The Reality of War

Yesterday, David Swanson told us that War is a Lie. Today, we see the sad truth that comes out of those lies. Restrepo, the Grand Jury Prize winner for Documentary at this year's Sundance Film Festival, is a feature-length film by photojournalist Tim Hetheringon and journalist/author Sebastian Junger that chronicles the deployment of US troops stationed at one of the most dangerous outposts in Afghanistan.  It'll premiere Monday night (11/29) at 9pm ET on the National Geographic channel. Tim Hetherington will be my guest this morning to talk about this new, unvarnished look at the realities of war. In hour [...]

Sen Bernie Sanders & Digby on today’s show!

It doesn't get a whole lot better than that! Tune in bright and early, as Senator Bernie Sanders will be with me just moments after 10am ET, when the show begins.  There's so much I'd like to discuss with him but, since our time is limited, I'll tackle an issue that's near and dear to me and, apparently, to him too. When MSNBC suspended Keith Olbermann, these words came over my computer via Sen. Sanders' twitter feed: " There already is far too much media concentration in this country. We need more diversity, more local ownership, more viewpoints..... Progressives know [...]

Nicole Sandler Show on TuneIn

The Nicole Sandler Show is live Tue-Fri afternoons, 3-4 ET/ 12-1 PT.