106, 2020

6-1-20 Nicole Sandler Show – Monday Music Sunset Session with Sara Hickman

Download here or click below to play   Our Monday Music segment has teamed up with Michele Clark's Sunset Sessions, which just means that we've got big plans for the future! Today, we welcome Austin-based singer/songwriter Sara Hickman for some musical medicine for what ails us. Unfortunately, what ails us is a very sick country, still battling the COVID-19 pandemic and topped with a hefty serving of white supremacy, police brutality, and institutionalized racism. We'll begin the show, as usual, with the latest news, information and commentary. Good thing Sara Hickman will help ground us in the second half of [...]

2905, 2020

5-29-20 Nicole Sandler Show – Fighting for the Soul of our Nation with John Nichols

Download here or click below to play   The Nation magazine's National Affairs correspondent John Nichols has a new book out, The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace’s Antifascist, Antiracist Politics . It's a fight we must wage and progressive must win, but it comes as the country is fighting for our future. The events of the past week make me wonder if we have a future at all... today's conversation with John Nichols will be a good one (as they always are). He joins in at the bottom of the hour. [...]

2805, 2020

5-28-20 Nicole Sandler Show – Another Thursday with Howie Klein and Down-Ballot Progressives

Download here or click below to play     Howie Klein, the man behind the Blue America PAC who writes at DownWithTyranny.com, is my regular guest every Thursday. For the past few weeks, we've been going over the revised primary calendar, and shining a spotlight on the best candidates who need your votes in their primary races to be on the ballot in November. We'll continue today, beginning with the June 23 elections in New York, Kentucky and Virginia. We'll also chat with Nate McMurray, who's in a special election to fill a vacated seat in NY's 27th district immediately. [...]

2705, 2020

5-27-20 Nicole Sandler Show – The Other Side of #MeToo

Download here or click below to play   A lot to talk about on this Wednesday, the day the death toll in the US from Covid-19 passed 100,000. The president is melting down even more than usual because Twitter finally fact checked two of his tweets. We'll have the latest news, a few thoughts from me and of course, something funny. Then we'll get serious. My guest today is David Silverman, former president of American Atheists for 18 years, until a woman made a #MeToo accusation against him, and he was fired. Two more allegations were made by two other [...]

2605, 2020

5-26-20 Nicole Sandler Show – Another Tuesday in Lockdown with the Gliberal Goddesses

Download here or click below to play   It's Tuesday, the day that GottaLaff joins me to dish on the news. Since we entered shelter-at-home mode a couple of months ago, our old friend and the third member of the Gliberal Goddesses, Amy Simon began working at home and is able to sneak away for a bit to join us for these gatherings, so Amy joins in too. Of course, as always, we begin with some news and commentary and something to make us laugh... Today's funny came from Steven Wolff of Vancouver, Canada 

2505, 2020

5-25-20 Nicole Sandler Show – Memorial Day Monday Music Bonus Show with Dan Navarro

Download here or click below to play   It's Memorial Day, but I'm still sheltering at home, so I might as well do a show! Since last week's Monday Music outing with Michael McDermott went so well, I decided to make it a thing! So it's back today with my old friend Dan Navarro! He's back with Shed My Skin, his first solo studio album after more than 20 years and 14 albums with his former partner Eric Lowen, who died in 2012 from ALS. We begin the show with the latest news and information, and then bring Dan in [...]

2205, 2020

5-22-20 Nicole Sandler Show – How Democrats Can Win- Advice from a Former Progressive Governor

Download here or click below to play     It's Friday! We've arrived at the end of another week of quarantining and social distancing. The media and the public are focused on the coronavirus... while the days until election day tick away. After our usual first half-hour business of the latest news, something funny and perhaps a bit of outrage, we're joined again by Don Siegelman, the former Democratic Governor of Alabama, who was targeted by Karl Rove and prosecuted on trumped up bribery charges and sent to prison. His new book about his ordeal, "Stealing Our Democracy" is due [...]

2105, 2020

5-21-20 Nicole Sandler Show – Thursday with Howie Klein and Down Ballot Progressives

Download here or click below to play     It's another Thursday in quarantine and with each successive week, it seems our nation is unraveling a bit more, thanks to our truly dysfunctional government under the Trump administration. We're trying to keep our eyes on the prize -- big wins on November 3. So today when Howie Klein joins in, we will go through the list of great progressive candidates who need our votes in their upcoming primary races. As usual, we'll begin with the latest news, opinion and something funny too! Here are the dates and candidates we discussed [...]

2005, 2020

5-20-20 Nicole Sandler Show – Musing with Mystal or Fubar Wednesday

Download here or click below to play   Well, best laid plans and all that. Today, the technical problems weren't really my fault. But then again, the buck stops here... unlike with some people we know. That said, after a rocky minute or two at the start, all was working well... And then I got our guest today, the always wonderful Elie Mystal on the line. Unfortunately, Elie was on a cordless phone that sounded as if the battery was running low, so the connection was scratchy at best. I had him call back on his cell, but that was [...]

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