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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
Biden's address to Congress, kids age 12-15 will be cleared for the Pfizer vaccine next week as the US redefines our expectations for herd immunity. Photo courtesy of The White House via Wikimedia Commons
Ryan Devereaux on Title 42 and Biden’s continuation of Trump’s policies. Also, how the international intellectual property rights regime is leading to a catastrophe in India. photo courtesy of Fibonacci Blue via Wikimedia Commons
The police killings of Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo, Minneapolis public schools decided to go remote in advance of the Derek Chauvin verdict, and 80% of seniors 65 and older have gotten their first shot. Photo by Chad Davis via Wikimedia Commons
There are more awful bills attacking trans people and more awful things that Matt Gaetz did. Photo courtesy of  Kai Medina (Mk170101) via Wikimedia Commons
MJ's rise and Matt Gaetz's downfall. photo courtesy of Mark Foley via Wikimedia Commons
Lil Nas X sparks a 90s style satanic panic and a check in on border and immigration policy under Biden. photo courtesy of Fabebk via Wikimedia Commons