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The Knefels
John and Molly 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.

Molly 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 Molly 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 Molly tweets at @mollyknefel.
Recent Posts
The 6 month switcheroo from praising teachers to shaming them, the prognosis for winter, and the latest on the Washington pandemic response. Photo credit: By AugusteBlanqui – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Looming disaster as some schools are still set to reopen in the fall, and DHS ties leftists to foreign powers. photo courtesy of BreaWycker via Wikimedia Commons
Frontline’s Micheal Kirk joins us to discuss his new documentary The United States of Conspiracy. Also, protests escalate beyond Portland. photo courtesy of Henryodell via Wikimedia Commons
Teachers unions in Florida sue Governor DeSantis over reopening schools, federal agents snatch and grab protesters in Portland, and Trump says he will send federal troops to more cities. photo courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection via Wikimedia Commons
James Bluemel on the new Frontline documentary “Once Upon a Time in Iraq.” Also, 5.4 million Americans lost their health insurance, and Trump and DeVos threaten to defund school districts that won’t open. photo courtesy of Ben McLean via Wikimedia Commons
Breonna Taylor and gentrification, who gets to have open streets, and higher ed in the pandemic. photo courtesy of Philafrenzy via Wikimedia Commons

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