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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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Trump and Turkey

10/11/2019
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The fallout from Trump’s Syria decision in Rojava, a Bloomberg story about Trump and Tillerson, and Warren has officially taken the lead over Biden. photo by BijiKurdistan via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - Nursing in the Mall 12:33 - Morning John on the invasion of Rojava 39:15 - Trump, Tillerson, and Giuliani’s client 51:13 - Warren takes the lead! 59:00 - Credits, “The War Years” by City and Colour 59:53 - Finish

Duration:00:59:52

White House Says No Thank You to Impeachment

10/10/2019
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The White House has announced it will refuse to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry, conservatives try to “gotcha” Elizabeth Warren’s story about getting fired for being pregnant and the conflict between China and the NBA. photo courtesy of Elizabeth Warren via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - Impeachment - O-Rama Continues 01:45 - Morning John on White House stonewalling 17:02 - Do Conservatives stand by Nixon? 32:51 - Elizabeth Warren’s pregnancy story 47:55 -...

Duration:01:00:09

Frontline’s “On the President’s Orders”

10/9/2019
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We speak with James Jones, director of the new Frontline documentary “On the President’s Orders,” about the violent police war on drugs in the Philippines. Also, Republicans are criticizing Trump over Syria, the Trump administration blocked testimony from EU Ambassador Gordon Sondlan, and the Democrats might mask the whistleblower. 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - Republicans pretending to be mad at Trump 02:41 - James Jones on “On the President’s Orders” 20:43 - Morning John on...

Duration:00:58:22

Rick Perry’s Still Here?

10/8/2019
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Lawyers are before the Supreme Court today to argue three important sex discrimination cases, US troops withdraw in Syria, Rick Perry steers energy contracts in Ukraine, and a second whistleblower has come forward. photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - The three sex discrimination cases before SCOTUS 07:15 - Morning John on Rick Perry’s role in the Ukraine scandal 18:46 - Another whistleblower has come forward 32:50 - Republicans try to pretend Trump was...

Duration:00:58:44

Trump Openly Calls for Ukraine and China to Investigate Biden

10/7/2019
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Trump openly calls on Ukraine and China to investigate Biden, new texts between US and Ukraine officials are bad news for Trump, Trump raised Biden in a phone call with Xi in June, and the Trump administration is collecting migrant DNA. photo courtesy of Dan Scavino via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Big week 11:00 - Trump calls on Ukraine and China to investigate Biden 45:00 - Damning texts from US officials about Ukraine 57:19 - “Misbehaving” Infinity Crush /...

Duration:00:58:27

The President of Finland is Here, Ask Him a Question

10/4/2019
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The Democrats are getting their subpoena pens ready, Trump tried to drag Pence into the Ukraine scandal, Trump goes full on Taxi Driver at a press conference, and why it’s good that this is clearly getting to him. photo courtesy of United States House of Representatives Office of Photography via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - How nice to come back during such an onslaught of news 03:25 - Morning John on the upcoming subpoenas from House Democrats 12:11 - The Adam...

Duration:00:59:21

Frontline’s “The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia”

10/3/2019
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We speak with Martin Smith, correspondent for this week’s Frontline documentary “The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.” Also, Morning John on Trump’s moat full of snakes and Pompeo being on the Ukraine phone call. 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - The news and the babies are in abundance 03:06 - Martin Smith on this week’s Frontline documentary “The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia” 18:53 - Morning John on Trump’s immigration bloodlust 53:01 - Final thoughts on being back 57:23 - Credits,...

Duration:00:58:19

Crimes, Crimes Everywhere!

10/2/2019
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William Barr is proving himself to be Trump’s long desired Roy Cohn. We spend the hour catching up with all the news that broke in the last 24 hours around the Trump Ukraine scandal, and also look at the bigger implications of an impeachment inquiry. photo courtesy of Office of U.S. Senator David Perdue via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - Once again it’s been a big 24 hours 06:26 - Where in the world is William Barr 39:55 - Civil war? 56:59 - Credits, “Barely...

Duration:00:58:13

We’re Back for Festive Impeachment Season

10/1/2019
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We took two weeks off to raise a baby and Congress began an impeachment inquiry. We spend the hour catching up with the whistleblower complaint, the Biden part, the Congressional response, and the press coverage since the floodgates burst. photo courtesy of president.gov.ua via Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - We’re back, and with a baby! 06:07 - Morning John explains the whistleblower complaint 22:09 - What Hunter, James, and Joe Biden have to do with this 33:39 -...

Duration:00:59:12

Lantz Arroyo on Cooperative Print Shops

9/16/2019
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Lantz Arroyo on being part of a cooperative Print Shop. Also, a round-up of the third Democratic debate, the bad anti-AO ad, and Uber’s outrageous response to California’s new law. Photo courtesy of Radix Media 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Huge show today 06:37 - Lantz Arroyo on coop printing 29:00 - Dem Debate round up 57:54 - “Caseys Groove” Twin Peaks / Credits 59:11 - Finish

Duration:00:59:11

David Huerta on Cybersecurity

9/13/2019
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David Huerta on cyber security, helping journalists protect their sources, and easy end to end encryption. Also, the Trump administration plans to round up homeless people in California, and the Supreme Court allows a new asylum restriction for migrants who pass through a third country on their way to the United States. Photo courtesy of David Huerta 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Huge show today 09:53 - David Huerta on cybersecurity 32:00 - Trump admin planning homeless round up...

Duration:01:00:02

Christopher Mathias on Bolton and the Far Right

9/12/2019
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Huffington Post’s Christopher Mathias on the far right. Also, John Bolton has left the administration, Netanyahu again promises to annex much of the West Bank, and California upends the exploitative gig economy. Photo courtesy of Christopher Mathias 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Huge show today folks 08:18 - Christopher Mathias on the far right 31:25 - John Bolton is gone 58:47 - “Flames” Chastity / Credits 60:17 - Finish

Duration:01:00:17

Charlotte Shane on Factory Farming and Climate Change

9/11/2019
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Charlotte Shane on factory farming and climate change, and Hannah Cohen joins us for a pop culture round up. Photo courtesy of Charlotte Shane 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Such a fun show today 03:25 - Charlotte Shane on factory farming and climate change 25:28 - Hannah joins us for pop culture round up 57:50 - “Song Without A Name” Scoville Unit / Credits 59:17 - Finish

Duration:00:59:17

Abby Ellis on Flint’s Deadly Water

9/10/2019
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Frontline’s Abby Ellis on Flint’s Deadly Water. Also, Trump is diverting funding from Puerto Rico to build the wall, and DC fondly remembers the Bush years. Photo courtesy of Frontline 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Huge show today folks 06:57 - Abby Ellis on Flint’s Deadly Water 36:35 - Trump diverts funding from Puerto Rico 48:25 - DC fondly remembers the Bush years 57:22 - “Shaking” Rose Dorn / Credits 58:30 - Finish

Duration:00:58:29

John Carl Baker on North Korea’s Latest Missile Tests

9/9/2019
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John Carl Baker on North Korea’s latest missile tests. Also, David Brooks is losing it, and Trump remains fixated on Alabama. Photo courtesy of John Carl Baker 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Huge show today 07:52 - John Carl Baker on North Korea’s latest missile tests 24:36 - Trump on Alabama 48:00 - Brooks is losing it 59:18 - “Nice Like That” H Kink / Credits 60:34 - Finish

Duration:01:00:34

P.E. Moskowitz on The Case Against Free Speech

9/6/2019
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P.E. Moskowitz on The Case Against Free Speech. Also, the FBI is surveilling border activists, and Trump draws on a map. Photo Courtesy of P.E. Moskowitz 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Huge show today 09:13 - PE Moskowitz on the Case Against Free Speech 31:06 - FBI surveillance of border activists 55:00 - Good ruling in a terrorism watchlist case 57:59 - “Too Much” Bridal Party / Credits 59:35 - Finish

Duration:00:59:35

Melissa Gira Grant on State Enforced Straight Pride

9/5/2019
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Melissa Gira Grant on how the Boston Police did the dirty work of the Straight Pride activists. Also, the US might be guilty of war crimes in Yemen, and Ross Douthat misses the mark on white nationalism. Photo courtesy of Melissa Gira Grant 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Big show today 08:28 - Melissa Gira Grant on Boston PD 24:26 - UN says US may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen 43:00 - Douthat misses the mark 59:38 - “Get Well Soon” Boy Scouts / Credits 60:54 - Finish

Duration:01:00:54

Patrick Blanchfield on Gunpower

9/4/2019
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Patrick Blanchfield joins us to discuss his upcoming book Gunpower. Also, Boston cops riot at a so-called Straight Pride parade, and celebrating Labor Day by celebrating unions. Photo courtesy of Patrick Blanchfield 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - What a show, what a show 09:20 - Patrick Blanchfield on Gunpower 38:31 - Boston cops riot 55:00 - Labor day is a scam 57:41 - “At the Party” Black Belt Eagle Scout / Credits 59:20 - Finish

Duration:00:59:20

Anna Merlan on Conspiracy Theories

9/3/2019
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Anna Merlan joins us to discuss her new book Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and their Surprising Rise to Power. Also, seven far left ideas that are incredibly popular, and listener mail. Photo courtesy of Anna Merlan 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Holy cow what a show 06:40 - Anna Merlan on conspiracy theories 28:35 - Seven left ideas that are very popular 58:57 - “Feel the Lightning” Dan Deacon / Credits 60:25 - Finish

Duration:01:00:24

Shane Burley on the Far Right

9/2/2019
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Shane Burley joins us to discuss the Proud Boys march in Portland. Also, Leaked emails show the Daily Caller hired a Nazi, and listener mail. Photo courtesy of Shane Burley 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Big show 09:10 - Shane Burley on the far right 33:18 - The Daily Caller keeps hiring Nazis 58:09 - “Dogs” Joyero / Credits 59:33 - Finish

Duration:00:59:33