Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) That's not hyperbole, it's a fact and something must be done about it. Our guest today is Jen Senko, writer/director of the film, The Brainwashing of My Dad that was released in 2016. Yesterday, the book, The Brainwashing of My Dad: How the Rise of Right-Wing Media Changed a Father and Divided Our Nation-- And How We Can Fight Back was officially released, and the timing is perfect because things are getting worse. I hope you'll listen to this interview, read the [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) It's been a few weeks since we were able to hang with Howie Klein on a Thursday, but we're both here today. The orange one is even more demented than ever, as he's been telling people he'll be reinstated as POTUS in August, and making pronouncements from exile. The crazy is thicker than ever right now. So I'll ask Howie the question that we've been pondering.. can our democracy survive? This is the post about sex workers including Dee Dee Ramone, Marco [...]
The more the Democratic Party pushes back against the Sanders campaign, the more determined his supporters are to fight on until the end. Howie Klein returns to the show in hour two today to talk about the Democratic leadership waging war on Progressives. In the first hour, Nicole opens the phone lines to get your take on what happened in Vegas and the Democratic party divide.
The stories about domestic abuse in the NFL were bad enough. The video of Ray Rice dragging his unconscious then-fiance from an elevator provided the visual that enraged us. The second video of him landing the blow that knocked her into the raid and knocked her out somehow changed everything in the discussion of the culture of violence surrounding that already violent sport. As abhorrent as someone as big, strong and powerful as a professional football player hitting a woman who is most certainly stronger and weaker than he, the news that one of these brutes brutalized his child and defended [...]
Welcome to Education Nation Propaganda Week, complete with its own Hollywood blockbuster! Won't Back Down is the latest offering from the powers that want to kill public education and replace it with a privatized, for-profit system that will not help our kids. NBC's stations are in the midst of their manufactured-news "Education Nation" week which pushes the privatization idea and presents it as if it the idea of moving education into the private sector was the right thing to do (it isn't). Last night, I actually saw Rev. Al Sharpton - who should know bettter - interviewing some [...]