Nicole is disgusted at the state of our "news" media, especially regarding its non-stop coverage of Donald Trump, and the lack of news about actual news, like last night's movie theater shooting in Louisiana. Julianna Forlano guests. For Flashback Friday, we go back to 1994 with Sheryl Crow.
Today, Nicole talks with Bayan Rahman, Kurdistan's Representative to the US to learn more about the Kurdish people, their challenges and their relationship with the US & their Middle Eastern neighbors. Plus, we check in with Sandra Manis from Athens, Greece, who takes issue with how the US media is portraying their debt crisis. We end the week with a Flashback Friday session from Ben Folds Five from 1995.
Today, Nicole speaks with author & UWGB professor Harvey J. Kaye about Scott Walker's bid for the presidency. Jeff Sharlet returns to discuss his latest for GQ in which he embeds on Skid Row to learn about yet another cop killing of an unarmed black man. Plus the latest on the Iran deal, the RoN auction and more!
Nicole Sandler kicks off her long-awaited Radio or Not Fundraiser Auction today. She'll spotlight a few of the items each day for the next 10 days. More info at http://radioornot.com/auction/. Congressman Alan Grayson weighs in on the Iran deal, and The Nation's John Nichols joins in to talk about the Bernie Sanders momentum and more!
A nuclear treaty was announced this morning with Iran. Nicole shares the details and speaks with Peace Action's Paul Kawika Martin about what it means. Amy Simon of She's History is back to chat about the rest of the day's news