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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,… Read more »

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… Read more »

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

Good afternoon Scoochers! Here are the links for today’s show: 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.

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

Good afternoon, Scoochers! Here are the links for today’s show: 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.

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

Good afternoon, Scoochers! Here are the links for today’s show: 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.

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… Read more »

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

Good afternoon, Scoochers! Here are the links for today’s show: 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.

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

Good afternoon, Scoochers! Here are the links for today’s show: 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.

Show notes for today’s episode, 3/9/17

Good afternoon Scoochers! Here are the links for today’s show: International Women’s Day: Who was Clara Zetkin? Why We Strike Study: Hillary Clinton’s TV ads were almost entirely policy-free The outro music is “When the Morning Greets You With a Smile” by Mr. Elevator & The Brain Hotel.

Show notes from today’s episode, 3/8/17

Good afternoon Scoochers, and solidarity to all who are striking for Day Without a Woman! Here are the links for today’s show: The American Health Care Act: the Republicans’ bill to replace Obamacare, explained The GOP health bill doesn’t know what problem it’s trying to solve It’s Time for New York State to Pass Universal… Read more »

Recent Shows
John is in the studio to talk about his new theory of Lost, what we have learned about the Don Jr. meeting, and healthcare updates. Demonstration Outside Trump Tower, New York Photo by Anthony Albright courtesy of Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - John is in the studio and has thoughts on Lost 24:41 - What we’ve learned about the Trump Tower meeting 51:31 - The Cruz amendment would box people out of getting actual healthcare 59:07 - Credits, “Big Scheme” by Office Culture 60:20 - Finish
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about how a land tax could fund the New York City MTA. Also, John on the Times Trump interview. Jesse Myerson, via Twitter 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - We are all the confused emoji right now 02:25 - John on Trump’s bashing Sessions 22:20 - Jesse Myerson on the land value tax 57:41 - Credits, “Moving In” by The Memories 58:57 - Finish
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk about ICE targeting immigrant women in Queens sex trafficking courts. Also, John checks in on the 8th person in the Don Jr. meeting. Melissa Gira Grant, via Twitter 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - Hot damn it’s Thursday 02:07 - Morning John on what more we’ve learned about the meeting 18:21 - Melissa Gira Grant on ICE in Queens court 54:49 - Listener mail cocktail thread 58:06 - Credits, “Summer Lovin” by Anthony Mudrick 59:36 - Finish
Morning John on the tentative death of the Senate healthcare bill, school based health clinics face budget cuts in New York City, and catching up on listener mail. Mitch McConnell Photo by Gage Skidmore courtesy of Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - All I can think about is show tunes 08:13 - Morning John on McConnell 28:22 - Albany cuts funding for school health clinics 38:35 - Listener mail 58:19 - Credits, “Cocoon” by The Mynabirds 59:43 - Finish
We’re joined by Matthew O’Neill, director of the new documentary from Frontline and the New York Times “Life on Parole.” Also, Reality Winner and the lack of support for whistleblowers. Frontline, via Twitter 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - Today’s show has John Two Ways 01:30 - Morning John on McCain and the healthcare vote 18:36 - Matthew O’Neill on “Life on Parole” 39:52 - John in the studio on Reality Winner 57:56 - Credits, “Brass Beam” by Waxahatchee 59:14 - Finish
Our legal eagle correspondent Summer is here to talk the basics of knowing your rights when interacting with the police. Also, fantastic listener mail! Photo by Achim Schleuning courtesy of Wikimedia Commons 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - More on Zima’s return 09:20 - Summer on Know Your Rights 40:07 - Listener mail 57:32 - Credits, “How the West was Won” by Peter Perrett 58:54 - Finish
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk climate change and having children, male birth control, and updates on the AHCA. Jesse Myerson, via Twitter 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - My life is a nonstop musical 2:00 - Morning John on the latest from the White House after the Jr Scandal 20:49 - Jesse Myerson on climate change and individual consumption 37:05 - They canceled a male birth control study because the men had side effects 43:23 - AHCA Developments 58:36 - Credits, “Teen Challenge 2” by Great Grandpa 59:55 - Finish
It’s MGG Thursdays and the Donald Trump Jr. news continues to escalate at an alarming pace.    Melissa Gira Grant, via Twitter 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch 00:30 - Buckle up, you’re not going anywhere 01:52 - Morning John on the nonstop Don Bombs 24:20 - Melissa Gira Grant on a digital wall against immigrants 47:24 - The Trump children are the absolute worst at everything 58:15 - Credits, “Sparks Fly” by Waxahatchee 59:44 - Finish