After an update on the day's news, Nicole Sandler is once again joined by Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC. Big primary day on Tuesday in New York where the corrupt Crowley is challenged by progressive Ocasio. Voters also go to the polls in Colorado and Oklahoma.
With the nation's focus on small children being ripped from their parents arms at the border, the world keeps turning and news continues being made. Investigative journalist Greg Palast joins in to tell us about the latest setbacks to Kansas' Kris Kobach's heinous voter-suppressing Crosscheck program. And BuzzFeed Senior Reporter Jason Leopold returns to shine more light on the Trump Russia probe and the general insanity of our time.
After being out sick for a week, Nicole Sandler returns to a world even more insane. From the G7 (G6?) to North Korea to the horrific and immoral practice of tearing kids out their parents' arms, Nicole and Dave Johnson attempt to make sense of the senseless. David Daley, author of Ratfucked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count also weighs in on yesterday's non decision by the Supreme Court on gerrymandering.
With all the disconcerting news swirling around, I'm glad that Digby is returning to the show today. A good conversation with Heather "Digby" Parton always helps make digesting the bad news a little easier. Find Digby's blog here, and find her at Salon.com here.
Every Thursday, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins Nicole Sandler to talk politics. Today, in addition to the results of the Super Tuesday primaries, Howie will explain how the special election just held in Missouri tells us more about November than the primaries do.
After an update on the day's news, Nicole is joined by anti-racism activist and author Tim Wise to talk about the mounting racism we're facing during the Trump era. Tim is the author of seven books including his latest, Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America, and host of the new podcast “Speak Out with Tim Wise” which you can get on iTunes or Google Play and support at Patreon.com. And his documentary, “The Great White Hoax: Donald Trump and the Politics of Race and Class in America” is available for streaming [...]
It's a busy Friday on the show as Nicole speaks with Simon Maloy of Media Matters about Trump's pardon of right wing provocateur Dinesh D'Sousa. Nicole also welcomes long-time progressive strategist Mike Lux, whose new book "How to Democrat in the Age of Trump" is released today.
After a roundup of the day's news and info, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC returns to the show to talk politics. We're in the midst of primary season and progressives have a chance to take out the man poised to be handed the Democratic leadership in the House, whom Howie calls the most corrupt Democrat in Congress.
After an update on the day's news and information, Nicole Sandler is joined by journalist Jacki Schechner who kept us informed about all things related to the Affordable Care Act. She's now turned her sights on the Russia investigation with the Committee to Investigate Russia and the website at investigaterussia.org. Follow them on twitter at @investigateRU, and be sure to sign up for the nightly newsletter too!