It's the day after the 4th of July, and we're live today with the latest news of the day. With the Trump administration still trying to make an end run around the Supreme Court to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, Nicole speaks with an authority on gerrymandering, David Daley - author of Ratfucked about the ramifications of the rulings on the two biggest cases of this term of the Supreme Court.
"Hey Baby, it's the fourth of July!" In case you didn't recognize it, that's a lyric from "Fourth of July" by the band X. Today, we celebrate Independence Day with music. I promise, these are not the 4th of July songs you'll hear at the fireworks display or on the radio. But I hope you enjoy the selections. I'll be back with a new, live show tomorrow.
It's the day before Donald Trump usurps the 4th of July for his own personal aggrandizement. It's a perfect time to talk to Joy-Ann Reid about her new book, "The Man Who Sold America." Of course, I have a few things to challenge her on. **Post show note - I've known Joy since her time here in South Florida when I beat her out for a job at WINZ radio. We were never friends and, frankly, I'm surprised she came on the show. I read much of her book, and was doing a standard interview when I decided [...]
Nicole decided to actually take a day off! Perfect timing too, as she recently discovered this 1995 radio program she hosted: "REM Monster Radio" that runs almost exactly two hours. So, it's a full show featuring a cool Flashback Friday program with a great American band (there's that Fourth of July tie-in).