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    June 22, 2017 - Alexis Goldstein

    Suing Jeff Sessions (E29)

    We interview Glenda Aldana Madrid, Staff Attorney at the the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project about their lawsuit against Jeff Sessions. We also discuss Listener Mail about the U.K. election, and why even Department of Education lawyers can’t seem to spell Betsy DeVos’s name correctly.

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  • If you want to support the show, you can do so on Patreon for as little as $1 a month. You’ll get access to bonus content each month and help us keep the show going! We start out with Comey Week! The hearing, the media’s response, our thoughts, Trump’s insane post-hearing press conference, and all […]

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  • The Trump Administration isn’t good at much, but one thing they ARE good at is ripping up important rules from the Obama Administration. We talk with Erin Gloria Ryan (@MorningGloria) about a leaked draft of a new rule that would eliminate Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate. We also talk about Ivanka Trump’s nonsense and how she wants to have her champagne popsicle and eat it, too, about Jared Kusher’s “resting treason face,” and Donald Trump Jr’s obsession with conspiracy theories.

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  • If you want to support the show, you can do so on Patreon for as little as $1 a month. You’ll get access to bonus content each month and help us keep the show going!  We rage about the Trump budget bill, which is coming to fuck up every American that isn’t a millionaire or billionaire. But these are […]

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  • The GOP advances a bill that shreds the protections passed in the wake of the last financial crisis, and we talk to Marcy Wheeler about NSA surveillance.

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  • Fire at the FBI after Trump fires Comey

    May 10, 2017 - Alexis Goldstein

    Trump Fires Comey – What Now? (E24)

    On news that Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey, we record an emergency episode about what a new FBI Director will mean, given the broad powers the FBI has inherited. We discuss how we can push back against FBI abuses by encouraging our local elected officials to follow the lead of San Francisco, who left the FBI’s Joint ­Terrorism Task Force following concern over the Trump ­administration’s Muslim Ban and concerns that participation in the task force might violate local laws protecting immigrants and ­religious minorities.

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    April 23, 2017 - Alexis Goldstein

    Mass. Dismisses 21,000 Tainted Drug Convictions (E23)

    If you want to support the show, you can do so on Patreon for as little as $1 a month. You’ll get access to bonus content each month and help us keep the show going!  We discuss Betsy DeVos’s latest move in her war on students: undoing protections for student loan borrowers put in place by […]

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  • If you want to support the show, you can do so on Patreon for as little as $1 a month. You’ll get access to bonus content each month and help us keep the show going!  We debrief on the House of Representatives vote to let Internet Service Providers (ISPs) sell our personal data. We talk about two troubling […]

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  • If you want to support the show, you can do so on Patreon for as little as $1 a month. You’ll get access to bonus content each month and help us keep the show going!  This week the Republican-led Senate voted on party lines to allow internet service providers to sell our private internet records. We […]

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    On ep 20 of Humorless Queers, we discuss the warrantless wiretapping of American citizens, & talk with ACLU staff attorney Chase Strangio about ongoing legal battles to protect the rights of Gavin Grimm and trans students across the country.

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