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States that have reopened have now reclosed, and the absolute miss of pulling old movies and shows for racism rather than changing policy. photo courtesy of Charles E. Spirtos via Wikimedia Commons
John Knefel explains how the United States’ lack of coordinated coronavirus response is going to prolong the pandemic and its negative effects.
There’s no room for kids in the coronavirus policies, and states continue to see record numbers of new cases. photo courtesy of Usernet123u via Wikimedia Commons
Cities and states reopening too soon are more likely to worsen the spread of COVID-19.
Week 2 of the nationwide protest for Black lives.
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.
A company has created a protective suit that includes a snap-in canister for drinking & vaping.
Don't let a little thing like a deadly pandemic ruin your fun in the sun with friends.
Why trust in institutions is low, and how to understand the Tara Reade accusation against Joe Biden. photo courtesy of WhoisJohnGalt via Wikimedia Commons
The ins and outs of what it’s like for two parents to raise children during the pandemic. Also, music by Shana Falana.
John Knefel comments on the current economic situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and how the lack of appropriate actions from the democrats early on will continue to affect poor and middle-class Americans. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
Where the country stands in terms of lifting public health measures, the Democrats can't quit austerity, and why the stock market is soaring -- at least for now. photo courtesy of  Thomas J. O'Halloran via Wikimedia Commons  
Not everything about pandemic parenting has to be a major life lesson, sometimes it’s about the little things.
New York cancels its primary and slashes the education budget, and new corroboration for the allegations against Joe Biden. photo courtesy of The White House via Wikimedia Commons
John Knefel explains that despite the Trump Administration’s efforts to downplay the spread and effect of COVID-19, the United States is still far behind in testing and without the answers to questions about the virus, many parts of the country will need to remain in lockdown. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
The responsibilities and pressures of parenting during an already anxious quarantine increase as my son’s mother gets sick.
John Knefel comments on the disparity between the ease of access for relief funding for large corporations as opposed to small businesses in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sanders is out and has endorsed Biden, millennials don’t stand a chance, and Corona updates. photo courtesy of Dan Keck via Wikimedia Commons
Being both the parent and teacher for my six-year old becomes especially challenging during the “empty days” of quarantine life.
John Knefel comments on the Democrats' poor response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Trump finally admits this is going to be very very bad, medical workers and other essential employees don't have protective equipment, and more reporting shows how much time was wasted in the US response. photo courtesy of NIAID via Wikimedia Commons
I thought co-parenting a six-year old autistic boy as a newly separated dad would be a challenge, and then along came a global pandemic ...
Instacart and Amazon workers stage strikes, Congress’ awful bailout, and what the future might look like. photo courtesy of the U.S. National Guard via Wikimedia Commons
We've learned more about the well-endowed man called "Wood" and, of course, found more top-notch memes.
The Soderbergh-directed film is surging in popularity right now because it may be comforting to see a worse version of what we’re going through.
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.
Part two of our Fox Food Records indie label feature begins with an extensive interview with label founder/owner James Smith (who also records as Good Good Blood), followed by another hour of music from the label's catalog. Check out part one of this feature here.
John Knefel comments on how the coronavirus has disrupted our economy and who will suffer most should the U.S. face another recession.
Means testing only adds inefficiency to coronavirus relief. And it gives GOPers like Mitt Romney a lane to the Dems’ left.
The coronavirus is a global pandemic rapidly impacting the United States. photo courtesy of Gideon Oliver
As the coronavirus closes venues, bars and cancels tours—as a fan, you can help.
Here are a few tips to keep in mind as an athlete as COVID-19 takes hold of the United States.
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
We think laughter is a good thing at a scary and panicky time like this.
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

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