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John Knefel
Heather Benno of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund on the recently obtained FOIA documents that show part of the…
Today we are airing an encore presentation of out first Radio Dispatch Live! Our special guests are Rolling Stone and…
Today's show is another best-of show. We've got an essay Molly wrote about balloon salespeople, an essay John wrote…
Time names Obama person of the year, the appalling lack of emotion for Muslims killed in the drone program, and the…
Megan McArdle bravely suggests that gun rampage victims to gang-rush the shooter, the media is engaged in a lot of…
We spend the hour on the Newtown mass shooting, including Obama's history of failure on gun control and the way we talk…
More thoughts on the DSM and how it relates to trans people, major blow to unions in Michigan, and a so-called men's…
Ten legal tactics cops can use to surveil you, and some thoughts on what you can do to avoid them. Plus, the sweet sweet…
New DSM 5 still lists some trans people as "disordered", UN disability treaty gets voted down, and some amazing listener…
Ahmed Ferhani takes a guilty plea, and Radio Dispatch was in the courtroom for the whole thing. Also, watching the New…
Mike Konczal on the poorly named Fiscal Cliff: what it is and where Obama stands on it, both positive and negative.…
This is the recording of our first Radio Dispatch Live! We talk Petraeus, the kill list, and a decade of US foreign…
A new study sheds light on the harsh working conditions domestic workers face, the judge in Jeremy Hammond's case has a…
Revisiting the Runaway General, the Michael Hastings story that ended Stanley McCrystal's career as a general, a…
Fox News declares a War on Men, and we give you your reading list for the first ever Radio Dispatch Live, which we're…
Anna Lekas Miller joins us to discuss the deteriorating conditions in Gaza, and The Nation's Josh Eidelson reports on…
A sneak peak at the new Wii-U gaming console and how Occupy reinvented itself in the wake of Sandy.
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the People's Bailout and the ongoing Rolling Jubilee. Also, slut-shaming in the…
Occupy Sandy establishes an outpost in the still suffering Midland Beach area in Staten Island, and Jezebel shames high…
Efforts to provide relief to the Rockaways continue, and John was on the ground to witness some of it. Also, Occupy's…
The election results are in. We're drinking bloody marys and screwdrivers. Also, Nick Isabella, who runs the twitter…
Michael Tracey on voter disenfranchisement in New Jersey following Superstorm Sandy. Also, Occupy Sandy is getting a lot…
On the ground interviews from Staten Island and Rockaway Beach, as we take you to some of the places in New York City…
Our coverage of Sandy's effects on New York City continues, with Chris Robbins of Gothamist reporting on the massive…
Huge Sandy-themed show today. Activist Michael Premo on InterOccupy mutual aid efforts, journalist Danny Gold on…
Hurricane Sandy has devastated the Northeast, leaving millions without power, and New York City without subway service…
Hurricane Sandy bears down on the Northeast! It's a Frankenstorm-snoreaster-pocalypse! We're replaying two interviews…
Cannibal cop wanted to kidnap, cook, and eat one hundred women, the future of warfare is lethal autonomous robots, and…
Anne Elizabeth Moore on her new book Hip Hop Apsara, Cambodia, and denationalized trade zones. Also, a listener provided…
John's latest dispatches from Guantanamo Bay, including an interview with Hina Shamsi of the ACLU. Also, an interview…
John's third dispatch from Guantanamo is an interview with Defense Attorney David Schulz on classified information and…
Jesse Myerson is back to continue the co-host party and John sends his second dispatch from Guantanamo Bay, including…
Jesse Myerson is guest co-hosting all week. John sends his first dispatch from Guantanamo Bay, the EU is confusingly…
Labor reporter Josh Eidelson joins us to discuss the Walmart strikes happening across the country, the possibility of a…
Karim El Hakim shares firsthand stories about the Egyptian revolution, including the time the secret police beat and…
Kevin Gosztola of FireDogLake on 3rd party politics and short-term thinking in the Democratic Party, Patrick Robbins on…
Micah Uetricht on the striking Walmart workers in Illinois and California, the jobs numbers are in and look better than…
Greg Basta of New York Communities for Change discusses the lawsuit brought by Attorney General Eric Schniederman…
Columbia Law Professor Naureen Shah joins us to discuss a new drone report she co-authored.
John isn't voting for Obama. Molly's on the fence. We spend the hour on discussing the issue that is dominating the…
Tim Pool reports from the streets of Madrid, and the intense police violence he witnessed there.
Day 3 of our DNC coverage, including a direct action by the No Papers, No Fear Ride For Justice group aka the UnDocuBus…
Radio Dispatch is in Charlotte, North Carolina for the DNC, reporting from the Southern Workers Assembly, and Cat…
Nathan Fuller of the Bradley Manning Support Network returns to discuss the on-going pre-trial hearings at Fort Meade,…
Michael Tracey is at the RNC, and we talk to him about the silencing of the Ron Paul delegates, the bizarre social scene…
Laurie Penny on rape culture and her own experience with rape, as well as how this conversation relates to the…
NYPD is responsible for all 9 bystanders shot outside the ESB, Chris Matthews calls out Reince Preibus for race-baiting,…
ProPublica's Justin Elliott on the false claim that the NYPD foiled 14 terror plots, and the GOP's anti-woman and…
Jeffrey McClain of Iraq Vets Against The War on to discuss Stars Earn Stripes, a facility that recreates the bin Laden…
Truthout's Joe Macare on Occupy Chicago, the Assange embassy controversy, and the Pussy Riot solidarity action in New…
Pussy Riot gets 2 years hard labor, London authorities threaten to storm Ecuadorian embassy, Paul Ryan's bad…
Alexis Goldstein is on to talk Goldman Sachs, the Progressive Insurance attorney, and NBC's Stars Earn Stripes.
The Nation's Liliana Segura on Texas' execution of an intellectually disabled man, activists in NYC protest the Spectra…
Barrett Brown of Project PM on face-recognition software TrapWire face-recognition, NYPD takes citizen's camera.
Meredith Clark on to discuss Paul Ryan, Republicans hate fresh fruit for kids, and Obama on Westboro Baptist.
Texas executes man with IQ of 61, women sexually intimidated by NYPD S&F, HSBC launders money for Mexican drug…
Gagan Singh on the mass shooting in Wisconsin, Russell Brand forces woman to show breasts, NYT photographer arrested…
Mike Konczal of the Roosevelt Institute on jobs numbers and the "recovery", Rent Strikers in Sunset Park go to court,…
Nick Pinto on pepper-sprayed Occupy protesters suing the NYPD, Romney doubles down on anti-Palestinian remarks, and…
Natasha Lennard on the lack of large-scale Olympic protests, Jazz Hayden and supporters protest outside of courthouse,…
The New York Post sinks to a new low, Romney's racist comments in Jerusalem, and VT cops fire on protesters.
Professor Sarah Knuckey on the recently released report that claims the NYPD broke international law in suppressing…
A report by civil and human rights lawyers claims the NYPD broke international law in their suppression of Occupy Wall…
Anaheim police shot and killed a man, shot at families, Bloomberg calls for police strike, James Holmes, Batman.
Great advice on protecting yourself during a protest. Know the law.

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