Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Closing Arguments are going on today in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the cop who killed George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for over 9 minutes last year. Since the trial began on March 29, at least 64 people have died at the hands of law enforcement nationwide. And since we were shocked back into reality on March 16, when eight people were killed at three Atlanta-area spas, the US has had at least 50 mass shootings. Perhaps by showtime, [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) The past month has been devastating when it comes to guns in America. I mistakenly thought that we had gotten a bit of a reprieve during the pandemic. Well, maybe there was break in school shootings-- because the kids were out of school! But there were actually more shootings during the lockdown, as many people went out and bought guns! And as the nation returns to "normal," the shootings are surpassing pre-COVID levels. I had already invited Igor Volsky, founder & director [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) It's Monday, the start of a new week, and things are really tense in Minnesota. The trial of the former cop who killed George Floyd enters its third week. And yesterday in Brooklyn Center, MN - about 10 miles away- a cop shot and killed another unarmed young Black man for no reason. And we learned about another cop abusing a motorist, this one in Virginia. And just before we hit the air, we learned about another school shooting in Knoxville, [...]
Well, we made it through the first day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of Donald J. Trump. We'll have highlights and discussion, and since it's Thursday, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC to discuss the ramifications, if any, of the hearings.
Trump's trek to El Paso and Dayton as "consoler-in-chief" was a disaster, as is his entire presidency. Nicole Sandler begins the show with a bit of comedy and a look at the latest news of the day. Then, as it's Thursday, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC returns to talk about two progressive priorities for 2020 and beyond: Medicare for All and a new assault weapons ban...
It's a very busy Wednesday on The Nicole Sandler Show. As usual, we'll get to the latest news of the day including Bernie Sanders' speech on Democratic Socialism, but today's show also features two great guests. Investigative journalist Jason Leopold checks in to update us on the amazing work he's been doing to get the redacted parts of the Mueller report uncovered and more. And Thom Hartmann joins in to talk about his new book, The Hidden History of Guns and the Second Amendment.
After an update on the latest news of the day, Nicole Sandler welcomes Igor Volsky, co-founder and executive director of Guns Down America to the show to talk about his new book, Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns, and organization which works openly and unapologetically to reduce the number of guns in circulation and make guns harder to get. ** During my rant near the top of the show, I mentioned an article in Current Affairs magazine by Nathan J. Robinson about Pete Buttigieg and promised a link. Here it is.
Every Tuesday afternoon, GottaLaff joins Nicole Sandler to dish on the day's news as taken from Laffy's Twitter feed in her "Tweet Spot" segment.
Nicole Sandler welcomes activist/author/journalist David Swanson back to the show to discuss his new book, "Curing Exceptionalism: What's wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it?"