Well, we made it through the first day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of Donald J. Trump. We'll have highlights and discussion, and since it's Thursday, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC to discuss the ramifications, if any, of the hearings.
Trump's trek to El Paso and Dayton as "consoler-in-chief" was a disaster, as is his entire presidency. Nicole Sandler begins the show with a bit of comedy and a look at the latest news of the day. Then, as it's Thursday, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC returns to talk about two progressive priorities for 2020 and beyond: Medicare for All and a new assault weapons ban...
It's a very busy Wednesday on The Nicole Sandler Show. As usual, we'll get to the latest news of the day including Bernie Sanders' speech on Democratic Socialism, but today's show also features two great guests. Investigative journalist Jason Leopold checks in to update us on the amazing work he's been doing to get the redacted parts of the Mueller report uncovered and more. And Thom Hartmann joins in to talk about his new book, The Hidden History of Guns and the Second Amendment.
After an update on the latest news of the day, Nicole Sandler welcomes Igor Volsky, co-founder and executive director of Guns Down America to the show to talk about his new book, Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns, and organization which works openly and unapologetically to reduce the number of guns in circulation and make guns harder to get. ** During my rant near the top of the show, I mentioned an article in Current Affairs magazine by Nathan J. Robinson about Pete Buttigieg and promised a link. Here it is.
Every Tuesday afternoon, GottaLaff joins Nicole Sandler to dish on the day's news as taken from Laffy's Twitter feed in her "Tweet Spot" segment.
Nicole Sandler welcomes activist/author/journalist David Swanson back to the show to discuss his new book, "Curing Exceptionalism: What's wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it?"
After a look at the day's news, Nicole Sandler welcomes Will Bunch of the Philadelphia Inquirer back to the show. We spoke about Will's column on the 50th anniversary of Walter Cronkite's commentary declaring that the Vietnam War couldn't be won. And we also touched on the West Virginia teachers' strike, which Will wrote about here.