Nicole Sandler and Dave Johnson recap the 2018 midterm elections. Sadly, Beto O'Rourke didn't win. But, as his concession speech shows, he's the real deal. I'm sure we'll see him again, hopefully soon!
After an update on the news of the day, Nicole Sandler welcomes Dave Johnson back to the show to discuss the news of the past week, including Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court, Nikki Haley's resignation, the big climate change report and Trump's non-action, and more... Read Dave's latest post at SeeingtheForest.com
Nicole Sandler recaps the massive news that unfolded over the last 24 hours with a live version of "What's News." Dave Johnson joins in to tell us about Elizabeth Warren's new anti-corruption bill that has been overshadowed by the breaking news of Trump world corruption.
After being out sick for a week, Nicole Sandler returns to a world even more insane. From the G7 (G6?) to North Korea to the horrific and immoral practice of tearing kids out their parents' arms, Nicole and Dave Johnson attempt to make sense of the senseless. David Daley, author of Ratfucked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count also weighs in on yesterday's non decision by the Supreme Court on gerrymandering.
From the Iran deal pullout to the Michael Cohen payments to Gina Haspell's confirmation hearings and more, it's a busy Wednesday. Dave Johnson, former senior fellow at the Campaign for America's Future who blogs at Seeing the Forest joins Nicole to wade through the swamp. National security journalist Marcy Wheeler joins in at the start of the show to talk about the Gina Haspell hearing too. She wrote about it on her blog at emptywheel.net. By the way, if you're looking for the Michael Avenalli executive summary of the money Michael Cohen's LLC took in, you can find it here.
Nicole is joined by Dave Johnson, former senior fellow at the Campaign for America's Future who writes at Seeing the Forest, to talk about Trump's first State of the Union address, what was left unsaid, and more
After an update on the day's news, I'm joined by Dave Johnson of Seeing the Forest and We Can Have Nice Things to talk about the GOP Tax Scam that passed yesterday and is soon to be our new reality.
We begin the show with breaking news from the Washington Post of allegations surrounding Judge Roy Moore as a sexual predator preying on teen aged girls when he was in his 30s. After an update on the rest of the news, we're joined by Dave Johnson to talk about how life has changed in the one year since the election of Donald Trump as president.
Today's the day that Bernie Sanders introduces his Medicare for All Act of 2017, with 16 co-sponsors. Dave Johnson, former fellow at CAF, joins in to talk about how far we've come, and other good ideas that should be the way of our future.