Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) The show begins with an update on Tanya, my friend in Ukraine, whose ordeal we've been following from her texts with me over the past three weeks. We have a happy "intermission"- as this tragedy is far from over. I probably should have ended the show there. Instead I welcomed who I considered a friendly acquaintance going back 15 years for what I expected to be a respectful discussion between two people. It turned out to be none of those things, and frankly, [...]
Download here or click below to play It's a busy Monday! The electors in the Electoral College are today cast their votes, making Joe Biden's victory official. Meanwhile, Trump and his minions continue spreading lies. A new campaign is beginning called Fact Flood. We'll speak with Debra Lavoy, the founder of the project, which you can learn more about at factflood.org . But first, we'll speak with Adam Kellner, co-founder of Israel's Gush Shalom Peace Movement about the so-called peace deals the Trump administration is rolling out. We'll dispel quite a few common misconceptions about Israel. I promise you, [...]
On what would have been John Lennon's 75th birthday, the US just passed the 14 year mark in our war in Afghanistan. Internally, the GOP is at war with itself, and the goings on in the GOP caucus more closely resemble a soap opera than an august legislative body. Comedian Julianna Forlano joins in to help Nicole make sense of the week. We end the week with a Flashback Friday musical blast from Nicole's radio past. Today, we go back to August 1994 with blues great John Hammond.
Bernie Sanders continues his record-breaking visit out west, with over 27K coming out to see him in LA last night. Some are still mad their concerns aren't being heard. Peace activist Norman Solomon joins in this morning to explain. Plus, the Gliberal Goddesses reconvene to talk about anything on our minds
A nuclear treaty was announced this morning with Iran. Nicole shares the details and speaks with Peace Action's Paul Kawika Martin about what it means. Amy Simon of She's History is back to chat about the rest of the day's news
Today, Nicole discussed the historic nuclear deal announced with Iran yesterday, and called a Tehran hotel to speak with an Iranian citizen about it. A fake congressman and real Chicago teacher joins in to talk about Chuy Garcia for Mayor. And for Flashback Friday, Nicole pulls out her 1998 interview with the one and only Joni Mitchell!
Nicole talks extremes on today's show. From the tragic - the election results in Israel are in, and Nicole talks with Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery about them; and the White House is adopting right wing tactics to push the TPP, Gaius Publius exposes the deception. Plus Aaron Schock resigns, Debbie won't run for Senate, and more!
On this St. Patrick's Day, Nicole talks with World Beyond War's David Swanson about this week's #SpringRising actions in DC marking 12 years since we invaded Iraq. And author Rick Perlstein checks in from Chicago where Rahm Emanuel might be defeated by a progressive in the mayoral race!
Today, Nicole recaps the weird murders outlined in HBO's The Jinx, leading up to Robert Dursts' arrest yesterday, and our 3 degrees of separation! Plus, two awful anniversaries: we talk Fukushima 4 with Harvey Wasserman, and 12 Years since Iraq
Nicole talks about the madness that is the US involvement in yet another war, and the lip service being paid to climate change. Guests include Susie Madrak of Crooks & Liars, and World Beyond War's David Swanson. Plus Osceola County (FL) commission candidate Viviana Janer who was fired by Marriott because she wouldn't quit the race tells us about what happened.