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Radio Dispatch is a Mon-Thurs Internet radio show hosted by siblings Molly and John Knefel. Past guests include Amy Goodman, Eliot Spitzer, Michael Hastings, lawyers, activists, journalists, and more Occupy people than we can count. We cover feminism, Occupy, the national surveillance & security state, and Guantanamo Bay.

Radio Dispatch is a Mon-Thurs Internet radio show hosted by siblings Molly and John Knefel. Past guests include Amy Goodman, Eliot Spitzer, Michael Hastings, lawyers, activists, journalists, and more Occupy people than we can count. We cover feminism, Occupy, the national surveillance & security state, and Guantanamo Bay.
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Radio Dispatch is a Mon-Thurs Internet radio show hosted by siblings Molly and John Knefel. Past guests include Amy Goodman, Eliot Spitzer, Michael Hastings, lawyers, activists, journalists, and more Occupy people than we can count. We cover feminism, Occupy, the national surveillance & security state, and Guantanamo Bay.

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Yellow Vest Protests, NYPD family separation

12/12/2018
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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 Macron photo courtesy by Адміністрація Президента України via Wikimedia commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Upcoming programming note, Brexit is so weird 12:00 - Catching up on Yellow Vest protests 28:30 - NYPD’s own family separation 45:00 - So long John Kelly 52:00 - Maria Butina pleads guilty...

Duration:00:58:32

Trump Is an Unindicted Co-Conspirator

12/11/2018
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Trump is directly implicated in felonies, the establishment is looking to crush Medicare for All, and Paul Ryan’s long con. Photo by nguyengurl via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Just John 08:21 - Trump is implicated in felonies 33:04 - The establishment is looking to crush Medicare for All 50:00 - Paul Ryan’s long con 58:33 - “Lost in a Dream” Foxwarren / Credits 60:00 - Finish

Duration:01:00:00

GOP Power Grabs in MI and NC

12/10/2018
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Kevin Hart refused to apologize for homophobic jokes, and Republicans dirty tricks in Michigan and North Carolina. photo courtesy of Equality Michigan through the LGBT Free Media Collective via Wikimedia Comons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - More healthcare crowdfunding 23:00 - Kevin Hart booted from hosting the Oscars 42:00 - More on GOP power grabs in MI and NC 57:04 - “And Then There’s You” Bill Ryder - Jones / Credits 58:24 - Finish

Duration:00:58:24

NYPD Gets Drones

12/7/2018
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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. photo courtesy of Gerald Nino, CBP, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Twitter is good, YouTube is bad 25:50 - NYPD gets drones 45:30 - Saudi’s staying at Trump’s hotel 58:00 - “Turn It Down” Tomorrow’s Tulips / Credits 59:17 - Finish

Duration:00:59:17

WI GOP Circumvents Democracy

12/6/2018
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Michael Flynn substantially cooperated with the Mueller investigation, and Wisconsin Republicans circumvent democracy. Photo by Joe Rowley via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Thirsty Don Jr 17:40 - WI GOP circumvents democracy 42:00 - Flynn has been chatting with Mueller 57:37 - “Witch Hunt” HXXS / Credits 59:10 - Finish

Duration:00:59:10

The Terrible Legacy of George H.W. Bush

12/5/2018
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George H.W. Bush was very bad, and here's why. photo courtesy of White House Photo Office via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - A dangerous path 12:25 - The terrible legacies of George HW Bush 57:02 - “Cuckoo Spit” Chemtrails / Credits 58:31 - Finish

Duration:00:58:31

Friends Like These

12/4/2018
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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. Photo by Nathanmac87 via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Just John 07:14 - Friends Like These 31:37 - GOP can’t learn 54:10 - NC election fraud 58:25 - “Verb For Dreaming” Rick Rude / Credits 59:23 - Finish

Duration:00:59:23

RussiaGate Conspiracy Comes In To Focus

12/3/2018
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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. 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Good and bad decades 15:30 - RussiaGate roundup 58:54 - “Palindrome” Azure Ray / Credits 60:04 - Finish

Duration:01:00:04

ICE Abuses and the Epstein Scandal

11/30/2018
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Catching up on two stories of ICE human rights violations, and a long story shows how Trump's secretary of labor essentially covered up a massive sex abuse scandal when he should have been prosecuting it. 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Sleep is great 16:00 - Rampant ICE abuses and violations 43:00 - The Epstein scandal 59:31 - “Warning Sign” Linen Closet / Credits 60:43 - Finish

Duration:01:00:43

Manafort the Liar Does More Crimes

11/29/2018
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Catching up on the lying exploits of Paul Manafort, and Trump's bizarre climate change denial. photo by Voice of America via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Trump’s lack of grammar 13:00 - Manafort keep doing crimes 40:45 - More climate change denial 58:00 - “Are You Lonely” Milagres / Credits 59:21 - Finish

Duration:00:59:21

Ryan Devereaux On CBP Border Tear Gassing

11/28/2018
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Ryan Devereaux on the violence against migrants at the Southern border, and the Republican response. photo courtesy of Sgt. 1st Class Gordon Hyde via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Molly loves a fake Christmas tree 12:07 - Ryan Devereaux on CBP border tear gassing 29:15 - Republican response to border escalation 58:03 - “Oranges” American Pleasure Club / Credits 59:19 - Finish

Duration:00:59:19

The Utility of Calling Voters Racists

11/27/2018
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The utility of calling voters racist, and listener mail. Photo via The Public Domain courtesy of Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Where did the word ally go 20:00 - The utility of calling voters racist 57:25 - “Your Dog” Rose Droll / Credits 58:58 - Finish

Duration:00:58:57

Ohio’s Attack on Abortion Rights

11/26/2018
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A look at two anti-abortion bills in Ohio, and a listener mail about Bolsonaro in Brazil. photo by Jordanuhl7 via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Ohio’s rollback of abortion rights 42:00 - Listener mail 58:14 - “Oblivion” Two Medicine / Credits 59:52 - Finish

Duration:00:59:52

Facebook Breaks With GOP Lobbying Firm

11/23/2018
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A Democratic win in Orange County, Facebook breaks ties with a conservative consulting group, and the ACLU reveals new elements of the torture program. photo courtesy of World Economic Forum via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Food wars 22:15 - Facebook and Definers 53:00 - Democratic win in Orange County 57:20 - “Dough Nation” Rick Rude / Credits 58:39 - Finish

Duration:00:58:39

Trump Sticks With Saudi

11/22/2018
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Trump reaffirms his support for Saudi Arabia despite the CIA's conclusion that MBS had Jamal Khashoggi killed, and a New York Times story reveals that Trump wanted the Justice Department to prosecute his political enemies. Photo by April Brady / POMED via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - AOC’s timeline is on fire, children give thanks 15:30 - Trump sticks with Saudi 36:00 - Trump wanted DOJ to go after Comey and Clinton 57:50 - “New Hair” Strange Ranger / Credits...

Duration:00:59:07

The Mississippi Senate Special Election

11/21/2018
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A look the special election for the Mississippi Senate seat, CNBC thinks that 29-year-olds should have a year's salary saved, and troops deployed to the southern border are coming home soon. Photo courtesy of Office of Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - It’s all recent history 12:00 - Teaching English language learners 24:00 - The Mississippi Senate special election 42:00 - Troops begin returning from border 53:00 - CNBC says 29 year olds...

Duration:01:00:13

Frontline’s Documenting Hate: New American Nazis

11/20/2018
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Frontline’s AC Thompson on his new film Documenting Hate: New American Nazis, some Democrats have mounting anxiety about AOC’s political savvy, and Stacey Abrams’ makes the most of an illegitimate outcome. photo by r2hox via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Just John 07:40 - AC Thompson on New American Nazis 34:00 - Democrats anxiety about AOC’s savvy 50:54 - Abrams’ not - consession speech 58:42 - “Act IV” Linen Closet / Credits 60:02 - Finish

Duration:01:00:02

Creep posts creepy tweet about Ocasio-Cortez

11/19/2018
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A creepy conservative tweeted about AOC's nice clothes and got the biggest ratio in the history of Twitter, and the different narratives around Nancy Pelosi. Photo by Corey Torpie courtesy of Wikimedia Common 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Tyranny of thank you notes 10:30 - A creepy conservative tweeted about AOC's nice clothes 48:20 - Challenge’s to Pelosi as Speaker 57:39 - “Violent” Grapetooth / Credits 58:51 - Finish

Duration:00:58:51

Facebook Against the World

11/16/2018
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A huge story at the Times on the depths to which Facebook sank, and Trump calls to mobilize the opposition to antifa. photo by VOA News courtesy of Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - The taunts 32:00 - Facebook is bad 49:00 - Trump calls for mobilization against antifa 58:22 - “This Town” Gestures / Credits 59:44 - Finish

Duration:00:59:44

Amazon Cashes In

11/15/2018
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Amazon will come to New York and Cristal City, ICE is holding far more people than we initially thought, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shows up to DC ready to push Democrats to the left. The Carr Fire Photo by Bureau of Land Management California via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Heavy backpacks 16:00 - Amazon cashes in 36:00 - AOC joins climate protest in Pelosi’s office 47:00 - ICE’s record detentions 58:11 - “Dance Alone” Boyo / Credits 59:18 - Finish

Duration:00:59:17