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It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Osita Nwanevu on America's history of separating families. Also, it's our Radio Dispatch Domestic Policy Year in…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Molly Crabapple on her book, Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian Civil War. Also, our Foreign Policy Year in Review. Photo courtesy of Molly Crabapple
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Natalie Shure on Medicare for All. Also, families of students with disabilities have filed a lawsuit against Success…
John Knefel reviews the foreign policy choices made by Donald Trump this year and how those compare to other politicians. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Nathan Robinson on media coverage of Israel and Palestine. Also, the Senate advances a resolution to stop the Saudi-backed war…
Our Christmas episode, featuring The Insecure Chef and John’s first NYC Christmas job.
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Bryce Covert on Medicaid work requirements, which have only gotten worse since we spoke to her in May. Also, Trump escalates the drone war. Photo courtesy of Bryce Covert
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we revisit our interview with Meagan Day on the Workplace Democracy Act. Also, New York City public housing resisted tests showing that children are exposed to elevated levels of lead paint. Photo courtesy of Meagan Day
It's Radio Dispatch's Best of 2018, and we revisit our interview with Micah Uetricht on resurgent labor militancy. Also, we discuss the way Kirsten Gillibrand is being iced by Democrats for calling…
John Knefel looks back on 2018 and notes some key political takeaways from the Democratic and Republican parties. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast,…
It's Radio Dispatch's Best of 2018, and we revisit our interview with Nima Shirazi on Trump's destruction of the Iran deal. Photo courtesy of Nima Shirazi
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Alexis Goldstein on Medicaid work requirements. Also, it's our annual discussion of the communism of It's a Wonderful Life, and…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Charlotte Shane about the bizarre framing of the incel phenomenon. Also, tech companies are compiling data on kids from before they're born.
It’s Radio Dispatch best of 2018 and we’re revisiting our interview with Briahna Joy Gray on Democratic strategy. Also, Ross Douthat longs for the old white rulers.
A Propubilca story shows that poor people get audited at a higher rate than rich people, the debate over whether Bernie should run in 2020, and the mother who had her baby ripped from her arms by the…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on whether the incoming Democratic House majority will be strong enough to push Congress to end support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
Catching up on the protests in France, the NYPD engages in its own form of family separation, an enthusiastic goodbye to John Kelly, and Maria Butina enters a guilty plea. Emmanuel…
Trump is directly implicated in felonies, the establishment is looking to crush Medicare for All, and Paul Ryan’s long con.
Kevin Hart refused to apologize for homophobic jokes, and Republicans dirty tricks in Michigan and North Carolina.
The NYPD has its own drone program, Saudis bought huge blocks of rooms at the Trump hotel, and Trump didn't ruin HW's funeral and thus got lots of credit for being reasonable.
Michael Flynn substantially cooperated with the Mueller investigation, and Wisconsin Republicans circumvent democracy.
As politicians, members of the press, and pundits publicly mourn the death of President George H.W. Bush, John Knefel brings up a part of his legacy which is discussed much less frequently: his role in the Iran-Contra Affair. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
What happens when members of the media identify more with each other than oppressed communities, the Republican Party has no ability to learn from its midterm losses, and the bizarre vote outcomes in North Carolina.
It's a Russiagate Roundup, catching up on the news about the Putin Penthouse, the Moscow project, Michael Cohen's plea, and scrutiny on Jerome Corsi.

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