Download here or click below to play Despite the mandates for social distancing, three states still held primary elections yesterday, leaving many to wonder about the wisdom of holding elections during a pandemic, and others wondering about the wisdom of delaying elections for any reason whatsoever! Depending upon your viewpoint, it’s either an ironic twist of fate or it was simply meant to be that David Daley’s new book, Unrigged: How Americans Are Battling Back to Save Democracy is being released this week… Can we save Democracy, or has that ship already sailed, so to speak? We’ll discuss that [...]
After taking a few weeks off, Howie Klein returns to the show, just as a rift is growing between the Democratic House establishment leadership and the progressive freshmen contingent. I'm sure Howie will have a few choice words to share on the subject. Plus the latest news and information and more...
It's the day after the 4th of July, and we're live today with the latest news of the day. With the Trump administration still trying to make an end run around the Supreme Court to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, Nicole speaks with an authority on gerrymandering, David Daley - author of Ratfucked about the ramifications of the rulings on the two biggest cases of this term of the Supreme Court.
The Trump administration is threatening democracy with its handling of the 2020 Census. Ari Berman of Mother Jones Hidden Figures: How Donald Trump is Rigging the Censuswrote a piece about it, "" and joins in to tell us what they're doing and whether there's a remedy.
As you know by now, I'm filling in for Randi Rhodes for these last two weeks of the year. Yesterday, we listened back to some of the news from January, as we started on our journey through the past year in the rear view mirror... Today we'll venture back through February and March. Once again, we'll be joined by Tim Karr of FreePress.net and SaveTheInternet.com, who was at today's FCC hearing and vote on their new "net neutrality" regulations. I put that in quotes because, unfortunately, it's fake net neutrality. The Washington Post has this wrap-up of today's meeting here. [...]