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Peter Cole joins us to discuss his new book, "Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area." Also, a tragedy in New York City highlights the failing and ableist…
John Knefel explains the wealth tax proposed by presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren and the response she’s received since sharing her plans. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
Kamala Harris dodges criminal justice questions in her CNN Town Hall but goes in on abolishing private insurance, and how Trump’s rhetoric terrifies immigrant children. Photo by Office of the…
Tom Brokaw’s accidentally illuminating bigotry, Wall Street freaks out about Sanders and Warren, worker slowdowns force Trump to reopen the government, and Trump and Lindsey Graham joke about…
Roger Stone has been indicted, Elizabeth Warren proposes a wealth tax, and the increasingly desperate fact checking of AOC. Photo by Tim Pierce via Wikimedia commons
Catching up with what happened in Venezuela on Wednesday, Joe Biden praised a Republican in the 2018 midterms, and the Success Academy story on recruiting business leaders to be school…
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss the LA teachers’ strike, and catching up on the aftermath of the big Buzzfeed story. Photo courtesy of Sarah Jaffe
John shares his thoughts on National Security Advisor John Bolton’s aggressive approach to relations with Iran. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
Howard Berkes joins us to discuss the new Frontline and NPR documentary "Coal's Deadly Dust." Also, catching up on the 10 media cycles that happened around the Covington Catholic incident at the March…
Thousands more children were separated from their families than we previously knew, a Republican representative yelled "Go back to Puerto Rico" at a colleague, and another prominent feminist take gets…
Buzzfeed reports that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, several prominent feminist takes end up defending the indefensible, and Karen Pence goes back to work at a bigoted…
Giuliani is the world's worst lawyer, Kamala Harris's record shows there's no such thing as a progressive prosecutor, and thoughts on why Tulsi Gabbard is bad. photo by Marc Nozell Via Wikimedia…
A mommy blogger refuses to stop writing about her child, and a critical review of Kamala Harris's campaign book. photo credit by opensource.com via Wikimedia Commons
John shares his thought on recent backlash to racist remarks by Steve King, the Republican Representative from Iowa. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
Steve King gets removed from Congressional committees, Trump's weird cheeseburger party, and the Times scolds the LA Teachers Strike. Photo by Brad Perkins via Wikimedia Commons
Twin bombshells on Trump and Russia, Bolton asks for plans to bomb Iran, and LA teachers go out on strike. Photo courtesy of Kremlin.ru via Wikimedia Commons
A Politico story features Democrats who are angsty about what AOC means for the party, and thoughts on a story about Afrocentric schools in NYC. Photo by Noclip via Wikimedia Commons
The shutdown has lead to a reduction in FDA safety inspections for high risk foods, Kamala Harris tells Megan McCain that AOC's ideas are good for the Democratic party. photo courtesy of  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration via Wikimedia Commons
Trump's Oval Office address, Schumer and Pelosi's response, AOC's much better response, and the Manafort filings that accidentally didn't hide redacted information. photo courtesy of The White House via Wikimedia Commons
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the new generation of Democrats starting to pull the party to the left. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio…
The effects of the ongoing government shutdown, a bunch of news outlets ran a story about prisoners eating steak, National Emergency powers, and the false equivalency of AOC fact checks. Photo by…
Rashida Tlaib won’t apologize for cursing, Anderson Cooper condescends to Ocasio-Cortez, and House Democrats introduce ambitious pro-democracy legislation. Photo by HelenOnline
A conservative attempt to embarrass AOC backfired spectacularly, Politico wonders whether Elizabeth Warren is already unlikeable. Photo courtesy of US House of Representatives    
Louis CK shows himself, and reactions to the reporting on sexism during the Bernie campaign. Photo credit by Alec Perkins
We’re back, catching up on Mattis’ resignation, Warren’s big announcement, and what we’ve been up to over the break. photo by Kurdishstruggle    
John Knefel calls for the indictment of the Department of Homeland Security. The department oversees both ICE and Customs and Border Protection and is under increased scrutiny after the deaths of two Guatemalan children who were in their care. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
It's a new year and an old revolution to inspire us as we launch into it. We revisit Part 2 of our talk with Kenny, host of the Movements Podcast, on the history of the Russian…
We start the new year off looking towards revolution-- Russian Revolution! We revisit our interview with Kenny, host of the Movements podcast, and John and Molly decide their resolutions for the new…

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