Nicole talks about the latest shooting of an unarmed black man by a cop, this time in SC. Plus election results from Chicago and Ferguson. And Green Party 2012 presidential candidate Jill Stein, who's formed an exploratory committee for 2016, guests!
It's that time again, election season is here. Rand Paul announces his presidential candidacy today, and it's game on. Nicole Sandler talks with Campaign for America's Future's Bill Sher about the Iran nuke deal, and with writer/commentator David Sirota about why Rahm Emanuel should be sent packing by Chicago today.
Today, Nicole talks Dick Pics with Emptywheel's Marcy Wheeler, thanks to John Oliver and his epic interview with John Oliver, talking NSA, domestic spying & the Patriot Act! Plus strategist and consultant Joel Silberman tells us about spending last week in Chicago working on the Chuy Garcia campaign for Mayor! And more news, info and snark...
Today, Nicole discussed the historic nuclear deal announced with Iran yesterday, and called a Tehran hotel to speak with an Iranian citizen about it. A fake congressman and real Chicago teacher joins in to talk about Chuy Garcia for Mayor. And for Flashback Friday, Nicole pulls out her 1998 interview with the one and only Joni Mitchell!
On this St. Patrick's Day, Nicole talks with World Beyond War's David Swanson about this week's #SpringRising actions in DC marking 12 years since we invaded Iraq. And author Rick Perlstein checks in from Chicago where Rahm Emanuel might be defeated by a progressive in the mayoral race!