Today, we discuss the Justice Department's announcement on cracking down on White House leaks in the wake of the transcripts of two phone calls yesterday. Writer Gaius Publius joins in to talk about the effects of climate change and how it relates to many of the world's current crises. Plus we take a look at the hacking of elections, not only by the Russians.
Nicole talks about the Obama presidency as a parallel to her relationship/marriage, as the outgoing president holds his final press conference before leaving office on Friday. In case you missed it to listen to today's show, here you go. The presser begins at around the 45 minutes mark Then Marcy Wheeler of Emptywheel joins in to talk Russians, hacking, the intelligence community, Chelsea Manning, Snowden, Assange and more..
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I'm back again, live in the studio, with a busy show. Christine Pelosi (yes, one of Nancy's daughters) is an author, activist, attorney -- and a member of the Electoral College. Earlier this week, she wrote an open letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper asking for a briefing about the alleged Russian hacking of the DNC to influence the election. We further emphasize Alexander Hamilton’s assertion in Federalist Paper #68 that a core purpose of the Electoral College was to prevent a “desire in foreign powers to gain an improper ascendant in our councils.” The United States intelligence [...]
With so much hacking in the news today, Nicole talks with "The Ethical Hacker" Ralph Echemendia. Plus, it's another gathering of the Gliberal Goddesses - GottaLaff, Amy Simon & Nicole Sandler
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