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.

Today's show features a repeat of Nicole's August 2012 interview with Don Siegelman, just a few weeks before he had to report back to prison, where he's still languishing.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:51 PM

Nicole talks about the end of the 113th Congress and the rest of the news. Susie Madrak tells us about how one of the big witnesses in the Ferguson Grand Jury made it all up. And Pakistani journalist Kaswar Klasra checks in from Islamabad, where the nation is observing a three day mourning period after yesterday's school massacre left 143 dead. And breaking news about the normalization of US-Cuba relations!

Nicole tries to look at the positive today, with WI's Congressman Mark Potok and the Gliberal Goddesses (Amy Simon, GottaLaff). And we say Good Riddance to some of those retiring from Congress today too

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:40 PM

Nicole talk about the fallout from the torture report which has former Bush officials doubling down. Howie Klein returns to talk about the Senate's last gasp this weekend. And Ultraviolet's Shaunna Thomas on the Rolling Stone campus rape fallout and the real problem that continues.

Nicole discusses the latest news- encompassing the good (Malala accepted her Nobel Peace Prize yesterday), the bad (Congress is about to undo protections from the banksters), and the ugly (torture). Vice News' Jason Leopold and She's History's Amy Simon guest. 

Irony of ironies - As we're still digesting the sickening torture repeat released yesterday, today is Human Rights Day. Go figure. Nicole speaks with Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak about it. The Nation's Chase Madar weighs in on international law, and on the domestic front, why it's virtually impossible to indict a cop.

The long-awaited CIA Torture Report is to be released today. Nicole discusses it and its implications with's Marcy Wheeler in hour one, and Digby in the second hour. 

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 6:00 PM

Nicole talks with Cliff Schecter on the 34th anniversary of the shooting murder of John Lennon, and the week that marks the 2nd anniversary of the Newtown massacre. Plus Howie Klein on the problems with the Democratic Party. Plus more news, info and opinion. Find more at

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:39 PM

Nicole discusses the faulty narrative about race being perpetrated by the media. Crooks & Liars Susie Madrak joins in, and tells us about a beautiful tribute to one of the victims of the Newtown massacre.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:39 PM

Nicole discusses the different attitudes toward the global protests about Ferguson, and the race problems still plaguing our society with writer and educator Tim Wise. @GottaLaff joins in for the second hour, because we've got to laugh....

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:37 PM