We end the week with the news of another mass shooting, this time at a community college in Oregon, leaving 9 victims and the shooter dead. Nicole speaks with Congressional candidate Joseline Peña-Melnyk, running for Donna Edwards' seat. As Blue America is giving away a Steely Dan platinum award to a random donor to her campaign, today we feature a Steely Dan treat for Flashback Friday - the raw interview between Nicole, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker for the world premiere of Two Against Nature. Time to soothe the savage beast, indeed.
Nicole Sandler applauds Anonymous for their #HoodsOff action exposing KKK members near Ferguson and elsewhere as tensions rise in expectation of a Grand Jury decision on the fate of the cop who shot Mike Brown. Howie Klein is back with the segment formerly knows as The Steve Israel Hour. Plus, is this the Obama we've been waiting for?
The best part of attending Netroots Nation is that I get to talk to so many fascinating people. I broadcast live from the exhibit hall Thursday morning with a terrific group of guests... and had my tape recorder with me at all times, which came in very handy. Today on the show, I played my interviews with Congresswoman Donna Edwards, Congressman Raul Grijalva, and The Nation's John Nichols. I also played my conversation with Lois Frankel - the second Democratic candidate for congress from Florida's 22nd district, challenging Allen West. (Yesterday, we heard my interview with the other [...]
I'll have to really take some time to put together a fitting eulogy for the company who helped bring a progressive message to a country inundated with right wing propaganda. But for now, I'm focused on getting through tonight's show. Yes, you heard right. I will do a live show tonight in my former 11pm-1am ET timeslot on Air America. On the left hand side of the page you'll see a screen that will go live when the show begins at 11pm. Today brought such bad news from the Supreme Court, and I spent all day putting together a show [...]