The Nicole Sandler Show is broadcast live Tue- Fri, 3-4pm Eastern at nicolesandler.com, featuring interviews with newsmakers and commentary about the news of the day.

Nicole discusses the wide range of emotion many of us are feeling on this Day-Before-Thanksgiving. Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak joins in to discuss where it all went wrong, and Al Jazeera America's Robert Ray calls in from Ferguson. We'll end the show with something to be very grateful for- and annual discussion on this program with adoption advocate and attorney Rob Lamarche as National Adoption Month draws to a close and Thanksgiving arrives.


Nicole discusses the decision handed down last night by the Ferguson Grand Jury of no indictment for the cop who killed Mike Brown. She checks in with journalists and activists who've been in Ferguson covering the protests, including The Nation's Mychal Denzel Smith, rapper Jasiri X and WeActRadio's Peter Callahan. Plus Amy Simon and @GottaLaff join in during hour two for another gathering of the Gliberal Goddesses

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:40pm EDT

Nicole kicks off Thanksgiving week with a look at the news- from the fight over immigration reform to the wait for a Grand Jury decision from Ferguson. Howie Klein joins in to talk about alternatives to Hillary Clinton, and Vice News' Jason Leopold reports on Ferguson, the CIA's torture report and the FCC's cozy relationship with the industry they're supposed to be regulating.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:26pm EDT

Nicole discusses President Obama's announcement of his executive order on immigration and the bigger topic of family values as she celebrates the 14th anniversary of her adoption of her daughter this weekend. And because we all need some music now, we segue into the weekend with her 1996 interview with The Finn Brothers (Crowded House, Split Enz) from KSCA/Los Angeles.

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Nicole talks about the president's plan to issue an executive order on immigration with New Republic's Danny Vinik, who puts it in historical perspective for us. Greg Palast tells how the Crosscheck voter purge system gamed the election. And Amy Simon joins in to talk about what's sexy and what isn't ... and more!

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:29pm EDT

Nicole talks about the Democrats habit of self sabotage, underscored by their ridiculous vote on the Keystone XL pipeline last night. Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak joins in to discuss the latest news, and  Global Trade Watch's Melinda St. Louis updates us on the Trans Pacific Partnership.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:47pm EDT

Nicole talks about how lies told by interested parties and perpetrated by the media have consequences - from the Affordable Care Act to Ferguson, MO. Former health insurance executive turned whistle blower and author Wendell Potter and @GottaLaff guest.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:43pm EDT

Nicole Sandler applauds Anonymous for their #HoodsOff action exposing KKK members near Ferguson and elsewhere as tensions rise in expectation of a Grand Jury decision on the fate of the cop who shot Mike Brown. Howie Klein is back with the segment formerly knows as The Steve Israel Hour. Plus, is this the Obama we've been waiting for?

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:37pm EDT

Nicole talks about the Democratic Party and her belief that it needs to make some big changes. Huffington Post's Ryan Grim explains Elizabeth Warren's new leadership position in the senate, and their ill-fated decision to hold a vote on the KXL pipeline. In hour two, it's Flashback Friday with Aimee Mann and Michael Penn.


Nicole talks about the right wing outrage over Springsteen's performance of "Fortunate Son" at the Concert for Valor Tues night, and the rest of the right's disconnect with reality. Brad Friedman join in to recap the elections regarding voting machine/voter suppression effects on its outcome. Desi Doyen explains the climate agreement with China and the latest on the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:25pm EDT