Nicole discusses the different attitudes toward the global protests about Ferguson, and the race problems still plaguing our society with writer and educator Tim Wise. @GottaLaff joins in for the second hour, because we've got to laugh....
It's a double header today, as I'm guest hosting the Randi Rhodes Show this afternoon (3-6ET)... But it's time we say enough. We're on the verge of the end of sanity, and we must take action to stop the hemorrhaging of democratic principles! Yesterday, I heard Randi mention the 14 Characteristics of Fascism - and if we're not there yet, we're awfully close! This morning on my show, I spoke with Claire Conner, author of Wrapped in the Flag (now out in paperback) her story of growing up with parents who were original members and top lieutenants in the John [...]
Today the Senate will pass the Employment Non Discrimination Act. It's about time that people can no longer be fired because of their sexuality or sexual identity. The forces fighting to keep workplace discrimination legal seem to be doing so in the name of "religious liberty" - and even more damning is that the religion they're "protecting" is Christianity. Whoa! Does anyone else see the massive disconnect and overwhelming hypocrisy here? As a person of Jewish heritage who long ago used logic to rid herself of any organized religious beliefs, I do believe in the "golden rule". I'll admit I'm [...]
That picture is my friend Asher Huey. I don't think Asher is ready to get married yet, but when he is, it will be to the man with whom he wants to spend the rest of his life. His right to marry the person of his choice is what's at stake-- what the Supreme Court is hearing arguments about, what they may rule on in the next few months. It is the civil rights issue of our time. We've been dealing with it all week on both this show and as I've been filling in for Randi Rhodes on her [...]