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MGG Thursdays on NYC Charlottesville Solidarity

It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss Charlottesville and the protests at Trump Tower. Also, more listener mail on Charlottesville, and Just John on the Atlantic essay “How America Lost its Mind.” Melissa Gira Grant, via Twitter 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - Solidarity to all 04:09 - MGG Thursdays on the media narratives after Charlottesville 22:53 - More listener mail on Charlottesville 30:21 - Just John on the “How America Lost It’s Mind” essay 57:33 - Credits, “Easy” by The Pick Brother 59:04 - 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

Good afternoon, Scoochers!

Here are the links for today’s show:

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

Good afternoon, Scoochers!

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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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