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Elizabeth Beavers on Haspel, GL Johnson on DSA Pittsburgh

Elizabeth Beavers, associate policy director at Indivisible, joins us to discuss the confirmation of Gina Haspel to run the CIA. Also, GL Johnson from DSA Pittsburgh discusses the big wins for socialists last Tuesday. Last but not least, Trump issues a new plan to defund Planned Parenthood. Elizabeth Beavers photo courtesy of Elizabeth Beavers 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:28 - Two guests, big show 06:51 - Elizabeth Beavers on Gina Haspel 32:17 - GL Johnson on DSA Pittsburgh 46:30 - Trump’s plan to defund Planned Parenthood 59:19 - “Panic Blooms” Black Moth Super Rainbow / Credits 61:01 - Finish
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A check in, 6/27/17

Hello there, Scoochers!

I wanted to write a note to you all, since I’ve fallen off on posting show notes every day. If you’re looking for the name of the song in the outro music, you can see it above, in the description under every show.

Amazing listener Stephanie is maintaining the Scoochers spotify playlist, if you want all the music in one place!

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Love to all of you as we catapult into summer!

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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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