The mass shooting at the Florida high school yesterday is in my community, so on today's show, I shared her thoughts on the insanity of it all. In 2014, I spoke with Australia's former deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer about how they solved their gun problem, an interview we replayed today. And since it's Thursday, Howie Klein joins in, today focusing on how the NRA has bought Congress. Find the list of Blue America-endorsed progressive candidates on their page.
After an update on the day's news, we turn our attention to healthcare. The Florida Healthcare Summit is coming to South Florida this weekend, and today she speaks with one of the keynote speakers, Michael Lighty, Director of Public Policy for National Nurses United, about the movement toward Medicare for All.
Nicole Sandler gives an update on the day's news, then welcomes @GottaLaff back to the show to mine her Twitter feed for more news and inject usually snarky commentary.
On today's show after an update on the day's news, I chatted with the Tarabuster host Tara Devlin from RTDdaily.com, and welcomed Alex Lawson of Social Security Works to the show. Alex Lawson will be in South Florida next week to participate in the Florida Health Care Summit - where I'll be next Friday and Saturday too. For tickets, click here.
After an update on the day's news, Nicole Sandler welcomes Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC back to the show to talk politics.