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John Knefel comments on the rising number of coronavirus cases throughout the U.S. as states which have reopened must roll back their guidelines or change the way they are operating.
John Knefel explains how the United States’ lack of coordinated coronavirus response is going to prolong the pandemic and its negative effects.
This week's episode is part one of a series of episodes highlighting the work of artists who are responding to COVID.
Responsibility chains, intent-behavior gaps, local validators, and incalculable loss… but also koalas and yogurt.
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.
Movies that speak to the experience of living through the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, music by Monteagle
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.
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.
COVID-19 response bungling. Biden’s VP options. News/media roundup. ‘Driveways’ now on VOD. BTR Live Studio w/ Honey Cutt.
John Knefel comments on how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the inequalities that already existed between wealthy people and marginalized communities.
No lockdown for Sweden. US economy in decline. NY cancels primary. News/media roundup. Chris Hemsworth in ‘Extraction.’ Music by Marble Arch.
The responsibilities and pressures of parenting during an already anxious quarantine increase as my son’s mother gets sick.
The Listening Booth helps you thru w/a social distance disco feat. Locate S, 1 & Baxter Dury + Medieval meets Daft Punk w/Magic Sword.
Being both the parent and teacher for my six-year old becomes especially challenging during the “empty days” of quarantine life.
Matt Ruby on COVID-19. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on new movie, ‘Swallow.’ Plus a preview of Workman ong’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
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 ...
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
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.
Our second coronavirus show, as more cities go on lockdown and Trump says we need to restart the economy. photo courtesy of The White House via Wikimedia Commons
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.
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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