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 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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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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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

Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott of Filter Free Radio fill in for Nicole Sandler and talk about Chris Hedges' article "The Crime of Peaceful Protest" and if we want to dissent or resist does that makes us criminals? Plus we share exclusive interviews of Occupy movement participants we did in 2011 and 2012 who were abused by police violence. Plus we take your calls live and much more! Recorded on 4/30/2014.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 4:44 PM

Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott are in for Nicole Sandler Show live 4/29/14. We speak with Founder of Lindsay Caron Epstein on her new go-to network for organizing activism and more. Plus the news of the day, we take your calls live, and much more! Recorded on 4/29/2014 in Portland, OR.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 4:44 PM

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