump is linked to the fear of death, and listener mail.
Trump all but locks up the nomination, Sanders wins in Indiana, and the terrifying implications of the war on terror under Trump or Clinton.
Clinton and Trump win in New York, and listener mail.
Sanders and Clinton debate in Brooklyn, and listener mail.
Ed Hedemann of the War Tax Resistors joins us to discuss his organization's protest of US militarism, Bernie Sanders addresses an overflowing crowd at Washington Square Park, and listener mail.
Sanders and Cruz win in Wisconsin, John's story on chemical weapons use in Syria, and Trump's private security company.
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss Bernie Sander's old school Jewishness, how to talk about Trump with kids, using big data in the war on terror, and listener mail about Soylent.
A Brooklyn-based massage therapist has a special offer to help relieve people of their Donald Trump-related anxiety.
Frontline's James Jones joins us to discuss his new documentary Saudi Arabia Uncovered, a bird said hi to Bernie Sanders, and listener mail about our new food-mushing app.
A worker from the Trump hotel Las Vegas on the struggle to unionize, Bernie has won more youth votes than Clinton and Trump combined, living your social media politics IRL, and listener mail.
John skypes in from Istanbul, a new study finds hundreds of charters are hyper segregated and overly punitive, the Times borks a Bernie story, and listener mail.
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the assassination of Berta Caceres in Honduras. Also, Trump and Hillary on the winners of the third Super Tuesday, and listener mail on voting.
Organizations like CounterPAC are working to temper the influence of big money in elections, a difficult task in a post-Citizens United political climate.
Trump and his supporters escalate violence against protesters, and listener mail.
Chepe joins us to discuss CIA-backed coups in Latin America, and more thoughts about the Democratic debate.
Sanders wins big in Michigan as Trump hosts an infomercial, a look at how Trump's bullying is not that different from regular bullying, and Preet Bharara and DOJ fail to indict cop who killed Ramarley Graham.
Trump's supporters are terrifyingly and explicitly racist, gaming out a Trump versus Clinton general election, and listener mail.
Mike Konczal joins us to discuss the financial regulation ideas put forward by Clinton and Sanders, and listener mail.
Mike Ludwig on fracking off the coast of California, more thoughts on Coates and Alexander on the Democratic primary, and the horror of Aleppo.
Seth Freed Wessler joins us to discuss the immigrants who died in private US prisons, and Sanders and Trump win New Hampshire primaries.
The New York Times' Walt Bogdanich joins us to discuss a new Frontline documentary on fantasy sports, Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright shame young women who support Bernie Sanders, and listener mail.
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss the statistical tie between Clinton and Sanders at the Iowa Caucus, and listener mail.
The Iowa caucuses just happened, get ready for another round of drone scares, and listener mail.
Critiquing Sanders and Clinton on reparations, modern day red baiting, Sanders and Israel, and listener mail.
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the election in Guatemala, Sarah Palin's poetry tour soars to new heights, and listener mail.
The Pentagon's wish list is full of bizarre gadgets, Oscar nominations are blindingly white, The Nation endorses Bernie Sanders, and listener mail.
The pros and cons of leftists throwing their energy behind Bernie Sanders, and a bunch of listener mail.