What a Friday! I was supposed to talk with Aldo Seoane on the show today. Unfortunately, when I called, we got voicemail. Aldo has been at the Standing Rock Sioux protests of the Dakota Access Pipeline where, on Thursday, all hell broke loose as the National Guard and militarized police showed up to violently remove the protesters from the land. Aldo sent this message on Friday night: Super sorry had law enforcement come in and had to focus on deescalation Obviously, some things are more important. We'll try to touch base with Aldo on Tuesday's show to get an update on what's [...]
It's official. Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for the 2016 presidential election. What's next? We'll discuss the possibilities today with professor and author Harvey J. Kaye and Blue America's Howie Klein. Plus, the Alberta Tar Sands are burning, and D'ump doesn't believe in Climate Change...
Earlier this morning, I put up a guest editorial from Jennifer Nix and Mark Myers that first appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle last week. Since the paper is behind a paywall, Jen and Mark gave me permission to repost "He Said She Said: The superdelegates' outsize role." Click over and read all about the Democratic Party's very undemocratic dirty little secret (that's not so secret any more!) Jennifer Nix and Mark Myers joined me for the last half hour of today's show to try to explain the history of the superdelegate, how and when they vote, and how we might [...]
We are an angry nation inside an angry world. The choice we're making in this election year is how best to deal with the anger. Nicole discusses that and more with professor and author Harvey J. Kaye, and Blue America PAC's Howie Klein
Nicole's under the weather today, so figured this is a good day to replay some of her old interviews with Bernie Sanders. So, it's Sanders and Sandler, 2010-2015 as we Feel the Bern!
Nicole Sandler recaps last night's Democratic Debate with the help of media strategist and trainer, Joel Silberman. Plus, as gas prices continue falling, Nicole speaks with Vagif Sharifov, Caspian oil markets expert from Trend News Agency based in the oil rich country of Azerbaijan.
Nicole attempts another show after being sidelined due to computer issues yesterday. She recaps the latest toxic environmental news with Tim O'Connor of the Environmental Defense Fund. Zach Silk weighs in on guns, and tells us about his successful campaign to get universal background checks in Washington State. And Julianna Forlano helps lighten the mood.
It's Christmas Eve and Nicole Sandler is live with the great Driftglass and the usually correct Dave Johnson, helping her separate the naughty from the nice.
Gaius Publius joins Nicole Sandler today to tell us what's in the final climate deal that came out of COP21 in Paris. GottaLaff joins in to riff on the rest of the news, including the ridiculousness that is the 2016 presidential race, and the devolution of the mainstream media
Today marks the third anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre. Cliff Schecter joins Nicole Sandler to discuss the NRA's influence over the US gun policy and how we can change it. In hour two, Will Bunch of the Philadelphia Daily News shares his new ebook, The Bern Identity: A Search for Bernie Sanders and the New American Dream.