Radio or Not!
Nicole Sandler of interviews newsmakers and talks about the News of the Day, with a progressive slant.

Nicole talks with the Green News Report's Desi Doyen on this Earth Day. Randi Rhodes is really leaving. Freedom of the Press is dead. And @GottaLaff joins in to have some fun with the news.

Nicole talks about the systemic killing off of progressive voices on the so-called public airwaves. Politico's Ken Vogel tells us who is funding right wing hate radio, and Media Matters' Angelo Carusone tells us about the battle to expose the hate talkers for who tehy are. And Nicole Belle brings us her final edition of "Fools on the Hill"

Direct download: 20140421_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Whose_Airwaves.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:16 PM

President Obama announced that 8 million people signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, and said that the Republicans are going through the five stages of grief. I put together a montage to prove that point..

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 6:21 PM

Nicole is joined in the studio by She's History's Amy Simon who tells us about her history leading up to working on women's history. Plus Luan Cox, CEO of Crowdnetic, helping entrepeneurs use crowdsourcing. And the evil governor of NM, Susana Martinez in her own words!

Direct download: 20140417_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Women_Power.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:44 PM

Another Guns in the News day on the show. From the crazy rancher and his "militia" in Nevada to the latest shooting at Ft. Hood and everything in between, Nicole has a solution to get Congress to act. She discusses it with Elliot Fineman, founder of the National Gun Victims Action Center. Plus Susie Madrak of Crooks & Liars.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:43 PM

Nicole talks about the two of life's inevitabilities- death and taxes on the 15th of April. Cliff Schecter and @GottaLaff guest.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:36 PM

Nicole talks about the Tortuga Music Festival which she attended on Saturday, her tax woes, the Boston bombing inconsistencies with Russ Baker of, and "fools on the hill" with Crooks and Liars' Nicole Belle

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:57 PM

Nicole talks about some surreal news, idiotic people, and gives an update on her car, and more. Plus Amy Simon of She's History returns to talk equal pay for equal work (or not). And a trip into the intersection of music and politics with Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros who dreamed up The New IRS.

Jacob Dean of Filter Free Radio (heard Monday evenings 7-9pm et on Nicole Sandler's Radio Or Not network) fills in for Nicole Sandler today and takes your calls live. Plus all the news we need to know today from Talk Radio News Service and Jacob shares his experience at the Progressive Radio Northwest Forum in Seattle, and a littlle bit of that conversation about the future of independent progressive media! Also a couple clips from Chris Hedges latest "Our Only Hope Will Come Through Rebellion." Recorded live on 4/9/2014 in Portland, Oregon.   

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 4:40 PM

Nicole talks about her terrible, horrible, no good, very bad Monday. Susie Madrak of Crooks & Liars joins in, and Brad Friedman, in a surreal conversation last night, gets snarky.

Direct download: 20140408_Nicole_Sandler_Show-_Shit_Happens.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:40 PM