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Melissa Gira Grant on Ivanka’s human trafficking project

It’s MGG Thursdays, this week on Friday, and Melissa Gira Grant joins us to talk about Ivanka Trump’s new human trafficking project, the Montana body slam, and Melania’s hand slaps. Also, John on the AHCA’s new CBO score and the latest scandal roundup. Photo credit: Twitter (@melissagira) 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - Special edition of MGG on a Friday 03:47 - Morning John on the AHCA CBO score 22:55 - Melissa Gira Grant on the Montana bodyslam and Ivanka Trump 46:16 - Projecting on Melania 57:32 - Credits, “Father” by Overcoats 58:49 - Finish
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Show notes for today’s episode, 3/30/17

Good afternoon, Scoochers!

Here are the links for today’s show. It’s our first MGG Thursday, welcoming our new weekly guest co-host Melissa Gira Grant!

‘Way Out of Line’: Iowa Voters Rethink Support for Steve King

Thinx Promised a Feminist Utopia to Everyone But Its Employees

Sexual-Harassment Claims Against a ‘She-E.O.’

Trump’s U.S. Census proposes, immediately cuts LGBT survey questions

Why We Need an LGBT Census

The outro music is “Remove My Picture” by Tess & Dave.

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Show notes for today’s episode, 3/23/17

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Judge Gorsuch and the frozen truck driver

Trump’s Supreme Court pick has testy exchange with top Democratic senator over his work as a professor

The outro music is “Heartbreak Blues” by Holly Macve.

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Show notes for today’s episode, 3/22/17

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From listener Leanna, a zine about antisemitism and the left

F.B.I. Is Investigating Trump’s Russia Ties, Comey Confirms

Washington’s Split-Screen Reality

The outro music is “Dodged a Bullet” by Alice Jemima.

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Show notes for today’s episode, 3/17/17

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A Hawaii judge has just blocked President Trump’s revised travel ban

Who Wins and Loses in Trump’s Proposed Budget

The outro music is “We Don’t Let Go” by Lanikai.

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Show notes for today’s episode, 3/15/17

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Does HR 610 Affect Kids On IEPs? Parents Should Be Aware Of Their “Choices”

CBO: Republican health care bill raises premiums for older, poor Americans by more than 750%

How Would H.R. 610 Affect Free & Reduced Lunch Programs? Kids Could Suffer

CBO: Republican health care bill raises premiums for older, poor Americans by more than 750%

CBO estimates 24 million lose coverage under GOP plan. The devastating report, explained.

The outro music is “Death Spiral” by Dirty Projectors

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Show notes for today’s episode, 3/13/17

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Paul Ryan just admitted he has no idea how health insurance works

Guest lecturer calls protesting students ‘seriously scary’

Under National Spotlight, Middlebury College Examines Speech Issues

The outro music is “Kind of Bonkers” by Animal Collective.

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Show notes for today’s episode, 3/10/17

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We spend almost the whole show on this frustrating article about the Women’s Strike yesterday: ‘Day Without a Woman’ Protest Tests a Movement’s Staying Power

The outro music is “Evolution” by Sara Bethe Nelson.

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