Donald Trump calls it Spy Gate and expects the rest of us to follow suit, but we know it's Lie Gate, as the US' version of Dear Leader continues to spew his lies and vitriol. Plus Trump's lack of understanding of the First Amendment spills over into the NFL. All that and more on today's episode of The Nicole Sandler Show.
With so much insanity in the world, Nicole Sandler checks in with a friend in the UK. Denis Campbell, editor of UK Progressive magazine and co-host of the Three Muckrakers podcast guests today.
Every Tuesday afternoon, GottaLaff joins Nicole Sandler to dish on the day's news as taken from Laffy's Twitter feed in her "Tweet Spot" segment.
Nicole Sandler welcomes activist/author/journalist David Swanson back to the show to discuss his new book, "Curing Exceptionalism: What's wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it?"
Every Thursday, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins Nicole Sandler to talk politics. Today, they dive into the results of Tuesday's four primaries which showed great wins for progressives, and losses for the DCCC Republican-lite candidates.
Nicole Sandler welcomes Professor and author Harvey J. Kaye back to the show at a time when things seem so dire to remind us of what this nation is capable of with a look back at FDR's Four Freedoms. Kaye will be hosting a night of films in that theme on TCM Monday 5/21, and tells us all about it.
Every Tuesday, GottaLaff joins Nicole Sandler to talk about the news of the day, as taken from Laffy's Twitter feed in her "Tweet Spot"
Some of the people responsible for the beating of DeAndre Harris last summer in Charlottesville are finally being brought to justice. Nicole welcomes photojournalist Zach D. Roberts, who captured the beating on film, back to the show to bring us up to date on what's going on. He also fills us in on his annual trek to the NRA convention. Plus, as the new documentary RBG is opening around the country, Nicole speaks with its Producers/Directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen.
It's Thursday, which means that Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins Nicole to talk politics. Today they discuss Tuesday's first big primary day of the '18 midterms plus how racism was just codified by the House. Nicole also welcomes David Pepper, chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party to talk about the anti-gerrymandering ballot measure that actually passed in Tuesday's election.
From the Iran deal pullout to the Michael Cohen payments to Gina Haspell's confirmation hearings and more, it's a busy Wednesday. Dave Johnson, former senior fellow at the Campaign for America's Future who blogs at Seeing the Forest joins Nicole to wade through the swamp. National security journalist Marcy Wheeler joins in at the start of the show to talk about the Gina Haspell hearing too. She wrote about it on her blog at emptywheel.net. By the way, if you're looking for the Michael Avenalli executive summary of the money Michael Cohen's LLC took in, you can find it here.