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Nicole Sandler wraps up a big week with a discussion of last night's GOP debate and the rest of the news. Julianna Forlano adds the humor to the otherwise depressing news. And for Flashback Fri, Nicole takes us back to 15 years ago tomorrow for her interview with David Gray, and then to March of 01 for a wonderful performance by Jeb Loy Nichols.
It's days like this that we have to dig down deep to count our blessings, so we will.. after talking FloriDUH with Deborah Newell Tornello, chatting with the other Democratic candidate in the Florida senate primary, Pam Keith, and recounting the horrible news of recent days. But tomorrow's Thanksgiving, and there's a law that says we have to be grateful for something, right?
Nicole talks about the crazy reactions to the terror attacks in France from here in the US. Journalist Zaid Jilani joins in. Plus She's History's Amy Simon with some necessary diversions too.
It is election day in Canada, and a year away from election day in the US. Today, Joel Silberman weighs in in politics as usual and unusual... and more.
Nicole Sandler discusses the disconnect between the media pundits' takes on the Democratic debate and what the online polls, focus groups and Social Media metrics with Howie Klein. Driftglass checks in from the Professional Left Podcast with his debate thoughts and a few words about David Brooks too.
Nicole Sandler is joined by Deborah Newell Tornello in hour 1 and Joel Silberman in hour 2 to talk about the first Democratic debate of the 2016 presidential elections.
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.
Today, Nicole Sandler discusses the aftermath of a few storms- from South Carolina to the latest mass shooting in Oregon, to the Trans Pacific Partnership that's back in the news. Today's guests are Melinda St. Louis of Global Trade Watch, journalist Gaius Publius, and the Gliberal Goddesses (GottaLaff, Amy Simon and Nicole). Lots to discuss today!
The US is still in the midst of Pope fever. Today, our regular Fri morning guest Julianna Forlano is instead in Central Park, hoping to get a Pontiff glimpse. That's OK. Congressman and Senate candidate Alan Grayson will fill in! Plus, the other Joel Silberman. Really. And for Flashback Friday, we end the week by going back to 2001 with Ryan Adams!