Earlier this morning, I put up a guest editorial from Jennifer Nix and Mark Myers that first appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle last week. Since the paper is behind a paywall, Jen and Mark gave me permission to repost "He Said She Said: The superdelegates' outsize role." Click over and read all about the Democratic Party's very undemocratic dirty little secret (that's not so secret any more!) Jennifer Nix and Mark Myers joined me for the last half hour of today's show to try to explain the history of the superdelegate, how and when they vote, and how we might [...]
Nicole Sandler recaps last night's CNN Forum with the 3 remaining GOP presidential hopefuls and it's a sadder reality than we could have imagined. Deborah Newell weighs in on one of her biggest problems with Hillary Clinton from her experience as a kid in Honduras (and a dip into the Oy Floriduh files too!).
We are an angry nation inside an angry world. The choice we're making in this election year is how best to deal with the anger. Nicole discusses that and more with professor and author Harvey J. Kaye, and Blue America PAC's Howie Klein
The world awoke to another terrorist attack, this time in Brussels, Belgium. We begin today's show checking in with Denis Campbell, editor of UK Progressive, for an update. Fellow commentator Benjamin Dixon weighs in on the 2016 primary season as we enter the second half. And the Gliberal Goddesses re-convene for some fabulous female facts as Women's History Month continues...
Nicole's under the weather today, so figured this is a good day to replay some of her old interviews with Bernie Sanders. So, it's Sanders and Sandler, 2010-2015 as we Feel the Bern!
Nicole Sandler follows logic down the rabbit hole today as she recaps some of last night's final GOP debate before the Iowa Caucuses on Wednesday, Donald Trump's hypocrisy on veterans and more. And for Flashback Friday, Nicole unearthed her 2-17-10 interview with Jackson Browne, recorded on a visit to LA...
Nicole Sandler welcomes Deborah Newell back to the show for our weekly fun with FloriDUH segment, but today with a twist. Journalist and author of the new book, "The Last Thousand," Jeffrey E. Stern tells us about a unique, progressive school in Afghanistan
Nicole kicks off a new week with a busy Monday show. In hour one, Joel Silberman helps recap the Sunday shows and the latest from the contenders one week before the Iowa caucuses. Journalist/radio station owner Jim Bleikamp weighs in from Maine. And Nicole reaches out to Pakistani journalist Kaswar Klasra to discuss the mass shooting there last week.
It's a busy Thursday on the show, as the race tightens. Nicole welcomes Howie Klein back to the show to talk about all of it! MoveOn's Ben Wikler tells us about their record-breaking endorsement of Bernie Sanders. And it's Driftglass Thursday too!
Nicole continues analyzing the 5th GOP debate, today joined by Harvey J. Kaye- professor of Freedom and Democracy at UWGB. And David Dayen explains what’s in the spending bill… Plus the latest news, info and commentary as we head toward the end of the year.