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 [...]
Donald Trump apparently just realized that an island is surrounded by water, and Puerto Rico is an island. Today on the show, I spoke a bit about that sad story and the rest of the news. I'm joined today by Dave Zirin, sports editor of The Nation, to discuss the latest on Colin Kaepernick's protest turned movement. Dan Canon is the Blue America-endorsed candidate for Congress from IN-09. He joined me for the last few minutes of the show to talk about his very impressive progressive campaign.
As the world mourns Muhammed Ali, Nicole talks with The Nation's sports editor Dave Zirin about what made him "The Greatest." Then it's back to politics, as we head to the final Super Tuesday of the 2016 election, for the latest from the Surreal World. Former CIA operative and founding member of VIPS Philip Giraldi joins in to explain why his group is urging President Obama to expedite the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server.
Nicole attempts to explain the FIFA scandal, with an assist from Dave Zirin and Jon Stewart! Howie Klein is back to shine a light on political machinations. Plus the latest news, information and snarky commentary
Nicole continues her year end wrapup with some of the best and most newsworthy interviews of the year, including former Australian Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer on guns & massacres, Dave Neiwert on the Bundy ranch standoff, Randi Rhodes show ending, Dave Zirin live from the FIFA World Cup in Rio, and the first gathering of the Gliberal Goddesses in Los Angeles
On Friday mornings, Nicole Sandler segues into the weekend with her Flashback Friday segments, featuring music interviews & performances from her music radio days. Today, she interviews Melissa Etheridge in real time about the biz, her new album and more. Plus The Nation's Sports Editor Dave Zirin on the intersection of sports and politics and the Rams "John Carlos moment".
This is the lead banner for Sunday's protest that was gassed by Brazil’s military police. June 15, 2014. (Photo by Dave Zirin) I am not a soccer fan. That makes me in the distinct minority among the world's population, as most of the planet is is in the throes of fútbol mania as the "FIFA World Cup" is underway in Brazil. My favorite sports writer, Dave Zirin of The Nation, has been ready for this global event for a while now, as he'd been working on his new book, Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, The Olympics, and [...]