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

Nicole adds her voice to the growing group of voices criticizing the US for its absence from the Paris solidarity march. Nicole speaks with retired Col. Morris Davis, former chief prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay, and comedian/host and the woman behind Absurdity Today, Julianna Forlano, returns to the show.

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

Nicole finishes out the year in the middle of her 2014 Rear View Review... today, featuring General Wesley Clark shattering all our illusions about him, Clinic Escort Katie Klabusick on the SCOTUS decision about buffer zones at abortion clinics, progressive champion Zephyr Teachout who primaried Andrew Cuomo, and Antonia Juhasz on the findings of negligence for BP and Halliburton. She'll finish theRear View Review on Friday, after tomorrow's Flashback music marathon for New Years Day!

It's Festivus, so Nicole joins Pope Francis in the Airing of Grievances, one of the Festivus traditions. The Nation's John Nichols gives us a preview of this year's Progressive Honor Roll, and we visit with @GottaLaff for the last time in 2014

Nicole talk about the latest news, including the conviction of former VA Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife on corruption charges. NY Communites for Change's Greg Basta told us about yesterday's global fast food workers strike, and DeSmogBlog's Steve Horn filled us in on the Keystone XL "clone" that's already pumping tar sands sludge.

For Flashback Friday, Nicole pulled out two of her interview with Chris Isaak - one from a national live Halloween broadcast from the House of Blues in LA on 10-31-96, and the second from a new radio station in LA in December of 1998. 

Nicole is joined by Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC to talk about what it'll take to get progressives elected in November. Robert Platshorn of "Should Grandma Smoke Pot?" tells us about his upcoming seminar on the legal marijuana biz,and the prospects for ending prohibition

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 4:32 PM

Nicole talks about the latest assault on progressive media by Clear Channel, the GOP denial of climate change and the plight of women here and around the world.. Guests are's Tim Karr, The Nation's Zoe Carpenter, and She's History's Amy Simon

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

Nicole talks about the disconnect between the militarized police response to Occupy Wall St protesters (and the news of the conviction of one of them) with the hands off policy of dealing with militant revolutionaries who've taken up weapons against the govt. Susie Madrak and David Neiwart guest

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 4:52 PM

From "The Randi Rhodes Show" with guest host Nicole Sandler and Producer Shawn "Smith" Peirce, from April 29, 2014, describing thoroughly how to research daily news, as Randi has done with her legendary homework section.


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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:36 AM

Nicole returns to the grind after last week filling in for Randi Rhodes one final time, and her daughter's 15th birthday celebration over the weekend. It's a strange show, with laughs from the White House Correspondents' Dinner to anger about a new study on waste, fraud and abuse in publicly funded charter schools

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

Nicole's been guest hosting The Randi Rhodes Show this week, while Jacob Dean has been in for her. This morning, she's back with lots of estrogen. Susie Madrak of Crooks & Liars in the first hour; @GottaLaff of The Political Carnival and She's History's Amy Simon in the second.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:54 AM