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De’Wayne Jackson grew up in Spring, Texas, before finding his way to Los Angeles. There, he crafted a unique blend of musical influence and style from R&B to indie rock resulting in a smooth bed…
M. Beatrice Magnani joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring the causes of earthquakes in Texas using seismic reflection imaging.
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
Another mass shooting in Texas, Morning John on the Paradise Papers, and what happens when a business start-up expands into education. Photo by Gage Skidmore courtesy of…
Twitter Moments with Matt Ruby. Jacqueline Soller on ‘The Florida Project.’ John Knefel on Trump’s ability as a dealmaker. Sneak preview of Zuli’s BTR Live Studio session.
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about mutual aid, conservatism, and Antifa. Also, Morning John on conservatism and mutual aid in Texas.
Molly Knefel offers her take on why natural disasters are also political disasters, explaining that, while many politicians speak out during these times and call for unity, politics have led to communities of color and lower income lacking resources and infrastructure in advance of these events that exacerbate the effects of such catastrophe. She argues that more inclusive politics would have considered the needs of these communities before the devastation hit. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Untitled" by Tiny Victories
Molly is back from her week away, Morning John on Arpaio and Gorka, Hurricane Harvey devastates southern Texas, huge counter protests push back Nazi rallies in San Francisco and Berkeley, and listener mail. Joe Arpaio photo by Gage Skidmore courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
De’Wayne Jackson grew up in Spring, Texas, before finding his way to Los Angeles. There, he crafted a unique blend of musical influence and style from R&B to indie rock resulting in a smooth bed for his poetic style. In this unique session, he brought his rich vocal style, accompanied by just an acoustic guitar, to Serious Business Music in DUMBO, Brooklyn. De’Wayne Jackson’s debut EP, Don’t Be Afraid, is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
De’Wayne Jackson grew up in Spring, Texas, before finding his way to Los Angeles. There, he crafted a unique blend of musical influence and style from R&B to indie rock resulting in a smooth bed for his poetic style. In this unique session, he brought his rich vocal style, accompanied by just an acoustic guitar, to Serious Business Music in DUMBO, Brooklyn. De’Wayne Jackson’s debut EP, Don’t Be Afraid, is available now.
Trump attacks London’s Muslim mayor in the wake of new terrorist attacks there, Bill Maher continues to be a racist, John on the torture report, and listener mail.     Photo by JJARichardson courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
A white supremacist has killed two people in Portland, a Texas Republican called ICE on protesters, and listener mail. Antinazi-Antifascism-Graffiti Photo by Cogiati courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
John explains why Trump’s worship of Andrew Jackson is as racist as it gets, a black 15-year-old was killed by Texas police, Jimmy Kimmel delivers a touching monologue about his newborn son and healthcare, and catching up on listener mail. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons
The first tour I was on was a mission to Austin to play SXSW. I arrived, I played, and I partied. How will this year's experience differ from the previous? What is to be said about the importance of unofficial shows and the swelling consumerism and sponsorships associated with the official showcases?
The Office of Management and Budget literally advocates for starving the poor, John tells us about efforts to combat pandemics and what could happen to that funding under Trump, and catching up on listener mail. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons
Broadcasting from Austin this week for SXSW with a special 3-track spotlight on the debut solo album from Mary Frances of Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band.

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