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The NYPD’s cruel crackdown on street food vendors in the subways, the Republican’s philosophical defense of criminal intent, and the coup in Bolivia. photo courtesy of CyprianLatewood via…
In the wake of Daniel Pantaleo’s dismissal from the NYPD, and the responding call for a police slowdown from members of the police officer’s union, John Knefel argues that aggressive policing is more of a problem than a solution. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss labor fights in Ohio, what Brexit could mean for Ireland, and the creativity of the working class. Also, Trump wants to nuke hurricanes, and NYC cops are angry about…
Planned Parenthood pulls out of Title X funding rather than stop providing abortions, Daniel Pantaleo has been fired from the NYPD more than five years after killing Eric Garner, and listener…
The Trump administration wants to detain up to 4 million unaccompanied minors indefinitely rather than place them in the community, a US citizen was detained at the border for almost a month, and de Blasio is gallivanting around Radio Dispatch’s home state of Iowa while its adopted state of New York floods with superfund water. Homestead Florida Unaccompanied Minors photo courtesy of Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Refugee Resettlement via Wikimedia Commons  
Five years after Eric Garner was killed by the NYPD, the DOJ announces there will be no federal charges for the officer who killed him. We spend the hour on how the lack of accountability for…
There’s an actual bill to decriminalize sex work coming to the New York state house, and Melissa Gira Grant is here to break it down for us. Also, a Pride roundup, from Straight Pride in Boston to…

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