Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Game of Thrones gave us "bend the knee." Colin Kaepernick showed us the meaning of taking a knee. My favorite sports journalist Dave Zirin has always reported on the intersection of sports and politics, and this is right in his wheelhouse. His new book, The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing the World examines how Kap's private protest turned into a global cry for justice, pointing a finger directly at the horrific treatment of Black men and women at the hands of [...]
Download here or click below to play Broadcaster and author Thom Hartmann is our guest today, joining in to discuss his newest book, The Hidden History of Monopolies: How Big Business Destroyed the American Dream. But we begin the show with the latest news --both out of Kenosha, WI with Black Lives Matter, and about the RNC shit show, lying to Americans for two more nights. Today's funny came from Zach Timson. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ay8CkK1_wg
Download here or click below to play It's a Monday, and yes, we have a show. We're now live at our new time, 5pm ET/2pm PT- but all else remains the same. The podcast will go out, as usual, following the live show. But the video archives will remain on YouTube and Facebook, and of course, our podcast archives are accessible through here. Today, we welcome Lili Haydn to the show. She's a Grammy award winning violinist/singer/songwriter/recording artist/film composer. She's also a progressive activist who graduated from Brown University with a Political Science degree, but after graduating, started [...]
Download here or click below to play It's been a hell of a week, literally hell. Outraged humans took to the streets, ignoring the dangers posed by the global pandemic that's kept most of us at home for the past few months, to protest the murder of yet another unarmed African American at the hands of the very people who are charged with protecting us all. As a privileged white woman, I speak out, but know that I don't have the first-hand experience of what it's like to be black in America or how I can best help. [...]
Morning Jumpstart Protesters, police clash Obama to speak: Dallas memorial service RIP: 5 Dallas police officers Dallas gunman planned wider attack: Police Explosions shake South Sudan's capital Trump veepstakes: General? Governor? GOP convention: Fight starts today Sanders to endorse Clinton Tuesday? Protesters, Police Clash (Reuters, WaPo, NYT, AP, NoLa, Politico, TMN, TMN, TMN, me) • Officers stared down hundreds of shouting protesters near a ramp onto I-110 in Baton Rouge, La, Sunday night before another squad in riot gear arrived to make arrests. Earlier Sunday, some 2,000 people rallied outside the Capitol building to protests police killings of black people, [...]
Victoria Jones created and edits Quick Morning News. She is chief White House correspondent with Washington DC-based Talk Media News, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. Quick NewsBill Clinton clashes w/ Black Lives MattersSanders/Hillary Clinton spat ragesSanders tangles with Charlie RoseNYC to Cruz: Take the "F U Train"Obama: SCOTUS nominee not "black lesbian from Skokie"Watchdog: Security flaws - state Obamacare exchangesSenate FAA bill: No help on shrinking airline seats Bill Clinton Clashes w/ Black Lives Matters (NYT, Politico, Hill, me)• Former President Bill Clinton repeatedly defended himself from criticism about [...]
Nicole digs into the latest report from NOAA that says July was the hottest month on record, ever! The new Quinnipiac poll is out and it's not looking great for Hillary. Julianna Forlano joins in to help recap the week's news, including the new little pink pill for women, and the Ashley Madison hack. It's a Flashback Friday double-header with Graham Parker from Nov 1996, and Fastball from 15 years ago today!
TRNS News Notes is brought to you by Victoria Jones. Victoria Jones is the Chief White House correspondent and global analyst of the Washington DC based Talk Radio News Service, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. News NowClinton pulls plug on presser: EmailsClinton's #fail with Black Lives Matter"Don't believe you change hearts"FDA approves women's libido drugLibido drug: Be skeptical?U.S. military missed signs: Soldier's shooting rampageIran / Russia arms deal?Walker rolls out health planState Dept employees fight for gay rightsWomen pass Ranger School: Military to open upSenate Democrats [...]
All eyes were on Iowa this weekend as the 2016 hopefuls ate the obligatory corn dogs at the Iowa State Fair and made news. We'll talk about all of it today with Joel Silberman. Ari Berman returns with a news book, "Give Us The Ballot" about the continuing fight for the Voting Rights Act, 50 years after it became law.