Download here or click below to play Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins Nicole Sandler every Thursday for a discussion about politics and strategies for progressives to gain momentum. Today, we get to celebrate big wins in NY and some good signs coming out of Kentucky, as the recent protests of racial inequality and police treatment of Black people in America may have helped turn the tide toward progressive wins at the ballot box! Today's funny came from Jam Academy Music School in Woodinville, WA, another parody of Cake's "The Distance"
Download here or click below to play Welcome to another Wednesday at home. Trump is now admitting the virus is serious, but is it too little too late? We'll have the latest news and information, and a bit of homemade humor as well. And then, we welcome journalist Ross Barkan to the show, who has an article up at The Nation, "Cuomo Helped Get New York Into This Mess," that tells the real backstory of Andrew Cuomo, and how his austerity policies helped lead to the disaster currently unfolding in New York. I played a couple of song [...]
As usual, Nicole Sandler begins the show with a bit of levity before launching into an update on the news of the day. It's Thursday, so Howie Klein of Down With Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins in to talk about the meaning of the New Hampshire primary Tuesday beyond who won and lost and Donald Trump's rules of life...
Happy Independence Day! Nicole is taking the day off, preparing for tomorrow's big official launch of the new studios and Randi Rhodes' return! On today's Best Of program, we go back to Sept 26, 2014 for a conversation with Bernie Sanders as he was still deciding whether or not to launch his bid for the presidency August 8, 2014 with Zephyr Teachout as she was taking on NY Gov Andrew Cuomo in a primary challenge. Teachout just won her primary to be the Democratic nominee running for Congress from NY-19 on Nov 8! August 21, 2012 for a conversation with [...]
Victoria Jones created and edits Quick Morning News. She is chief White House correspondent with Washington DC-based Talk Media News, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. Quick NewsTrump towers in New YorkClinton wins NY: "This one's personal"Flint water crisis: Criminal charges todayGraham: Hold Saudi 9/11 bill, but...Obama to Saudi Arabia: StrainedUtah: Porn public health crisisCourt rules for transgender student Trump Towers in New York (NYT, AP, Politico, AP, Hill, me)• Donald Trump secured a commanding victory in the Republican New York primary Tuesday, winning at least 89 of [...]
Today is Primary Day in New York and, as the song goes, anything can change. Today, Nicole Sandler talks about the city where she was born, Bernie Sanders, and more. Her guests today are Black Lives Matter activist and candidate for Mayor of Baltimore DeRay Mckesson and The Gliberal Goddesses - @Gottalaff, Amy Simon and Nicole gather again...
Victoria Jones created and edits Quick Morning News. She is chief White House correspondent with Washington DC-based Talk Media News, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. Quick NewsTrump slip-up: 7-Eleven not 9/11 (really)Democrats squabble over final NY votesBiden: "Overwhelming frustration" with Israeli govtGOP consultant sues Trump: LibelSaudi 9/11 lawsuit: Pols hold firmSCOTUS: Obama's immigration action in trouble? Trump Slip-up: 7-Eleven Not 9/11 (really) (NYT, NYT, Hill, AP, Hill, me)• In Buffalo Monday evening, Donald Trump, told a crowd that he wanted to talk about something close to his heart. [...]
Earlier this morning, I put up a guest editorial from Jennifer Nix and Mark Myers that first appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle last week. Since the paper is behind a paywall, Jen and Mark gave me permission to repost "He Said She Said: The superdelegates' outsize role." Click over and read all about the Democratic Party's very undemocratic dirty little secret (that's not so secret any more!) Jennifer Nix and Mark Myers joined me for the last half hour of today's show to try to explain the history of the superdelegate, how and when they vote, and how we might [...]
It's the morning after in NYC Bernie Sanders broke records at his Washington Square Park rally. Driftglass joins in during hour 1, Blue America's Howie Klein in hour 2.
Victoria Jones created and edits Quick Morning News. She is chief White House correspondent with Washington DC-based Talk Media News, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. Quick NewsGreece starts returning refugees to TurkeyHuge leak reveals elite's tax havensTrump warns: "Very massive recession"Trump reality check: Electoral mapWill Dem 2016ers debate in NYC?GOP Congress' incomplete: Stalled bills... Greece Starts Returning Refugees to Turkey (BBC, AP, me)• The first boats carrying refugees being deported from Greece to Turkey have arrived at the Turkish port of Dikili under an EU plan aimed at [...]