Of course I forgot to include this chart in yesterday's blog post, but it's important to the discussion we'll have today, so here it is, courtesy of PBS.
Nicole laments the lack of change in American society and discusses the news that happened while we were in a turkey coma. Howie Klein joins in with the segment formerly known as "The Steve Israel Hour". And OurFuture.org's Dave Johnson helps us navigate the latest news and injustice. Find more at radioornot.com
Nicole discusses the wide range of emotion many of us are feeling on this Day-Before-Thanksgiving. Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak joins in to discuss where it all went wrong, and Al Jazeera America's Robert Ray calls in from Ferguson. We'll end the show with something to be very grateful for- and annual discussion on this program with adoption advocate and attorney Rob Lamarche as National Adoption Month draws to a close and Thanksgiving arrives.
Nicole discusses the decision handed down last night by the Ferguson Grand Jury of no indictment for the cop who killed Mike Brown. She checks in with journalists and activists who've been in Ferguson covering the protests, including The Nation's Mychal Denzel Smith, rapper Jasiri X and WeActRadio's Peter Callahan. Plus Amy Simon and @GottaLaff join in during hour two for another gathering of the Gliberal Goddesses
What a difference a day makes! The protests last night in Ferguson, MO were of a much different tone - because the police that were present actually joined with the people of the community, marching with them, listening to them. In the photo above, the uniformed man marching next to a woman carrying a sign is Captain Ron Johnson, the head of the Missouri State Troopers, now charged with heading up the law enforcement effort in Ferguson. The day began with more of what the people were asking for: the name of the officer who shot Michael Brown: Darren Wilson. [...]