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John Knefel explains that the increasingly militant language being used by Donald Trump and his administration combined with the strained environment in the United States will almost certainly lead to more violence in the coming months.
John Knefel comments on some recent reactions of Joe Biden on the campaign trail and suggests that his attempts to win over affluent white voters may cause him to lose the support of other key voting groups.
While violence from Donald Trump’s supporters has been common throughout his presidency, John Knefel comments on the increase in violent incidents over recent months and the likelihood that more violence from the right can be expected.
John Knefel warns that the Biden/Harris strategy to appeal to Republican voters with a lack of policy specifics will make it difficult to govern should they win the election in November.
John Knefel comments on the 2020 Democratic presidential ticket.
As moratoriums on evictions end and expanded unemployment benefits expire, potential crisis looms as COVID-19 infection rates spike around the country, leaving many unable to work and now without protections. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
John Knefel describes the growing unrest and the cycle triggered by an escalation of Trump’s fascistic tactics in Portland and elsewhere. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
John gives a rundown of the overlapping, looming crises the U.S. is currently dealing with, from people losing health insurance along with their jobs to homeowners and renters are having trouble covering bills to unemployment supplements expiring soon. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
John Knefel makes the case that, despite the left having made some concessions from Joe Biden on his immigration and economic platforms, he still needs to move on dismantling the United States’ racist carceral system. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Despite Joe Biden currently polling ahead of Donald Trump nationally, John Knefel offers a reminder that centrist candidates do not offer a promising outcome against Trump or others who share his ideals.
John Knefel comments on the rising number of coronavirus cases throughout the U.S. as states which have reopened must roll back their guidelines or change the way they are operating.
John Knefel explains how the United States’ lack of coordinated coronavirus response is going to prolong the pandemic and its negative effects.
John Knefel explains the failure behind attempts to deradicalize activists’ efforts to abolish the police.
John Knefel addresses the notion that police work is purely beneficial to citizens.
John Knefel shares his thoughts on why defunding the police is the only solution to ending police violence.
John Knefel comments on how the coronavirus pandemic was an opportunity for politicians, specifically Democrats, to address some of the much needed change in this country and how the opportunity has been squandered and any large scale change is unlikely.
John Knefel comments on the lack of coordination at the state and federal levels when it comes to coronavirus relief and how this will continue to be a problem in the coming months.
John Knefel comments on the current economic situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and how the lack of appropriate actions from the democrats early on will continue to affect poor and middle-class Americans. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
John Knefel comments on how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the inequalities that already existed between wealthy people and marginalized communities.
John Knefel addresses the anti lockdown protests that have been taking place across the country and who is really behind them.
John Knefel explains that despite the Trump Administration’s efforts to downplay the spread and effect of COVID-19, the United States is still far behind in testing and without the answers to questions about the virus, many parts of the country will need to remain in lockdown. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
John Knefel comments on the disparity between the ease of access for relief funding for large corporations as opposed to small businesses in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
John Knefel comments on the Democrats’ poor response to the coronavirus outbreak.
John Knefel comments on how the Trump Administration’s poor response to COVID-19 has impacted Americans and will continue to do so in the coming months.
John Knefel explains that despite moderates who say otherwise, the power of the left is growing and is the future of the democratic party.
John Knefel comments on how the coronavirus has disrupted our economy and who will suffer most should the U.S. face another recession.
John Knefel comments on the Trump administration’s response to coronavirus and how those actions will continue to negatively impact the United States as we deal with this pandemic.
John Knefel explains why billionaires in politics are contrary to our democracy.
John Knefel describes Michael Bloomberg’s attempts to buy the presidential election and comments on how his mayoral history indicates he would be a poor choice for the nomination.
John Knefel comments on the Trump Administration expanding the Muslim ban that was enacted three years ago by barring visitors from six more countries.
John Knefel explains how corporate democrats will try to incentivize voters with promises to lower the deficit.
John Knefel recaps the events of the Iowa caucus which resulted in the democratic party’s failure to deliver accurate outcomes.
Despite Joe Biden polling well among older Americans, John Knefel explains why they would have the most to worry about should he become the Democratic nominee for president.
John Knefel explains Fox News’ investment in Republican presidents, and how the network has come to shape the behavior of the Republican party over the decades.
John Knefel lists some of the more popular endorsements Bernie Sanders has recently gotten which have helped his poll numbers.
Despite many within the Republican party describing Donald Trump as an aberration, John Knefel reflects on a number of President Trump’s choices which align perfectly with the attitudes of other Republicans, including, most recently, the assassination of Qassem Suleimani. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
John Knefel shares his thoughts on how the outcome of the 2020 election will reflect whether Donald Trump’s 2016 election was an aberration, or the American people embracing bigotry and cruelty. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho

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