It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk Jeff Flake and Jane Doe. Also, listeners and Morning John weigh in on Flake and the supposed fissures in the Republican party. Melissa…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk about the Propublica reporting on Manhattan DA Cy Vance dropping a criminal investigation into the Trumps after getting a donation from their lawyer. Also, Morning John on the House’s 20-week abortion ban and the phone line for snitching on undocumented people.     Melissa Gira Grant, via Twitter.
John and Molly do a deep dive into an essay on feminism and children. Naughty Boy photo courtesy of the Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.
Rena Karefa-Johnson on anti-choice Dem candidates and DOJ targeting affirmative action; Jacqueline Soller on ‘Good Time’ starring Robert Pattinson; John Knefel on white resentment in the White House; sneak peak of Re-TROS BTR Live Studio session.
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk strategies for pushing reproductive rights as an uncompromised part of the Democratic platform. Also, Morning John on the new anti-immigration proposal.
Today we’re talking with Professor Gretchen Ely, lead author on the study “Where Are They Now and How Far Must They Go? Examining location and travel distance in U.S. Abortion Funds Patients.” I also go on a slight tangent about this here talking, insulting vibrator. Because we don't have enough shitty things in the world.
This is the first study to prove that abortion rights are truly in danger, not just a convenient target for hysterical media
America needs to get its act together and remember that women's bodies are not alien bodies, but normal, functioning human bodies that deserve every bit of respect and autonomy that male bodies receive.
Jesse Myerson joins us to talk about the politics of science, pro-life Democrats, and what taxes should look like. Also, Morning John on the new office set up for people to report immigrants.
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch -- discusses the implications of the revelation that Vice President Mike Pence won’t dine alone with any woman other than his wife and how his worldview lines up with that of President Trump. Music featured in the episode: "Untitled" by Tiny Victories
We talk about living with roommates and interview Carol Robles Roman about human trafficking and reproductive rights.
Trump reinstates the global gag rule, Israel announces 2,500 new settlements in the West Bank, and David Brooks has some advice for women. Photo credit: Via Wikimedia