Molly Knefel offers her take on the political response to the recent instances of mass violence in the U.S. noting specifically that although the mass shootings in Nevada and Texas left many more people dead, there were calls for immediate calls for policy change after the event in New York which was carried out by a man from Uzbekistan​.​ Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Untitled” by Tiny Victories
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about a leftist vision of gun regulation. Also, Molly has a piece in Teen Vogue about racial disparities in youth incarceration, and Morning John on Rex Tillerson calling Trump a moron.
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Dr. Steve Billet joins the show to discuss the reaction to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the NRA’s lobbying influence, the role of gun manufacturers, and more.
Umphrey’s McGee breaks their 571 show gap and finally plays rare original tune “Keefer” live