Nicole discusses the latest news with a touch of snark. Today, author and journalist Antonia Juhasz explains the final BP settlement announced Thursday. GottaLaff is back to talk Cosby, Palin, and lots more.
Nicole Sandler welcomes fellow FloriDUH resident Deborah Newell Tornello for another installment of "The Oy FloriDUH Files". In hour two, things turn more serious as Antonia Juhasz returns, this time to talk about her expedition to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico at the site of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. And she'll explain what the state of Florida actually gets right!
On Earth Day, President Obama tours the Everglades. Nicole speaks with Jennifer Jurado, Broward County FL director of Environmental Protection & Growth Management, to find out if she's allowed to say "climate change" and more. In hour two, journalist Greg Palast, who's traveled the globe investigating the Deepwater Horizon and Exxon Valdez spills, tells us what he's uncovered
Five years after the BP/Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, we're still dealing with the aftermath. Dr. Riki Ott explains the health perils, and tells us how to to weigh in with comments to the EPA. To bring some levity, GottaLaff join in for hour 2.
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The long-expected bill to Fast Track the TPP was introduced in the senate yesterday. Nicole breaks down the specifics about the bad deal and explains what we can do to stop it. Monday marks the 5th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion. Antonia Juhasz tells what's changed since then. And we go back to Sept 1995 for Nicole's interview with the late, great Jeff Healey.
Nicole continues the discussion of Brian Williams' story telling with Julianna Forlano. Attorney and author Stuart Smith tells us about fighting Big Oil. Plus the Grammys. And Howie Klein explains at Down with Tyranny his absence.
Last Thursday, a federal judge ruled that BP’s “gross negligence” and “willful misconduct” had caused the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 and that the company’s “reckless” behavior made it subject to fines of as much as $4,300 a barrel under the Clean Water Act. Antonia Juhasz, Oil and Energy Analyst and author of three books - Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill, The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry--and What We Must Do to Stop It , and The Bush Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time - joined me on the show this morning to [...]
The Supreme Court today heard a challenge to the Affordable Care Act's mandated coverage of contraceptives. Two cases of corporations owned by religious zealots trying to impose their religious beliefs on their employees while claiming their religious rights are being infringed upon (welcome to opposite world) were rolled into this one hearing before the highest court in the land. It looks like the audio from today's arguments won't be posted until Friday. When it is posted, it will be found here.) Meanwhile, the Obama administration just lifted the ban that kept BP from pursuing new leases in the Gulf of [...]
I actually backed Allen West on his right to a recount. This is, after all, FloriDUH, and we don't know how to count ballots here. If the situation were reversed, I would have demanded a recount on behalf of his opponent. So, after two judges denied his request, the St. Lucie County canvassing board decided a recount of all the early voting ballots was called for. And after the count, Patrick Murphy's lead increased by 200 votes. So, Mr. West, it's time for you to leave. Now... So much to talk about today.. we'll unwind the Petreaus scandal (is [...]