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The Knefels
John and MJ Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the political podcast Radio Dispatch.

John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at Buzzfeed, Vice, and Rolling Stone. He's appeared on This American Life, Al Jazeera, Democracy Now and more.

MJ covers youth and education, in reporting at places like Rolling Stone and The Nation, and in essays at The New Inquiry and The Toast. She's been on 30 Rock and the critically acclaimed web series High Maintenance.

Both MJ and John have a background in comedy and performance, and they produced a web series together called John and Molly Get Along. John tweets at @johnknefel and MJ tweets at @mollyknefel.
Recent Posts
The Delta variant takes hold in the US, and thoughts on Haiti and Cuba. photo courtesy of US Secretary of Defense via Wikimedia Commons
The history of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine, more thoughts on summer school, and how voting restrictions could change the Democratic party. Al Nakba - Graffiti - Nazareth Photo courtesy of PRA via Wikimedia Commons  
Rumsfeld is dead and the hyper conservatism of Too Hot To Handle. photo via Wikimedia Commons
Critical race theory panic is the new anti-communism, and the New York Times declares progressivism dead because Eric Adam’s got 30% of the first choice votes. photo by unknown photographer (possibly Chuck Boyd, yearbook staff photographer) via Wikimedia Commons
Cooking, life check-ins, and what’s going on with the Chipotle wage and burrito bowl debate. photo courtesy of John Knefel
We dive into the Critical Race Theory thing, and MJ had top surgery. photo courtesy of Laurie Shaull via Wikimedia Commons