The Nicole Sandler Show is broadcast live weekdays 5-6pm Eastern at, featuring interviews with newsmakers and commentary about the news of the day.

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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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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Nicole Sandler talks with Tim Fischer, former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia about how he helped push through sensible gun regulations in Australia, the difference the laws have made, and her idea for an international travel advisory against the US

Jacob Dean of Filter Free Radio fills in for Nicole Sandler this morning (Nicole is in live for Randi Rhodes all week) and shares his experiences from and coverage of the event with Kshama Sawant in Portland, Oregon from Thursday 4/24/14. Jacob plays his exclusive interview with Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant on her inspirations and motivations, plus we take your unfiltered calls live, cover news of the day, and much more! Recorded live on 4/28/2014 in Portland, Oregon. Listen and watch Filter Free Radio live Monday evenings 7-9pm ET on Nicole Sandler's

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Lots of news today to deal with on today's show - RIP Net Neutrality, Guns Everywhere in Georgia, TPP accidental roadblock, Cliven Bundy adds "racist" to his resume, Joe Biden promotes fracking in Ukraine, and lots more. Plus Amy Simon on "ban bossy".

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:57am MST

Nicole talks with Crooks and Liars' Susie Madrak about sexism in politics and the right's hypocrisy concerning women, and singer-songwriter Jill Sobule returns to the show to talk about and play some songs from her new album "Dottie's Charms"

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:03am MST

Nicole talks with the Green News Report's Desi Doyen on this Earth Day. Randi Rhodes is really leaving. Freedom of the Press is dead. And @GottaLaff joins in to have some fun with the news.

Nicole talks about the systemic killing off of progressive voices on the so-called public airwaves. Politico's Ken Vogel tells us who is funding right wing hate radio, and Media Matters' Angelo Carusone tells us about the battle to expose the hate talkers for who tehy are. And Nicole Belle brings us her final edition of "Fools on the Hill"

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:16am MST

President Obama announced that 8 million people signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, and said that the Republicans are going through the five stages of grief. I put together a montage to prove that point..

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 11:21am MST

Nicole is joined in the studio by She's History's Amy Simon who tells us about her history leading up to working on women's history. Plus Luan Cox, CEO of Crowdnetic, helping entrepeneurs use crowdsourcing. And the evil governor of NM, Susana Martinez in her own words!

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:44am MST

Another Guns in the News day on the show. From the crazy rancher and his "militia" in Nevada to the latest shooting at Ft. Hood and everything in between, Nicole has a solution to get Congress to act. She discusses it with Elliot Fineman, founder of the National Gun Victims Action Center. Plus Susie Madrak of Crooks & Liars.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:43am MST

Nicole talks about the two of life's inevitabilities- death and taxes on the 15th of April. Cliff Schecter and @GottaLaff guest.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:36am MST

Nicole talks about the Tortuga Music Festival which she attended on Saturday, her tax woes, the Boston bombing inconsistencies with Russ Baker of, and "fools on the hill" with Crooks and Liars' Nicole Belle

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:57am MST

Nicole talks about some surreal news, idiotic people, and gives an update on her car, and more. Plus Amy Simon of She's History returns to talk equal pay for equal work (or not). And a trip into the intersection of music and politics with Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros who dreamed up The New IRS.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:53am MST

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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Nicole talks about her terrible, horrible, no good, very bad Monday. Susie Madrak of Crooks & Liars joins in, and Brad Friedman, in a surreal conversation last night, gets snarky.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:40am MST

Nicole talk about the two evils in America- money and torture! Guests are Marcy Wheeler and Nicole Belle.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 7:22pm MST

Nicole talks about the two big news stories of the day- the Supreme Court McCutcheon v FEC ruling allowing billionaires to buy elections, and another shooting at Ft. Hood. David Cobb of Move to Amend and David Gans of the Constitutional Accountability Center guest.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:05am MST

During the show, the SCOTUS issued its decision on McCutcheon vs FEC and doubled down on Citizens United. Obviously, the direction of the discussion changed. Something gave. It was Democracy!
Guests are Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak, and Cliff Schecter

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:57am MST

The Affordable Care Act is in full effect, and GOP heads are exploding! Nicole talks with the all-knowing Jacki Schechner about this historic day. Plus  @GottaLaff helps inject fun into the news...

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 9:59am MST