John Knefel looks back on 2018 and notes some key political takeaways from the Democratic and Republican parties. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast,…
Obama-to-Trump voters were a big part of the Trump’s surprise victory. So were their attitudes about race.
John Knefel explains how the outcome of the 2018 midterm elections was shaped by whether states acted constitutionally or not in ensuring that citizens’ voting rights were protected. He also urges…
Political power requires a will to fight ones enemies, a fact that today’s Democrats have forgotten.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the major storylines from the 2018 midterm elections, including surprise results, significant ballot measures, a record number of women elected and more.
J.McVay joins the show to discuss the suspicious packages sent to prominent Democrats and how right wing media figures are painting the thwarted bombings as a false flag.
Kavanaugh, SCOTUS, and the Senate w/ Rena Karefa-Johnson, Matt Ruby, & J. McVay. Winston Cook Wilson & J. on ‘The Old Man & The Gun.’ A performance from Spooky Cool’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss Brett Kavnaugh’s qualifications for the Supreme Court and what Democratic senators said about him more than 10 years ago.
Matt Ruby interviews Dan Lerner about positive psychology. Charles and J. discuss new movie, ‘White Boy Rick.’ A performance from Navy Gangs’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
John traces the recent evolution of the left from the 2011 Occupy movement to victories in the current election cycle for the Democratic Socialists of America. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of…
Tennis umpires may boycott Serena Williams. Movie props we’d like to own. $1100 iPhones. Norma Macdonald… ugh. Film chat on ‘Searching.’ Preview of dumb’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session
Molly shares her take on the rising progressivism seen in this election year’s Democratic primaries, from unexpected victories for certain candidates challenging the DNC establishment to prospects for the upcoming general election. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Trump official pens anonymous op-ed. The Kavanaugh SCOTUS hearings. Colin Kaepernik’s Nike deal. Film chat on ‘The Little Stranger.’ Preview of Neighbor Lady’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session
Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk about how victims of trafficking who apply for visas are now being referred to ICE for deportation, and how Michael Cohen’s plea deal highlights how badly Stormy Daniels was treated in the media
Joe talks about last night’s special election in OH-12 and rants about Democrats’ bizarre habit of blaming third party voters for their own shortcomings.
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the Democratic Party’s lack of foreign policy, highlighting several topics which the U.S. should be concerned about on a global scale. Despite ability within the…
Joe discusses dumb centrist Democratic policies and Fox News’s hilarious response to Democratic socialism.
Twitter Moments w/ Matt Ruby and J. McVay. Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay on ‘The Captain.’ A performance from Colatura’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Great news for the retired. If Wall Street-friendly Democrats get their way, they’ll be on the job once again!
John Knefel challenges the view that there is no appeal for the left in the Midwest, citing the successful rally recently held by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders in Kansas and the…
J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw on sequels to ‘The Incredibles,’ ‘Sicario,’ and ‘Jurassic World.’ John Knefel on the the need for radical measures by Dems in the upcoming fight over SCOTUS. A performance from The Rizzos’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the Trump administration’s confusing positions on China, the president’s unsecured private phone, and noteworthy primary results from last night.
Matt Ruby interviews comedian/writer Dan Shaki about his working on a sitcom with Nate Bargatze and Jerrod Carmichael. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Disobedience’ and ‘Duck Butter.’ Molly Knefel on Democratic jobs policy. A performance from Operator Music Band’s BTR Live Studio session.
Molly Knefel runs down some of the reactions to Bernie Sanders’ recently introduced federal jobs guarantee and shares her thoughts on why public programs with universal benefits is the direction that the democratic party should be moving. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Molly Knefel comments on who, based on recent speculation, may be running for president in 2020, including Oprah Winfrey and John Kerry. She argues that on the spectrum of Kerry to Oprah, the…
Jesse Myerson joins us to catch up on the Democrats and the DREAMers, and we catch up on the huge news about Trump trying to fire Mueller. Jesse Myerson, via Twitter
John Knefel makes the argument that Democrats looking to run for president in 2020 should focus on the legalization of marijuana as part of their platform. Opposing Jeff Sessions’ recent promise to…
Dr. Steve Billet joins the show to discuss the government shutdown, Democrat concessions, hypocrisy in Washington, and the latest rumors about Trump’s personal life.
A new study finds that American children are 70% more likely to die before adulthood than other rich countries, Trump rescinds protected status 200,000 Salvadorans, and listener mail. Photo by…