Bernie Sanders wrapped up a quick tour of Florida before heading out to Ohio, another of the states going to the polls on Tuesday. Julianna Forlano helps recap this long, strange week in politics. RL Miller tells who Climate Hawks Vote supporters voted to endorse. And we'll end the week with a Flashback Fri segment with David Byrne (pronounced Bern!)
Nicole Sandler was at last night's Democratic debate in Miami and shares her observations from the back of the hall. Harvey J. Kaye returns to discuss the insanity of the 2016 election season and more. And foreclosure defense attorney Bruce Jacobs tells us why the foreclosure crisis hasn't been mentioned in the debates, but is the sleeper issue of the 2016 election cycle.
Nicole recaps last night's Republican debate with some help from singer/songwriter and political junkie Jill Sobule
Scott Hicks is an immigration lawyer who works in refugee cases. He posted the following on Facebook here, but in Comments under that post, he also added that Facebook has told him they're scrubbing it. Isn't that just like Facebook? So he copied and pasted his own post into the Comment section in order to preserve it. It's a public comment, so I feel comfortable in not only helping him preserve it, but also sharing it with as many readers as possible:FB told me my post was being removed, but did not bother to tell me why. So, here is a repost. Most [...]
Today marks 15 years since Nicole Sandler became a mom. She discusses adopting her daughter with Robert Lamarche of Advocates for Children and Families. Plus Joel Silberman returns after a two-week absence to talk about all that happened while he way away.
Bernie Sanders delivered his speech on Democratic Socialism yesterday, but if you get your news from the mainstream, corporate TV media, you'd never know. So Nicole shares some highlights this morning. Plus Kelly Carlin on her new book about life with her dad, George Carlin, and a Flashback Friday musical blast with the BoDeans from Nicole's radio past to end the week.
Nicole discusses the sad US response to the refugee crisis, and the rest of the news. Professor Harvey J. Kaye returns to weigh in on Saturday's Dem Debate and preview Bernie Sanders' speech today on Democratic Socialism.
Nicole talks about the crazy reactions to the terror attacks in France from here in the US. Journalist Zaid Jilani joins in. Plus She's History's Amy Simon with some necessary diversions too.
Nicole recaps the BlackLivesMatter action at Netroots Nation this weekend with regular guest Joel Silberman who happens to sit on the Board of the Netroots Foundation. Plus candidate for Alan Grayson's House seat, Susannah Randolph joins in too.
Image courtesy Cagle Cartoons The freedom to say outrageous things is one of the most endearing tenets of true democracy. Witness a fiery fellow known as Thomas Paine. A couple of brash Democratic Nations were born by and of the rape and oppression of a monied class who had to control every piece of information, whisper and loyalty in order to continue their reign: these United States and the ballsy Rèpublique of la France. Both countries produce and value satirists, that rare breed who strive long and hard to share their truth -- and keep us citizens [...]