With the nation's focus on small children being ripped from their parents arms at the border, the world keeps turning and news continues being made. Investigative journalist Greg Palast joins in to tell us about the latest setbacks to Kansas' Kris Kobach's heinous voter-suppressing Crosscheck program. And BuzzFeed Senior Reporter Jason Leopold returns to shine more light on the Trump Russia probe and the general insanity of our time.
After an update on the day's news, including the president's calling out African nations, Haiti and El Salvador as "shithole" countries, I speak with investigative journalist Greg Palast about the GOP's latest efforts to keep us from voting Democratic. The newly updated version of Greg's movie, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: The Case of the Stolen Election, is available now via Amazon (and you can stream for free with Amazon Prime).
As the official election recount gets underway in Wisconsin, Greg Palast joined me on the show today to talk about what happened. He firmly believes the election was stolen. The way they allegedly did it is laid out in an impressive, credible and very entertaining manner in his new film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy. Follow that link to buy or rent the film (it goes to the Nicole Sandler Amazon portal, so we'll get credit if you do it through that link). Knowing Greg was coming on the show today, I finally sat down to watch it and was [...]
Nicole talks about the president's plan to issue an executive order on immigration with New Republic's Danny Vinik, who puts it in historical perspective for us. Greg Palast tells how the Crosscheck voter purge system gamed the election. And Amy Simon joins in to talk about what's sexy and what isn't ... and more!
It's election-eve, and Nicole discusses the state of the vote with Down with Tyranny & Blue America's Howie Klein. Plus Greg Palast gives the details of his latest investigation for Al Jazeera on a massive multi-state voter purge.