It's the end of another crazy week. During the first half of the show, Nicole brings us up to date on the latest news on Trump's European trip and the Peter Strzok hearing in the House. Then, we're joined by Gaius Publius, who had an op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle last week entitled "The Next US Constitution is Forming Now."
Trump alienated our NATO allies as he continues sucking up to Vladimir Putin. Today, he heads to the UK where he'll be greeted by a giant Baby Trump balloon and the Green Day song "American Idiot." Every Thursday, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins Nicole Sandler to talk politics.
I've been lucky enough to interview some fascinating guests over the years. One of my favorites returns to the show today -- author and columnist Thomas Frank. His new book is called Rendezvous with Oblivion: Reports from a Sinking Society. Of course, you can't go wrong with any of his books, What's the Matter with Kansas?, Listen, Liberal, Pity the Billionaire and The Wrecking Crew. Follow him on Twitter @thomasfrank_....
Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the Thai soccer team is freed from the cave, and thousands of migrant kids are still separated from their parents, courtesy of the US government. Just a few of the topics we'll hit on today as GottaLaff joins Nicole Sandler to talk about the day's news
We've come to the end of another insane week in America. Today, Nicole Sandler speaks with Emptywheel's Marcy Wheeler about her own frightening involvement when a story hits too close to home. Read her original post here, and the follow-up here. Philly.com columnist Will Bunch also joins in to talk about a few of his recent columns dealing with the earth-shattering horrific news we're living through these days. From Occupy ICE to Bleep Civility and more.... Just another Friday in Trump's USA.
We're back today after a short break for the 4th of July. Since it's Thursday, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins in for our weekly discussion on politics, primaries and priorities. Today, Howie gives in to my line of thinking...
The Supreme Court wrapped its term this week with a slew of awful decisions and an earth-shattering retirement. Think Progress' Ian Millhiser, author of Injustices: The Supreme Court’s History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted , joins Nicole Sandler to discuss the scary ramifications
In the midst of the morass we're living through, we had some good news in Tuesday's primaries. Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC is here for our regular Thursday get-together to help chase some of the blues away, and deal with the rest of it.
Every Tuesday, GottaLaff joins Nicole Sandler to talk about the day's news. With today's horrible news out of the Supreme Court and the Southern Border, it should be particularly emotional.
It's been a rough week in the US, so today Nicole will focus on the importance of a free press in a democracy. Today's guest is Emmy Award winning cameraman and producer Tim Ortman, author of Newsreal: A View Through the Lens When...