Nicole discusses the no indictment decision from the Staten Island Grand Jury in the cop killing of Eric Garner.
Nicole discusses the faulty narrative about race being perpetrated by the media. Crooks & Liars Susie Madrak joins in, and tells us about a beautiful tribute to one of the victims of the Newtown massacre.
Nicole discusses the different attitudes toward the global protests about Ferguson, and the race problems still plaguing our society with writer and educator Tim Wise. @GottaLaff joins in for the second hour, because we've got to laugh....
Of course I forgot to include this chart in yesterday's blog post, but it's important to the discussion we'll have today, so here it is, courtesy of PBS.
Nicole laments the lack of change in American society and discusses the news that happened while we were in a turkey coma. Howie Klein joins in with the segment formerly known as "The Steve Israel Hour". And OurFuture.org's Dave Johnson helps us navigate the latest news and injustice. Find more at radioornot.com
Nicole discusses the decision handed down last night by the Ferguson Grand Jury of no indictment for the cop who killed Mike Brown. She checks in with journalists and activists who've been in Ferguson covering the protests, including The Nation's Mychal Denzel Smith, rapper Jasiri X and WeActRadio's Peter Callahan. Plus Amy Simon and @GottaLaff join in during hour two for another gathering of the Gliberal Goddesses
Nicole discusses the news that you won't get from the mainstream corporate media. Today, John Paul Smith of USW Local 7-669 in Metropolis IL about the uranium leak at the Honeywell plant there;Tim Wise on racism in America as we await a non-indictment in the shooting of Mike Brown; and Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak on the final stretch to election day
Nicole turns her attention back to Ferguson, MO, where protests and leaks continue and an indictment will be handed down soon, or not. Tim Eastman, photojournalist checks in from ground zero. Plus little girls cursing for good, and political sex scandals.. Amy Simon of She's History weighs in.
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Two images are shown above. One is courtesy of Cpl Mike Escobar, taken in Fallujah, Iraq in 2005. The other taken by reporter/photographer Danny Wicentowski of St. Louis' Riverfront Times two days ago in Ferguson, MO. Can you tell which is which? It's getting increasingly more difficult by the day to tell the difference. Americans' civil rights have eroded to the point where we have to question whether the First Amendment exists as anything more than a historical reference any longer. [...]