After an update on the latest news, we welcome writer Gaius Publius back to the show to discuss some frightening news on the climate change front. He wrote about the city of Cape Town, South Africa becoming the first major city to run out of water. We also discussed 2017 Breaks Climate Records Despite No "El Niño Boost" and Do Mainstream Democrats Really Want to Eliminate Carbon Emissions and Fossil Fuel Use?
The House Intelligence Committee today released the long-threatened memo that turned out to be not much of anything. At the top of the show, I spoke with former CIA agent Jack Rice about the dangers of releasing classified information, and the memo. I shared some of Jennifer Rubin's Washington Post column about the memo on the show. You can read the whole thing here. Then we turned to history with Joshua Zeitz, author of the new book, Building the Great Society Inside Lyndon Johnson's White House.
It's Thursday, so Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins in to talk politics. We're also joined by Mitchell Stollberg, chair of the Broward County chapter of Progressive Democrats of America who tells us about the Florida Health Care Summit, happening in two weeks. To purchase tickets, click here.
Nicole is joined by Dave Johnson, former senior fellow at the Campaign for America's Future who writes at Seeing the Forest, to talk about Trump's first State of the Union address, what was left unsaid, and more
After an update on the latest news, Nicole is joined by Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC to talk politics and the challenges of progressive candidates running in 2018. Today, we talked about "The Democrap Establishment Still Doing What They Like Doing Most: Resisting the Resistance" and an article from The Intercept, "THE DEAD ENDERS: Candidates Who Signed Up to Battle Donald Trump Must Get Past the Democratic Party First".
After an update on the day's news, Nicole Sandler welcomes Buzzfeed's Jason Leopold back to the show to discuss his blockbuster story on newly uncovered payments by the Russian embassy and more about the Russia story