The unthinkable happened again this weekend. A crazy person who should never have been allowed anywhere near a gun was allowed to "legally" purchase a weapon of war and a handgun, went to a gay club in Orlando and opened fire, killing at least 50 people and injuring at least 53 others. Our regular Monday morning guest Joel Silberman was back today with a unique perspective on this madness as a gay man who's working with Bob Poe, a candidate running for Congress from Orlando (FL 10), who announced he's HIV positive on Thursday of last week. I mentioned my [...]
Sorry for the delay in posting today's show. Tech problems and I had to run up to the new studio. But here's today's show with the always awesome Joel Silberman and the very diplomatic Van Jones. I'll update this post when I get home tonight, but wanted to post the show now. Thanks for your patience!
Nicole tells about her experience running to be a Bernie Sanders delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this summer, and her reasons for thinking the party will self-destruct before giving Bernie Sanders a fair shake. It's Monday, so Joel Silberman injects some dignity and words of wisdom as we inch closer to the general election.
As we move into May, the media is doing everything in its power to kill Bernie Sanders campaign, just as he’s poised for another winning streak. Media trainer & strategist Joel Silberman joins to talk about the media’s role in a campaign and to weigh in on President Obama’s final White House Correspondents Dinner and Larry Wilmore’s performance too. And in hour two, Randi Rhodes returns to talk about the election insanity and to give an update on our progress in launching her new show and our new network!
Today is the day your 2015 income taxes are due. It's a good day to compare and contrast the candidates to see how your dollars would be spent in their respective administrations. Today, Joel Silberman returns as he votes in NY tomorrow. And Cliff Schecter sets the record straight on John Kasich, the governor of his home state, and I coin a new term, Kasichsplaining
And the media's bullshit is thick today. Nicole Sandler is mad as hell and won't take it any more. Today, Face the Nation is in her sites. Joel Silberman weighs in on the media's malpractice. And Nicole's favorite new columnist, Seth Abramson, gives his prognostications for 2016
As the $15 minimum wage is signed into law today in both NY and California, Nicole Sandler speaks with SEIU International VP and author of the forthcoming book, "The Fight for $15" David Rolf. Plus, it's Monday, so Joel Silberman will share some wisdom on the media and the 2016 presidential race.
We told you it was Primary Season 2.0. Nicole Sandler welcome Joel Silberman back to the show to talk about the Birdie symbolism on display this weekend, and Bernie Sanders’ landslide victories in all three caucuses on Saturday. Gaius Publius returns with the real delegate counts so you can push back on the corporate media spin. And Nicole tracked down the creator of the hashtag #BernieMadeMeWhite in Japan!
Part two of the 2016 primary season is upon is, and madness is an apt description. Today, Nicole Sandler is joined by media strategist and trainer Joel Silberman who tries to make sense of the nonsensical. And Gaius Publius gives us the truth about delegate counts and what is possible.
It's National Pi Day! Nicole Sandler welcomes Bernie Sanders supporter Portia Boulger to the show after she was mis-identified by Trump supporters as the Nazi salute woman outside one of this rallies. Plus Joel Silberman weighs in on the media malpractice that created the monster that is Donald Trump.