The Nicole Sandler Show - Radio or Not! (news and politics)
Nicole Sandler of interviews newsmakers and talks about the News of the Day, with a progressive slant.

Nicole talks politics with Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC, and shines a light on the idiots in charge in Washington DC.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:01 PM

It's Friday! Nicole talks with The Nation's Washington correspondent John Nichols about the fight against ISIS, and the latest from the Senate obstructionists. For our Flashback Friday segment, Nicole reaches back to 2000 for a session with Wild Colonials, after she talks with the band's singer, Angela McCluskey about her current projects and her take on Scotland's upcoming vote on separating from the UK.

Nicole recaps President Obama's speech justifying war yet again. Stephen Miles of Win Without War weighs in. Plus, Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church & State guests.

It's like deja vu all over again. Nicole talks about the new drumbeats of war in advance of the president's address to the nation tonight. Susie Madrak and Heather "Digby" Parton guest to talk about ISIS and the rest of the news

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:09 PM

Nicole Sandler tries to make sense of the day's news, including the domestic violence on video display. The Gliberal Goddesses - @GottaLaff, Amy Simon and Nicole talk about sexism and domestic violence in the wake of the Ray Rice's release.

Nicole talks with Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC's Howie Klein on The Steve Israel Hour (sponsored by Little Debbie) about the final primary elections this cycle and more. Plus Oil & Energy Analyst and author Antonia Juhasz tells us about the new ruling against BP in the Deepwater Horizon disaster. And we find out all of it is all about the money..

Today, Nicole deals with the sad news about the execution of journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIS terrorists. Comedian and columnist Dean Obiedallah discusses his Daily Beast piece on what it'll take to stop ISIS. Emptywheel's Marcy Wheeler joins in too. Plus, Susie Madrak discusses America's declining wages and the lack of integrity in politicians in the wake of Bill de Blasio's endorsement of Kathy Hochul for Lt. Gov of NY.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:53 PM

Nicole Sandler welcomes a new partner to Radio or Not- her old friend @GottaLaff now calls RoN home, and joins in for hour two of today's show. In the first hour, a look at labor in America, and Ted Lieu, congressional candidate from CA33 join in too.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:00 PM

Nicole Sandler ushers in the Labor Day weekend with DFA's Jim Dean, Vice News' Jason Leopold, and singer/songwriter Dan Navarro who'll tell us about the ALS ice bucket challenge, his late partner Eric Lowen who died from the disease, and what he's doing now. For Flashback Friday, we'll hear a music hall session with Lowen & Navarro from Dec 1999

In the final days of August, Nicole Sandler talks with Guardian columnist Steven Thrasher and Brad Blog's Brad Friedman. And, as the GOP looks to Mitt again, she reminds us of why we'd love to see Romney run in 2016.