Molly does her best at a 2016 year in review that doesn’t make us want to cry, our final Just John installment channels a stoner conversation, and a thank you and happy new year to the listeners.
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Catching up on listener mail about artificial intelligence.
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Jason Leopold on FOIAing the FBI about Trump, your annual reminder that Elf on the Shelf is a snitch, and listener mail.
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Vice: FBI may have also been investigating Trump
Melissa Gira Grant on the anti-loitering law that police use to profile and arrest marginalized women in NYC, Republicans want to repeal and delay the ACA, and listener mail.
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Sharda Sekaran on the drug policy victories from election night and the future of reform under Trump, we skype with John from Guantanamo, and Ohio passes a six week abortion ban.
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Chase Madar on the legacy of Chelsea Manning and her fight for justice for trans prisoners, updates from the 9/11 trial at Guantanamo Bay, and NYC Republicans try to turn the city’s municipal ID program against immigrants.
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Washington Post: Keith Ellison isn’t an anti-Semite. He’s the victim of a vicious smear.
NY Magazine:What Happens to New York’s Municipal ID Card Under the Trump Administration?
Gothamist: Republicans Sue In Effort To Stop City From Destroying IDNYC Records
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.